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Savantor’s MarketEye is a monthly free publication designed to provide busy card industry professionals with a quick overview of recent industry events. The focus is mostly on UK and EU but interesting developments from elsewhere are also highlighted.

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2013 06b - MarketEye

Barclays extends mobile payments to retailers with Buyit; Banco Sabadell adds cardless ATM withdrawals to mobile app; Lloyds targets Mpos market through Monitise deal; Payments Council to draw up 'Roadmap' for UK payments overhaul; RuPay steps up challenge to card schemes; John Lewis to sell WorldPay Mpos readers.

2013 06a - MarketEye

Santander invests EUR5 million in iZettle; Big data to drive banks' mobile wallet strategies; Biometric payments; Mobile payments set for strong global growth but NFC stalls; MasterCard makes contactless push in Japan; Visa to launch NFC payments in the UK.

2013 05b - MarketEye

Roll out of talking ATMs; China UnionPay joins EMVCo; UK drops behind France for credit and debit card fraud for first time; Contactless payments reach 'watershed moment'; Square launches in Japan.

2013 05a - MarketEye

Sainsbury's acquires full control of banking arm; Nigeria to roll out multi-purpose national ID and payment cards; China Union Pay to launch payment card in USA; Visa to cut cross-border credit card fees in EU; German Bank and Telco Hold NFC Trial; Monitise launches white label mPOS system.

2013 04b - MarketEye

China's Alipay pilots sound wave mobile payments; Amazon pitches anonymous mobile payment system; Co-op pulls out of Lloyds’ branch sale; US chip card debate heats up; Security concerns still an issue for m-payments adoption.

2013 04a - MarketEye

Contactless ATMs available in Poland; BofA rolls out video teller ATMs; EC launches competition investigation into MasterCard inter-bank fees; PayPal to enter partnership with Discover; Italian chip and PIN mobile card reader; Intuit Pay comes to Android.

2013 03b - MarketEye

UK preps full, utility-style, payments regulator; PayPal receives license to operate in Russia; US credit card transactions on the way up; Italian banks commence roll out of MyBank payment scheme; Banco Sabadell initiates NFC pilot trial; Contactless cards usage on the increase in Turkey.

2013 03a - MarketEye

UniCredit to roll out biometric payment system; RBS launches mobile number-based P2P payments Service; PayPal launches iPad point-of-sale device; WorldPay acquires YESpay; B+S launches in the UK; Payments Council ‘access to cash’ research; African mobile money adoption soars.

2013 02b - MarketEye

QR code-based P2Ppayments app; PayPal Here gets chip and PIN for UK launch; MasterCard unveils MasterPass digital payments service; China UnionPay partners Gemalto to build NFC payment ecosystem; PCI Security Standards Council issues mobile POS guidelines; Dutch banks prep mobile NFC payments trial.

2013 02a - MarketEye

Amazon to launch virtual currency; Amex lets users tweet to buy; European card payments up 10% in 2011; Bank of Ireland debuts P2P mobile payments service; RBS and NatWest contactless roll out; Visa targets developing world with plug-and-play mobile money service.

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