What Travelex and TransferWise teach us
April 23rd, 2020
We look at Travelex growth during the last recession. TransferWise's published its Q1 2020 update. We analyse its key metrics. How covid-19 affects pricing.
Predicting the future for every international payments company
April 8th, 2020
We forecast the future of international payments and payments cards and look at macro and companies performance during the Great Recession.
What’s driving PayPal’s margins? 2019 Earnings Analysis
January 30th, 2020
PayPal reports strong 2019 earnings. Cross-border payments account for a smaller share of total payments. Xoom and PayPal margin analysis
Airwallex Founder Lucy Liu Interview
January 23rd, 2020
FXC Intelligence CEO Daniel Webber and Research Analyst Valentina Vitali interviewed Lucy Liu, Airwallex co-Founder. Access the full interview here.
What’s driving cross-border payments in China
January 16th, 2020
The view of Payoneer, PingPong and WorldFirst executives on growth and analysis in the Chinese cross-border payments sector.
Inside Payoneer’s acquisition of optile
December 12th, 2019
Payoneer acquired optile to expand its capabilities within the payments sector. The company will offer checkout platforms in addition to its payouts services.
How big tech could change the cross-border payments industry
November 21st, 2019
How big tech Google Apple Facebook and Uber will impact the payment industry. Will they change the industry dynamics and profitability
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).
Market share in consumer money transfers & Facebook Libra update
October 12th, 2019
Latest cross-border payments market share numbers for Western Union, MoneyGram, Ria, WorldRemit, TransferWise, Remitly, Revolut, Small World Financial
What’s been happening at MoneyGram?
September 19th, 2019
MoneyGram's share price has rallied. How is its mobile money transfer app performing, which markets is MoneyGram cheapest in
Inside the turnarounds at Western Union and MoneyGram
August 8th, 2019
Western Union will cut 10% of its c.12,000 headcount, and consolidate its global offices to save $100m annually. MoneyGram also reported Q2 results this week.
The need for speed in cross-border payments
July 11th, 2019
Reducing the pain of processing payments and onboarding customers. Faster payment schemes Ebury TransferWise, Form3 and EBANX
Will Facebook’s Libra crush Western Union and TransferWise?
June 20th, 2019
Facebook announced Libra its crypto-currency blockchain project, squarely targeting the underbanked and remittances as its first use cases.
The likes of Azimo and Monese are exceptionally efficient at acquiring customers. TransferWise, Monzo and Starling are investing a lot per customer
Money20/20 Europe 2019 Report
June 6th, 2019
Money20/20 Europe, the key payments conference of year in Europe. Our initial takeaways below on the big trends in the industry.
Finablr’s IPO debut whilst Revolut’s fortunes change
May 15th, 2019
Finablr disappointed on its IPO coming in well below original investor expectations. Revolut, another payments unicorn has had a tough year to date too.