Consumers, Flush With Stimulus Money, Shun Credit-Card Debt

When unemployment soared this spring at the start of coronavirus lockdowns, credit-card debt and delinquencies were widely expected to surge

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Merkel Lobbied for Wirecard Despite German Probe

BERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel promoted Wirecard AG to Chinese officials last fall, even though her top aides were aware of

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U.K. Regulators Suspend Wirecard’s British Operations

U.K. financial regulators froze the British operations of insolvent German payments group, Wirecard AG, in the latest government effort to

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Wirecard Files for Insolvency After Revealing Accounting Hole

Battered German fintech company Wirecard AG said it is filing for insolvency proceedings, days after revealing that more than $2

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Wirecard’s Former CEO Markus Braun Is Arrested

Wirecard AG’s recently departed chief executive, Markus Braun, was arrested by police, days after the German payments company revealed a

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Jack Ma’s Fintech Giant Ant to Drop ‘Financial’ From Its Name

China’s largest financial-technology company is rebranding itself to emphasize the tech rather than the finance, after earlier drawing scrutiny from

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Wirecard’s Missing $2 Billion Probably Doesn’t Exist, Board Says

The more than $2 billion that banks were supposedly holding on behalf of Wirecard AG probably doesn’t exist, the German

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WSJ News Exclusive | Ad Agency Encourages Clients to Join Facebook Ad Boycott

A prominent advertising agency is advising clients to support an ad boycott against Facebook Inc. that was recently called for

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Payments Giant Wirecard’s Shares Plunge on $2 Billion Audit Deception

Shares in troubled payments company Wirecard AG crashed Thursday after auditors said they couldn’t locate €1.9 billion ($2.1 billion) of

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Apple Faces Two EU Antitrust Probes Over Apps

BRUSSELS—European Union antitrust authorities launched two formal probes into whether Apple Inc. violated competition laws through its Apple Pay service

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