17 April 2014

Latest articles for MasterCard


China UnionPay overtakes Visa to become the world's most used debit card

10 April 2014  |  1354 views  |  0 Company announcement

Purchases for goods and services from merchants worldwide in 2013 grew by $2.786 trillion or 22.0% to $15.422 trillion*.


MasterCard reports contactless surge; forecasts boom in mobile payments

08 April 2014  |  7279 views  |  7 News

MasterCard is expecting an uplift in contactless transactions to lead to a revolution in mobile payments, with the card scheme currently running 50 NFC pilots across Europe.


SIX Payment Services and MasterCard team on MasterPass wallet in Switzerland

04 April 2014  |  3721 views  |  0 Company announcement

SIX Payment Services and MasterCard will jointly provide the wallet payment platform MasterPass for card issuing banks.


MasterCard EMV debit cards to run on First Data network

03 April 2014  |  631 views  |  0 Company announcement

First Data and MasterCard today announced an agreement in which First Data's STAR Network will participate in MasterCard's common U.S. Debit EMV solution.


MasterCard reports booming market for pre-paid card growth

03 April 2014  |  1429 views  |  0 Company announcement

MasterCard reported a growth of 40% in gross dollar volume, or GDV, for its prepaid card business across Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) for 2013 (y-o-y).


Global Payments to offer MasterCard MasterPass

27 March 2014  |  4552 views  |  0 Company announcement

Global Payments Inc. (GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, today announced that it will implement MasterPass™, a digital payments service that allows consumers to use any payment card or enabled device for an enhanced shopping experience.


Putin vows to build Russian rival to Visa and MasterCard

27 March 2014  |  11646 views  |  14 News

President Vladimir Putin says Russia will set up its own payments system after MasterCard and Visa cut off services to several of the country's banks in response to US sanctions.


MasterCard appoints new Hong Kong head

25 March 2014  |  536 views  |  0 Company announcement

MasterCard today announced that it has appointed Anna Yip as head of Hong Kong and Macau.


MasterCard joins £109m Monitise share-placing

25 March 2014  |  4140 views  |  0 News

Monitise has raised around £109 million in a share-placing which sees MasterCard take a minority stake in the mobile money firm.


Credit unions welcome court ruling on interchange fees

21 March 2014  |  1183 views  |  0 Company announcement

National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) released the following statement today in support of the appeals court decision to overturn the district court's decision regarding the Federal Reserve Board's interchange rule.

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