Digital Currency Update

Stables, an Australia-based digital wallet provider, has partnered with Marqeta to offer a Mastercard prepaid card. Users can convert digital assets into fiat currency for retail spending. TBD, a Block-owned developer platform focused on digital currencies, has partnered with Yellow Card, a digital currency exchange that operates in 16 African countries. In March, the companies conducted a pilot test of payment rails connecting the US to Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria in real time. Zebec, a company specializing in real-time payroll via blockchain payments, launched a Mastercard prepaid card for cus...

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April 2023
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Latin America’s Global General Purpose Cards—Purchase Transactions in 2022 vs. 2021
Spending, Transactions and Cards by Brand in Latin America
Purchase Transactions on General Purpose Cards in Latin America and the Caribbean—2018 through 2022
Second 50 Largest Mastercard/Visa Credit Card Issuers—Ranked by Outstandings at Year-End 2022
Acquisitions and Investments in Payments Cards—5 Largest Deals in 2022
Acquisitions and Investments in Payment Cards—2022 Annual Totals by Category
Acquisitions and Investments in Payment Cards—2022
Investments & Acquisitions—March 2023