KS-based Euronet Worldwide has reduced its operating loss six fold since last year. During the third quarter the European ATM network operator posted an operating loss of $938,000 compared to $6.1 million for the third quarter of 2000. The number of ATMs owned or operated by Euronet increased by 15% over 3Q/00, from 2,571 ATMs to 2,947 ATMs. Quarterly transactions on the network increased by 31%, from 13.8 million in third-quarter 2000 to 18.02 million in the third quarter 2001. Euronet owns and/or operates ATMs in Hungary, Poland, Germany, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, the U.K., Greece, Egypt and the U.S. For complete details on Euronet’s 3Q/01 performance visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).