7 Mar 2013

Credit and debit card spending rises in February

6:41 pm on 7 March 2013

The amount spent on credit and debit cards has risen for the fifth month in a row, in February.

The latest figures from Paymark, which processes three quarters of all electronic transactions in New Zealand, says spending rose just under 1% to $3.8 billion between January and February.

On an annual basis, spending has increased 1.8%.