Currency managers eschew big data and long-term forecasts

Most popular banknote forecast period is one to three years

Central bank currency managers place almost all their efforts forecasting future currency demand on time periods of five years or less and few use big data techniques, according to Currency Benchmarks 2020 data.

The most popular forecast time period was in one- to three-year range (18 central banks), followed by the three- to five-year period (12), which narrowly edged out the one-year or less range (11), according to the 26 central banks that participated in this section (multiple votes were

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