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Payments

25 May 2020

The culture of cash

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

The perceived decreasing value of cash during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the same across the globe.

04 May 2020

Two decades on, will COVID-19 alter payment patterns?

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

The payments landscape has changed entirely in two decades. Will COVID-19 alter the course of history?

05 Feb 2020

Banks and payments: take your pick

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Incumbent banks and new players keep coming up with even more ways to pay – but is it musical chairs or deckchairs on the Titanic?

25 Nov 2019

Challenger banks: still a challenge?

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Before fintech, before neo-banks, there were ‘challenger’ banks. Where are they now?

28 Oct 2019

Libra in China: what’s in the stars?

Raymond Yeung and team | Chief Economist, Greater China & economics team, ANZ

Facebook’s digital currency holds as founder Mark Zuckerberg faces Congress. However, one party is yet to show its hand.

19 Sep 2019

SIBOS19: finserv leaders should be payments experts

Arun Kayal & Shane White | AD Institutional Communications & Institutional Content Manager, ANZ

Banks must educate the broader financial services industry on the benefits of real-time payments platforms, according to two experts.

26 Aug 2019

Know your credit history

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

Credit cards in Australia have changed a lot since they were first introduced 45 years ago.

31 Jul 2019

Australia’s tipping point from China

Luke Deer | Independent Researcher & Finance Tutor, University of Sydney Business School

Australia should look to China for future innovations in the fintech and payments sector.

23 Jul 2019

Exaggerating the death of cash

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Don’t toll the bell just yet - cash and cheques have peculiar attractions in even the most modern economies.

15 Jul 2019

Is the future stable for Libra?

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

Facebook’s latest payments venture is causing quite a stir online but will its intrinsic value add up?

10 Jul 2019

Nothing to see here. Hang on, maybe there is…

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Central banks have been in watch-and-wait mode on cryptocurrencies for a while but now they are beginning to move.

26 Jun 2019

Reading Libra’s horoscope

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Facebook has launched its own currency - Libra - we foretell doubters and challenging times ahead.