Digital economy

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Ben Shenglin on China's financial technology strategy

Ben Shenglin on China’s financial technology strategy

"Alipay and WePay have changed the banking landscape" ...
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Investing in digital infrastructure

Investing in digital infrastructure

Infrastructure is the bedrock of connectivity and the smooth flow of goods ...
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The future of payments

The future of payments

Central banks' digital currency journey ...
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Central banks garner greatest confidence for digital money issuance

Central banks garner greatest confidence for digital money issuance

Central banks have the most significant mandate to issue a digital currency, ...
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Low trust impedes digital currency plans

Low trust impedes digital currency plans

Negative interest rates and Europe's faltering dream ...
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What Libra means for money creation

What Libra means for money creation

Fractional reserve banking issues to thwart big tech digital currencies ...
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2020: Political and economic threats on the rise

2020: Political and economic threats on the rise

OMFIF advisers and economists make their predictions for the year to come ...
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Libra and the global monetary system

Libra and the global monetary system

Co-creator addresses digital currency’s design and objectives ...
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Libra and its potential role in the global monetary system

Libra and its potential role in the global monetary system

Facebook's plans for a global cryptocurrency have caused a stir among regulators ...
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China will overtake US in tech race

China will overtake US in tech race

Regionalisation favours Beijing’s pan-Asian market ambitions ...
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Emerging security threats

Emerging security threats

The financial sector has, for three years in a row, been cyber ...
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Digital SDR to enhance payment systems

Digital SDR to enhance payment systems

‘eSDR’ composite token could improve back-end processes and lower compliance costs ...
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