Banque Pour Le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public (BCEL) and JCB have unveiled the BCEL – JCB Credit Card in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos).
Chicago-based DNotes has unveiled an Employee Incentive Benefits Plan, the latest addition to their family of CRISPs (Cryptocurrency Investment Savings Plans) that already provides an investment vehicle for Children, Students, and Retirement funds.
The credit performance of Russian consumers reached a seven-year low last month, according to data from FICO, the predictive analytics and decision management software company, and the National Bureau of Credit Histories (NBKI), Russia’s leading credit bureau.
Discover’s quarterly net income will likely exceed $600 million in the third quarter of this year, followed by the “kitchen sink” quarter. Forecaster RAM Research predicts Discover’s net income for the first quarter of 2016 will approach $700 million or up 14.8% YOY due to its strong U.S. marketing and international adjustments.
American Express’ (AmEx) quarterly net income for U.S. cards could exceed $1 billion next year. Forecaster RAM Research predicts AmEx net income for the first quarter of 2016 will come in at $996 million, driven by higher spending.
Visa and MasterCard posted US$77 billion in first quarter purchase dollar volume (PDV) for the Canada region. Visa retains a 64% market share, but Visa’s year-on-year (YOY) currency adjusted growth of 6.6% pales in comparison to MasterCard’s 17.2%.
UnionPay International says it now has in-depth cooperation with PayPal and as such has set up a “PayPal Merchant Zone” on its “Shop The World” platform.
VantageScore Solutions has unveiled a new series of consumer-education videos, addressing questions and concerns raised by real-world consumers.
Toronto-based BitGold, pioneer of gold-based digital payments, gobbles up Jersey, British Channel Islands-based GoldMoney. GoldMoney has CAD 1.5 billion in assets under vault management.
In today’s payment ecosystem, a complete security package is necessary. This is the payment security trifecta: EMV, tokenization and encryption and Gemalto has the upper hand.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Bojan Simic, Chief Technology Officer at HYPR.
The Ukrainian Processing Center (UPC) is deploying Authentic, the intelligent payment platform from Alaric, an NCR business, to deliver payment services across Central and Eastern Europe.