Two years after Visa International introduced a premium card meant for the wealthiest customers, a bank has finally stepped forward to issue it.

On Oct. 16, National City Corp. of Cleveland began issuing the Visa Infinite card, a product designed for the richest 1% to 5% of consumers in each country of issuance. Though the product has been marketed to member banks worldwide since 1998, none had issued it until now.

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