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March 12-14, 2024
MPE 2024 will bring together 1,400+ individuals representing companies that are redefining the merchant payments ecosystem, on March 12-14, in the InterContinental Hotel Berlin, Germany.
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The Nilson Report is an indispensable guide to the movers and shakers in the cards and payments industry. Providing a comprehensive overview of payment trends and useful data both in the US and globally, Nilson enables Fiserv to keep our finger firmly on the pulse of the challenges and opportunities facing issuers, acquirers, financial institutions, fintechs, analysts, academia and others.
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November 20, 2023
EQ Bank now offers its EQ Bank Card in Québec as Carte Banque EQ. The card offers free cash withdrawals at any ATM in Canada. 2.5% interest on balances or 0.50% when customers direct deposit their pay or set up recurring pre-authorized debits, and 0.5% cash back on every purchase, online or in-store. There are no foreign-transaction fees.
November 21, 2023
Will China be a boon or bust for card networks?
"'UnionPay is the 800-pound gorilla in that market,” said David Robertson, whose The Nilson Report provides card market research. But there will be plenty of opportunities for U.S.-based companies to gain market share, he predicts. “I’m not saying that UnionPay is sweating bullets here — it’s just that the opportunity is so big.'”