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  • Cash is universal

45% of payments in the UK are made using cash - Payments UK

On average a UK adult makes 54 payments per month. 27 of those are made in cash.
Jun 17, 2016
  • Cash protects privacy and anonymity

The Future of Cash - Barclays

Barclays' Sameer Dubey, Head of Transactions Product Management, and John Berghout, Digital COO discuss the future of cash in a digital age.
Jun 14, 2016
  • Cash is universal

The International Use of the Euro - ECB

Monthly shipments of euro banknotes outside the euro area remained broadly stable in 2015 and represents approximately € 180 billion.
Jun 13, 2016
  • Cash is universal

US notes in circulation increased by 6.2% in value in 2015 - Federal Reserve System Annual Report

The value of notes in circulation increased by nearly 6.2% in 2015 to $ 1,380 billion. Demand for $100 notes grew by 6.7%. Demand for $1 and $20 grew by 4.2%.
Jun 01, 2016
  • Cash is efficient

2016 European Cash Report - G4S

The report finds that the volume of cash transactions across Europe continues to increase, having previously doubled every ten years. Concurrently the proportion of all payments made by cash has fallen, with 40% of payments across the EU now made by card, electronic and digital payments.
May 28, 2016
  • Cash is trust

Does banknote quality affect counterfeit detection? Experimantal evidence from Germany and the Netherlands - De Nederlandsche Bank

It is often maintained that a high quality of the banknotes in circulation helps the public detect counterfeits. However, there has not been any scientific evidence in support of this assertion so far. The present study is a first attempt to fill this research gap.
May 28, 2016
  • Cash is universal

In India, ATMs are growing faster than POS terminals - RBI Concept Paper on Card Acceptance

The Reserve Bank of India published a "Concept Paper on Card Acceptance Infrastructure" and the collected data shows that ATMs are growing faster than POS terminals.
Apr 27, 2016
  • Cash is trust

Cash on Trial - The European Money and Finance Forum

The European Money and Finance Forum held a conference to discuss the pros and cons of cash and its future.
Apr 07, 2016
  • Cash is trust

Why is Cash Still King? - Europol

The Europol report "Why is Cash Still King?" offers recommendations and practical solutions to investigators for the fight against organized crime.
Apr 07, 2016

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