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China Construction Bank Withdraws from Digital Bond Issuance Due to “Over-excitement” in Cryptocurrency Circles

One of China's big six state-owned banks has withdrawn from plans to issue digital bonds in collaboration with a digital assets exchange...

Ant Group Grabs Approval for over $3 Billion in ABS Financing for Huabei and Jiebei Platforms

Chinese fintech giant Ant Group has just secured approval for 20 billion yuan (approx. USD$3.04 billion) in asset-backed security (ABS) financing.

Suzhou to Hold Digital Renminbi Lottery During Double 12 Shopping Festival, Test “Dual Offline” Functionality

The Jiangsu province city of Suzhou plans to conduct digital renminbi lottery trials during this year's Double 12 Shopping Festival, following the...

China Leads World in Cross-border Data Flows with 23% Global Share

China has emerged as the world's firm leader when it comes to cross-border data flows as its digital and online economies continues...

Competitiveness of Banks Will Lie in “Data + Algorithms” in Future: Agricultural Bank of China

A senior official from one of China's big six state-owned banks has highlighted the critical role that fintech will play in shoring...

Chinese Banks Are “Quenching Their Thirst with Poison” by Selling Depository Products via Online Finance Platforms: PBOC Official

Chinese regulators have turned their attention to the use of online lending platforms by smaller banks to draw funds from retail customers...

Digital Renminbi Will Reshape Banking and Payments Sectors, Enhance Monetary Policy and Economic Adjustments: Chinese Think Tank Experts

Experts from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the National Institution for Finance & Development (NIFD) see the digital renminbi...

JDD and Tencent Hail Digitisation as Key Driver of Chinese Economy Post COVID-19

China's online tech giants point to digital transformation as a primary driver of economic growth and recovery in the wake of the...

Digital Renminbi Will Break Big Data Monopolies, Replace All Forms of Traditional Money: Bank of China Senior Exec

A former senior executive with one of China's big six state-owned banks has highlighted the major impacts that the digital renminbi will...

Digital Yuan Will Account for 15% of All Consumer Payments within a Decade, Give Banks Fighting Chance against Fintech Rivals: Goldman Sachs

A report from Goldman Sachs says that increasing use of China's central bank digital currency (CBDC) could help banks to withstand the...

Chinese Central Bank’s Fintech Division Recruits Blockchain and Big Data Talent

The Fintech Research Institute of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has opened hiring for new personnel in areas including big data...

Financial Cloud Market in China Hit USD$1.91 Billion in First Half of 2020: IDC Report

A new report indicates that the market for financial cloud services in China saw roaring growth in the first half of 2020...

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Bank of Chengdu Launches New “Cloud Converted” Data Centre, Provides AI Customer Service in Sichuanese Dialect

Sichuanese province lender Bank of Chengdu has announced the launch of a new "cloud converted" data centre."

Bank of Communications Completes First Offshore Issuance of Perpetual Bond by a Chinese Bank

Big state-owned lender Bank of Communications (BOCOM) has become the first Chinese bank to issue perpetual bonds offshore.

Liu He Sheds Light on China’s Dual Circulation Development Strategy

One of China's senior-most economic policymakers has written an essay for the People's Daily that sheds light on the goals and priorities...

International Forecasters Upbeat on Chinese GDP Growth in 2020, 2021

Leading international forecasters anticipate comparatively robust growth for the Chinese economy in 2020 amidst the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.