Visa, Mastercard pause work on code to track gun purchases - Bloomberg News

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March 9 (Reuters) - Visa Inc (V.N) and Mastercard Inc (MA.N) have decided to pause implementing a plan that would track transactions at firearms and ammunition stores, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Reporting by Abinaya Vijayaraghavan in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva

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