EU's Vestager to hold press conference at 09h00 GMT, Apple Pay in focus


FILE PHOTO: Apple Pay logo is seen in this illustration taken May 10, 2023. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager will hold a press conference at 09h00 GMT, the European Commission said on Thursday without providing details.

Vestager is expected to announce that Apple has agreed to open up its tap-and-go mobile payments system to rivals following a four-year long investigation, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

(This story has been refiled to change dateline from July 10 to July 11)

(Reporting by Foo Yun Chee; Editing by Benoit Van Overstraeten/Sudip Kar-Gupta)

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