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Active Role for Fed in Real-Time Payments Gets Support from Big Companies and Small Banks

Big banks generally aren’t too thrilled about the Federal Reserve taking a direct operational role in a U.S. real-time payment system, but smaller banks and credit unions as well as some big companies support the idea. The Fed’s two-month comment period on its proposed Real Time Gross Settlement service closed …

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The Promise—And Threat—of Real-Time Payments

Three years ago, Mastercard shelled out big money for a U.K. technology firm. As faster payments take hold in the States, the rationale for that deal will soon be put to the test. Back in July 2017, the Federal Reserve issued a challenge to the U.S. payments industry: create a …

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As the Fed Mulls an Entry Into Real-Time Payments, a TCH Executive Flashes a Caution Flag

If the Federal Reserve decides to compete in the developing market for real-time payments, it will face considerable obstacles, one of which has to do with whether such competition is really needed, according to an official with The Clearing House Payments Co. LLC. The Clearing House, which is recruiting financial …

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TCH Looks to Connect Thousands of Banks for Real-Time Payments Within the Next Few Months

While the Federal Reserve Board mulls an entry into the business of real-time payments, a major competitor is already racking up impressive gains among U.S. financial institutions. The Clearing House Payments Co. L.L.C., the New York City-based company that, among other services, operates one of only two switches for the …

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The World Added 15 Real-Time Payments Systems in the Last Year, and 21 More Are Coming

The world currently has 40 real-time payments systems versus only 25 just a year ago, payment processor Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) reported Wednesday. What’s more, five such programs are under development, and another 16 should be live in 12 months to 18 months, Jacksonville, Fla.-based FIS says in …

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Use Layered Authentication to Secure Real-Time Payments

Real-time processing heightens risk for providers that aren’t prepared. Here’s what financial institutions should be doing now, says Eric Woodward. Instant downloads. Instant delivery. We live in an age of instant gratification. The banking industry is no exception. An overnight batch process is a lifetime, and three-day settlement feels like …

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