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The Future of Cash: An Asian Perspective

“The Future of Cash: An Asian Perspective ”, a new report by AGIS Consulting, provides unique analysis of a diverse group of Asian countries—, Hong Kong, Indonesia the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand—this paper looks at the complex ecosystem of stakeholders involved in the issuing and circulation of cash across these growing societies. The report finds that innovation and cooperation between the private actors and public authorities are fuelling the circulation of cash in a continent that will soon be the epicentre of the world economy.
Aug 07, 2017
  • Costs of cash versus costs of electronic payment instruments
  • Cash is efficient

Cash and Card Usage by the Public and Merchants

Cash is cheaper than cards for merchants and it also contributes to society thanks to the tax commercial banks are subject to for using it: seignorage.
Aug 07, 2017
  • Cash generates security

ESTA speaks out against cash payment limitations in Europe whereas the results of the EU public consultation are now available

ESTA, the Association of Cash Management Companies, has responded to the EU public consultation on Cash Payment Limitations and concludes that cash payment limitations would contribute very little to the fight against terrorism. This is probably why none of the relevant counter-terrorism organisations, at national or international levels are proposing such measures.
Jul 07, 2017
  • Cash is universal
  • Cash has legal tender status

ATMIA speaks out against restrictions on cash usage

The European Commission (EC) is asking for comments on a proposal for a Europe-wide Initiative on restrictions on payments in cash. ATMIA believes such limitations are against the public Interest; the interests of Europe economically; and the interests of the ATM industry.
May 30, 2017
  • Cash is the first step of financial inclusion

Access to Cash: the First Step toward Financial Inclusion

The new ATMIA study on the role cash plays in financial inclusion “Access to Cash: the First Step toward Financial Inclusion” presents an international picture of the importance of cash and ATMs in reaching 2 billion financially excluded persons “As cash is the only form of payment devoid of any prerequisite conditions for access, efforts to liberate people from financial inclusion should, instead, encourage its use,” the paper states.
Apr 28, 2017
  • Costs of cash versus costs of electronic payment instruments
  • Cash is efficient

Small UK businesses prefer cash

A recent study found that small businesses in the UK prefer running on cash as the cost-benefits are greater. Consumers also have a preference for it, particularly those with less disposable income.
Mar 03, 2017
  • Cash covers a broad range of transactions
  • Cash is universal

UK payments forecast

Cash remains the #1 payment method in the UK according to Payments UK annual report.
Feb 14, 2017

Cardholders affected by a new kind of attack

Tesco bank customers attacked in November 2016 were most probably victim of the new hacking technique called the "Distributed Guessing Attack", a University of Newcastle study shows.
Jan 12, 2017
  • Cash is efficient
  • Costs of cash versus costs of electronic payment instruments

The Hidden Costs of Cards

There are more costs associated to the cost of cards then is usually unveiled. This report explores those costs and compares them to the cost of cash.
Dec 14, 2016
  • Cash is efficient

CPO Report: the State of Cash

The State of Cash report is elaborated by the Cash Product Office of the US Federal Reserve and aims to provide information about the use of cash by studying US consumers' payment behaviours and preferences.
Dec 12, 2016

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