* Date : 2015-05-14
Money Matters Ep5
Economic effects of Hallyu
How much does Hallyu, or the popular Korean Wave, contribute to the country's economic growth? A recent survey conducted in 29 countries shows the effects mount to roughly US$11.5 bil. From an increase in cosmetics exports to growth in tourism, Korea has been raking in positive economic effects. But is this growth sustainable? We talk to an expert.
Asia In Depth
The growing fintech market and where Asia stands
The marriage of finance and technology, more commonly known as fintech, is increasingly becoming an important field for growth. Although Asia has lagged behind in development, China has recently seen faster growth and Korea is catching up. What needs to be done to further spur advancements in the field? We look at some of the challenges ahead.