Ten-year first as cash usage climbs amid ongoing budgeting squeeze

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) annual payments survey has found that cash usage has climbed for the first time in ten years.

Retail Trading apps downloads in the UK more than double in...

Retail trading apps in the UK have become increasingly popular in the past seven years. Total combined downloads reached 15.1m as of September 2023....

Bank robberies fall to zero in cash-light Denmark

Denmark has revealed it has recorded its first-ever year in history where it failed to experience no bank robberies.

Cash remains king but digital payments are catching up, ECB study...

A study by the European Central Bank (ECB) has found that while cash is the most commonly used form of payment, electronic payments are quickly catching up.

Irish government puts forward legislation to protect cash access

The government of Ireland is proposing a legislative framework to protect access to cash in the Irish Republic.

Bank of Italy pushes back on government’s pro-cash policies

The Bank of Italy, the country’s central bank, has shot back at the new Italian government over its plans to promote cash over digital payments.

Cost of living crisis sees Brits return to cash

The British Post Office has reported that the cost-of-living squeeze has seen a climb in the use of personal cash withdrawals, up 8% month-on-month.

UK implements protections for physical cash

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has new powers over the UK largest banks and building societies to ensure cash withdrawal and deposit facilities are available to communities across the country.

DMM.com acquires e-commerce solution CASH in $62m deal

Web services group DMM.com has completed the acquisition of Bank Corp’s online item marketplace CASH.

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