Nilson Report

Issue 1191 | Feb 2021

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

U.S. General Purpose Brands–Purchase Volume in 2020

U.S. General Purpose Cards with Change vs. 2019

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings with Change vs. 2019

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on General Purpose Cards in the U.S.

General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.

Purchase Volume on Mastercard and Visa Credit and Debit Cards

Visa vs. Mastercard Credit and Debit Cards in Circulation 2010-2020

Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards

Debit & Prepaid Cards

Investments & Acquisitions–January 2021

Credit Card Outstandings in the U.S.

Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover credit card outstandings at year-end 2020 declined 14.9% from 2019 to $866.28 billion.

Visa
$418.05 billion, -15.0%
Mastercard
$274.78 billion, -15.5%
American Express
$101.99 billion, -17.5%
Discover
$71.47 billion, -7.4%

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POSTED FEB 17, 2021 | PRINT

BNP Paribas Launches Biometric Card

France’s second largest credit card issuer is BNP Paribas. The bank’s 6.8 million credit cards generate over $58 billion in purchase volume annually. This year BNP Paribas will offer 15,000 fingerprint-enabled biometric credit cards to its card base—if customers are willing to pay a $29 (€24) fee. Initial...

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