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The future of money

The pandemic has given a nudge to the decline of cash. But what is the future for our payments system? Could a new world of digital currencies beckon?

The pandemic has given a nudge to the decline of cash. If that is the past - what is the future for our payments system? Could it simply be cards linked to bank accounts, handled via apps? Or could we be approaching a pivotal moment when the exciting (or maybe alarming) world of crypto and digital currencies take over? Central banks around the world are pondering this very question and are poised to launch their own digital currencies. Evan Davis and guests look into the future of money.

Guests:

Professor Catherine Mulligan, visiting lecturer at Imperial College, London and director of D-Central Lab at Lisbon University,
Marcus Hughes, European managing director for Coinbase, a crypto trading platform
Paige McCartney, senior business reporter at the Nassau Guardian

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28 minutes

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Thu 27 May 2021 20:30

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  • Thu 27 May 2021 20:30

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