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Card spending tipped to double as contactless becomes the norm

Global card expenditure is tipped to almost double over the next four years as surging growth in contactless payments continues to push the plastic payment card into the low value cash market. Read more: www.finextra.com

London installs network of contactless donation points

Londoners can now make contactless donations to homelssness charities through a network of terminals across the city. Read More: www.finextra.com

Sydney’s trains go contactless

Cubic Corporation announced that its Cubic Transportation Systems business division for New South Wales will expand the contactless payment system. Read More: www.finextra.com

Societe Generale begins testing biometric cards

Societe Generale has become the first bank in France to experiment the use of biometric cards to expand contactless capabilities across the country. Read More: regtechanalyst.com

Handelsbanken trials micro contactless cards

Nordic bank Handelsbanken is entering the wearable payments market, trialling a micro contactless card that can be put into a wristband, bracelet, watch strap or keyring. Read more: www.finextra.com

Debit cards overtake cash payments in the UK

Debit card payments have overtaken cash in the UK for the first time, spurred by the rising popularity of contactless and online shopping. Read more: www.finextra.com

The rise of contactless cards in the UK

A London Business School professor recently made the rather dramatic claim that parting with Read more www.finextra.com

Starling Bank calls time on contactless payments

Starling Bank has added a range of Garmin smartwatches to its growing roster of contactless payment devices. Customers of the app-only bank can add their Read more: fintechranking.com

Barclays partners seven watch brands for contactless timepieces

Barclays has teamed up with seven watch makers, including Guess and Timex, to bring its bPay wearable contactless payments technology to the masses. Read more: fintechranking.com

Turkey’s Troy enables mobile contactless payments

Having launched only in May 2017, more than 2 million –TROY branded cards are in circulation. With ambitious goals and innovative solutions, Read more: www.finextra.com