Abe’s successor has work to do, Navigating the digitalisation transformation
Wednesday 2 September 2020 – Vol.11 Ed.36.3
Commentary: Abe’s successor has work to do
By Sayuri Shirai in Tokyo
On 28 August, Shinzō Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, announced his resignation due to deteriorating health. The departing leader is known for ‘Abenomics’, launched in 2012 in an attempt to energise Japan’s economy. Abenomics is still work in progress. If the governing Liberal Democratic Party chooses a leader lacking the long-term vision and enthusiasm to complete the job, Japan will once again miss the chance to transform itself.
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Meeting: Navigating the digitalisation transformation
Friday 25 September, 07:45-10:30 BST
As technological innovation in the financial sector continues with advances in artificial intelligence, blockchain and digital currencies, central banks are assessing how best to regulate the sector’s transformation. This seminar gives an overview of what central banks are doing to respond to these challenges and risks, and how they are preparing for potential cyber attacks.
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