MasterCard “is working with the European Commission on the issue as part of an ongoing constructive dialogue”, the company said.

MasterCard is poised to receive an antitrust complaint from European Union regulators probing card payment fees, according to sources.Regulators may s(...)

Spending in hotels, restaurants and bars was up 6.1 per cent while consumers also spent 4.7 per cent more on recreation and culture with transport and communication spending climbing by 4.4 per cent and health and education going up by 1.9 per cent. also benefited from the upswing in the economy, with both categories showing positive growth.

Irish consumers are growing in confidence and have started spending money again according to a new barometer which measures spending across eight key (...)

Modern banking business provides a kaleidoscope of financial products and services, and different methods of transferring funds, with electronic fund transfer (EFT) becoming increasingly popular and important

Most people use an electronic means of payment every day, whether it is using your credit-card to pay for lunch, paying utility bills via direct debit(...)

‘Our system cannot accept a membership application without the applicant manually entering their credit- or debit card details into the sign-up page,’ says Complete Savings

More confusion over Complete Savings sign-up More on Complete Savings, the “web loyalty” scheme that costs €12 a month. We received an email from rea(...)

Dr David Finn and Mark Rafferty of    Amatech Group Ltd: “What we have been able to do is almost defy the laws of physics.”

Amatech Most people with a Visa debit card will be familiar with contactless payment technology. In Ireland it allows Visa debit cardholders to pay bi(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Alibaba shareholders have suffered a torrid few months, shares falling from $120 last November to $81 last week, erasing some $100 billion in market v(...)

Apple chief executive Tim Cook and senior vice president Eddy Cue. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones Industrial Average at the close of trading on March 18th, S&P Dow Jones Indices said yesterday.The de(...)

George Gibney: the national swimming coach from 1984-1991 was arrested in 1993 and charged on 27 counts of indecent assault and unlawful carnal knowledge. A judicial review in 1994 prevented the case from proceeding due to the length of time elapsed since the alleged incidents took place

Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald will contact Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan with a view to discussing the case of former Ir(...)

An employee waves her arm to demonstrate command of a 5G Mission Critical IoT wireless robotic device manufactured by SK Telecom Co at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Did you hear the one about the consultancy firm and the credit card company that developed a connected car? It turns out that it is not just the car-m(...)

The Samsung Pay system is  demonstrated at Mobile World Congress

“Mobile commerce just got a lot more interesting,” Visa executive vice-president Jim McCarthy said in response to Samsung Pay.Samsung unveiled the new(...)