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What will become of RMB once it goes digital?
Date: Nov 29, 2019   |   Author: David Smith | Opinion
The Chinese government's plan to develop a state backed blockchain-based digital currency could present numerous advantages especially in terms of data management, and security
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Branch decline continues across markets in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa
Date: Nov 28, 2019   |   Author: Chris Kapfer | Research Note
Customers make decisions on primary banking relationship based on assumed needs for multiple network point convenience, even though they may patronise one point most often. In the debate over the role and future of bank branches, ultimately the only opinion that counts is the consumer’s.
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Singapore Minister of Education's Ong: "Develop green finance for a sustainable world"
Date: Nov 25, 2019   |   Author: Ong Ye Kung | Speech
Ong Ye Kung, minister for education and MAS board member, highlights the need to leverage technology and promote green finance to improve resiliency, create more opportunities, and manage global risk.
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Basel Committee promotes global financial stability with new set of guiding principles
Date: Nov 20, 2019   |   Author: Pablo Hernández de Cos | Speech
Bank of Spain Governor Pablo Hernández de Cos, chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision communicates the four guiding principles that will help the Committee in enhancing global financial stability: remembering the lessons of the past, global engagement and transparency, a disciplined focus on global financial stability issues, and adopting a forward-looking approach.
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Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales top $38 billion, a 26%-increase from last year
Date: Nov 14, 2019   |   Author: Sara Wang | Current Account
Alibaba’s Singles’ Day, the world’s biggest shopping festival, brings in a record of $38.4 billion this year as sales hit $1 billion in the first minute and eight seconds