MasterCard Papers - Reserve Bank of NZ Payments Analysis
MasterCard Papers - Reserve Bank of New Zealand Payments Analysis
One of the best ways to capture a market at any given time is to take a decent step back and compare trends. Not only does it give us an idea about how things are tracking comparatively, it also helps put a contextual framework on what we might be able to expect in the future.
We’ve taken key graphs this month (each of which have been used before, but never together) to do precisely that.
We’ve often said that month on month movements read in isolation are largely pointless, but they do help build trend stories. So each graph this month looks at how one particular indicator moves on a monthly basis and compares those monthly moves over the course of a year.