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13 November 2013 – October ATM activity sluggish

Latest statistics released by the Spark Cash Index (SCI)*, which measures the average value of cash withdrawals across more than 2 200 Spark Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) throughout South Africa, showed a slight increase in ATM withdrawal levels for October 2013…. October ATM activity sluggish as consumers prepare for the holiday rush

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28 October 2013 – ATM withdrawals decrease

The slow economic growth, as well as the risings costs are now being felt by South African consumers. Statistics released by the Spark Cash Index (SCI), which measures the average value of cash withdrawals across more than 2,200 Spark Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) throughout South Africa, showed a decrease in ATM withdrawal levels for September […]

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28 October – Kitsbanke werk hard by groothandelaars

Kitsbanke by groothandelaars werk die hardste – wat wys verbruikers probeer bespaar op hul inkopies. Die grootste gemiddelde onttrekkings in September was volgens die Spark-kontantindeks (SCI) vir die atgste opeenvolgende maand by kitsbanke by groothandelaars. Kitsbanke werk hard by groot handelaars

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16 September 2013 – Bank forecast to keep rates at 40-year lows

Bank forecast to keep rates at 40-year lows

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11 September 2013 – ATM withdrawals recover in August

The latest Spark Cash Index (SCI) for August 2013 revealed an 8.48% year-on-year increase in average cash withdrawal values to R471.81. This also reflects a 1.97% month-on-month growth from R462.70 in July. ATM withdrawals recover in August

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10 September 2013 – Social grant card growth boots ATM withdrawals

The continued rise in the use of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) debit cards as a means of paying social grants in South Africa has had a significant impact on the country’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) landscape and has further entrenched cash as the preferred method of transacting for local consumers. Social grant […]

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11 July 2013 – Less spending on credit for consumers

Less spending on credit for consumers

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10 July 2013 – Cash withdrawals at highest for year to date

CONSUMERS withdrew more money in June than any other month so far in 2013, according to Spark ATM Systems, ascribing the increase to a public holiday in the month and the start of school holidays. Cash withdrawals at highest for year to date

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14 June 2013 – Busy farming season boosts ATM use in SA

Cash withdrawal statistics from South African IAD Spark ATM Systems indicate that national average cash withdrawal values remained static through the month of May. At farming locations, though, ATM activity recorded the highest month-over-month increase across all locations. Busy farming season boosts ATM use in SA

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13 June 2013 – May SCI up 9.06%

Cash withdrawals rose by 9.06% year on year (y/y) in May after a 6.01% y/y gain in April and a 11.28% y/y jump in March‚ the latest Spark ATM Systems cash index released on Thursday showed. May Spark ATM cash index up 9.06%

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