Payment Cards 101: The Ultimate Guide
Commodity traders have a mutual interest in improving the overall risk perception of their sector and its practices. It is also important to understand what’s driving the banks’ lending decisions, says Mihai Andreoiu, Senior Director at Redbridge.
With the increase of card payments, mobile payments, peer to peer payments like Venmo, and cryptocurrencies, there are many theorists who believe cash is dead. However, according to Payments Journal, it is alive and thriving. The Federal Reserve reports that cash is still the preferred payment method for transactions under $25 in retail and, specifically, quick-service restaurants (QSR) according to a QSR Magazine article. Additionally, in 2018, 41.1% of QSR transactions were in cash.
With the gradual rise in the fed funds rate over the last two years, higher earnings allowance rates are creeping in ever so slowly. Whether working for a bank, credit union, small business, or a large corporation, higher Earnings Credit Rates (ECR) affect everyone using account analysis. Have you ever wondered what effect the rate hikes have on account analysis and / or bank fee analysis?
The payment card industry has changed since its inception. What are the regulatory agencies doing to keep card users data safe? And, which of those changes will cause your company’s systems to need to be updated?
Is your business grappling with excessive banking fees? Are they accurate or erroneous? An analysis of your bank billing statements can help you solve this dilemma. It is not uncommon for a banking institution to make errors that affect their customers. In January 2018, Wells Fargo double charged an unknown amount of consumers due to an internal processing error. Below we break down five of the common billing errors we see when helping our customers.
The Pierre Fabre Group has secured recurring access to market financing while staying true to its identity. In late June, the finance division of the group, which specializes in oncology, dermatology, public health and dermo-cosmetics, completed its inaugural issue of NEU CP (Negotiable EUropean Commercial Paper) securities amounting to €30 million. This was soon supplemented by a second issue that brought the group’s negotiable debt securities program up to its ceiling of €50 million.
“Trading activity necessitates a consolidated vision of all of the transactions processed at each moment in time”, Malik Dahmoune, Finelia
As part of our series of articles dedicated to the selected audience of commodity trading firms, Malik Dahmoune, founder of Finelia, explains the challenges of automated monitoring of trade finance operations and the prospects for modernising the business opened up by the digital revolution. To explore the topic further after reading this interview, download our new study by completing the form at the bottom of the page.
For more than 30 years, AFP Services Codes© have been recognized as the industry standard for identifying service charges that appear on account analysis statements and in responding to RFPs.
AFP 2018 Speaking Session – Slideshow – What is the impact of a company’s ratings on public capital markets, its banks’ internal profitability assessments, and its banking relationships? The answer allows treasury practitionners to more effectively manage bank relationships as well as to understand the key components to consider when allocating business to banks.
Slideshow – Hear how Uber worked with their banking and software partners and used the new 2018 AFP Global Service Codes to gain insight and visibility into their cash management banks spanning 57 countries.