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South Korea to kill the coin in path towards ‘cashless society’

by Bryan Harris and Kang Buseong, CNBC: Currencies

Hand over your coins. That is the message being sent by the central bank in South Korea as one of the world’s most technologically advanced and integrated nations eyes the advent of a “cashless society.”

The first step is to get rid of the metal, a feat authorities hope to achieve by 2020. Continue reading South Korea to kill the coin in path towards ‘cashless society’