Payment Industry Research

Alpha FX published its 2019 annual results on March 19th, while OFX issued two separate trading updates.
Analysis Cross-border sector's initiatives to help during Covid-19 crisis
In this time of crisis, players in the cross-border sector launched initiatives to help consumers impacted by Covid-19.
Analysis Major cross-border payment companies stock prices between October 2007 and October 2009
COVID-19 is severely impacting cross-border payments. What can companies learn from the Great Recession? The impact of non-cash payments on pricing.
With International Women's Day, we examine the gender balance in cross-border payment companies. Only 3 out of 100 companies have a female CEO.
Analysis Digital revenue and digital revenue growth from 2015 to 2019 for cross-border payment incumbents and challengers
Digital money transfers are rising across incumbents and challengers. The BIS summarises contrasting views on Facebook's Libra in its report.
Analysis Cross-border payment companies stock market performance on 4 March 2020 affected by coronavirus
The analysis of the overall UK and US stock markets shows that cross-border payments have been severely impacted by coronavirus.
Analysis MoneyGram Money Transfer Revenue, Adjusted EBITDA and other metrics for the financial year 2019
MoneyGram's Q4 earnings forced the company to shed lights on its operations with Ripple. Is TransferWise going to catch Western Union up?
Reports Top 100 Mapping
Who are the 100 most important companies globally in cross-border payments? To receive a copy of our market map, please fill in your details.
Analysis Western Union's 2014 and 2019 revenue by geography and growth by geography
Western Union and Ria and XE 2019 full year results and insights. We analyse the financial results to understand the drivers of their performance.
Analysis Debit and pre-paid card products offered by cross-border payments companies
Debit and pre-paid cards are the natural product extension for many cross-border payment companies, as shown by the recent launch of Remitly's Passbook.
Analysis The EU regulation EC No. 2019/518 on cross-border payments aims at lowering the cost of euro payments within the eurozone and at improving pricing transparency
To lower the cost of Euro-denominated cross-border payments within the eurozone, the EU introduced the EC No. 2019/518 in April 2019. What does it imply?
Analysis PayPal 2019 earnings and cross-border payment volumes
PayPal reports strong 2019 earnings. Cross-border payments account for a smaller share of total payments. Xoom and PayPal margin analysis
Reports Currencycloud CEO Mike Laven interview on January 2020 $80m fundraise
FXC Intelligence CEO Daniel Webber interviewed Mike Laven, Currencycloud CEO. Access the full interview here.
Analysis Cost of credit and debit cards cross border
Don't believe all cross-border payments cost 3%. Our data on credit and debit card pricing in over 65 markets for Visa, Mastercard, Amex shows this is wrong
Reports Interview with Lucy Liu on Airwallex future strategy
FXC Intelligence CEO Daniel Webber and Research Analyst Valentina Vitali interviewed Lucy Liu, Airwallex co-Founder. Access the full interview here.
Visa continues to partner with fintechs in the financial services space. The acquisition of the bank connector Plaid is the latest investment.
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