Complying with transparency in cross-border card-markups
December 1st, 2020
Visa and Mastercard pricing can fluctuate widely day-to-day for some SEPA currency pairs, and this has implications for transparency compliance.
Western Union lays foundations with STC Pay investment
November 30th, 2020
Western Union has announced a $200m investment in Saudi Arabia's STC Pay. We spoke to CEO Hikmet Ersek to find out more.
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.
OFX results through Covid: Consumer down, B2B up
November 24th, 2020
This past week, OFX reported its results for the first half of the 2020/2021 financial year. We spoke with CEO Skander Malcolm for more insight.
HSBC vs TransferWise: Banks are taking on payments fintechs
November 23rd, 2020
HSBC has caught attention with its TransferWise rival, the Global Money Account. But what other products are banks using to rival fintechs?
Intermex earnings: The focus on Latin America paying off
November 17th, 2020
Intermex reported its quarterly earnings last week. We spoke to CEO Robert Lisy to understand more about the growth drivers and the future of the company.
Payments stocks react to Covid-19 vaccine
November 16th, 2020
Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine sparked big moves in the global stock markets, but how did global payments stocks fare?
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.