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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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Phil Davies, Managing Director - PSI-Pay Ltd - UK

"I like MarketEye not only for updates but also for the insightful comments. The March 2014 issue is a good example: Ref. HCE: Putting a focus on attempting to integrate existing technologies into new and emerging environments doesn’t seem the most prudent direction that an industry can take."

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2013 01b - MarketEye

HMRC uses ATM ads; Santander SIM swapping fraud solution; Barclaycard and Amex sign UK card issuing agreement; Credit Agricole to use contactless cards; Telefónica brings mobile P2P and NFC payments to Germany.

2013 01a - MarketEye

Russia to issue combined ID-payment cards; Contactless cards rollout in Africa; Indian biometrics-based payments; Alternative payments; This will not be the year of the mobile wallet; US Bank pilots NFC iPhone case.

2012 12b - MarketEye

UK PSPs integrate PayPass Online by MasterCard; UK Cards and payments industry growth 2008 -2011; PayPal forecasts an NFC-free revolution on the high street; MasterCard hails contactless milestones in 2012.

2012 12a - MarketEye

NCR launches mobile payments service for restaurants; Deutsche Bank to sell European merchant acquiring business; Weak PIN may leave fraud victims without compensation; Nordea to distribute iZettle card readers; Square adds gift cards to Wallet app; London buses to start accepting contactless bank cards.

2012 11b - MarketEye

MEPs call for common card fees; Dual debit-credit card with built-in display; Worldwide mobile payments volume to hit $1 trillion by 2017; Visa introduces real-time risk analysis for e-commerce authentication; Danish telcos join forces on mobile payments; RBS to back Visa wallet.

2012 11a - MarketEye

AmEx offers Halo 4 players real world rewards; Discover trials Natural Security biometric payments; Pocket money goes digital with pre-paid card for eight-year olds; T-Mobile, Gemalto partner for NFC services in Europe; MasterCard to introduce contactless payments in the Netherlands; JCB to roll out mobile wallet platform.

2012 10b - MarketEye

Sainsbury's pilots 'mobile scan & go'; Dual debit-credit card launched; French shoppers trial biometric payments; Visa signs BBVA to wallet; Mobile payments to drive EMV adoption in the US; Isis confirms 22 Oct launch date.

2012 10a - MarketEye

Pre-paid cards derived from corn; Global card fraud continues to rise; European ATM skimming losses rise; RBS and NatWest begin iPhone NFC case trial; Emu mobile card payments; Turkcell overhauls mobile wallet; Vodafone Italia debuts NFC-based mobile payments in Milan.

2012 09b - MarketEye

Atos Worldline ships ready-to-go NFC mobile wallet; Poland's BPH to install finger vein biometric scanners; 'Better Than Cash Alliance' to push e-payments in fight against poverty; Retailers prepare for smartphone revolution; Australia's eWay targets UK.

2012 09a - MarketEye

Discover cards make Russian debut; MasterCard brings pre-paid reload service to Europe; Growing US pre-paid market needs more regulation; Google kills off Wallet's pre-paid card; QR code-powered m-payments pilot in Romania.

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