VR laughs all the way to the bank as finance sector embraces digital offices

Bankers and traders join gamers in exploiting the wonders and convenience of this technology

24 November 2020 - 20:20 By Elizabeth Howcroft and Saikat Chatterjee

Once the preserve of gamers, virtual reality (VR) has been seized on by the financial sector as a way of enlivening home working for lonely traders or isolated executives and replicating real-world sales, networking or training events.

With 90% of employees at some of the world’s biggest financial firms now working at home due to a resurgence in coronavirus infections, more and more companies are experimenting with VR...

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