The future of digital payments is here with MasterPass. Unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February, MasterPass digital wallet services is beginning to roll out internationally. Soon, almost every device will be a shopping device.
MasterCard in Europe unveils consumer study around Europeans perceptions of just how dirty is cash across Europe. In addition, independent research carried out by Oxford University reveals that European bank notes are riddled with bacteria.
In a speech delivered today at the China Development Forum in Beijing, Ajay Banga, President and CEO of MasterCard (NYSE: MA), shared his views on how innovation can help drive economic growth. Banga noted that China’s current wave of industrialization – which has resulted in unprecedented growth based on low-cost labor – is challenged and …
MasterCard is attending Mobile World Congress 2013 – the world’s premier mobile industry event – to meet with the brightest minds in retail, telecommunications, banking and payments. During the conference, MasterCard is hosting the MasterCard Mobile Payments Global Symposium, a full day of engaging dialogue on the topics of NFC, mobile money and the future …
A leading global innovation, PayPass is providing a safe and simple way to embrace our growing cashless society.
MasterCard Worldwide and the Singapore Management University (SMU) Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI) jointly released the sixth wave of the Singapore Index of Inflation Expectations (SInDEx) at a press briefing in Singapore. The inaugural SInDEx was launched in January 2012, a quarterly survey offering a fresh perspective on the role that inflation expectations …
MasterCard Worldwide released a new Insights Report today which assesses the extent to which a slower growing global economy and specifically a slowdown in merchandise exports, will impact the resilience of consumer confidence in key markets in Asia/Pacific and the Middle East.
The first ATM installed in Myanmar became the first to accept an international payments card as announced by Co-operative Bank Ltd (CB Bank) and MasterCard Worldwide today. The transaction was made using a MasterCard card at the headquarters of CB Bank on the corner of 23rd Street and Strand Road in Yangon. Myanmar’s first ATM was …
As part of its ongoing Cashless Conversations Series, MasterCard will host a public-private dialogue on Financial Inclusion on November 13th.
Singapore may be small, but it packs a punch well beyond its size. To celebrate what makes the little island special, MasterCard launches Priceless Singapore, making life even more Priceless with unique and novel experiences specially curated for cardholders who live and visit its shores. Priceless Singapore is an exciting programoffering Singapore residents and visitors …
MasterCard and NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, today announced that MasterCard has been selected as a partner to expand contactless payments options for consumers in Japan. The collaboration will connect DOCOMO’s domestic payment network to the world, enabling customers using iD mobile credit payments with …
MasterCard hosts first innovation showcase in Dublin featuring an array of products and services, which demonstrates ways the company uses technology and innovation to grow its business, diversify across geographies and customers, and build new business.
MasterCard unveils the results of a debit survey in Brazil Alexandre Magnani, vice-president, Business Development for MasterCard Brazil and GeoSouth, will host an online press conference “Debit Card in Brazil”. In this event MasterCard will unveil the results of a debit survey in Brazil, which seeks further insights into Brazilian consumers’ knowledge of debit cards, …
MasterCard unveils The Future Of Payments in a Cashless Society at its Growth Through Innovation event in NYC. MasterCard showcased an array of products and services demonstrating the future of payments. These new and innovative products and solutions continue the ideal that paying is no longer a one-way transaction.
To mark its third consecutive year of sponsorship of the World Retail Congress, MasterCard, in conjunction with the Economist Intelligence Unit, has launched a report focused on the future of retail. “The iFactor: how consumer demand is driving retail innovation” explores the challenges and opportunities facing retailers in a rapidly evolving retail environment where various …
MasterCard and the United Nations World Food Programme in partnership to deliver “DigitalFood.” MasterCard and the World Food Programme announced a global partnership that will use digital innovation to help people around the world to break the cycle of hunger and poverty. The game-changing partnership will combine MasterCard’s expertise in electronic payments systems with WFP’s …
Matthew Lanford, Head of Prepaid for MasterCard Europe, hosts a roundtable on “Prepaid: A World Beyond Cash” in Lisbon, Portugal on September 11-13
MasterCard recently received feedback on a survey that shows parents are concerned their teenage and young adult children don’t know how to manage their money and stay out of debt. In fact, 56% of respondents believe their child will damage their credit rating if provided with a credit, debit or prepaid card.
MasterCard Notes Growing Trend in Government Adoption of Electronic Payments as an Alternative to Cash and Checks
MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom announce a European partnership to enable consumers to use their mobile phones as a convenient and secure way to pay.
MasterCard unveiled its 2012 Global Destination Cities Index – the second annual report that analyzes both visitor traffic and international travel spend in 132 cities around the globe.
MasterCard’s digital resources around a cashless society collected in one place.