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Payment Industry Analysis

Visa continues to partner with fintechs in the financial services space. The acquisition of the bank connector Plaid is the latest investment.
The view of Payoneer, PingPong and WorldFirst executives on growth and analysis in the Chinese cross-border payments sector.
Ripple's valuation grows to $10bn after a $200m mega-raise, AlphaFX revenue grows for the fifth consecutive year in 2019 and Travelex is ransomed.
Open Banking will make cross-border payments more accessible, democratise the access to consumers' data and change the way payments are initiated.
Recent major partnerships in Canada, EncoreFX's Libro credit union, Agility Forex and Central1, TransferWise and EQ Bank and Koho
Payoneer acquired optile to expand its capabilities within the payments sector. The company will offer checkout platforms in addition to its payouts services.
We analyse what TransferWise's "Mission Zero" is and what it means to aim for zero-cost transfers for the company and the sector
Currencies Direct published their annual 2019 results this past week. As a leading money transfer company, we talked with their CEO Keith Hatton on their growth
What drives growth in card and electronic wallet cross-border payments. Are Spain, Russia and Italy the fastest growing countries?
How big tech Google Apple Facebook and Uber will impact the payment industry. Will they change the industry dynamics and profitability
Moneycorp, Currencies Direct, Crown Agents Bank and other cross-border payments investments. Plus analysis on the Citi Fintech conference
Western Union and MoneyGram reported their Q3 results this past week. It makes for better reading in Denver than in Dallas for the money transfer companies.
Why Santander bought Ebury
November 7th, 2019
Santander splashed out £350m for a majority stake in Ebury, one of the leading cross-border payments providers to small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).
The values of customers to banks, payment companies and neobanks. How Revolut and Monzo fare. Plus Ria's Q3 2019 money transfer results
We look at three pricing strategies below; subscription-based (Revolut - Free and Paid tiers), transaction-based (TransferWise) and volume-based (WorldFirst).
Latest cross-border payments market share numbers for Western Union, MoneyGram, Ria, WorldRemit, TransferWise, Remitly, Revolut, Small World Financial
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