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Euro banknote counterfeiting remains low in first half of 2017

The number of counterfeit euro notes seized in the first half of 2017 decreased compared to the second half of 2016.
Jul 25, 2017
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  • Cash generates security
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Card fraud continues to generate tremendous losses

Losses due to card fraud should reach a record high in 2017 and continue increasing significantly in the coming years.
Jul 24, 2017
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You never know what an ATM can unveil!

Last week in Texas, Bank of America customers were receiving hand-written notes instead of receipts when withdrawing cash...
Jul 21, 2017
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China and the cost of cashlessness

WeChat and Alipay are becoming mainstream payment methods in mainland China, but at what cost?
Jul 19, 2017
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French bank with a humanitarian instinct

PayPal and Crédit Mutuel agreed to close the account of extremist group Génération identitaire, who was raising funds to finance sabotage operations in the Mediterranean.
Jul 18, 2017
  • Cash is the most widely used payment instrument
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South Africa: over 50% of transactions in cash

Over 50% of South Africans prefer cash over other payment methods. Even M-Pesa had to pull-out in 2016 for a lack of users.
Jul 13, 2017
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  • Innovation contributes to the efficiency of cash

Cash logistics market records sharp increase

Fear of cyberattacks and a sharp increase in outsourced cash management services by banks has made the cash logistics market significantly grow in recent years.
Jul 12, 2017
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Cash: a traveller's must-have

Cash is one of the must-have items in the majority of travellers' suitcases. Respondents consider it more cost-effective and a way to avoid the hassle of finding cash machines in a foreign country.
Jul 11, 2017
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Iceland declares war on tax evasion and penalises cash

Iceland is exploring the possibility to impose cash restrictions as a solution to fight tax evasion but such a move will only hurt honest citizens and do little to help government's coffers.
Jul 10, 2017
  • Innovation contributes to the efficiency of cash
  • Cash is efficient

The ATM: a turning point in the history of banking

ATMs are the pioneers for most of the technology used in smartphones and computers. In fact, numerous things were first tested on ATMs before being used elsewhere.
Jul 06, 2017

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Card fraud continues to generate tremendous losses

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China and the cost of cashlessness

Jul 19, 2017