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Payments Canada taps Accenture to revamp the country’s payments architecture

  • 10,39,22,03,2017

Payments Canada, an organisation that operates the country’s payment clearing and settlement system, has selected Accenture to help implement ‘Modernization’ —its initiative to overhaul the country’s payments ecosystem. read more

Air China, Ingenico partner to accept Discover card payments in North America

  • 00,00,22,03,2017

Ingenico ePayments, the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group, has reached an agreement with Chinese flag carrier Air China to offer airline the capability to accept Discover card payments in North America. read more

EBC taps ACI Worldwide solution to promote digital payments

  • 00,00,22,03,2017

Egyptian Banks Company for Technological Advancement (EBC), the central domestic infrastructure provider for payments in Egypt, has selected ACI Worldwide's payments platform to help ditch cash and embrace electronic payments. read more

U.S. Bank adds mobile payment support to its Visa cardholders

  • 00,00,22,03,2017

U.S. Bank has enabled its commercial Visa cardholders to make corporate payments through a number of digital wallets, including Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay. read more

MasterCard rolls out AI-based fraud prevention solution in MEA region

  • 00,00,22,03,2017

MasterCard has rolled out its artificial intelligence (AI)-based system, dubbed Decision Intelligence, in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region to stop fraud and boost genuine transactions. read more

EnterCard taps FICO platform to combat card fraud

  • 00,00,21,03,2017

EnterCard, a joint venture between Swedbank and Barclays Bank, has selected US-based FICO's payments fraud management solution to protect its more than 1.7 million customers from card fraud. read more

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Canadian open-loop prepaid market open to growth

  • 14,09,7,03,2017

While prepaid open-loop and closed-loop transactions are the fastest-growing POS transaction types in Canada, they still only account for small proportions of POS volume and value. Despite this, the prepaid growth opportunities are significant, especially in the open-loop segment, reports Robin Arnfield read more

Which North American credit card app would make it onto your homepage?

  • 14,33,6,03,2017

Canadian and US banks generally provide a single mobile app for banking and credit card account management, and the most advanced examples also include fraud prevention. Robin Arnfield reviews leading North American issuers’ offerings, and their key features and innovations read more

Fifty years on, the ATM is still developing

  • 17,44,28,02,2017

First inaugurated by the comedy actor Reg Varney in 1967, the ATM is still with us. According to the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA), there are approximately three million ATMs across the globe. However, one of the mainstays of modern banking is not resting on its laurels and still developing. Patrick Brusnahan writes read more

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High interest rates on credit cards continue to drive revenue of Brazilian issuers

  • 16,43,10,03,2017

According to GlobalData’s Payment Cards Analytics, Brazil reported the second largest level of balances outstanding on credit cards in the Americas in 2015, largely due to the size of the market. read more

Time for credit card issuers to up their mobile game

  • 14,08,6,03,2017

UK customers are increasingly willing to multi-bank, and already more than a half (53%) take their credit card from an alternative to their current account provider.
Is there scope for credit card issuers to win market share by sharing consumers’ financial data with third parties in return for benefits? read more

Why do Taiwan’s consumers shun payment cards?

  • 11,40,24,02,2017

While Taiwan has the necessary infrastructure and each consumer has an average of six cards, payment cards are not used frequently compared to most other markets with a mature infrastructure in place. read more

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