Cross-border payments lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis
March 12th, 2020
COVID-19 is severely impacting cross-border payments. What can companies learn from the Great Recession? The impact of non-cash payments on pricing.
Gender imbalance at the top of cross-border payments
March 10th, 2020
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.
The rise of digital cross-border payments
March 6th, 2020
Digital money transfers are rising across incumbents and challengers. The BIS summarises contrasting views on Facebook's Libra in its report.
Which payment companies are most affected by coronavirus
March 5th, 2020
The analysis of the overall UK and US stock markets shows that cross-border payments have been severely impacted by coronavirus.
Is Ripple keeping MoneyGram afloat?
February 27th, 2020
MoneyGram's Q4 earnings forced the company to shed lights on its operations with Ripple. Is TransferWise going to catch Western Union up?
The Top 100 Cross-Border Payment Companies
February 20th, 2020
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.
Analysing Western Union and Ria’s 2019 Full Year Results
February 13th, 2020
Western Union and Ria and XE 2019 full year results and insights. We analyse the financial results to understand the drivers of their performance.
Debit cards as cross-border payments product extensions
February 8th, 2020
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.
Analysing the EU regulations on cross-border payments
February 6th, 2020
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?
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
Currencycloud CEO Mike Laven Interview
January 30th, 2020
FXC Intelligence CEO Daniel Webber interviewed Mike Laven, Currencycloud CEO. Access the full interview here.
Don’t believe all cross-border payments cost 3%
January 24th, 2020
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
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.
An analysis of Visa’s acquisition of Plaid
January 17th, 2020
Visa continues to partner with fintechs in the financial services space. The acquisition of the bank connector Plaid is the latest investment.
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.
Ripple valuation analysis of $10bn raise
January 9th, 2020
Ripple's valuation grows to $10bn after a $200m mega-raise, AlphaFX revenue grows for the fifth consecutive year in 2019 and Travelex is ransomed.