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Greater Bay Area Plan Anoints Shenzhen as Regional Fintech Capital

China's new policy document for the Greater Bay Area of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau highlights the role of Shenzhen as a...

Tsinghua University Launches First Fintech EMBA in Shenzhen

One of China's leading tertiary institutions has created what it's billed as the first fintech EMBA to coincide with the launch of...

Ant Financial Helps Apple Provide Chinese Consumers with Interest-free iPhone Financing

Apple Inc is working with fintech giant Ant Financial as well as Chinese banks to provide interest-free consumer financing as part of...

Bank of China Becomes First Lender to Sign up for Property Blockchain Platform in Hong Kong

One of China's leading state-owned banks will become the first lender to participate in a new blockchain platform in Hong Kong that...

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Plans to Acquire Fintech Subsidiary of Shenzhen Jinzheng Technology

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has unveiled plans to acquire a controlling stake in one of China's leading fintech concerns.’s Fintech Vehicle Embroiled in Online Privacy Scandal

The fintech subsidiary of one of China's leading online companies has become embroiled in a scandal involving the private images of users....

Over 380 Online Lending Platforms under Investigation by Chinese Authorities, 62 Suspects Extradited

Chinese authorities have placed over 380 online lending platforms under investigation for criminal financial activities.

Tencent’s Surging Fintech Growth Driven by Online Wealth Management

Online wealth management has emerged as a mainstay fintech operation for one of China's leading tech giants.

Returns on P2P Loans Set to Weaken as Chinese Regulators Step up Pressure

Average returns on peer-to-peer loans in China are expected to remain weak as Beijing continues to crack down on internet lending.

Shanghai Launches Blockchain Research Centre at Fudan University

Shanghai has seen the launch of a new blockchain research institute at one of China's leading tertiary institutions.

Chinese Fintech App Downloads Breach 100 Billion, Exceed E-commerce Apps

Fintech apps have emerged as one of the most downloaded apps on the Chinese market ahead of e-commerce apps.

Ant Financial Acquires Full Ownership of British Payments Company WorldFirst

Chinese fintech giant Ant Financial has acquired full ownership of London-based cross-border payments company WorldFirst.

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