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Cash & Crises
Cash is the most widely used payment instrument
Photo Contest is now open!
September 19, 2018
The time has come to take a snapshot of your most discreet, everyday companion: cash! The 2018 CashEssentials photo contest is now open, from 19 September to 7 November.
Time for consumer advocates to speak up
June 27, 2018
It's not too late for consumer advocacy groups to speak up and ensure that all payment methods remain available, including cash.
Spaniards prefer cash
January 16, 2018
Cash accounts for 22.9% of all payments in Spain making it one of the heaviest cash-using countries. This is partly due to the country's high rural population as well as its extremely high accessibility to ATMs.
UberEats accepting cash payments in Bogotà
December 01, 2017
UberEats to accept cash payments in Colombia's capital, Bogotà.
What do you know about cash?
November 07, 2017
Watch our video summarizing cash's positive attributes and take a quiz to see what you've learned or already knew!
South Africa: over 50% of transactions in cash
July 13, 2017
Over 50% of South Africans prefer cash over other payment methods. Even M-Pesa had to pull-out in 2016 for a lack of users.
Cash: a traveller's must-have
July 11, 2017
Cash is one of the must-have items in the majority of travellers' suitcases. Respondents consider it more cost-effective and a way to avoid the hassle of finding cash machines in a foreign country.
What is the world's most widely used product?
June 19, 2017
Do you know what the world's most widely used product is?
Australia: Mobile payments struggle to find takers
June 14, 2017
A recent survey demonstrates that Australians are not convinced by mobile payment apps and rather rely on cash and contactless cards.
Luxury industry affected by cash restrictions
May 01, 2017
France's restrictions on cash payments are feared to cause unfair competition for French luxury goods stores - especially the jewelry and watchmaking sectors.
Dramatic ATM network increase in Myanmar
February 09, 2017
Diebold Nixdorf will deploy 500 new ATMs through the Burmese Co-Operative Bank Limited with cash recycling functionalities and integrated cardless withdrawal technology.
Christmas 2016 gets an early cash boost
December 20, 2016
In the UK, cash withdrawals increased by 7% in December 2016.