Payment Industry Research

Payment Industry Analysis

COVID-19 is severely impacting cross-border payments. What can companies learn from the Great Recession? The impact of non-cash payments on pricing.
With International Women's Day, we examine the gender balance in cross-border payment companies. Only 3 out of 100 companies have a female CEO.
Digital money transfers are rising across incumbents and challengers. The BIS summarises contrasting views on Facebook's Libra in its report.
The analysis of the overall UK and US stock markets shows that cross-border payments have been severely impacted by coronavirus.
MoneyGram's Q4 earnings forced the company to shed lights on its operations with Ripple. Is TransferWise going to catch Western Union up?
Western Union and Ria and XE 2019 full year results and insights. We analyse the financial results to understand the drivers of their performance.
Debit and pre-paid cards are the natural product extension for many cross-border payment companies, as shown by the recent launch of Remitly's Passbook.
To lower the cost of Euro-denominated cross-border payments within the eurozone, the EU introduced the EC No. 2019/518 in April 2019. What does it imply?
PayPal reports strong 2019 earnings. Cross-border payments account for a smaller share of total payments. Xoom and PayPal margin analysis
Don't believe all cross-border payments cost 3%. Our data on credit and debit card pricing in over 65 markets for Visa, Mastercard, Amex shows this is wrong
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.
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