Saudi Arabia's Al Rajhi Bank has introduced biometric fingerprint readers for instant issuance of customer debit cards across its branch network.
The ubiquitous plastic payment card is steadily eroding the market share of cash as global economies increasingly edge towards a cashless future, according to new data from Retail Banking Research.
Mastercard has agreed to reduce the costs to the Link ATM network for switching infrastructure providers in order to head off competition concerns raised over its £700 million takeover of VocaLink.
ANZ's latest pitch to entice customers to its mobile wallet offering is a service that automatically updates replacement card details as soon as a card is reported as lost or stolen.
HSBC is to launch a P2P mobile payment app in Hong Kong in early 2017, taking on established market operator Jetco.
Swedish mPOS firm iZettle has raised €60 million in funding and appointed a new chief financial officer.
Korea's Central Bank has outlined plans to pursue a 'coinless society' project by piloting a service that allows customers to receive small change from merchants as a top-up onto a pre-paid card.
ING is to roll out contactless charity donation boxes co-developed by a startup operating out of its innovation lab.
Walmart Canada and Visa have ended their interchange fee standoff, striking a deal that will see the retail giant's customers in Manitoba and Thunder Bay, Ontario, able to resume using Visa credit cards.
A UK department store is making a multi-million pound investment in an app-only challenger bank in order to offer its shoppers an exclusive banking tool and payment method.
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