27 Jan 2022

Cryptocurrency: don't look up

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The orbit of cryptocurrencies is increasingly eccentric yet central banks want to enter the system.

13 Jan 2022

New Zealand opens up to open banking

Jody Bullen | Digital Lead Data & Open Banking, ANZ New Zealand

If industries and government work together on open banking, Kiwis will gain greater long-term benefits.

13 Sep 2021

New Zealand’s shifting payments environment

Steve Wiggins | Chief Executive of Payments NZ

Like many economies, COVID-19 has driven a huge shift towards digital payments in New Zealand. But will the trends become permanent?

09 Sep 2021

Can cash resist the digital tide?

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Although digital payments are increasingly popular, cash is still a necessary form of payment for many in the economy.

01 Sep 2021

Future of payments: review or preview?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Australia’s payments system is large, diverse and very complex. And globally interlinked. So has regulation kept up with the pace of innovation?

24 Aug 2021

ATM customers continue to withdraw

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

As cash use rates dropped through the pandemic, so too did ATM use. But this isn’t a new phenomenon.

04 Aug 2021

What time is cheque out?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

With the Kiwis officially killing off cheques, will Australia be the next economy to formally move on from the paper-based payment?

07 Jul 2021

Banking on the future of cash

Jodie LeeTet | Value Stream Lead - Cash Strategy, ANZ

Despite the growing trend of digital payments many people in society still prefer – and rely on – physical cash.

17 Feb 2021

Paying the way through 2020

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

Cash crisis, credit risk: use of physical cash and credit cards contracted majorly in 2020 as consumers flocked to debit and digital payments.

11 Feb 2021

Consumers buy into buy now, pay later – for now

Alan Shields | Chief Data Officer, RFi Group

It’s not just young consumers using buy now, pay later schemes anymore. And regulators are taking notice.

15 Dec 2020

Partnering to push payments into the future

Mark Hand | Group Executive Australia Retail and Commercial Banking, ANZ

ANZ and Worldline have created a new joint venture to enhance the payments experience for both consumers and merchants

20 Oct 2020

Have payments changed forever? Or just temporarily shifted?

Alan Shields | Chief Data Officer, RFi Group

The move away from cash emerged as one of the biggest digital shifts from the pandemic as consumers seemed to fully embrace mobile wallets.