Aussies are hoarding huge amounts of cash despite drop in ATM withdrawals – NEWS.com.au

COVID has changed you, right? You use less cash, perhaps a lot less. In the first two months of the pandemic, cash withdrawals from automatic teller machines halved. Even now they are down 20 per cent.
So little-used were the main notes traditionally used for small transactions – $5 and $10 notes – that authorities stopped issuing them in the first half of 2020.
The amount of cash banked by retailers dropped by a third between February and May and, according to a new Reserve Bank study, is still…

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