Agent member credit card programs gained steam again last year and are poised for a good 2015. However, 60% of those in the agent programs last year achieved a medium performance level, offering some sales training and average rewards, but lackluster results.
The value of all cryptocurrency transactions will fall sharply this year to just over $30 billion, compared with over $71 billion in 2014. The surge in altcoin transactions in 2014 was overwhelmingly attributable to brief spikes in activity during the first quarter in Dogecoin, Litecoin and Auroracoin.
The Egyptian Government and MasterCard inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help drive financial inclusion and maximize government efficiency. Under the leadership of H.E. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Egypt has been undergoing a period of positive change.