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Cash & Crises
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Cash is king in Singapore
July 17, 2019
Cash remains the preferred method of payment in Singapore where a large number of digital-hesitant senior citizens are reluctant to adopt mobile payments, while tech-savvy youth are increasingly concerned about online security.
Cash Usage Trends in Japan
July 05, 2019
Using evidence based on Aggregate and Household Survey Data, the 2019 Cash Usage Trends report investigates Japan's use of cash vis-à-vis non-cash payment options.
India’s ATM decrease amidst cash transaction increase?
May 27, 2019
India is seeing a gradual decline in the number of ATMs, despite the increase in cash demand.
Cash-Friendly in Cash-Free Sweden?
May 16, 2019
In the latest update of Sweden’s fight for cash, things are looking positive as government is likely to enact proposed legislation that will force banks to offer cash withdrawals.
Call to Action: British Government is protecting the future of cash
May 14, 2019
The Chancellor announced on 3 May 2019 that they are taking action to safeguard access to cash, building a sustainable infrastructure to ensure that notes and coins remains accessible to all
Amazon Says Go Cash
April 17, 2019
After initially threatening to challenge legislation forcing retailers to accept cash, Amazon Go Stores are now exploring ways to accept cash alongside its cashier-less experience, bringing financial inclusion and freedom of choice back into the payments landscape
Cash Machines: Ticking away or catching speed?
March 25, 2019
The ATM industry has been standing on shaky territory with services shutting down left and right. But FIS Global weighs in some balance, indicating how the business of Automated Teller Machines – also known as ‘Any Time Money’ – won’t be ticking away and slowing down anytime soon.
Cannabis and King Cash
March 19, 2019
The result is that the US federal government collected around $4.7 billion in taxes from legal cannabis companies in 2017, the vast majority of which was paid in cash, causing the IRS to be anything but relaxed. The US is now looking at ways to change federal marijuana laws in 2019 to address these challenges.
Cannabis Cash Crisis: Where to go when banks say no?
March 12, 2019
Cannabis is a booming business in the United States that garnered about $9 billion sales in 2017. Still viewed as illegal under federal law, business owners have limited access to banking.
Switzerland: Paying for your groceries at the railway station?
March 11, 2019
39% of consumers pay only with cash in Switzerland, preventing them from shopping online until… now! Partnering with SBB, Barzahlen offers a solution to pay online purchases via train ticket machines.
Improved efficiency for greater access to cash: a McKinsey perspective
September 12, 2018
McKinsey proposes a three-step system to help financial institutions improve the cash cycle and minimize costs.
Cashback in France
March 20, 2018
Cash will now be even more accessible in France thanks to the newly amended cashback policy.