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20 NOVEMBER 2017
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article thumbnail Tuesday, 14 November 2017

US Instant Payments scheme launches
Bank-led project starts with six institutions on board Read more ...

 
     

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Money 2020 report: Getting ready for the reinvention of payments

Prime focus on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, AI and AR

Trying to sum up the main trends and discussion points from a conference as massive as Money 20/20 is not an easy task but as always, there are some subjects that gain the biggest audiences and yet again, blockchain was one of them.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 13 November 2017

600 PSPs sign up for pan-Europe Instant Payments scheme
- Platform to cover eight countries from launch
- Visa sets Europe Instant Payments mandate for card issuers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 02 November 2017

Digital challenger plans to become a bank
License would enable new lending products Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 09 October 2017

Banks from nine countries to join EU instant payment system
November launch for pan-European infrastructure solution Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 22 September 2017

Payments Power 10 shortlist announced
35 in running to reach final list Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 18 August 2017

Nigeria bank partners for crossborder payments
Service for diaspora Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 14 August 2017

Singapore sets up new payments council
20 industry stakeholders take part Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 11 August 2017

PayPal buys SME lender
Acquisition builds on existing Working Capital offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 02 August 2017

Bitcoin splits in two
Currency ‘forks’ as breakaway group plans to increase transaction capacity Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 31 July 2017

Instant payments expands global reach
- Issues remain with linking systems and updating bank capabilities
- IP increase to overtake traditional card payments in Europe by 2025
- Extensive report on latest IP initiatives with details on more than 30 systems Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 28 July 2017

PSF sets out new UK payments architecture
Proposals include ‘conformation of payee’ safeguard Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 24 July 2017

Bitcoin becomes victim of own success
The rapid expansion of Bitcoin transactions has caused the blockchain system underpinning it to become overloaded. The currency’s continued success depends on how the Bitcoin community addresses the issue. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 27 April 2017

Head of new Finance UK super-body named
Organisation combines six industry groups
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 22 March 2017

UK starts image-based cheque clearing
System will significantly speed up process Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 28 February 2017

First new UK clearing bank 'in 250 years'
Former Worldpay boss says new player will open up access to transaction banking systems Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 13 February 2017

New FS trade group for the UK
Former Yellow Pages boss heads up merged new body Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 13 November 2017

600 PSPs sign up for pan-Europe Instant Payments scheme
- Platform to cover eight countries from launch
- Visa sets Europe Instant Payments mandate for card issuers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 02 November 2017

Digital challenger plans to become a bank
License would enable new lending products Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 09 October 2017

Banks from nine countries to join EU instant payment system
November launch for pan-European infrastructure solution Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 22 September 2017

Payments Power 10 shortlist announced
35 in running to reach final list Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 18 August 2017

Nigeria bank partners for crossborder payments
Service for diaspora Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 14 August 2017

Singapore sets up new payments council
20 industry stakeholders take part Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 11 August 2017

PayPal buys SME lender
Acquisition builds on existing Working Capital offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 02 August 2017

Bitcoin splits in two
Currency ‘forks’ as breakaway group plans to increase transaction capacity Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 31 July 2017

Instant payments expands global reach
- Issues remain with linking systems and updating bank capabilities
- IP increase to overtake traditional card payments in Europe by 2025
- Extensive report on latest IP initiatives with details on more than 30 systems Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 28 July 2017

PSF sets out new UK payments architecture
Proposals include ‘conformation of payee’ safeguard Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 24 July 2017

Bitcoin becomes victim of own success
The rapid expansion of Bitcoin transactions has caused the blockchain system underpinning it to become overloaded. The currency’s continued success depends on how the Bitcoin community addresses the issue. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 27 April 2017

Head of new Finance UK super-body named
Organisation combines six industry groups
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 22 March 2017

UK starts image-based cheque clearing
System will significantly speed up process Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 28 February 2017

First new UK clearing bank 'in 250 years'
Former Worldpay boss says new player will open up access to transaction banking systems Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 13 February 2017

New FS trade group for the UK
Former Yellow Pages boss heads up merged new body Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 02 February 2017

US and UK cites start payments partnership
Initiative to increase cooperation and improve regulatory frameworks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 30 January 2017

US on track for payments ‘milestones’ in 2017
Fed reports on progress to improve payments system efficiency
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 13 December 2016

Barclays exits Europe retail baking
Last part of business is sold off Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 09 December 2016

PSPs urged to board the instant payments train
Success of scheme depends on PSP uptake Read more ...

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

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

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
Read more ...

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, 30 March 2016

Navigating digital change
Exclusive interview: James McDonald, Barclaycard director of innovation and strategic initiatives, speaks with Card & Payments World managing editor Annich McIntosh at this month's Retail Business and Technology Expo (RBTE) in London. 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 ...

 
     
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