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UK Black Friday volume of payment transactions up 12.5% vs 2018 - Barclaycard

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - The volume of Black Friday payment transactions in Britain as of 1000 GMT was up 12.5% versus last year, initial data from Barclaycard showed on Friday.

Barclaycard, which processes one in three of all debit and credit card transactions in the UK, said the increase in the volume of transactions continued the trend of the past couple of years.

The firm did not give a figure for the year-on-year movement of the value of sales. (Reporting by James Davey; editing by Kate Holton)