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Mastercard – VocaLink Deal Passes Crucial Regulatory Test

by April 19th, 2017

On Tuesday, 11 April 2017, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that proposed steps by Mastercard International Inc and VocaLinkHoldings Ltd had adequately addressed competition questions relating to Mastercard’s planned acquisition of VocaLink. The decision clears the way for the GBP700 million deal to close in the coming weeks. Once completed, the acquisition […]

Euromonitor to Speak at 8th Annual dbAccess Asia Conference

by April 17th, 2017

Event Name: 8th Annual dbAccess Asia Conference Date: May 15th- 19th Location: Marina Bay Sands Resort & Casino, Singapore Event Description: dbAccess Asia is the region’s leading investor forum bringing together more than 230 leading Asian and international companies and over 1,700 Asia and global investors. This year, the conference will feature presentations by world-renowned thought-leaders […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Money20/20 Europe 2017

by March 22nd, 2017

  Event Name: Money20/20 Europe Date: June 26-28, 2017 Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Event Description: Money20/20 is the largest global event enabling payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. With more than 3,700 attendees, including 1,000 CEOs, from 75 countries this year, Money20/20 Europe […]

The Connected Consumer Chat: Prospects for Proximity Payments

by and March 8th, 2017

  While there has been considerable chatter on the prospects of proximity payments, especially since the arrival of Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay beginning in 2014, this emerging payment type has not taken off at the pace many thought it might. In this video, Euromonitor International analysts around the globe offer their predictions […]

Markets Expected to Lower Poverty Rate the Most by 2030

by January 29th, 2017

Euromonitor International’s Wealth and Income distribution model looks at 50 markets through a measure of income and accumulated wealth. Our model forecast the growth of these factors to 2030 and has valuable insight as to where consumers will exit poverty and enter the middle class over the forecast period. For consumer finance, these consumers that are […]

Personal Credit Cards – Global Outlook

by January 23rd, 2017

Personal credit cards are a crucial payment method for consumers. Worldwide, personal credit card transactions comprise over one-third of all non-commercial card payments and have seen strong growth in recent years. Credit cards are expected to continue to gain share over the next five years, reaping additional market share from the ongoing transition away from […]