Articles and opinions by Foo Boon Ping
Building a global loyalty network on blockchain
Hana Financial Group has launched an ambitious global initiative to create a shared-loyalty platform that is built on blockchain technology. The group’s deputy president Han Jun-Seong explains
Reaching beyond the “crypto” community
Despite the current turmoil in the cryptocurrency world, Andy Tian, co-founder and chief executive officer of Asia Innovations Group, believes that the underlying blockchain technology has real world benefits and its success rests on extending its reach beyond the crypto community to the end consumers.
Beware of the returning bears
The world is currently experiencing such favourable conditions for growth that some economists have described them as "Goldilocks" or "just right". However, there is a flipside, it will not last.
Coming out of the shadows
Digital currencies have been hogging media headlines, with some countries jostling to attract start-ups in the cryptocurrency and underlying blockchain technology space. But will this bring cryptocurrencies into the mainstream?
What we learnt from Swiss private bankers
The Swiss banking sector is characterised by its stability. But presently, innovation is needed to enable institutions to deal with the changing regulatory landscape