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  • Cash is the most widely used product
  • Cash connects people

India’s printing presses at full speed

India is rushing to the printing press to meet sweeping demand for cash.
Apr 23, 2018
  • Cash is a symbol of national sovereignty
  • Cash connects people

History and heritage on banknotes

Check out some spectacular images of monuments and sites depicted on banknotes in honour of the International Day for Monuments and Sites!
Apr 20, 2018
  • Cash is a social network
  • Cash connects people

These are (not) real bridges

The euro currency's fictional bridges came to life in The Netherlands in 2013 thanks to Dutch designer Robin Stam.
Apr 18, 2018
  • Cash has legal tender status
  • Cash is universal

Canadians are protesting against ATM closures

Canadian villages are protesting against the Credit Union Desjardins that is closing ATMs and bank branches across Quebec.
Apr 17, 2018
  • Cash is available to all users
  • Cash is universal

PayPal wooing the unbanked

PayPal will soon allow customers to undertake traditional banking services via its online platform, including withdrawing cash at ATMs and cashing payday checks.
Apr 11, 2018
  • Cash generates security
  • Cash is trust

Ironic: digital money brings opacity to Indian elections

After Indian president Narendra Modi scraped 90% of the country's currency overnight to fight corruption, it's what he promoted most - digital money - that is making it particularly challenging to monitor expenditures prior to the election period.
Apr 10, 2018
  • Cash is also a store of value
  • Cash is universal

War on cash in quicksand

The statement that large denominations are mostly used by criminals and tax evaders is unfounded as no data points in one or the other direction. Larry White gives a good overview of the current arguments for or against cash.
Apr 09, 2018
  • Cash is universal
  • Cash is available to all users

Cashless push fails in Spain

The Government of Cantabria in Spain made an attempt to promote cashless payments, but businesses and the public quickly showed a preference for cash.
Apr 06, 2018
  • Cash is a social network
  • Cash connects people

Mystery around medieval Chinese coin

A medieval Chinese coin that was found in England has triggered the curiosity of historians. Should it turn out to have been brought to Europe more recently than the 14th century, it reminds us about the role of cash in human exchanges in the past and present.
Apr 05, 2018

UK to remove ATMs despite high cash usage

LINK is lower interchange fees starting July of this year and is planning on removing 20% of its ATM fleet by 2020, to the detriment of UK businesses and consumers.
Apr 04, 2018

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