Of Special Interest
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- Study finds traditional financial institutions embrace Fintech disruption
- Grass is greener for environmentally friendly businesses, finds Barclays
- Prospective homeowners would consider a 40-year mortgage to escape renting, finds Santander
- Millennials’ needs are changing the face of banking industry, says new report
- FS is putting consumer data at risk by failing to protect mobile apps, says Arxan
- A lack of belief in their ability holds 28% women back in work, says Cambridge & Counties
- ‘Which?’ reveals Scotland has lost over a third of its bank branches in eight years
- Next downturn unlikely to be as bad as 2008, according to S&P
- FCA reveals findings from first cryptoassets consumer research
- US consumers favour single mobile app for banking and payments
- Banks suffering major IT shutdowns every day, ‘Which?’ reveals
- The US will be a key offshore centre in 2019, says GlobalData
- Debit industry changes markedly in 10 years of the Debit Issuer Study
- UK's ‘Big Five’ face ‘too big to compete’ as small challengers secure stellar returns
- Banks as vulnerable now as before crash, says new study
- Leverage ratio a constant conundrum for European and US banks, says SNL
16th December 2011
Monitise sees revenues triple
Monitise, who has a first half of its financial year ending on December 31st reported revenues up three fold on a year ago and profit from live operations showing significant improvement. Overall profitability will be "close to break even" with losses on new developments more than wiping out live ops profitability however brought almost to balance by the one-off gain on the acquisition of Monitise Americas.
During the year the number of people using Monitise services has increased from 3m to 5.5m and annual transactions are 330m a year up from 120m a year ago. Transactions are running at 15m a month compared with 6m six month ago.
"Our revenue performance and growing order book clearly demonstrate the momentum of the Monitise business as we head into calendar 2012, the year of the Olympics. We have seen via the increase in activity across our own technology platform how mobile banking has created an exciting and fast-growing new way for consumers to interact with their bank and manage money on their terms," said Monitise Group Chief Executive Alastair Lukies.
He added: "Worldwide interest and activity around mobile money is growing daily. Monitise has positioned itself as the only independent, interoperable, bank-grade mobile technology platform open to deliver services across any market to any device. That gives us a critical role to play as the mobile money market evolves. The market opportunity is huge and we will continue to invest to ensure we will retain our leadership role."