The COVID-19 pandemic represents a watershed moment for the role of digital technologies in our lives. We have learnt how much we rely on them and how ingrained they are in almost every aspect of our day-to-day activities.
Traditional ways of working have changed very quickly as a result of the covid-19 pandemic unfolding at an unprecedented pace, needing us to adapt to changing circumstances rapidly.
The covid-19 pandemic has seen most banks experience a surge in demand for online services, and HSBC says almost 90% of its global transactions are already digitally-based. The UK-based, Asian-focused, bank this month revived its overhaul to reduce costs and close or wind down operations in under-performing markets.
HSBC Singapore has released the results of a survey that shows a reluctance among Singaporeans to use mobile banking for wealth management, despite the vast majority using apps for their day-to-day banking.
The intense innovation activity ignited by the global pandemic shows that some elephants can dance when they must. Companies are moving faster and taking bigger risks than could have been imagined a few months ago.
Globalization is under threat. Even before the pandemic, globalization was already struggling due to years of stagnation in trade growth and uncertainties at the World Trade Organization (WTO) due to US-China trade tensions. COVID-19 was another blow to the system.
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