Apple Card customers can defer payments amid coronavirus outbreak, Goldman Sachs says

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc. GS, -12.71% said it will allow Apple Card customers to skip their March payments without incurring interest, Bloomberg reported. The bank is also allowing borrowers who have loans through Goldman’s online platform Marcus to postpone their loan payments. The move comes as the coronavirus pandemic has led to many business closures and forced many to go without pay. Apple Card AAPL, -12.86% holders were notified of the ability to postpone payments over the weekend. Those who need assistance were encouraged to contact customer support via the Messages app. Tens of thousands of Apple Card customers had taken advantage of the offer as of Sunday, Goldman said.