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Mastercard Market Trends

Access real-time payment insights and trends from around the world.

Market Trends provides a simple, curated view of actionable insights—all in one platform

Market Trends is a platform that brings together key research, industry insights and trends from around the world with market and card comparison tools to help you stay ahead of the curve, remain competitive and make informed decisions. With easy access to tools enabling real-time decision making, you can create smarter interactions that drive incremental behaviors and profit.

By using Market Trends, you can

Understand consumers

Understand consumers

Keep up with new trends in consumer preferences and behaviors to develop relevant and competitive financial products.

Remain competitive

Remain competitive

Understand value propositions of new entry credit cards and compare them to others already in the market.

Unlock potential

Unlock potential

Learn about new payment technologies, how they are impacting different markets and opportunities to leverage them.

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WHO WE SERVE
Understand consumers

ACQUIRERS & PROCESSORS

Acquirers and processors can leverage our solutions to discover new payment options, evaluate the payments landscape and stay updated on the industry developments for business growth.

Understand consumers

B2B AND COMMERCIAL BANKING

B2B and Commercial banks can use our solutions to enhance business strategy, offering customers an edge through benchmarking, strategic go-to-market planning, market maturity evaluation and staying informed about disruptive technologies.

Understand consumers

FINTECH

Fintechs can access payment trends, innovation frameworks, and industry insights through our solutions, facilitating benchmarking, competitive card product strategies and expansion into new markets and segments.

Understand consumers

RETAIL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Retail banks can stay competitive and informed by accessing new trends in innovation, technology, and payments, including analyzing technologies, benchmarking value propositions, and validating go-to-market strategies.

Solutions We Power
THE MASTERCARD MARKET TRENDS DIFFERENCE
30K+
users.
9k+
cards in our value proposition database.
800+
reports and studies on relevant industry topics.
40+
market level data points for more than 70 countries around the world.

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