When asking what comes next, it is always a good idea to look at what came before. This year’s Asian Financial Forum (AFF) began on Monday, 10 January under the theme “Navigating the Next Normal Towards a Sustainable Future” and began with a plenary session where business leaders from across the world laid out their vision. More
The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) is Asia’s premier platform for global leaders in government, finance and business to exchange insights, intelligence and explore business and investment opportunities. A key part of the forum, the AFF Deal Flow Matchmaking Session connects sources of funds with sources of deals from around the world via one-to-one meetings. More
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.