Payment Industry Research

Payment Industry Analysis

Customer acquisition is one of the key metrics for any company, and in the crowded international payments space, a smooth on-boarding process is crucial. Below we've mapped out how easy companies make it.
Payment companies expanding into traditional banking products is becoming a defining trend of the current international payments market.
SMEs don’t understand FX hedging
September 14th, 2017
Competition in the SME sector of international payments has been heating up over the past year, as Transferwise and other new players have begun moving into this lucrative space.
What are the best ways to enter the Indian Payment market? Your competition is between is Western Union, UAE Exchange, Moneygram and others
We review and research the leading payment companies and banks in China from WeChat, AliPay to Lianlian Pay.
How to improve the customer on-boarding and payments experience in the money transfer space. We look at Transferwise, Circle Payments, Revolut, Moneycorp and others.
How do fees and FX margins differ for payments company strategy. Transferwise fees, Western Union fees, Revolut no fee, Azimo fees and other players
Moneycorp goes from international payments and money transfer company to become a bank. We interview CEO Mark Horgan to understand the strategy and decisions behind this transition
What are the most competitive money transfer currency corridors. GBP to EUR, USD, AUD and other currencies.
Transferwise launches its borderless account and looks more like a bank of the future. How will Transferwise transition from payments company to offering banking services
Liquidity providers such as Currency Cloud and Earthport utilize different customer acquisition strategies.
Research on the potential of peer-to-peer international payments and how they have changed international money transfer.
Managing risk in FX and payments requires detailed analysis of exchange rates, market conditions and a company's situation.
Will bitcoin and blockchain be critical to the future of the international payments industry?
Western Union has a market leading range of mobile, online and bill payment solutions for international money transfers.
Research and insights into the latest trends in the international payments sector. Technology, investment and competition.
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