card issuer

What is card issuer?

card issuer definition and meaning on Finance terms:
A financial institution that makes payment cards available to cardholders, authorises transactions at point-of-sale (POS) terminals or automated teller machines (ATMs) and guarantees payment to the acquirer for transactions that are in conformity with the rules of the relevant scheme. <

 

reference: https://www.ecb.europa.eu/home/glossary/html/index.en.html

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