The US has been applying considerable pressure on countries it sees as helping Russia evade the sanctions placed on it due to its invasion of Ukraine. This week, three Turkish... read more
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The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced a marked change in its position on Least Cost Routing (LCR) – how banks and credit card companies prioritise payments in the... read more
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PCM considers the impact of stagnant or declining economic growth, rising interest rates and growing regulatory strictures on the payments industry. As conditions worsen to a point not seen in... read more
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Last week, 1,668 retailers and more than 200 trade organisations urged the US Congress to pass the The Credit Card Competition Act, which gives merchants a choice in the routing... read more
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Back in June 2021, Norwegian Vipps, Danish Mobilepay and Finnish Pivo announced that the three mobile wallets would merge. Late last week it emerged that Pivo, owned by OP Bank... read more