Axis Bank agrees buy to payments wallet provider FreeCharge for $60 million
Updated: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 12:39 pm
Axis Bank Ltd , India`s seventh-biggest lender by assets, said on Thursday it had agreed to buy mobile payments wallet provider FreeCharge from e-commerce company Snapdeal for 3.85 billion rupees ($60.04 million).
"Digital payments in India are surging. Government policies are driving a less-cash economy," Axis Bank finance chief Jairam Sridharan told a news conference after announcing the deal.
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