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Credit Agricole Biometric Mastercard

A pilot test of fingerprint-based, Mastercard-brand biometric cards has begun with 200 customers of Credit Agricole, the largest payment card issuer in France. The test will run until year-end. Credit Agricole plans to roll out biometric-based debit cards to a large number of customers in 2020. In the test, Credit Agricole has removed the $34 (€30) per-transaction cap commonly in place for contactless card payments in Europe. Those payments are secured by personal identification numbers (PINs). Removing the cap is possible because biometric authentication provides issuers with the securit...

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June 2019
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Europe Market Shares of Purchase Volume

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Europe General Purpose Cards 2018 vs. 2017

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Europe 2000-2018

U.S. Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers—Third 50 2018

Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards

Purchase Volume at Merchants 2018—General Purpose Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards Issued in the U.S.