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Cash and Crises
Banknotes should Feature more Ethnic Diversity
July 31, 2020
Around the globe, protestors have been marching in response to the death of George Floyd in the US and against systemic and institutional racism. It is high time for banknotes to display more ethnic diversity.
Sweden’s Riksbank Says Cash is Safe
March 31, 2020
In Sweden, a new law came into effect on January 1st requiring banks to provide an adequate level of cash services. The central bank now says that there is no evidence that banknotes spread coronavirus.
New Coronavirus Health Crisis – Separating Fact from Fiction
March 13, 2020
As the Coronavirus spreads across the globe, panic reactions are happening, including the targeting of cash which has been blamed by some media for spreading the virus. ATMIA speaks out against the scapegoating of cash.
Never too Late to Celebrate International Women's Day
March 11, 2020
Patriarchy is alive and kicking including on banknotes. Women are featured on a minority of banknotes around the world but the situation is improving.
World Wildlife Day: On the Hunt for Banknotes
March 03, 2020
As we celebrate World Wildlife Day on 3 March, enjoy and journey through an expedition of banknotes across the world featuring beautifully varied wild plants and animals.
India: more notes returned than expected and digital payments decline in value
January 06, 2017
The value of notes returned following the demonetisation in India is higher than expected. Moreover, digital payments declined in value.
New Money vs. Modern Money
April 27, 2016
Cash is - more than ever - young and vibrant with over 1 million responses in the US to choose the face of the new $20 and 30,000 in the UK for the new £20.