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First Quarter Card Results in the U.S.

Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express consumer and commercial credit, debit, and prepaid cards issued in the U.S. generated $1.550 trillion in payment volume in the first quarter of 2019 (January 1 through March 31), up 8.1% over the same period in 2018. Payment volume on credit cards of $903.86 billion grew 7.3%. Mastercard payment volume grew 10.0%. American Express was up 7.1%, Discover grew 6.6%, and Visa increased 6.3%. Cash volume on credit cards of $28.44 billion from balance transfers, ATMs, over the counter, and paper checks declined by 1.1%. Cash amounted to 3.05% of to...

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July 2019
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Investments & Acquisitions—June 2019

U.S. General Purpose Cards 1Q 2019 vs. 1Q 2018

Middle East & Africa Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Brand

Middle East & Africa General Purpose Cards 2018 vs. 2017

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Middle East & Africa

Europe’s Top Credit Card Issuers

Europe’s Top Debit Card Issuers

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