The costs of cross-border card payments
May 5th, 2021
How much you pay to make cross-border payments by card can vary significantly depending on the currency you use.
What data do you need to make a money transfer?
May 4th, 2021
What sender data do different remittance and money transfer apps need to make a transfer?
The Asian remittance landscape in focus
April 27th, 2021
We take a look at the money transfer landscape across Asia, a region we track very closely in our datasets.
Report: Benchmarking Mobile Remittance Apps #1 – The registration journey and first transfer
April 15th, 2021
In a new report series, we're benchmarking a group of the leading remittance providers, focusing solely on how their mobile applications compare.
Cross-border payments’ biggest funding rounds in Q1
April 13th, 2021
The biggest funding rounds in the first quarter of 2021 came from Stripe, Checkout.com and Rapyd, which boosted their valuations significantly.
Alpha FX 2020 results see growth despite pandemic
March 29th, 2021
Alpha FX has posted its 2020 annual results with an unusually meandering document for a public company.
Shopify GMV near doubled over 2020
March 2nd, 2021
2020 was a strong year for Shopify. It reported an 86% increase in revenues to $2.9bn and almost double its GMV at $119.6bn.
Ria continues to take share as its digital and mobile platforms emerge
February 22nd, 2021
Euronet's Money Transfer segment, which includes Ria and XE, reported a good set of results for 2020 despite the challenging year.
Report: Understanding the economics of cross-border card payments
February 18th, 2021
A report for ecommerce merchants and payment companies covering the fees and charges for cross-border transactions in over 100 countries.
Visa and Mastercard results: Recovery begins
February 17th, 2021
We've entered earnings season, with Visa Q1 2021 and Mastercard Q4 2020 results. Here's the key takeaways.
The real costs of receiving a money transfer
February 8th, 2021
Whilst much of the cross-border payments world is focused on the costs to the sender, the costs of converting payments by recipients is much more opaque.
An insight into customer ratings in remittances
February 2nd, 2021
Many companies take pride in their customer-centric approach, but do good ratings indicate a successful remittances business?
Checkout, Rapyd, PPRO and Curve: Key cross-border payments funding rounds for January 2021
January 26th, 2021
January 2021 has already seen a number of key funding rounds for January 2021. We look at the raised from Checkout.com, PPRO, Rapyd and Curve.
PagoNxt: Santander’s plans for a global payments company
January 18th, 2021
Santander is building a global payments company in the form of PagoNxt. We look at how it plans to challenge in the space.
Ripple in hot water over SEC suit
January 12th, 2021
Once the darling of the industry, Ripple is now being distanced by key players following a suit filed by the SEC.
Flywire: Flying through the storm in B2B receivables
December 9th, 2020
Some may have expected education-focused, receivables payments unicorn Flywire to have a tough year, but not so.