A lot of articles written in the payments industry about cash recently have usually either been in the context of a new digital-payments service like Android Pay or a new report that forecasting the death of the physical representation of money.
This fits into neither one of these categories. This is a quiz.
The quiz we did recently about the history of payments in general will look like a walk in the park compared to this quiz about cash.
Think you know when the Brazilian real was first introduced or what’s the nickname for the Canadian dollar? Then this is the quiz for you.
Take the quiz and show off your knowledge!
Following a milestone in August, when spending via contactless accounted for 20% of all card transactions in the UK, the technology has reached another: contactless now makes up a quarter of all UK card transactions, according to the latest figures from the UK Card Association (UKCA).
It’s no secret that customers increasingly prefer to use mobile banking apps to manage their cash ‘on-the-go’ over online banking.
The increase of ATMs installed away from bank branches is being driven by factors including banks' efforts to be more cost-effective, and the rise of independent ATM deployers, new research from RBR suggests.
IZettle, Square's European rival, has raised €60m ($63.4m) in new funding and has also appointed a new CFO, Maria Hedengren.