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      Will payment cards still be around in 8 years?

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      "Digital transformation is mixed up with optimisation"

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      Signature Bank’s Shay: “Bitcoin has proven itself a store of value”

      Scott A. Shay, chairman of Signature Bank in this discussion with Emmanuel Daniel said that early adopters of cryptocurrencies saw a serious problem with how payments, money, and store of value were handled. The rethinking of that led to…

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      WTO’s Koopman: “Global trade wasn’t adversely affected by US-China conflicts”

      The outbreak of COVID-19 has disrupted global trade and added momentum towards the deglobalisation trend. Even before the pandemic hit, several factors such as nationalism, protectionism, and trade tensions have been driving the world economy…

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      “Digital transformation is mixed up with optimization”

      At the Finance Vietnam Leadership Dialogue 2021, heads of retail banking, products and businesses, including Le Xuan Vu, MB Bank; Dinh Van Chien, TP Bank; Augustine Wong Kok Seng, VP Bank; Bryan Carroll, TNEX; Gunneet Singh, Ubank; Kanishk…

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      WFE’s Pedro Perez: “It’s not easy to decentralise trust”

      Pedro Gurolla-Perez, head of research at World Federation of Exchanges, discussed the unabated rise of financial markets at the peak of COVID-19 crisis while reflecting cautiously on the real use cases of cryptocurrencies and blockchain.

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      China’s 14th 5-Year Plans reveal unease over income inequality and social divide

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      OCBC's Samuel Tsien: “ I don't play golf ”

      In this up close and personal conversation with Emmanuel Daniel, Samuel Tsien, Group CEO of OCBC Bank, reflected on his journey as a banker, and personality traits that served him well as a leader.

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      Martin Jacques: “ When China rules the world, or doesn't ”

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