Wirecard AG (WDIG.DE)
Tue, Oct 9 2018
MUNICH/FRANKFURT Wirecard , the fintech company that last month joined Germany's DAX blue-chip index, said on Tuesday it expects core profits to grow sixfold by the middle of the next decade thanks to a boom in e-commerce and digital payments.
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MUNICH, Oct 9 Wirecard's prediction that profits will grow several times over by the middle of next decade is conservative, CEO Markus Braun said on Tuesday, highlighting new products and channels such as 'voice' commerce as growth drivers.
FRANKFURT, Oct 9 Wirecard, the German fintech company recently admitted to the DAX blue-chip index, said on Tuesday it expects core profits to grow sixfold by the middle of the next decade on the back of a global boom in e-commerce and digital payments.
ASCHHEIM, Germany Wirecard, the German fintech company that has ousted Commerzbank from the blue-chip DAX index, has the potential to expand even more rapidly over the next decade, its chief executive said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT Wirecard raised its guidance for 2018 profits on Thursday, sending its shares to a record high and underscoring the payments company's rise at the expense of Germany's struggling banks.
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