Episodes
Is cryptocurrency the future of money? Helen Joyce, The Economist’s finance editor, explores whether digital coins can offer a viable alternative to existing currencies. And Tim Cross, The Economist’s technology editor, explains the blockchains that underpin them For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/18/19
Futurewatch: The future of banking Will the bricks and mortar of high-street banks be replaced by the silicon chips of data centres? Looking at the rise of "neobanks" around the world, The Economist’s finance editor Helen Joyce explores how technology is changing traditional banking Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/radiooffer For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/11/19
As digital payments become the norm, will there be a need for cash? The Economist’s Finance editor Helen Joyce takes a look behind the scenes of the future, from Sweden to Shanghai. She explores how digital payments will transform the economy, and how they risk leaving some people behind Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www.economist.com/radiooffer For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Published 11/04/19
Coming soon: a new series from The Economist that goes behind the scenes of the future to meet the people who are building tomorrow's world. In its first season, Futurewatch looks at the future of money—the death of cash, the rise of challenger banks and the potential of cryptocurrencies.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/28/19