15 Dec 2009

Electronic purchases rise in volume

12:28 pm on 15 December 2009

Latest figures from Paymark show that the pace of purchasing is picking-up before Christmas.

The electronic payment processing company says the volume of transactions was up 5.8%, to $34.3 million, from 7 - 13 December, compared with the second week of December last year.

The value of transactions climbed 3.9%, with a total of $1.74 billion spent across the network.