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Bitcoin, Blockchain, CBDC, Central bank digital currencies (CBDC), Cryptocurrency, Daily news, Digital Currency, digital payment, Regulation, stablecoins -

Digital currencies, whether these are central-bank issued, price-stabilised cryptocurrencies (“stablecoins”), or non-stabilised cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, are poised to have an impact on the financial system. In recent months we... more

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Banking Circle, Brexit, Daily news, EUR payments, Payments News, Remittance, SEPA -

Banking Circle has identified an issue affecting some financial institutions handling cross border transactions from the UK to the EU. It seems Brexit has caused a number of EU banks... more

The post Banking Circle identifies evidence of increased costs for EUR payments from UK as a result of Brexit appeared first on Payments Cards & Mobile.

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bank brand value, Banks, Challenger banks, Daily news, Mobile Banking, Mobile payments -

Difficult economic trading conditions and the challenger banks’ evolution of last year has sliced a share of the leading traditional banks’ brand value. The pandemic ushered in a new era... more

The post Top ten global banks lost $23 billion in brand value in 2020 appeared first on Payments Cards & Mobile.

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CBDC, Central bank digital currencies (CBDC), Central Bank Digital Currency, cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency, Daily news, stablecoins -

Most central banks are exploring central bank digital currency (CBDCs), and their work continues apace amid the Covid-19 pandemic. As a whole, central banks are moving into more advanced stages... more

The post Report: Results of the third BIS survey on central bank digital currency appeared first on Payments Cards & Mobile.

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Contactless, Contactless payments, Daily news, girocard, Mobile payments, POS Terminals -

Germany’s girocard remains on the road to success in a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic, with almost 5.5 billion transactions in 2020, it reached a new high at the... more

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