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Mastercard Recovery Insights: Italy, Russia and France Lead Travel & Entertainment Spending Recovery in G20 Countries

“Despite the challenges brought on by Covid-19, there are promising signs in consumer spending – including hard-hit sectors like travel, according to Mastercard Recovery Insights. Today, Mastercard released Recovery Insights: Travel Check-In, the second report in its series focused on the impacts of the pandemic, including emerging trends in travel spending.”
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Reports

GIACT® Releases Report on Securing Faster Payments, Account Validation

“GIACT®, the leader in helping companies positively identify and authenticate customers, today announced a new report, Securing Faster Payments: Addressing the Account Validation Rule, on the rapid growth of ACH payments, the latest fraud trends surrounding faster payments as well as how to secure ACH transactions. The report comes in advance of Nacha’s upcoming WEB Debit […]
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Reports

US Payments Forum Market Snapshot: Industry Shifts Focus to Touchless Experiences, Securing E-Commerce and Upgrades for EMV at the Pump

“The U.S. Payments Forum today released its latest Market Snapshot providing a look at the state of the industry, including the adoption of contactless, the transition to EMV at the pump, trending topics, and current Forum priorities and projects. State of the Market: Industry prioritizes touchless customer experiences and changes at the POS due to […]
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Reports

Cash and the Pandemic: New Report from Square

“In the report below we examine Square data from our sellers across the UK to determine how the pandemic has affected payments preferences. We review how the behaviour at the physical and digital tills of the UK’s small businesses has changed, and explore whether these changes are a passing phase or are here to stay.”
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Reports

Digital Currencies: Public and Private, Present and Future

“Digital payments and settlements have been around for a long time; even private digital currencies are now more than a decade old. Energized by rapid advances in connectivity, mobility, and data storage, the world of digital payment and currencies has made major strides in recent years. Yet, this year is shaping up to be a […]