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  1. 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 forced...

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  1. 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...

  2. 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 are...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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 entering...

  6. 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 a...

  7. 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...

  8. 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 direct...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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 in...

  13. March 19, 2014

    MasterCard and Visa’s priceless business model

    Some things in life are priceless. It would appear that they include MasterCard as well as Visa, and several other companies...

  14. February 28, 2014

    China falls out of love with cash

    Chinese spending habits China is rapidly ditching the centuries-old habit of paying its bills with trunkloads of cash, and...

  15. February 26, 2014

    Brussels agrees Visa Europe antitrust deal

    Brussels has accepted Visa Europe’s antitrust settlement offer to cap interbank fees for handling transactions, which...

  16. February 23, 2014

    Rise of mobile commerce fuels rash of rival payment solutions

    With mobile commerce growing so quickly, banks know it is vital to enable customers to pay for goods with their smartphones....

  17. February 20, 2014

    MasterCard, Visa back smartphone payment

    MasterCard and Visa are about to make it easier for consumers to pay for goods with a tap of a smartphone, a payment method...

  18. February 5, 2014

    MasterCard creates contactless pay system

    MasterCard will create the UK’s most comprehensive contactless payments platform backed by the major mobile telecoms groups...

  19. February 2, 2014

    MasterCard: sell now, pay later

    A credit card is the means and the symbol of short-sightedness: buy now, pay later. Yet MasterCard’s shareholders have...

  20. January 31, 2014

    Chipotle shares surge to record high

    Chipotle Mexican Grill shares surged to a record high on Friday as the company shrugged off broader weakness in the dining...

  21. January 23, 2014

    Ebay / PayPal: payment denied

    Ebay management turned the $1.5bn acquisition of PayPal into a business worth $30bn-plus – a rare instance of success in...

  22. December 23, 2013

    A year in a word: Bitcoin

    (noun) A unit of the first and most famous cryptocurrency. After “bit”, a contraction of “binary digit”, the basic unit of...

  23. December 17, 2013

    Big retailers back Brussels cap on card payment fees

    The chief executives of some of Britain’s largest retailers – including J Sainsbury and Marks and Spencer – have swung...

  24. December 12, 2013

    Mastercard stock split evokes 1990s spirit

    A large and unexpected stock split this week by Mastercard has revived memories of the roaring stock markets of the late...

  25. December 11, 2013

    MasterCard: hat trick?

    MasterCard has unveiled not one, not two, but three ways to fiddle with its capital structure: a stock split; a dividend...

  26. December 11, 2013

    MasterCard given credit by investors after dividend spike and buyback

    MasterCard received credit from investors for the decision to launch a stock split and a big jump in its quarterly dividend,...

  27. October 4, 2013

    Centrica appoints Rick Haythornthwaite as chairman

    Centrica has appointed Rick Haythornthwaite, one of the UK’s leading business figures, as its new chairman. The former BP...

  28. beyondbrics

    October 4, 2013

    MasterCard and Visa look to woo Africa's unbanked

    As incomes rise in Africa, the battle is on to snap up the millions of ‘unbanked’ – those without a bank account. The...

  29. October 1, 2013

    Visa, MasterCard and Amex seek new online payments standard

    Visa, MasterCard and American Express are proposing a new industry standard to make online payments more secure, by...

  30. August 28, 2013

    Big Mother is watching you

    When Apple introduced the Find My iPhone app three years ago, its aim was to help people locate their lost smartphones. But...

  31. August 18, 2013

    Boom in plastic money as Nigeria spends, spends, spends

    In 2002, when Mitchell Elegbe was starting his technology business, there were few proper bank cards in Nigeria, ATMs were...

  32. August 4, 2013

    Mumbai’s Mr Fixit delivers passage to India

    Sanjoy Bhattacharyya fell in love with the art of investment after blindly following stockpicking advice from a friend...

  33. August 1, 2013

    Exxon ticks down but S&P 500 hits record

    The S&P 500 broke above the 1,700 level for the first time as disappointing earnings from ExxonMobil were outshined by...

  34. July 31, 2013

    Banks hit by debit card cap fee ruling

    The Federal Reserve was criticised on Wednesday for being too soft on the financial industry after a judge ruled that limits...

  35. Brussels Blog

    July 25, 2013

    MasterCard, Google and the risks of Mega-Lobbying

    Is some lobbying in Brussels too heavy and contrived for its own good? Two examples spring to mind from some of the most...

  36. July 24, 2013

    Brussels’ ruling on card fees unleashes charged emotions

    Arcane card fees can whip up considerable emotion in Brussels. Few policy issues have better padded the wallets of lawyers...

  37. July 24, 2013

    European Commission unveils plan to tackle high card fees

    Banks face curbs on “unjustifiably high” card fees, and a requirement to separate payment card schemes and the entities that...

  38. July 16, 2013

    Card transaction fees to be capped under EU proposal

    Lucrative fees to process card transactions are to be capped under a proposal by the European Union’s executive arm aiming...

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