Will the Apple card transform payments?

Apple’s move into the credit card industry may not put banks out of business anytime soon, but its customer experience delivery could set it apart from the more established rivals

The future of fintech is in payment innovations

A series of innovations in the payments sector is driving change elsewhere in the UK economy and beyond

Win by default: providers battle to be card of choice

Becoming consumers’ default payment option, particularly in digital wallets, is an increasing challenge as incumbents and newcomers alike try to keep pace with developments in technology

Payments shake-up is a Brexit farewell

Future of Payments big four banks

Europewide regulation is set to transform payment services, promising consumers a new deal

Card payment fees: Brussels ban could put up prices

Future of Payments special report Raconteur

Shoppers love plastic, but paying by card can sometimes cost more, which is why the European Commission is slapping a ban on additional fees

Sweden: running from the cash machine

Sweden cashless

In a world where cash may become superfluous, Sweden is closest to a cashless future

The decline of cash?

The spread of new forms of digital payment is leading to claims that we are entering a cashless world. How accurate are they?

Universal systems will aid growth

With a fog of electronic payment options, which platform will become dominant is unclear. What is certain, however, is any economy that wishes to remain vibrant must move towards more ubiquitous, frictionless payment systems, writes Dave Howell