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Show us the money - why less attention should be paid to rumours of Cash's demise

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South China Morning Post,  Saturday, 24 March 2018

Endless references to the rise of electronic payment systems ignore the fact that hard currency is widely used around the world for many different reasons.

It would be easy to assume that the headlong rush towards electronic payment systems might signal the death of cash. However, the case for cash has an equally compelling narrative.

Even as technology and commercial considerations appear to be the driving forces behind the push to eliminate cash, it would be folly to ignore the human element. To fulfil consumers’ expectations, all forms of payment will more than likely have to be accommodated, at least for the foreseeable future.  Read the full article by Gordon McKie below.

 

South Morning China Post, 24 March 2018