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Alternative Payments (APMs), card payments, Cash, Contactless, Daily news, E-Commerce, Electronic payments, European Payments, European payments landscape, FinTech, Issuing & Acquiring, Mobile payments, Mobile Wallet, mPOS, P2P, POS Terminals -

The European payments landscape has undergone a profound transformation over the past few years. According to an April 2019 report by the European Central Bank (ECB), electronic payments have grown... more

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Daily news, Issuing & Acquiring, Mexico, Mobile Banking, Mobile payments, Mobile Wallet, Prepaid Card, unbanked -

When it comes to empowering unbanked citizens, access to affordable and tailored forms of banking remains a priority, globally. For many years, higher levels of banking have equated to an... more

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CBDC, Central Bank Digital Currency, Cryptocurrency, Daily news, Digital Currency, E-Money, Issuing & Acquiring, Products, Regulation, stablecoin -

The European Central Bank says it is exploring whether to develop a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as an alternative to cash. One of ECB’s most prominent board members warns... more

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Daily news, Issuing & Acquiring, MIR, POS Terminals -

MIR, the Russian payment system, launched in response to European and US sanctions, is reported to be preparing for launch in the European market. The reports say it will initially... more

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credit card fraud, Daily news, E-Commerce, Fraud & Security, Issuing & Acquiring, UK credit card fraud -

Millions of UK credit card customers have fallen victim to credit card fraud over the last year, research from Compare the Market reveals. In the last 12 months, over a... more

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