Cash

Cash is money or currency in the physical form, such as banknotes and coins. In accounting and finance, cash is current assets comprising currency or currency equivalents that can be accessed immediately or near-immediately.
Square Promises ‘Full Review’ After Widespread Outage
Square Promises ‘Full Review’ After Widespread Outage
September 08, 2023  |  Payments As A Service

Square has said it will investigate and publish a full review of an outage that impacted merchants for about 19 hours late Thursday (Sept. 7)...

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From Paper Trails to Digital Footprints: The Ongoing Evolution of Payments
From Paper Trails to Digital Footprints: The Ongoing Evolution of Payments
September 08, 2023  |  Payments Innovation

In today’s digital age, money talks in bytes, not bills.  And PYMNTS has been closely tracking the “What’s Next” in digital payment trends as money...

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There Are No Days Off for Winning Working Capital Programs
There Are No Days Off for Winning Working Capital Programs
September 04, 2023  |  Commercial Payments

Running a business is challenging, and it isn’t getting any easier. For most firms operating within today’s modern ecosystem, competition is only a click away...

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Debit Cards, Cash and Tech Help Travelers Manage Their Spend While on the Road
Debit Cards, Cash and Tech Help Travelers Manage Their Spend While on the Road
September 04, 2023  |  Personal Finance

Consumers eagerly embraced the opportunity to travel once again post-pandemic, leading to an increase in travel demand for summer 2023 despite ongoing economic uncertainty and inflationary...

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Cuba Implements Regulations to Combat Inflation and Off-the-Books Economy
Cuba Implements Regulations to Combat Inflation and Off-the-Books Economy
August 03, 2023  |  Regulation

The Cuban Central Bank has issued new regulations designed to address runaway inflation and the large off-the-books economy that has developed in the midst of...

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Coin Use Plummets in Japan as Consumers Rethink Savings
Coin Use Plummets in Japan as Consumers Rethink Savings
July 11, 2023  |  Cash

High inflation in Japan has had an unintended victim: the piggy bank. As the Financial Times (FT) noted Monday (July 10) in a report on...

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EU Wants Digital Euro to Complement Cash, Not Replace It
EU Wants Digital Euro to Complement Cash, Not Replace It
June 28, 2023  |  CBDC

The European Commission (EC) says a digital euro should complement cash, not replace it. The EC on Wednesday (June 28) published a pair of proposals...

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Germany Digital Payment Growth May Pause as Country Enters Recession
Germany Digital Payment Growth May Pause as Country Enters Recession
June 13, 2023  |  Digital Payments

Ingrained faith in the physicality of banknotes has long driven German consumer behavior, as cash still accounts for an average 51% of all retail transactions as recently...

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‘Acquiring in a Box’ in Mexico Helps Merchants Dethrone ‘King Cash’
‘Acquiring in a Box’ in Mexico Helps Merchants Dethrone ‘King Cash’
June 12, 2023  |  Payment Methods

In Latin America, cash remains king. That’s true for many markets in the region, and Mexico stands out as a prime example. Roughly 85% of...

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