UBS Launches US$200 Million Fintech Investment Fund

UBS has launched a US$ 200 million fund called UBS Next that targets investments in the fintech and broader tech ecosystem. UBS is driving both internal initiatives as well as existing strategic partnerships and external collaborations with technology companies, startups, regulators, peer banks, other market participants, academia and industry thought leaders. “Connecting to fintechs and…

Could the digital Renminbi address China’s vulnerability to the global financial system?

The international financial system is dominated by the US. Washington has often used its clout in the international financial system to further its economic and geopolitical interests through financial sanctions. As antagonism between the US and China moves beyond trade and technology, how the US-China rivalry will play out in the new stage of international…