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27 MARCH 2017
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article thumbnail Wednesday, 01 February 2017

Mastercard outpaces Visa in the Americas
Domestic schemes also show growth in region
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Creating a German payment champion

Concardis, which has a one-third share of the German payment acquiring market, was recently sold by its bank owners to private equity companies Bain Capital and Advent International.

CEO Marcus Mosen explains the reasons for the sale and the company’s ambitious plans for expansion, at home and abroad.
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  IN THE NEW EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD

SELF ACQUIRING: Major retailers by-pass third-party acquirers
PSD2:
Directive promises fundamental payments change (not everyone thinks this is positive)

BREXIT: The UK Treasury view of PSD2
CLEARING BANKS: Market report as new challenger launches

NORWAY: Country profile on a dynamic payments market. Interviews, analysis and data
DOMESTIC PAYMENT SCHEMES: European market report


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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 28 February 2017

MWC 2017: Europe m-payments top €500bn for first time
Card share of digital content payments to decline Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 24 January 2017

90% have not heard of the Open Banking app
Nearly half say they will not use it Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 20 January 2017

M-payments to increase by a third by 2022
Government cashless initiatives drive market, particularly in Asia-Pacific Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 20 January 2017

Surge in global cashless payments
Cards have highest share of non-cash payments in all regions except Asia-Pacific
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 06 January 2017

Lack of clarity in fintech rules worries FS providers
Regulation remains top concern for financial services in 2017 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 05 January 2017

Strong trend towards card use in US
- Comprehensive new data on US non-cash payments market 2000-2015
- Non-prepaid debit use is major driver
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 16 December 2016

Predictions: What's ahead for payments in 2017
The experts tell us what to expect:
- The Trump effect on cryptocurrencies
- Challenger bank M&As
- P2P traction
- German bank bailout
- Will the UK Bremain?
- Blockchain, PSD2, the Cloud, AI, account aggregation, security and much more...
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 14 December 2016

Global EMV transactions top 42%
More than 9 of of 10 US payments still non-compliant Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 14 December 2016

US non-banks held back by regulation
New European payment players have more beneficial system
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 13 December 2016

35% of financially excluded are under-35
Most of Europe’s financial outsiders are not immigrants Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 08 December 2016

Sharp rise in credit cards among US under-35s
Mobile shopping drives changes in use patterns Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 30 November 2016

Trustech latest: Govt and Health smart sectors show greatest growth
Total industry shipments to top 10 billion Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 28 November 2016

Rapid card acceptance rise in developing countries
Growth especially string in Asia-Pacific Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 25 November 2016

Alt-payments to predominate by 2020
Bank transfers and prepay methods to overtake cards Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 16 November 2016

Fintech partnerships are essential, say banks
Convergence gathers pace as FIs actively seek links with ‘disruptors’ Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 28 February 2017

MWC 2017: Europe m-payments top €500bn for first time
Card share of digital content payments to decline Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 24 January 2017

90% have not heard of the Open Banking app
Nearly half say they will not use it Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 20 January 2017

M-payments to increase by a third by 2022
Government cashless initiatives drive market, particularly in Asia-Pacific Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 20 January 2017

Surge in global cashless payments
Cards have highest share of non-cash payments in all regions except Asia-Pacific
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 06 January 2017

Lack of clarity in fintech rules worries FS providers
Regulation remains top concern for financial services in 2017 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 05 January 2017

Strong trend towards card use in US
- Comprehensive new data on US non-cash payments market 2000-2015
- Non-prepaid debit use is major driver
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 16 December 2016

Predictions: What's ahead for payments in 2017
The experts tell us what to expect:
- The Trump effect on cryptocurrencies
- Challenger bank M&As
- P2P traction
- German bank bailout
- Will the UK Bremain?
- Blockchain, PSD2, the Cloud, AI, account aggregation, security and much more...
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 14 December 2016

Global EMV transactions top 42%
More than 9 of of 10 US payments still non-compliant Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 14 December 2016

US non-banks held back by regulation
New European payment players have more beneficial system
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 13 December 2016

35% of financially excluded are under-35
Most of Europe’s financial outsiders are not immigrants Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 08 December 2016

Sharp rise in credit cards among US under-35s
Mobile shopping drives changes in use patterns Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 30 November 2016

Trustech latest: Govt and Health smart sectors show greatest growth
Total industry shipments to top 10 billion Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 28 November 2016

Rapid card acceptance rise in developing countries
Growth especially string in Asia-Pacific Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 25 November 2016

Alt-payments to predominate by 2020
Bank transfers and prepay methods to overtake cards Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 16 November 2016

Fintech partnerships are essential, say banks
Convergence gathers pace as FIs actively seek links with ‘disruptors’ Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 08 November 2016

Fraud levels up across the board on US cards
Credit products show biggest increase Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 03 November 2016

MEA and Asia-Pacific lead global card growth
Payment card numbers to rise by 28% over next six years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 19 October 2016

Major spike in rural card acceptance in China
Visa and Mastercard poised to play greater role in market
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 19 October 2016

M-payments failing to take off in US
Consumers still happier with cash and cards Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 28 September 2016

Payments revolution is coming - experts
Customers will have the final say Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 22 September 2016

Digital payments now 10% of global transactions
China passes UK in digital transaction volumes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 20 September 2016

Dramatic increase in debit card use
Cash now less than half of retail payments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 19 September 2016

Banks more trusted than government over biometrics
Customers give their views on storage of biometric payment data Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 08 September 2016

Global card use increases at double rate of card numbers
Rising card acceptance and contactless fuel growth Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 30 August 2016

Banks ‘missing out’ on tablet banking opportunity
Less than 10% of digital users access account from tablets Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 24 August 2016

EMV pushes m-payments down US agenda
Over half of cards have chips but EMV accounts for only 8.2% of transaction volume Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 28 July 2016

UnionPay increases Asia-Pacific payments volume lead
Value up by nearly US$2,000bn Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 22 July 2016

UnionPay becomes biggest global payment scheme
Chinese network passes rivals for transaction volume Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 15 July 2016

Market forces to drive epayments growth for many years
"Low hanging fruit" means EMEA payments players will continue to benefit from cash migration Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 13 July 2016

B2B payments: Half of businesses unhappy with crossborder fees
80% would switch to provider that charged less Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 30 June 2016

Hard truths for FIs about their most profitable sector
71 percent of millennials “would rather go to the dentist than listen to what banks are saying.” And 33 percent “believe that [in five years] they won’t need a bank.” Yet this will be the most profitable payments segment very soon.  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 14 June 2016

International mobile remittances to top US$25bn
Mobile transactions to account for 4% of total Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 07 June 2016

Russia credit health holds steady for last year
Bad loan rate remains at historic high Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 25 May 2016

Credit cards make comeback as UK rejects cash
Online payments drive resurgence Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 13 May 2016

UK catching up with US as a PayTech centre
Number of British payment start-ups doubles Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 12 May 2016

Europe contactless transactions triple
UK has highest proportion of overall payments, with Denmark the lowest
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Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 29 April 2016

LPWA to account for 55% of IoT connections
Low Power Wide Area connections set to grow rapidly and become standard Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 27 April 2016

Global smart payment card shipments up 34%
US numbers double in 2015  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 25 April 2016

3D Secure is shunned in m-payments
Fraud solution regarded as too clunky by merchants Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 18 April 2016

MEA is fastest growing cards market
Iran accounts for most cards in region and has big potential for international schemes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 04 April 2016

Money 2020 Europe: Acquirers unhappy with crossborder payment speed
More than half of acquirers dissatisfied about timescales Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 17 March 2016

Credit cards dominate in Hong Kong
Demand for premium cards increases Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 14 March 2016

Card migration creates nearly US$300bn in extra spending
South America GDP boosted the most, finds global survey Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 29 February 2016

100 million new mobile money accounts in 2015
Global data shows rapidly expanding industry Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 24 February 2016

Russian credit health stabilises
Delinquent card and loan figures show signs of recovery Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 12 February 2016

Poland is top for EU remittance inflows
Total market tops US$135bn
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 12 February 2016

Global payment card numbers up by 11%
Number of Chinese debit cards doubles in four years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 01 February 2016

Turks have most payment cards in Europe
Numbers up by 8 million in last year
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Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 21 January 2016

Banks urged to reimagine their relationships
Advice on how to deal with the fintech tornado Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 19 January 2016

MasterCard closes on Visa in the Americas
Payment brand makes particular progress on larger rival in Latin America Read more ...

 
     
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