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Here are the real reasons why China is so much faster at embracing cashless payment

It's not only because cashless payment systems are efficient and hygienic.

Fewer than 10% of people in Norway use cash — and a senior official thinks it could disappear completely in a decade

Use of physical money is incredibly rare in the Scandinavian nation, with less than 10% of transactions including cash.

EXCLUSIVE: More than one in 3 Brits are ready to stop using cash

Londoners are the most likely to be ready to ditch cash, while those in the Midlands are least willing, according to exclusive research from Kantar TNS.

Britain could ditch 1p and 2p coins — here’s why that’s a fantastic idea

Copper coins are rarely used in transactions, are expensive to manufacture, and have little role in an increasingly cashless society.
Bank notes may not be this big, but they are hear to stay.

Bank of England chief cashier: ‘Cash is not in decline’

Cashlessness is a polarising concept. Some within the financial world believe that a cashless society is close, while others, don't see it ever happening.
Mizuho Bank is leading the consortium that wants to launch J-Coin.

Japan wants to launch a new digital currency: J-Coin

A consortium led by Mizuho Financial Group and Japan Post Bank plans to launch the new digital currency in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

George Osborne had a secret plan to scrap 1p and 2p coins

The former Chancellor planned to take 1p and 2p coins out of circulation, but then Prime Minister David Cameron blocked the move.

Getting rid of cash could have some pretty weird effects on our bodies

We may be headed for a post-cash world, and experts predict there could be some strange consequences for our bodies and our minds.

STRATFOR: A world without cash is looking inevitable

Cash is going to go the way of the dinosaurs.