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EUR 203.26 For Business Accounts Only

American Express Company: Update following conversion and merger of Centurion and FSB

Amex' above average BCA reflects its strong profitability and capital, strong card franchise, and a high proportion of non-spread income offset by its below average liquidity.
Underlying
American Express Co.

American Express is a payments company. The company's principal products and services are charge and credit card products and travel-related services provided to consumers and businesses. The company's range of products and services includes: charge card, credit card and other payment and financing products; merchant acquisition and processing, servicing and settlement, and point-of-sale marketing and information products and services for merchants; network services; other fee services, including fraud prevention services and the design and operation of customer loyalty programs; expense management products and services; and travel-related services.

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Moody's Investors Service
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