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30 MARCH 2017
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Monday, 27 March 2017

Industry vets set up card brand
An experienced team of payments professionals has launched a new consumer credit card business.  Read more ...

 
     

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Norway Payments Market Report

Norway’s mobile payments market is accelerating fast, but still somewhat behind its Nordic neighbours in terms of development.

DNB’s Vipps and Danske Bank’s MobilePay are the two main competing m-payment offerings in Norway, but a “bridge” is needed to link the Nordic schemes and fight international competition, according to the head of MobilePay Norway.
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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 29 March 2017

Watchdog extends VocaLink deal review
Mastercard proposals to be assessed for a further two months
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 28 March 2017

figo launches XS2A solution
Product to comply with PSD2 account access requirement  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 22 March 2017

Gemalto hit by low US EMV sales
Shares plummet after revised revenue forecast Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 21 March 2017

Egyptian banks target cash reduction
Initiative linked to salary programme Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 20 March 2017

Company profile
Jiffy claims to be second biggest P2P in Europe

SEPA availability grows as more banks join Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 08 March 2017

SIX sells commercial issuing business
Company to focus on B2B business and acquiring Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 07 March 2017

Major changes at Yandex.Money
CEO replaced as bank execs join board  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 01 March 2017

MWC 2017: G&D signs IoT deal with Japanese carrier
eSIM solution to accelerate new device onboarding Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 24 February 2017

Airbnb buys social payments provider
Acquisition targets cross-currency capabilities Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 21 February 2017

Barclaycard retains TfL contract
Deal includes contactless services for new underground line Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 07 February 2017

Klarna buys online payment provider
Swedish PSP targets Europe expansion Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 31 January 2017

Ingenico buys Indian m-payments provider
Acquisition targets demonetisation opportunities
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 27 January 2017

Ant Financial agrees to buy US money transfer giant
Trump protectionist stance could threaten deal Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 26 January 2017

Spire Payments signs 5-year deal with Nordic provider
Contract follows BLE payments collaboration Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 25 January 2017

Mastercard boss honoured as ‘Hunger Hero’
2.2 million Syrian refugees use prepaid cards Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 29 March 2017

Watchdog extends VocaLink deal review
Mastercard proposals to be assessed for a further two months
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 28 March 2017

figo launches XS2A solution
Product to comply with PSD2 account access requirement  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 22 March 2017

Gemalto hit by low US EMV sales
Shares plummet after revised revenue forecast Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 21 March 2017

Egyptian banks target cash reduction
Initiative linked to salary programme Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 20 March 2017

Company profile
Jiffy claims to be second biggest P2P in Europe

SEPA availability grows as more banks join Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 08 March 2017

SIX sells commercial issuing business
Company to focus on B2B business and acquiring Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 07 March 2017

Major changes at Yandex.Money
CEO replaced as bank execs join board  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 01 March 2017

MWC 2017: G&D signs IoT deal with Japanese carrier
eSIM solution to accelerate new device onboarding Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 24 February 2017

Airbnb buys social payments provider
Acquisition targets cross-currency capabilities Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 21 February 2017

Barclaycard retains TfL contract
Deal includes contactless services for new underground line Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 07 February 2017

Klarna buys online payment provider
Swedish PSP targets Europe expansion Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 31 January 2017

Ingenico buys Indian m-payments provider
Acquisition targets demonetisation opportunities
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 27 January 2017

Ant Financial agrees to buy US money transfer giant
Trump protectionist stance could threaten deal Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 26 January 2017

Spire Payments signs 5-year deal with Nordic provider
Contract follows BLE payments collaboration Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 25 January 2017

Mastercard boss honoured as ‘Hunger Hero’
2.2 million Syrian refugees use prepaid cards Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 24 January 2017

ParentPay merges with engagement software provider
Acquisition to create combined school payment and parental engagement offering Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 14 December 2016

PayU partners for secure transactions
Rollout to boost online conversion rates Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 09 December 2016

Gemalto buys ID management business
Acquisition to enable expansion in commercial biometrics market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 06 December 2016

Alipay partners with European banks
Latest expansion in region includes terminal vendor/processor Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 02 December 2016

Visa buys digital commerce provider
Acquisition to increase CNP security capabilities Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 02 December 2016

Indian telco starts payments bank
Pilot at 10,000 outlets Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 30 November 2016

Trustech latest: Third generation payment terminal unveiled
Backing from former Visa Europe boss Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 29 November 2016

Stripe raises US$150m
Series D Funding round brings total to US$3450m Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 29 November 2016

Trustech latest: Ingenico unveils m-payments service
Device for micro and small merchants Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 17 November 2016

MasterCard welcomes India banknote move
Cards still only account for only 5% of consumption Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 14 November 2016

JCB widens card acceptance in the Philippines
Partnership with domestic m-payments app Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 08 November 2016

Buy now-pay later launches in the UK
Norwegian Odlo is first retailer Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 04 November 2016

Square revenues grow by a third
Payments provider posts strong results one year after IPO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 04 November 2016

Linxens buys secure ID and transactions business
New group will employ 3,500 people worldwide Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 24 October 2016

Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Modo partner
Goal to achieve payments connectivity Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 24 October 2016

Ecobank heads closer to 100 million customer ambition
Mobile payment solution to help with goal Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 20 October 2016

PayCommerce secures US$22m and appoints new CEO
Former WorldPay and First data executive takes over lead role Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 11 October 2016

German banks to sell payments operation
Private equity firms and payments firms among potential bidders Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 04 October 2016

Digital transformation at ING to cost €800m
ING is set to invest €800m in digital transformation strategies over the next five years and will affect 7,000 jobs, said Ralph Hamers, CEO of ING. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 16 September 2016

CashFlows buys online payments provider
Deal will strengthen cross border payments offering Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 14 September 2016

PayU buys Indian fintech for US$130m
Combined payments operation predicted to process US$4.2bn in 2016 Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 09 September 2016

Raphaels Bank partners with Avuba
Alternative payment account linkup Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 07 September 2016

Erste Bank rolls out retail payments and fraud solutions
Erste Bank Hungary (EBH) is rolling out anti-fraud and retail payments solutions as part of its European growth plans. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 02 September 2016

Ingenico completes payments acquisition
Purchase will provide greater access to Southeast Asian market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 01 September 2016

Grass Roots to be bought by prepaid company
£90m acquisition of customer engagement provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 01 September 2016

Nets to stage imminent IPO
VC-owned processor plans to raise US$824m Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 31 August 2016

Zopa losses increase by £2.8m
P2P company doubles loans in last year Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 30 August 2016

Funding: Jumio raises US$15m
Cash injection as bankruptcy proceedings continue Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 23 August 2016

Cashless partnership in Lebanon
POS rollout in expanding market Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 22 August 2016

Swisscard processing agreement
Extension of consumer credit and commercial card portfolio deal Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 17 August 2016

Dan Wagner back with new payments venture
Former boss of collapsed Powa returns Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 28 July 2016

Questions over MasterCard's VocaLink acquisition
Regulator wants payments infrastructure ownership to be examined in more detail Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 12 July 2016

Bacs joins Emerging Payments Association
New member processed 6bn transactions in 2015 Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 06 July 2016

Management buyout at PCT
Company also secures investment from European private equity firm Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 14 June 2016

Austria Card gets Amex accreditation
Approval for Romanian operation Read more ...

 
     
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