The global real-time payment trends transforming money movement.

The year 2020 moved the value of fast and contactless payments into the zeitgeist, accelerated new real-time payments use cases and overlay services like request to pay (R2P), and evolved capabilities like real-time cross-border payments.

It’s been a game-changing year that’s swiftly redefined the financial future.

Find out how in the 7th edition of FIS' global real-time payment trends report, Flavors of Fast, featuring exclusive interviews, industry insights and expert commentary you won’t find anywhere else.

Faster payments move forward

Fifty-six countries now have a live real-time payments scheme, compared to 14 just six years ago. In one year, six countries more than doubled their real-time payments volume and four more than doubled the value transacted on their real-time payment systems.

Tour the Americas

The U.S. focuses on real-time connectivity via core providers. Real-time transactions increase by nearly 50 percent in Brazil and Mexico.

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Explore EMEA

Hungary launches its real-time scheme and EBA Clearing R2P will soon go live.

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Dive into Asia Pacific

Vietnam’s real-time payments launch, three countries announce a cross-border payments initiative and India announces its New Umbrella Entity (NUE).

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Real-time growth winners

India Largest market by volume (payments/day)
Bahrain Biggest annual percentage volume growth
The Philippines Highest annual percentage value growth

The evolution of
real-time payments

See how Raja Gopalakrishnan, FIS’ executive vice president, global real-time payments says faster payments will evolve to impact the broader ecosystem and what payment providers should do to embrace the opportunities they offer.

Global Real-time Payment Trends to Know

Andrew Hewitt

FIS' Andrew Hewitt explains what elements are driving the increased activity on real-time infrastructures.

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