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Ranked: Top 10 Consumer Lending Countries

Source: Euromonitor International  Consumer credit and gross lending is growing across the world, with credit cards leading the way. While companies open up to credit cards, the challenge will be to reach markets that mainly use cash. KEY FINDINGS The US has grosser lending than Western Europe (1,235,258.4). The single largest region by total card […]
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Consumer Finance Global Overview 2018

Trends Shaping Consumer Finance 100 million newly banked consumers Payment policy focus Fraud on the rise in key markets Asia Pacific growth slowing Credit increasing over debit Global Outlook Card and electronic payments continue to take global consumer payment share from cash and other paper payments. From 2016 to 2017, the card payment landscape has […]
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Top 10 Services and Payments Articles of 2017

These are the 10 most-popular articles focusing on services and payments trends and markets that Euromonitor International published in 2017. 1. Three Payment Trends That Will Change How We Pay in 2018 Technology has reinvented commerce. It changed what consumers expect to experience in physical retail and foodservice outlets. It opened the door to new […]
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Consumer Payments: Credit Card vs Cash

Momentum in the transition of consumer payments away from paper and towards card and electronic alternatives is expected to result in total cash and other paper declining by USD1,941 billion and USD453 billion, respectively, over the forecast period. Factors accelerating the transition to paper payment alternatives include increased access to financial services and government policies. […]
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Africa’s three largest BOP markets

What is the BOP? There is no fixed definition of the bottom of the pyramid (BOP), as it contains a mix of incomes, living standards, rural-urban locations, and varying levels of access to goods and services, including education, healthcare and organised financial services. But broadly speaking, the BOP refers to the poorest socioeconomic group in […]
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Takeaways from Card Forum 2017

After attending Card Forum 2017 in Austin, Texas earlier this month, Euromonitor spotted several trends developing across the consumer finance industry. There is significant opportunity for card payments as retail continues to shift online; security is likely to remain a key concern for consumers despite the decline in card fraud; and payment players need to […]
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Trump Administration Releases Budget Proposal: Potential Implications for US Education Lending

On Monday 22 May, the Trump Administration released details of its proposed budget. The budget seeks to cut government spending across a variety of programmes. Among cuts to social programmes and the Environmental Protection Agency, the budget also aims to overhaul the student loan landscape in the US. Changes include removing subsidised provisions from certain […]
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Analyst Viewpoint: Consumer Finance in Brazil

The analyst viewpoint series features interviews with analysts from several of the 46 markets covered in Euromonitor’s Consumer Finance research programme, discussing key payment trends or developments in their respective research markets. What entity holds the power in your market? Operators, issuers, merchants? Is it changing? In Brazil, acquirers were commonly the ones to hold […]
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Personal Credit Cards – Global Outlook

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 […]
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Consumer Card Transactions Overtake Cash Payments for the First Time in 2016

CHICAGO – Global market research company Euromonitor International released today new consumer finance industry data. According to the new research, consumer card payments will surpass cash payments for the first time in 2016, registering USD $23.1 trillion globally. Consumer card payments and mobile-commerce will see a 6.6 percent and 23 percent compound annual growth rate […]
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Moving from Financially Underserved to Fully Banked: Euromonitor to Support Bank Customer Experience Summit

Moving from financially underserved to fully banked There were more financially underserved consumers as a share of total banked consumers in 2015 in the US in over a decade. This presents a significant opportunity for financial institutions looking to increase share of consumer lending and total consumer credit. The share of the banked population considered […]
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Potential Conflicts Between Retailers and Consumer Finance Companies

Retailers and payment companies continue to battle, but what about shoppers? Walmart’s tussle with Visa in Canada and Costco’s transition from American Express to Visa serve are the two most recent high-profile examples. Listen to Euromonitor’s Retailing and Consumer Finance analysts outline reasons for these conflicts and debate their potential effects. Listen as MP3 http://traffic.libsyn.com/euromonitor/VisaWalmart.mp3
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Proximity Payments in the United Kingdom

The UK is one of the most advanced countries in terms of proximity payments, with the launch of Apple Pay in mid-2015. Although proximity payments is still relatively new, particularly with regard to wearable technology, UK consumers are well placed to adopt these payment methods with smartphones widely available and contactless payments already commonplace, thus […]
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Euromonitor to Speak at Hong Leong Bank Conference 2014

Event: ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) as a Dynamic Consumer Market Date: 18 November 2014 Location: Summit Room, Level 2, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur Speaker: An Hodgson – Income and Expenditure Manager Presentation Time: 12:00pm – 13:00pm Presentation Title: Understanding the ASEAN Consumer Conference and Presentation Description: The proposed establishment of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by […]
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Key Findings in Consumer Finance for 2018

The 2018 edition of Euromonitor International’s Consumer Finance system is now live and Euromonitor discusses key industry trends. Global use of cash continued to decline from 2016 to 2017 and is expected to decline further over the forecast period. The largest single market by card payment value, China, reported modest growth from 2016 to […]
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Converting Paper Payments: The Impact of Moving from Cash to Alternatives

Understanding why consumers are using paper payments is key to converting spending to alternative payment methods. This conversion boosts efficiency though cutting the cost of cash payments, increasing financial transparency. This podcast discusses the cost of shadow cash economies, the financial policy score card, financial services in emerging economies and more insights from the Converting […]
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