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UK FinTech Mulls a Post-Brexit Future

June 30th, 2016

Episode 558 of 836 episodes

Can the UK's financial technology or FinTech sector maintain its global lead after Brexit? We speak to Lawrence Wintermeyer, the chairman of the industry's trade body Innovate Finance, about what he hopes the British government will negotiate in a new deal with the EU. Also, Michael Pettis, professor of finance at Peking University, tells us what Brexit looks like from China and why financial markets have been resilient to the initial shock of the referendum's result. Plus, what's the point of a smart phone that can smell? Jeremy Wagstaff, Thomson Reuters' chief technology correspondent for Asia, says you may be surprised. (Picture: View of the City of London financial district; Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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