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Cash plays important role in the UK
May 23, 2016
Britons withdrew £27 million more this year on May Day Friday compared to the same day last year proving that cash has an important role to play in the future of payments in the UK.
Cash: top of the charts in Portugal
May 20, 2016
Portugal has the highest amount of ATMs per capita in the EU and 70% of everyday transactions are carried out in notes and coins.
Bolivia to introduce new high-denomination note in new series
May 16, 2016
Going against the current trend of sacking high denomination notes, Bolivia will add a Bs500 to the new series, scheduled for 2018.
Successful Hit Against Bulgarian Euro Counterfeiters
May 13, 2016
The Bulgarian authorities, in close cooperation with Europol, dismantled an illegal workshop which counterfeited 100 euro banknotes. This seizure is one of Europe’s most significant in recent years.
A cashless society won’t happen tomorrow
May 09, 2016
‘Do you trust cash as a mean of payment?’ Most of us have never asked ourselves this question as cash is deeply rooted in our daily lives; sometimes we use it without even noticing. Yet, behind all of our coins and banknotes there is a world of professionals who work to keep cash secure and accessible to all of us.
ECB ends production and issuance of €500 banknote
May 05, 2016
ECB has decided to discontinue production and issuance of €500 banknote. Europa series of euro banknotes will not include the €500. €500 banknote remains legal tender and will always retain its value.
Standing up for Cash
April 27, 2016
Doris Schneeberger believes there is no proven link between crime and the use of cash.
Tipping: Uber’s remaining cash pillar
April 25, 2016
Until a recent class action in California and Massachusetts, Uber didn't offer tipping to its drivers. That's about to change and it might result in cash tips.
Blockchain not for payments: Morgan Stanley report
April 25, 2016
Morgan Stanley's most recent Global Insights report focuses on distributed ledger systems and their future in banking and payments.
Cashless transactions are not always cheaper
April 20, 2016
Guillaume Lepecq was interviewed by Business Standard.
Citibank Testing Iris Scan ATM
January 07, 2016
To improve the security and speed of transactions of traditional ATM machines, Citibank is currently testing a new ATM prototype.