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Nitin Sumangali

Nitin Sumangali

Nitin Sumangali
Senior Analyst, Global Insights

Nitin Sumangali is a Senior Analyst in the Global Insights group of MasterCard Worldwide. He is responsible for analyzing MasterCard and third-party research to support the development of market, consumer, and financial insights that can strengthen the performance of MasterCard and its customers worldwide. Mr. Sumangali is based in Purchase, N.Y. and can be reached at

Recent Posts

Safety and Security Infographic Series 3: The Tale of Demographics

Global Insights has been producing a series of infographics about consumer attitudes to the security of personal and payments information in eCommerce. These infographics are the result of survey work conducted across six global markets and uncovers both attitudes and behavior that brings more depth to our understanding of just what is driving consumers’ decisions around
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The Story of Savings and Credit at CFSI Emerge 2015

I’ve written about my recent trip to Austin for the CFSI Emerge conference, and one of the most interesting panel discussions I attended there was called “Spikes and Dips – Serving Americans with Cash Flow Management Challenges.” In that panel, Rachel Schneider from the CFSI restated an idea that I think many people might know
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The Cashless Horizon: Not Just For Nordics Anymore

I’ve written about the spate of media of late that talk about countries, usually in Europe, proposing eliminating cash top down. They might cause an observer to wonder if these reasons are really only effective for this club of relatively well-off European economies—until you read about the efforts to go cashless in Bangladesh. Meanwhile, in
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Safety and Security Infographic Series 2: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

A few weeks ago, the Global Insights team published the first in a series of infographics about consumer attitudes towards security in eCommerce. More specifically, the series is about how consumers feel about the security of their personal information when shopping. The first infographic revealed that for many consumers around the world, the safety of their personal information is
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Das Bargeldsverbot, or, Ban Cash: A German Proposal

While the term “cashless society” is bandied about globally with some freedom, European countries appear to be on the leading edge when it comes to inching this idea into reality. I’ve written about countries like Sweden reporting that their cash usage is dropping to about 10 to 15 percent of transactions. This weekend, the German
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