As the COVID-19 pandemic drives change across the world, the financial industry has been far from immune. The steady march of digitalisation which had been reshaping the global financial world has turned into a sprint. More
The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) is the region’s premier platform for global leaders in government, finance and business to exchange insights, intelligence and find business and investment opportunities. More
Like grape pickers rushing to gather their harvest before the first frost, engineers working on security systems worldwide are rushing to beat “Q-Day” — the day quantum computers can quickly crack current maths-based encryption protocols, a task which would take a classical computer centuries. More
Environment, social and governance (ESG) issues took centre-stage at this year’s Asian Financial Forum, in line with its theme “Redefining Growth: Innovation ∙ Breakthrough ∙ Inclusiveness” (AFF). Impact investing – where managers direct resources to achieve positive environmental and social impacts – was one of the hot topics at the event.
The 13th Asian Financial Forum brings together some of the most influential leaders of the global financial and business community to discuss developments and trends in the dynamic markets of Asia. More
Caught between such unprecedented challenges as negative interest rates on the one hand and potentially disruptive fintech innovations on the other, financial industry players worldwide face many novel obstacles. More
Hong Kong was “absolutely the right choice” as Ledger’s Asia Pacific (APAC) home, the regional head for the French crypto-security giant Benjamin Soong asserted nearly one year after its October 2018 market entry into Asia. More