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Payments

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.

30 May 2019

Open banking in Aotearoa

Liz Maguire | Head of Digital Channels & Transactions New Zealand, ANZ

Open banking is gathering traction in New Zealand where adoption has a distinctly Kiwi style.

29 May 2019

Bitcoin’s back in town

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Although bitcoin is on a bull run back into the mainstream, questions of legitimacy still remain.

26 Apr 2019

Why bother surcharging?

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Regulation around surcharging keeps changing and has become more confusing for retailers and consumers alike.

23 Apr 2019

Using the right payments funnel

John Collins | Payments & Merchants Lead, ANZ

Businesses are being empowered to choose how their tap-and-go payments are processed, says ANZ’s Payments and Merchants Lead.

04 Apr 2019

Spending: vowels not the only difference between Aussies & Kiwis

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

Consumer confidence in NZ has outshone Australia for over a decade and it shows up in their spending. Will this trend continue?

02 Apr 2019

Who’s holding the digital purse strings?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Tech companies are developing their own credit cards, payments platforms and wallets to store them in – but what do consumers want?

13 Feb 2019

So much to buy, many ways to pay

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Paying for goods and services has never been so complicated with hundreds of payments options.