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  1. July 17, 2015

    Apple seen as leading the field in phone payments race

    The barista at the well-known coffee shop chain looked blankly at the phone being brandished in front of the till to...

  2. July 13, 2015

    Apple Pay taps UK to shake up consumer spending

    Apple Pay, the contactless payment service, is set to launch in the UK on Tuesday, opening up a potentially large...

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  1. July 9, 2015

    MasterCard faces EU antitrust charges over fees

    MasterCard faces formal antitrust charges in Brussels after the European Commission accused the payments company of...

  2. FT Alphaville

    July 8, 2015

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Remember when front-running meant something? - Where Bloomberg discovers that large orders...

  3. July 2, 2015

    MasterCard cashes in on smart transit

    MasterCard is building a network of partnerships to realise the potential of contactless and mobile payments to make...

  4. June 29, 2015

    Wearable devices offer bank customers new ways to pay

    Bank customers will be able to make payments using a wristband, key fob or even a sticker at high street shops with the...

  5. June 15, 2015

    US companies still face investment hurdles in Cuba despite thaw

    “There was a kind of euphoria after last December,” says Pedro Freyre, who chairs the international practice at law...

  6. June 14, 2015

    Visa and MasterCard face down China techno-nationalism

    The opening of China’s bank card market to foreign companies this month appeared to signal the end of their long...

  7. June 3, 2015

    China drives Asia tourism spending to fresh heights

    Travellers from China are powering a rise in Asian regional tourism spending that is outstripping economic growth but...

  8. June 2, 2015

    The future belongs to the cities of the west

    Today’s global city must have bike paths and sunny restaurant terraces, says former Swedish prime minister Carl Bildt....

  9. May 31, 2015

    China opens door for Visa and MasterCard to challenge UnionPay

    Global bank card operators including Visa and MasterCard can seek licences to clear domestic Chinese payments starting...

  10. April 13, 2015

    Citigroup reshuffles top ranks as Manuel Medina-Mora retires

    Citigroup shuffled its executive team on Monday, a chain reaction of job moves started by the retirement of Manuel...

  11. January 28, 2015

    Democratising finance: Technology improves access for the masses

    Democratising finance There are two popular perceptions of Nigeria. To many, it is the beating heart of Africa’s growth...

  12. December 18, 2014

    EU caps debit and credit card transaction fees

    Fees to process debit and credit card transactions are to be capped under an EU law that attempts to wrap-up a...

  13. November 27, 2014

    Monitise signs up Santander, Telefónica and MasterCard

    Monitise has struck deals that will see Santander, Telefónica and MasterCard become major shareholders in the British...

  14. October 30, 2014

    MasterCard shares boosted by Q3 earnings

    Payments network MasterCard was one of the best performing stocks on the benchmark S&P 500 index, after the company...

  15. October 30, 2014

    Visa/MasterCard: growth is priceless

    At times you just need one good day to recover from a disastrous year. Football strikers know that (just ask...

  16. FT Tech Hub

    October 30, 2014

    BBVA looks to US's midwest for banking innovation

    Spanish bank BBVA has struck up a partnership with payments start-up Dwolla as the Spanish group continues trying to...

  17. October 30, 2014

    China to open bank cards to foreign competition

    China will allow foreign companies to clear electronic payments in its domestic market, its cabinet said on Thursday,...

  18. October 7, 2014

    ‘Never mind the big names – has your mentor got the time?’

    “Being a CEO is a pretty lonely place,” says Gerald Brady, head of UK relationship banking for Silicon Valley Bank –...

  19. October 5, 2014

    Google upbeat over brand advertising tools

    Google has claimed promising early results from its latest attempt to draw brand advertisers, following years of...

  20. September 24, 2014

    After the sanctions, prepare for the Russian counterattack

    For all the costs that sanctions are inflicting on the Russian economy, the Russian flag still flies over Crimea,...

  21. September 11, 2014

    MasterCard loses EU appeal on cross-border fees

    MasterCard has definitively lost its seven-year legal quest to overturn an EU antitrust decision, leaving it vulnerable...

  22. September 9, 2014

    Apple looks to swipe the payments market

    Apple has taken aim at the credit card’s five decades-old magnetic strip, promising to overhaul an “antiquated” US...

  23. September 7, 2014

    NXP Semiconductors: extra chips with that

    When the iPhone 6 launches, spare a thought for what lies inside: the processors, the sensors, the microphones. Some...

  24. August 13, 2014

    Digital era brings hyperscale challenges

    What are the chances of being hit by lightning in any given year? It’s about one in a million, rare enough to think...

  25. July 25, 2014

    Visa falls after cut to sales guidance

    Visa, which has found itself uncomfortably stuck in the middle of political wranglings between the US and Russia, was...

  26. beyondbrics

    July 2, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Macau passes Switzerland in wealth tables | Chinese gamblers have helped catapult Macau past the...

  27. July 1, 2014

    Russia boost for Visa and MasterCard

    Russia has raised hopes that Visa and MasterCard can continue operating in the country without paying hefty security...

  28. July 1, 2014

    A first debit card for young people

    It may come as a surprise to some parents to discover that children as young as 11 can now get a bank debit card. Most...

  29. June 2, 2014

    Mobile payments groups set sights on winning over UK wallets

    With banks, telecom operators and technology groups all scrambling to sign up Britain’s tap-happy mobile payers and...

  30. beyondbrics

    May 2, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * China tried to undermine economic data | Officials strived for a year to suppress data showing that the...

  31. FT Alphaville

    May 2, 2014

    The London 6am Cut

    Ukraine PM warns of ‘most dangerous 10 days’: “Ukraine’s interim prime minister said on Thursday his country was...

  32. FT Alphaville

    May 1, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - A GDP chart that demands attention. - The IMF or Uncle Vlad: Ukraine makes its choice. - When...

  33. May 1, 2014

    Visa and MasterCard fear sanctions fallout

    Visa and MasterCard, the two big US credit card companies, have found themselves in the line of fire between the US and...

  34. FT Alphaville

    April 25, 2014

    Guest post: Making a non-western payment card system, in Russia

    Russia’s Duma is hearing the final version of a draft law to create a national system for payment cards on Friday — a...

  35. March 24, 2014

    Monitise to raise £100m as part of overhaul

    Monitise, one of UK’s highest profile tech groups, is to raise about £100m as part of an overhaul of its business model...

  36. FT Alphaville

    March 24, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asia-Pacific markets started the new week with broad gains, even in the face of new data showing that China’s...

  37. March 23, 2014

    Visa and MasterCard restart payments for Russian banks

    Visa and MasterCard have restarted processing payment transactions for customers of a Russian bank linked to oligarchs...

  38. FT Alphaville

    March 21, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Cardiff parses what Janet Yellen actually said about the ditching of thresholds...

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