The 6 big cross-border payments trends for 2021
December 18th, 2020
From e-commerce to pricing volatility, we look at the biggest trends for cross-border payments that will dominate in 2021.
PIX: Improving Brazil’s payment system
November 25th, 2020
The Central Bank of Brazil has launched PIX, a system that allows payments to be processed in less than 10 seconds. We find out more.
PayPal cross-border payments Q3 2020 Earnings Analysis
November 11th, 2020
The surge in ecommerce benefitted PayPal. Cross-border volume surged in the quarter, helped by Asia to the US and intra Europe flows.
The World Bank predicts a tough 2021 for remittance flows
November 10th, 2020
The World Bank updated its forecast for remittance flows in 2021. The decline will continue due to a weaker global economy but how strong will it really be?
Western Union, Ria and MoneyGram Q3 2020 Earnings Analysis
November 9th, 2020
Q3 revenues for the three incumbents rebounded in the quarter. Digital played a significant role in the uptick, while the cash to cash segments declined.
Visa and Mastercard FX decline slows down
November 4th, 2020
Although top line revenue declined for both companies, cross-border volume contracted at a slower pace during the quarter.
Moneycorp’s future is in B2B cross-border payments
October 29th, 2020
Moneycorp group financials for 2020. B2B international payments account for a rising share of total revenue. Fedwire and APIs driving revenue plus US and Brazil
How the major cross-border payment companies adapted to the pandemic
October 28th, 2020
We spoke to the CEOs of six leading cross-border payments companies. We look at how cash and digital allowed these companies to adapt to the pandemic.
The cost of building a customer base
October 20th, 2020
How much of the funds raised by the leading cross-border payment fintechs is spent on acquiring each customer? Plus Argentex revenue shrink.
Credit Suisse Payments Innovation Event with FXC Intelligence
October 14th, 2020
FXC Intelligence presented to Credit Suisse's investor community covering remittances, payment processors, emerging market trends and card networks
Accounts payable as a new growth opportunity in cross-border payments
October 14th, 2020
We look at account payable management by speaking to Chen Amit, Co-Founder and CEO of Tipalti, and Vijay Ramnathan, President of MineralTree.
An analysis of Western Union’s digital business
October 13th, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic made digital remittance rise. Where does Western Union fit within this latest trend?
dLocal becomes the first unicorn in Uruguay
October 7th, 2020
dLocal raised $200m last week, reaching a $1.2bn valuation. We spoke to dLocal's CEO Sebastian Kanovich to discover the company's future strategy.
An analysis of FLEETCOR’s acquisition of AFEX
September 29th, 2020
Last week, FLEETCOR acquired AFEX. We spoke to FLEETCOR's John Coughlin and Cambridge's Mark Frey to understand more about the acquisition.
Incumbents vs Challengers in Cross-Border Payments
September 10th, 2020
The 150 cross-border payment companies to watch in Global Payments. Our market map of the challengers - fintechs and startups - and the market incumbents
Will Western Union, Visa, Revolut and Fleetcor drive more M&A in the international payments market. Which money transfer companies may be acquired next?