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Visions of the future of bank branches

Branch-based retail banking is increasingly disrupted by online and mobile banking, leaving the future of the physical bank branch in question. New strategies launched by Westpac and Citibank offer a glimpse of the future of the bank branch.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Feb 2013
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Visa: smart cards set to take off in the US

Published By Datamonitor
13 Sep 2000
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Visa: new initiative will raise awareness of contactless payments among London consumers

Visa is carrying out the targeted launch of a new type of card terminal, one that will be connected to taxi meters. The scheme has the support of Transport for London, which already utilizes the contactless Oyster electronic ticketing system on much of the public transport services across the region. The initiative should raise the profile of the contactless payment method.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Jan 2011
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Visa: IPO to net up to $18.8 billion

As Visa moves closer to its sale of Visa Inc stock, yesterday's SEC filing has revealed that the target stock price will see the card scheme generate up to $18.8 billion from the sale; a record sum for an IPO. Visa's member banks stand to gain from a share of the proceeds, while $3 billion will be set aside to cover costs related to litigation that Visa is currently involved in.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Feb 2008
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Visa: investment in Monitise a major boost for mobile payments

Visa and mobile banking player Monitise have announced a five year strategic partnership that also sees Visa take a 14.4% stake in the company. A clear statement of intent on its plans in mobile payments, Visa will market a range of ready-to-go mobile products to its banks. However significant for the two companies, this is even more significant for the development of mobile payments as a whole.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Jul 2009
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Visa: Australians choosing safer option?

Visa Australia has announced that debit card uptake in Australia rose significantly in the last quarter of 2005 and online spending boomed. Visa expects this trend to continue into the near future, and these latest statistics may be an indication of Australian consumers becoming more aware of the problems of credit card debt.

Published By Datamonitor
31 Mar 2006
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Visa/MasterCard: a huge impact either way

Visa and Mastercard used their market position to force retailers to accept signature-based debit cards. If the court finds that this was an illegal use of monopoly power, the schemes will have to change their practices or even head to bankruptcy court. However, if the schemes win, they will become even more aggressive in forcing new products onto retailers.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Aug 2002
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Visa-Samsung deal is NFC's silver lining

Visa's new deal with Samsung is a major leap forward for NFC and its future within payments. While NFC still faces a considerable number of challenges, the sheer size and scale of the new payWave rollout initiative, in addition to Visa and Samsung's global brand presence, will likely give the technology the boost it needs to see a rise in consumer adoption rates.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Feb 2013
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Visa's decision not to mandate chip and PIN for US EMV transactions to boost its implementation

Visa has clarified that EMV migration does not mean chip and PIN will be mandated in the US. Due to the wider usage of online payment processing, the need for chip and PIN is reduced, and Visa will support a range of authentication procedures. This approach may help to ease concerns over cost, potentially speeding up implementation, but issuers will not benefit from a shift in liability for fraud.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Jan 2012
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Visa's CodeSure is compelling, but may prove difficult to launch

Visa CodeSure, a card with an embedded screen and numerical keypad, is ready for launch. By entering their PIN, consumers can generate one-time passcodes that can be used in place of static passwords for online transactions and banking. However, despite its clear anti-fraud benefits, convincing banks to invest in portfolio upgrades while economic uncertainty prevails will prove challenging.

Published By Datamonitor
07 Jun 2010

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