OVER the course of history, technological advancements have reshaped the nature of money and finance. The decades-long journey from analogue to digital finance has resulted in cash all but disappearing from our lives and made transactions quicker, easier, and cheaper. Most money is now digital, with users able to make payments or transfers with just a few taps on their mobile phones. The same transition has transformed capital markets, with financial instruments changing hands instantaneously in a global trading environment that is both sophisticated and complex.
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