Plastic money is in and small change is out!

How we use money is always changing…

(The Penny has been a part of Sterling for centuries)

Goodbye to coppers?

The end of ‘paper’ money?

 
(The Australian Dollar was the first currency to use polymer)
(Will cash soon be a thing of the past?)

Saying goodbye to cash altogether?

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Close-up on the currencies of the BRICS

Close-up on the currencies of the BRICS

In last week’s article we looked at who the BRICS countries are and why they are considered the world’s most significant upcoming economies.  They all have high levels of productivity, large relatively young populations and are often manufacturing or production powerhouses.  This week we’ll look at these countries’ currencies, how

Who are the BRICS?

Who are the BRICS?

Way back in November 2001, Goldman Sachs published a report looking at economic development in major growing economies around the world.  It was titled ‘Building Better Global Economic BRICs’ and was written by the then Head of Global Economics Research (and now a member of the House of Lords) Jim

A brief overview of ‘Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)’ in theory and practice

A brief overview of ‘Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)’ in theory and practice

If you have ever taken a macroeconomics lesson, you have probably been taught that printing too much money is inflationary. It has been a widely established fact of the macroeconomy for time immemorial. Economists are always keen to remind the public of this fact whenever issues of government spending and

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