MasterCard’s European region 4Q/15 Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) rose year-on-year (YOY) by 15.1% on a currency adjusted basis (FX) and solid compared to 4Q/14’s 15.9% YOY gain. Europe is MasterCard’s second largest international region based on GDV and PDV. On a nominal basis, MasterCard’s Europe GDV declined 1.3% to US$341 billion in 4Q/15, compared to…
MasterCard Installments is gearing-up in Europe enabling cardholders to split transactions across equal monthly installments using their existing debit, credit or commercial card at the time of purchase. MasterCard says this makes high-value purchases, such as a new TV or car repairs, more attainable and manageable for consumers. MasterCard Installments can help businesses, issuers and…
MasterCard’s (MC) European region 3Q/15 Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) rose year-on-year (YOY) by 16.9% on a currency adjusted basis (FX) and solid compared to 3Q/14’s 12.1% YOY gain.
MasterCard has launched Safety Net in Europe to reduce the impact of cyberhacking of banks and processors. It is designed to use the power of MasterCard’s global network, to identify unusual behavior and potential attacks – often, even before the bank or processor is even aware.
China’s IZP’s global online payment platform Globebill inked a deal witb Belgian business consulting company Cnext. After IZP and Lithuania’s Central Bank signed a bank card settlement agreement on, IZP signed another agreement with Cnext.
Brussels-based GSMA commends the European Commission’s recent announcement that the adoption of key implementing acts of the Electronic-identification and trust service (eIDAS) Regulation is now complete. The European Union is the first and only region in the world that now has a workable and balanced legal framework for cross-border use of electronic identification (eID) and trust services, enabling consumers and businesses to safely access services and undertake transactions online.
MasterPass. the digital payment solution, is now accepted in 24 countries around the world, with recent additions including Germany, Belgium, Hungary and Turkey. Since its 2013 launch, MasterPass has increasingly been making shopping easier for shoppers and retailers.
The stoogey European Commission (EU) is giving MasterCard a lot of grief alleging its rules prevent banks from offering lower interchange fees to retailers based in another Member State of the European Economic Area (EEA), where interchange fees may be higher.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the BNP Paribas Fortis Visa.
Belgians can put the entire content of their wallet in MasterPass, a digital platform launched by MasterCard and implemented by Buy Way. Thanks to this digital wallet there will be no more waste of time looking for payment and loyalty cards, giving consumers the ability to make transactions in an easy and seamless way.
MasterCard’s (MC) Europe region Q1/15 Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) rose year-on-year (YOY) by 15.1%, and solid compared to Q1/14’s 14.7% YOY gain. The figure is more than twice the growth rate in the US and bests the global MC Q1/15 GDV gain of 12.1%.
All Colruyt Group stores in Belgium have begun accepting the mobile payment service SEQR. This includes close to 500 stores at Colruyt, Okay, Bio-Planet, Cru, Dreamland and Dream Baby and affiliated independent Spar stores.