Benjamin Cher

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Based in Singapore, Ben covers news and stories from the hub of Southeast Asia. He covers the intersection of technology and business, and how it affects Singapore and Southeast Asia. Ben was previously a reporter at The Edge Singapore.

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Digital banks' 2021 test, from Singapore to Malaysia, the Philippines

Mainly because the challenges that the Chinese market is facing isn't what Singapore is facing. But also monetary policy is already complicated and when you start printing digital currency you run into issues of whether the digital currency is tagged to the physical currency in the market or new money that was just minted. These are just the tip of the iceberg of issues surrounding digital currency in mainstream use, and that's not getting into how to implement a wallet or uses for the population.

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