It was until very recently, that handling payments was exclusively handled by financial institutions such as banks. Today, that no longer remains the case. Payment management is one of the areas which the proliferation of technology has had the greatest impact on. The Unified Payments Interface (UPI) created by the National Payments Corporation of India […]
If you have bought an insurance policy for yourself or your family, you need to make periodic payments to your insurer of what is called ‘premium’. Same is the case if you buy any goods such as heavy electronics appliances on an EMI basis. It would be highly inconvenient to have to manually keep a […]
The banking industry has been one of the most eager adopters of technology, and also one which has perhaps managed to derive the maximum benefits out of the same. Not only has technology aided in significantly streamlining banking operations, but it has also massively improved customer experience when it comes to availing the services of […]
Payments are broadly categorized into push payments and pull payments. When a payer initiates a payment to a specific recipient by debiting his own account and crediting the account of the recipient, that is a push payment. When the recipient invokes a contract (usually a payment instruction or mandate) to debit the payers account and […]
Pickup your mobile phone and dial *99# . What you see next represents the ingenuity of the Indian payments industry. India is a nation where people at the extreme ends of the spectrum co-exist. The richest to the poorest. The highly tech savvy to the least technologically aware or inclined. Therefore, when we rollout a […]
A good number of businesses have recurring receivables. A products company earns annual maintenance, which as the name suggests, accrues each year. Lenders get their principal and interest paid in a fortnightly or monthly repayment cycle. Insurance companies receive their premiums monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annually. Utility companies like electricity or internet service providers have […]
The concept of open banking has been around for at least 5 years now. Alright, but what is Open Banking? Simply put, it is a practice by which third party service providers are given secure expressly permissioned access to customer’s banking and financial data such as bank statement for the last few months, deposit details, […]
The world has changed and has changed once and for all. Businesses big and small seek ways to gain back control over their customer base, revenue and cash. It was reasonable for utility providers to expect that more than 80% of all their bills to be paid in time by the customer. We estimate that […]
Here are some key trends that are redefining the future of payments.
Let us explore the impact of the real-time payments system in the United States and the benefits and opportunities offered by RTP for banks.