Home / Numbers (page 15)

Numbers

Numbers: State Bank of India

I love talking to Chinese and Indian banks, just by the sheer drama of hearing their numbers. For example, I talked with State Bank of India this week.  They have: 150 million customers 11 million High Net Worth customers who earn >US$10,000 per month Increased their ATM network from 12,000 …

Read More »

Why the G20 will disagree with the IMF reforms

IMF Chart1

I don’t know if any of you read the IMF report recommending two new bank taxes: a bank levy based upon the risk banks represent, called a Financial Stability Contribution (FSC); and a straight tax on profits and bonuses called the Financial Activities Tax (FAT). If you haven't, then I …

Read More »

And here’s some commercial payments news

I sometimes get unusual things in the email – no comments thanks – such as the full post-conference write up of a cards and commercial payments conference in the USA last month. Here’s a few quotes and notes that caught my attention … Marcie Verdin, Group Head of Large Market …

Read More »

Numbers: First Direct UK versus eBank Japan

First Direct has: 3,200 staff 1.16 million customers 85%+ of customer contact is electronic 44% of sales are via e-channels 890,000 Internet Banking customers 370,000 SMS message banking customers 2.6 million text messages are sent to customers every month 157,760 telephone calls are handled each week eBank Japan has: 2.8 …

Read More »

The Amazing World of Social Connectivity

Twitter.com+facebook.com+myspace.com_uv_460

It's been a while since I did a numbers post on social media, but it's time for an update and there's a great supplement in this week’s Economist discussing all things social networking. It's well worth reading the whole 20-page report but, if you don’t have time, here are the …

Read More »

Zopa members’ lending near £2 million a day

Lendify

Just stumbled across the website Lendify – a tracking system for lending on Zopa UK, the P2P social lending service. Here's the chart for the last 28 days (doubleclick to enlarge): And here are the numbers: Wed 23rd DecemberTotal Offered £1,784,930 (+£178,090) 7 Day Demand £3,677,500 (+£150,400) Avg Lender Rate …

Read More »

Interesting stats from the Payments Council

VocaLink_rgb_250x120

Just received a press release from the UK Payments Council that makes interesting reading.  The figures show that spending by card, cheque, cash and automated payments over the last six years has changed little, beyond the usual variance to consumers' payment habits, despite the difficult economic conditions. The latest quarterly …

Read More »

Interesting stats from the Payments Council

VocaLink_rgb_250x120

Just received a press release from the UK Payments Council that makes interesting reading.  The figures show that spending by card, cheque, cash and automated payments over the last six years has changed little, beyond the usual variance to consumers' payment habits, despite the difficult economic conditions. The latest quarterly …

Read More »

Interesting stats from the Payments Council

VocaLink_rgb_250x120

Just received a press release from the UK Payments Council that makes interesting reading.  The figures show that spending by card, cheque, cash and automated payments over the last six years has changed little, beyond the usual variance to consumers' payment habits, despite the difficult economic conditions. The latest quarterly …

Read More »