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.
Understanding the economics of cross-border card payments
February 18th, 2021
Our latest cards report, 'Understanding the economics of cross-border card payments', takes a deep dive into the costs and complex economics.
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.
Argentex hit by the pandemic but shows signs of recovery
December 2nd, 2020
Argentex has published its half-year results for the six months to September. We take a look at how the company has fared through the pandemic.
The rise of mobile wallet partnerships in remittances
September 22nd, 2020
Remittance players are increasingly adding mobile wallets as a payout method. What's driving this growth?