betty July 22, 2022

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Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, decentralised finance. 

Some may find these terms confusing. How are they different, and how would these technologies change the way we bank and transact?

In an exclusive interview with ST, DBS Bank CEO Piyush Gupta cuts through the crypto-blockchain mumbo jumboIs buying cryptocurrencies for your children a good investment? And does Mr Gupta himself invest in it?

Speaking of the importance of investing wisely. Some in Singapore paid hundreds of thousands to a couple for luxury watches and goods, thinking they were getting a good deal. The couple allegedly failed to deliver the goods, and fled Singapore after they collected some $32 million. How did things go so wrong for the victims? And what are some precautions buyers should take?

DBS CEO on what people often get wrong on blockchain, DeFi and cryptocurrencies