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From peer-to-peer (P2P) lending to third-party payment, from blockchain to data-mining, the intersection of finance and technology is drawing in new investments as well as more regulatory oversight in China.

China’s Prolonged War Against Internet Financial Risks

Regulators outline new campaign involving special inspections, new regulations targeting P2P and microlenders to clean up irregularities

08 04, 2020 03:28 AM

In Depth: Virtual Banks Pick a Tough Time to Launch in Hong Kong

Though ZA, Airstar and WeLab banks are up and running, five others are still making ready as pandemic, civic unrest and stiff competition for talent slow progress

08 03, 2020 05:22 AM

Cover Story: How Ant Grew Into an Elephant-Sized Behemoth

Long-awaited IPO could value the Alibaba payment unit at $200 billion reflecting careful construction of its own comprehensive financial and business ecosystem

08 01, 2020 17:00 PM

Saturday Long Read: Want a Loan? Forget the Bank, China’s Tech Giants Are at Your Service

China’s internet and tech giants have been eagerly pushing financial services, especially loans, as they look to leverage their huge customer base to generate more revenue. However, with intense competition and more stringent privacy laws, the headwinds are growing

07 31, 2020 23:58 PM

China Business Digest: Regulators to Punish Luckin Coffee; Central Bank Delays New Asset Management Rules

Video service provider Baofeng Group’s president charged with bribery; L’Oreal may slash spending on TikTok; Beijing sends help to Hong Kong for conducting Covid-19 testing

07 31, 2020 09:28 AM

CX Daily: China’s exporters face barriers in home market

India curbs Chinese bids for government contracts. Qualcomm strikes a patent deal with Huawei. Plus, Huawei takes Samsung's crown.

07 30, 2020 20:19 PM

China Business Digest: President Xi Urges Deeper Reforms in Response to Turbulence; Overseas Acquisitions by Chinese Companies Plunge

Global coronavirus infections top 17 million as China reports highest case totals since April; Taiwan’s controversial former leader Lee Teng-hui dies at 97

07 30, 2020 20:01 PM

Haier Restructuring Smooths Path for Internet Unit’s Potential Listing

Home appliance giant distances tech manufacturing spin-off by changing share structure

07 28, 2020 19:53 PM

Alibaba’s Newspaper in Hong Kong Plans to Reinstall Its Paywall System

South China Morning Post announced it’s bringing back its paywall as ad revenue declines

07 24, 2020 17:47 PM

Caixin Insight: Ant Group Ushers in Wave of IPOs

President Xi Jinping calls for economic reorientation toward domestic market

07 23, 2020 17:42 PM

Opinion: How Geopolitics Is Disrupting China’s Tech Giants

The companies’ global aspirations have been curbed by the trade war, but they are adapting to survive

07 23, 2020 04:11 AM

Exclusive: PBOC Issues Rules to Standardize Blockchain Applications in Finance

Central bank regulations are aimed at ensuring financial institutions use the same standards to design, operate and evaluate the emerging technology

07 22, 2020 20:00 PM

In Depth: Want a Loan? Forget the Bank, China’s Tech Giants Are at Your Service

Firms like Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping are using the data they hold on millions of customers to sell them loans, insurance and wealth management products

07 22, 2020 19:32 PM

China Business Digest: China Vows Retaliation Over U.S. Order to Close Consulate; Beijing Moves to Reopen Entertainment Venues

Online wealth manager Lufax may seek U.S. IPO; Hong Kong reports record rise in new coronavirus cases; State Council eases limits on online health care

07 22, 2020 08:03 AM

In Depth: What Will Chinese Apps Do After India Ban?

Tech companies face a tough decision after being kicked out of a giant, lucrative market nurturing home-grown industry: Exit, or find local joint-venture partners

07 21, 2020 20:23 PM

Four Things to Know About Ant Group

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma still controls at least half of the financial services company, which has been pushed by regulatory pressure into technology services

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