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Crypto salaries enter the workforce

Today 09:38 am

Payment in cryptocurrency is becoming increasingly common, but even with the existence of stablecoins, it is not without its risks.

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RIP the humble ATM?

Today 09:31 am

The core purpose of ATMs is to allow the withdrawal of physical cash on a 24/7 basis. However, much of the globe is moving to cashless forms of payment. Is this the end of the road for ATMs, or will they further evolve?

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Australia to benefit from real-time payments

September 29, 2022

Consumers now have access to real-time payments through the PayTo system, with business access to follow, generating a host of advantages.

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Consumers demand more from banks in a digital world

September 28, 2022

The preference for a digital-first approach is becoming increasingly widespread among bank customers. Can traditional banks keep up with fintechs?

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SCB 10X prepares for the future of banking

September 28, 2022

SCB 10X, the venture investment arm of Siam Commercial Bank, is exploring the developments which could reshape how we do banking. Tai Panich, CEO and chief investment officer of SCB 10X, tells Kimberley Long about her plans. 

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Digital currencies inject new possibilities into cross-border payments

September 27, 2022

There are good reasons for most countries to improve cross-border payment efficiencies, though that desire is complicated by technical and legal issues. But new forms of digital money potentially open up some interesting new channels.

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Lending in a landscape of uncoordinated climate policies

September 23, 2022

With the stringency of climate policy varying from one country to the next, how are banks taking advantage of this lack of coordination?

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Is this the end of Hong Kong’s fintech talent exodus?

September 21, 2022

In recent times the talented have made their exit among swathes of other Hong Kongers, but signs of a reversal are solidifying.


Creating the metaverse from the inside out

September 20, 2022

Lam Chee Kin, legal and compliance head at DBS, on humanity, storytelling and the metaverse. 

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Gold payments make a glistening comeback

September 20, 2022

Demand for gold-backed payments is on a sharp upward trend as customers look for stability, with regulators’ attention likely to draw in.

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