Portuguese spend 7.3% more on card payments this Christmas season

As expected, more money was spent during the Christmas season this year than in 2014. Purchases made through Portugal’s Multibanco ATM system between November 23 and December 27 reached €3.7 million, a 7.3% increase compared to last year. The amount of money withdrawn from ATM machines was also 1.4% higher, totalling €2.8 million.