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7 DECEMBER 2016
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Digital payments app for Indian merchants
10 million retailers targeted in coming weeks Read more ...

 
     

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Barclaycard: 50 years old and not afraid to fail

Exclusive interview with MD global payment acceptance Paulette Rowe
Barclaycard has always been proud of its reputation as an innovator.

From those early days in the sixties when it was one of the first credit card issuers, through the early mobile payments and contactless era and into wearables, Barclaycard has never been afraid to test, or to fail.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 05 December 2016

Sweden leads on cash replacement
Plans for Central Bank e-krona Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 29 November 2016

Comment: Complaints about banks are all about the people
I have been reading a great many complaints about banks recently, many of them from journalists.  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 15 November 2016

India currency change intended to drive e-payments
Plan is branded a ‘botched move’  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 17 October 2016

Starling Bank debit cards go live
Challenger is also developing mobile app Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 15 September 2016

Europe card industry group holds first meeting
The first board meeting of the newly created European Cards Stakeholders Group (ECSG) was held today (September 15). Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 07 September 2016

Kenya leads financial inclusion rankings

Philippines makes most rapid progress, driven by mobile money interoperability Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 06 September 2016

PayPal expands in-store payments presence
Acceptance partnership with network Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 19 August 2016

New student loans model launches in Germany
Wirecard is partner bank in project to close gap between state funding and everyday needs Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 17 August 2016

Italy start-up bank targets foreign expansion
Plans for launch in Q3 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 11 August 2016

Nigeria seeks new money transfer operators
Move comes after government directive sparks exodus from lucrative market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 03 August 2016

JP Morgan settles in get-out-of-jail card case
Stinging debit card fees took 40% of balance
JP Morgan is having to deal with a sensitive reputational issue after ex-prisoners complained they were being charged unreasonable debit card fees.This may well raise the spotlight on debit and pre-paid card fees in general. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 27 July 2016

Pan-European instant payments specs revealed
PSPs can connect to platform by November 2017 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 14 July 2016

Xendpay launches in Brazil
Rollout ahead of Olympics Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 17 June 2016

Funding: Card repayment service secures US$46.7m
Round may reach US$65m in total Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 17 June 2016

Payments UK calls for better access to payments systems
PSP access a "key driver" for competition and innovation Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Sweden leads on cash replacement
Monday, 05 December 2016

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Complaints about banks are all about the people
Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Starling Bank debit cards go live
Monday, 17 October 2016

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Complaints about banks are all about the people
Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Sweden leads on cash replacement
Monday, 05 December 2016

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 05 December 2016

Sweden leads on cash replacement
Plans for Central Bank e-krona Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 29 November 2016

Comment: Complaints about banks are all about the people
I have been reading a great many complaints about banks recently, many of them from journalists.  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 15 November 2016

India currency change intended to drive e-payments
Plan is branded a ‘botched move’  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 17 October 2016

Starling Bank debit cards go live
Challenger is also developing mobile app Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 15 September 2016

Europe card industry group holds first meeting
The first board meeting of the newly created European Cards Stakeholders Group (ECSG) was held today (September 15). Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 07 September 2016

Kenya leads financial inclusion rankings

Philippines makes most rapid progress, driven by mobile money interoperability Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 06 September 2016

PayPal expands in-store payments presence
Acceptance partnership with network Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 19 August 2016

New student loans model launches in Germany
Wirecard is partner bank in project to close gap between state funding and everyday needs Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 17 August 2016

Italy start-up bank targets foreign expansion
Plans for launch in Q3 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 11 August 2016

Nigeria seeks new money transfer operators
Move comes after government directive sparks exodus from lucrative market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 03 August 2016

JP Morgan settles in get-out-of-jail card case
Stinging debit card fees took 40% of balance
JP Morgan is having to deal with a sensitive reputational issue after ex-prisoners complained they were being charged unreasonable debit card fees.This may well raise the spotlight on debit and pre-paid card fees in general. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 27 July 2016

Pan-European instant payments specs revealed
PSPs can connect to platform by November 2017 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 14 July 2016

Xendpay launches in Brazil
Rollout ahead of Olympics Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 17 June 2016

Funding: Card repayment service secures US$46.7m
Round may reach US$65m in total Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 17 June 2016

Payments UK calls for better access to payments systems
PSP access a "key driver" for competition and innovation Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 15 June 2016

Card and app to avoid travel charges
No overseas transaction fees, but ATM withdrawals are charged Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 02 June 2016

Service for fast SME loans
Online lender partners with Santander
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Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 01 June 2016

Raisin expands across Europe
German savings platform in over 30 countries Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 23 May 2016

Lending Club questions grow
Algorithm under the spotlight Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 29 April 2016

Pressure mounts on big banks as profits fall
FIs fight problems of the past and find it hard to make money
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Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 20 April 2016

Fund to help Italy bank problems
Country has huge proportion of non-performing loans Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 09 March 2016

US banks fight back with instant payments
P2P system rolls out to take on tech rivals Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 26 February 2016

Zapp will definitely launch in 2016, says CCO
The long overdue launch of Vocalink’s Zapp Pay by Bank payments method "won’t be tomorrow, but it will be in 2016". Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 10 February 2016

Traditional banks could lose 45% of customers
Challengers are now called "AltFI"
A new study, a new threat, and a new name for the challengers. The target is the same - the traditional banking organisations that have for so long guarded our money, and made a good living in the process. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 15 January 2016

Raphaels Bank first of new wave to join Faster Payments scheme
Initiative now has 11 members Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 10 December 2015

Payments industry fears over new 'super body'
Five associations likely to merge into one in New Year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 08 December 2015

Crowdfunding proving a lifeline for needy individuals, and for SMEs
No sign of halt to meteoric growth Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 07 December 2015

EPC: Instant Payments "not a competition" between national and domestic schemes
Pan-European scheme will also provide rails for national projects to run on Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 27 November 2015

EPC publishes pan-Europe instant credit transfer proposal
"Major milestone" in development of instant payments in region Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 18 November 2015

GFT and SIA to launch Jiffy P2P in Germany
Instant Payment has become a working reality in Italy where about 50 banks (13 bank groups) have joint the P2P “Jiffy” service, offering to their customers the possibility to send and receive money in real time through an app on their smartphone. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 30 October 2015

Card-linked reward scheme for banks
Platform for FIs of all sizes Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 16 October 2015

P2P lender shuts down over financial irregularities
Blow to burgeoning industry after reports of serious misconduct Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 15 October 2015

Italy raises cash use limit
Criticism of 'backward' move by government Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 09 October 2015

China starts cross-border payments system
Move to drive global use of renminbi Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 08 October 2015

EBA Clearing starts latest stage of pan-European instant payments
Request for technical services providers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 06 October 2015

Challenger banks to benefit from new Faster Payments model
Introduction of 'pre-funding' to eliminate shared risk Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 20 July 2015

Apple Pay - TFL warns about dead batteries
Apple Pay versus contactless - round 1
If it wasn't for the fact that Transport for London (TfL) was an early adopter of Apple Pay, its warning of huge fees if batteries go dead on a journey could be seen as churlish. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 16 July 2015

1 billion contactless - how impressive is this?
Visa Europe figures pose question over how much is a lot?

It happens every time figures are released that are supposed to illustrate how well something is doing - in this case, Visa Europe has released figures that show one billion contactless payments in the last 12 months. It sounds a lot but is it? Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 15 July 2015

What people are saying about Apple Pay

Last minute hiccups
Water-tight NDA pr
eventing industry revelations
Comment from Temenos, Arxan, Advanced Payment Solutions, MasterCard, Barclays, Elavon, Sopra Steria, Adyen, Delphix
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 08 July 2015

Lack of cash and international payment restrictions hitting Greece
Debit cards vital to access personal funds Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 30 June 2015

Bitcoin spike being linked to Greece crisis
The value of a bitcoin has increased markedly this week, with many suggestions that this is directly linked to the Greece financial crisis. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 18 June 2015

Thousands of RBS customer payments go missing
Bank hit by further technical problems Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 04 June 2015

Card payments continue to grow in UK
Further 66% increase expected in next 10 years
Over 35 million card payments were made every day in the UK during 2014, up 12.1 per cent on the previous year. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 09 March 2015

New challenger bank secures funding
Branchless operation will initially target SMEs Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 09 March 2015

Pan-European instant payments planned by 2018
Work starts on alternative to national system ‘silos’ Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 18 November 2014

Five ways Bitcoin can shake up payments and banking
Currency can benefit industry, says BNP Paribas analyst Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 03 November 2014

Payments pair plan regulated "Bitcoin Bank"
An internet bank and a virtual currency exchange have partnered to set up a specialised bank for crypto-currencies. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 15 October 2014

Paym signs 20 new financial institutions
40 million accounts can now potentially link
Twenty new financial institutions have signed up to use Paym, the person-to-person mobile payment service backed by the UK Payments Council. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 29 August 2014

Amazon poaches Visa credit card boss
New man will lead expansion into loans business Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 08 August 2014

Digital network plans to unite virtual and traditional payments
Stripe-backed project enables payments in bitcoin to be received in yen Read more ...

 
     
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