The Nilson Report

Issue 1148 | Feb 2019

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Top Issuers of U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards 2018

Market Shares of Purchase Volume for Top Credit Card Issuers 2008-2018

Shares of Outstandings for U.S. Credit Card Issuers 2018

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Outstandings, Volume, Transactions, Cards

50 Largest Visa & Mastercard Issuers in the U.S. – Ranked by Outstandings

Investments in Merchant Acquiring/Processing in 2018

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Outstandings 2018

Outstanding credit card receivables tied to Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover cards reached $973.38 billion at December 31, 2018, up 5.4% over 2017. The five largest issuers ranked by outstandings are shown here.

1. 1. Chase
$156.63 (bil.)
2. 2. American Express
$111.37 (bil.)
3. 3. Citibank
$110.69 (bil.)
4. 4. Bank of America
$109.46 (bil.)
5. 5. Capital One
$100.21 (bil.)

Full access to the Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Outstandings, Volume, Transactions, Cards 2018 results is available when you subscribe to The Nilson Report.

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Mastercard and Wanglian in China

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NetsUnion Clearing Corp. (NUCC), an online payment clearing house also known as Wanglian, has formed a joint venture with Mastercard in China. The new company will be 51% owned by Mastercard. Like Visa and American Express, Mastercard has been trying unsuccessfully for more than a decade to build a clearing and settlement network...

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