In today’s CardFlash News Que: KEN RESEARCH (A/P); TIMTERIC (Germany); AMERICAN EXPRESS (survey); and TIMETRIC (Azerbaijan).
KEN RESEARCH – A new report from Ken Research Private Report Titled “Asia-Pacific Mobile Money Industry Prospects till 2019 – China and India to Bolster Growth” provides an in-depth analysis of the Mobile Money Industry and covers specific insights on the market size in terms of global mobile money market value, region and product wise segmentation, value chain analysis, business models, recent trends and developments and future outlook of the mobile money Industry at the global and regional level. The report also entails a detailed description of the prominent and emerging geographic markets of the region including China and India.
TIMETRIC – A new report from Timetric ‘The Cards and Payments Industry in Germany: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2019’ report provides detailed analysis of market trends in Germany’s cards and payments industry. It provides values and volumes for a number of key performance indicators in the industry, including check payments, credit transfers, direct debits, payment cards and cash transactions during the review period (2010-2014).
AMERICAN EXPRESS – U.S. middle market companies have a rosy outlook on both their business prospects and the economy, according to the American Express Survey of Mid-sized Companies, which interviewed companies with revenues of $10 million to $1 billion annually. Nearly three-quarters of financial decision makers (73%) in the U.S. middle market expect the economy to grow over the next twelve months and a similar number (75%) expect the economy will have a positive impact on their company’s business prospects.
TIMETRIC – According to new research from Timteric the number of POS terminals in Azerbaijan recorded a significant review-period (2010-2014) compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 74.51%, rising from 7,872 in 2010 to 73,013 in 2014. In October 2012, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) and Ministry of Taxes mandated that businesses with an average monthly turnover exceeding US$2,549.9 (AZN2,000) should install POS terminals. Similarly, 51,000 POS terminals were installed ahead of the first Baku 2015 European Games, which were held during June 12-28, 2015.