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Three lessons from Project Sand Dollar, How low rates are reshaping the investment landscape

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Three lessons from Project Sand Dollar, How low rates are reshaping the investment landscape

Thursday 1 October 2020   –   Vol.11 Ed.40.5

Commentary: Three lessons from Project Sand Dollar

by John Kim in Vancouver and Vinay Mohan in Toronto

In the summer of 2019, the Central Bank of The Bahamas announced the launch of ‘Project Sand Dollar’, an attempt to build a digital version of the Bahamian dollar with retail and wholesale applications. As one of the few live retail CBDC projects, the sand dollar – set to launch in October – is a great source of data and learnings. While several details cannot yet be shared publicly, here are three valuable lessons that have resonated with the development team.

Read the full commentary on the website.

Partner meeting: Low rates reshaping investment

Thursday 8 October, 15:00 SGT

Dealing with low interest rates is by far the most significant shift modern-day investors have had to adapt to. With interest rates expected to stay lower for longer, it is timely for investors to rethink their investment strategies. Speakers at this webinar include Leong Wai Leng, managing director and head of Asia Pacific at CDPQ Global, and Robert Wayne St Clair, senior vice-president and strategist at Fullerton Fund Management Company.

Request to attend the meeting.

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