Navigating the Future: ACI’s ATM Transaction Processing Trends


Real-Time Payments Have Gone Mainstream – Explore Their Global Impact


ISO 20022 – Expanding like no tomorrow


Pay with my hand? No way!


Los sistemas de pago impulsan la expansión de los pagos inmediatos en Latinoamérica 

Aunque los pagos inmediatos son una realidad desde hace muchos años, no se puede negar que la transformación que supone el “tiempo real” ha despegado en Latinoamérica a un ritmo vertiginoso. No obstante, la tasa de adopción varía enormemente de un país a otro.


SEPA One-Leg Out SCT Inst (OCT Inst) : a great opportunity for new international services

Payment Service Providers in Europe should start looking at the significant possibilities offered by the newest EPC rulebook on One-Leg Out SCT Inst, to develop new business propositions by providing effective international transaction processing to their retail and corporate customer base.

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Historias de éxito de los principales sistemas de pagos inmediatos del mundo

En busca de las ventajas económicas de unos pagos más rápidos y eficaces, la mayoría de los mercados más importantes ya cuentan con sistemas de pagos inmediatos o los están desarrollando, por lo que la atención se está centrando en impulsar su adopción.


How New Zealand’s Banks Can Prepare for Upcoming Account-to-Account Real-Time Payments

Next-generation payment schemes, underpinned by the real-time transfer of funds, have become commonplace around the world. Most major markets are now either live with national account-to-account (A2A) instant payment capabilities or have them in development. And research from ACI and GlobalData forecasts that real-time payments will account for 27.8% of all electronic payments globally by 2027.

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How Scale, Simplicity and Flexibility Transforms Payments-as-a-Service

Sam Jawad, ACI’s Executive Vice President and Head of Banks & Intermediaries, explains how managed services for payments have evolved over the past two decades, and how banks can take advantage of the ongoing evolution in cloud architectures.

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Real-Time Payments Are Reshaping Economies Around the World

The title of our yearly report exploring the growth and impact of real-time payments – Prime Time for Real-Time – is more apt than ever.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?

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Real-Time in Real Life: The State of Real-Time Payments in the U.S.

A wave of digital change affecting both real-time payments and consumer behavior has swept across the world since the onset of the pandemic, but this wave was well underway before COVID-19 hit.


Driving Asia’s Real-Time Payments Boom

There is no doubt, COVID has led to a profound shift in Asia’s payments landscape, transforming long-accepted payment behaviours, almost overnight. As social distancing became a basic part of life, contactless payments, and their real-time nature, provided a simple and immediate solution for the multiple payment issues faced by consumers.


What Does the Future Digital Payments Ecosystem Look Like?

Across the world, markets are gearing up to change the way they pay. Convenience and speed are key and a huge benefit to customers. To enable the real-time movement of money and support the on-demand economy, there is a need for payments system modernization and this need for real-time modernization is increasing from all corners.


How is the World of Payments Changing and How Can EU Rules and Regulations Respond to These Changes? Insights from Commissioner McGuinness’ Speech

On the 16th of November 2021, Ms. Mairead McGuinness, Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union, gave a speech in Brussels covering the changes taking place in the world of payments, how these might develop and how EU rules and regulations could respond to such changes.


A Year of PIX in Brazil: What Does the Future of Real-Time Fraud Look Like?

In October 2020, the Central Bank of Brazil introduced PIX, a real-time payments system offering speed and ease of use. PIX was introduced to bring interoperable QR codes to digital wallets 24/7/365, meaning that person-to-person (P2P) payments can be made conveniently and instantly, and that merchants can accept payments without incurring extra acquiring charges. This has been transformational for payments in Brazil.

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ISO 20022 for Europe: How to Speak the New Language of High-Value and Real-Time Payments

The implementation of the ISO 20022 data standard for financial messaging has been accepted by major central banks, payment schemes around the world and system operators including SWIFT.