Christine Lagarde, the head of the European Central Bank, appears serious about a digital euro. Barely a month after the central bank issued a major report on the topic, and opened a public... more
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FinTech and Payments (PayTech) has been an investor focus for years. And while many FinTech payments ventures have seen big successes, we’ve only just begun. In this article, Payments Cards... more
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Since the launch of the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer Scheme (SCT Inst) in 2017, major European banks such as BNP Paribas have supported instant payments for domestic cases. Some of... more
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The European Central Bank’s (ECB) Governing Council, in line with the European Commission’s (EC) objectives, has taken an important move towards the full reach of instant payments across the euro... more
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The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) initiative has been a key enabler for the integration of the retail payments market in the European Union: the development of Credit Transfer (SCT) and Direct... more
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