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This series goes behind the scenes of the future to meet the people who are building tomorrow's world. In its first season, Futurewatch looks at the future of money—the death of cash, the rise of challenger banks and the potential of cryptocurrencies.

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This series goes behind the scenes of the future to meet the people who are building tomorrow's world. In its first season, Futurewatch looks at the future of money—the death of cash, the rise of challenger banks and the potential of cryptocurrencies.

    Futurewatch: The crypto craze

    Futurewatch: The crypto craze

    Is cryptocurrency the future of money? Helen Joyce, The Economist’s finance editor, explores whether digital coins can offer a viable alternative to existing currencies. And Tim Cross, The Economist’s technology editor, explains the blockchains that underpin them
     
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    • 22 min
    Futurewatch: The future of banking

    Futurewatch: The future of banking

    Futurewatch: The future of banking
    Will the bricks and mortar of high-street banks be replaced by the silicon chips of data centres? Looking at the rise of "neobanks" around the world, The Economist’s finance editor Helen Joyce explores how technology is changing traditional banking


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    • 20 min
    Futurewatch: The death of cash

    Futurewatch: The death of cash

    As digital payments become the norm, will there be a need for cash? The Economist’s Finance editor Helen Joyce takes a look behind the scenes of the future, from Sweden to Shanghai. She explores how digital payments will transform the economy, and how they risk leaving some people behind


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    Futurewatch: Trailer

    Futurewatch: Trailer

    Coming soon: a new series from The Economist that goes behind the scenes of the future to meet the people who are building tomorrow's world. In its first season, Futurewatch looks at the future of money—the death of cash, the rise of challenger banks and the potential of cryptocurrencies.
     
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