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Tobias Adrian on the Future of Finance

June 9, 2022

New podcast series zeros in on all things fintech.

Welcome to Fintech Forward, a new IMF podcast series with a focus on financial technology. Fintech has grown exponentially in recent years and prompted a paradigm shift in virtually all areas of finance, with significant implications for financial stability. Fintech Forward, hosted by IMF economist Tara Iyer, will draw from the expertise of the IMF Monetary and Capital Markets Department to better understand the impact of emerging technologies on financial systems and local economies around the world. In this first episode, Tobias Adrian, Director of the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department, says fintech is causing nothing less than a revolution in the global financial system. Transcript

Tobias Adrian is the Financial Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department, and Tara Iyer is an economist in the Global Financial Stability Analysis Division of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department.