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15 AUGUST 2016
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article thumbnail Thursday, 28 July 2016

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

 
     

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Rewards crowdfunding continues to make waves

Plutus Tap & Pay raises £1m in nine days for cryptocurrency product
With the news that Plutus, the London-based cryptocurrency payment platform has raised over £1m in less than ten days of launching a crowdfunding campaign the spotlight is once again on peer to peer lending to fund major projects especially rewards based crowdfunding initiatives.

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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 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 ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 05 January 2016

2016 Predictions: Crazy FinTech predictions for the next year
Pascal Bouvier, venture partner with Santander Innoventures fintech venture fund, goes out on a limb with some wild FinTech predictions for the next year.

“I was not predicting the future, I was trying to prevent it.” Ray Bradbury Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 18 December 2015

The Card & Payments World big list of predictions
Collated, analysed, laughed at, commented on and taken with a pinch of salt Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 03 December 2015

Visa and MasterCard increase European dominance
National schemes continue decline as top two engage in "fierce" competition Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 26 November 2015

eCommerce: Alternative payments overtake cards
Digital payment methods will leave growing pains behind in 2016, predicts global report Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 17 November 2015

Cartes latest
Eurosmart figures: Secure element shipments to exceed 9 billion units in 2015


EMV migration, the rise of mobility trends and the increasing number of eGovernment services. are all contributing to strong shipment figures for the industry. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 07 October 2015

Global report: Non-cash payment increases accelerate
Hidden payments increase in importance
Market continues to evolve at pace
China moves up to fourth for transaction volumes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 29 September 2015

Payments complexity increases in Asia Pacific
Emerging markets outpace developed countries as engines for new payments growth Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 21 September 2015

US$20 trillion spent on payment cards in 2014
Asia Pacific drives global growth
UnionPay dependance on home market leaves it exposed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 04 September 2015

Payments UK outlines 'vision' for payments industry
Document sets out four main priorities to deliver what customers want Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 28 August 2015

Sub-Sahara remittance levels to slow down
According to a recent report by the World Bank, the growth of remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to slow to 0.9% in 2015, amounting to US$33bn. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 28 August 2015

Remittance flows expected to reach US$700bn by 2016
214 million users around the world Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 04 August 2015

Wearable payments to top US$500bn by 2020
Smart watches, fitness trackers and wristbands will drive transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 03 August 2015

Banks warned ‘adapt or die’ as m-banking users set to double by 2019
Those without clear mobile strategies will be left behind Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightSaturday, 01 August 2015

Global Payments Market Report 2015

The global payments market is evolving at dizzying speed and in a wide-ranging number of ways.

Payments industry professionals need to move swiftly to adapt to these chan
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 21 July 2015

Where to from here for PayPal and eBay?
Internet giants map their separate journeys
PayPal and eBay, two of the biggest names on the internet are now officially split, and the markets seem delighted. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 22 June 2015

PayPal is most popular mobile wallet
Overall wallet use nearly doubles since 2013 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 11 June 2015

UnionPay issues 5 billion cards
Internationalisation essential for growth, says chairman Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 14 May 2015

Card payments up, transaction value down
Denmark leading the way to cashless society, but other countries not far behind Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 07 May 2015

It's all in the NPS score
The brands that consumers are most loyal to
Everyone loves to complain about their bank, but two financial brands have come top of the Net Promoter Score loyalty benchmarking report. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 05 May 2015

More than 2 billion smart cards in the world
Half of cards feature contactless capability Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 22 April 2015

PayPal losing out to Apple Pay
New entrant quickly gaining traction in m-payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 20 April 2015

Digital banking users to double by 2020
£12.8bn per week to be sent via digital Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 17 April 2015

Mobile money drives massive drop in global unbanked
One in ten have mobile money account in sub-Saharan Africa Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 13 April 2015

Big increase in Faster Payments
Method now accounts for over 15% of UK current account expenditure Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 19 March 2015

Trio top ratings of payment and card tech vendors
NXP among the leading providers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 17 March 2015

Bitcoin users will hit 5 million by 2019
Exchange trading will be primary use Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 05 February 2015

‘High growth’ in payment card market
Increasing contactless demand drives 2014 figures Read more ...

 
     
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