Why Did the US Mint Increase the Production of Circulation Coins in the Covid...
In the Covid year 2020, the US Mint produced over 24 percent more circulation coins than in the previous year: 15.5 billion coins, nearly a record. This is due to a constant shortage of cash in the USA. However, the Mint alone cannot solve this issue.
Do You Pay Cash? Yes! The World’s Most Cash-Reliant Countries
In many countries people prefer cash over cashless. But what do you think, which one is currently the world’s most cash-reliant country? A hint: more than 3 out of 4 transactions are done there using banknotes and coins. Read here the results of a new research.
Covid-19 Is Precipitating the Death of Cash, You Say?
All over the media we read about the death of cash and the advent of a new, cashless, dawn. But Covid-19 has reminded us of how essential cash is to us all and instead of a decline this recent period has shown a near-unprecedented growth in demand.
Currency Research Report: Covid-19 as Threat to Cash
During the Covid-19 pandemic media and health minsters advise against the use of cash as unhygienic. A new research report on how cash is currently being discussed in the media helps central banks answer apprehensions concerning cash as a germ carrier.
Do We Spread the Coronavirus via Cash?
Are you also requested not to pay in cash if possible when you’re grocery shopping? Due to the coronavirus. Some countries are already cleaning their circulation money. But can the coronavirus actually be transmitted via coins and banknotes?
Central Banks Work Together on Digital Currency
Important Central Banks have created a group to share experience as they assess the potential cases for central bank digital currency (CBDC) in their home jurisdictions.
“Physical Cash Is Irreplaceable” – Part 1
Ursula Dalinghaus has conducted a study about the importance of cash as part of the public infrastructure. She states that cash is irreplaceable. She and the anthropologist Bill Maurer explain their position in this interview.
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