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Digital Lender XWBank Sees YoY Drop in Net Profits of 14.81% in First Half of 2020

Net profits of Sichuanese direct bank XWBank were hard hit in the first half of 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Xiaomi’s Virtual Lender Airstar Bank Kicks off Official Operation in Hong Kong

Virtual lender Airstar Bank announced the official launch of operation on 11 June, as one of seven digital banks licensed to operate...

XWBank and China’s Policy Banks to Provide Interest Free Vouchers via Alipay for 10 Billion Yuan in Small Business Loans

Private online lender XWBank is working with China's big three policy banks to provide interest free loans to businesses in 81 cities...

Digital Lender XWBank Unveils New Senior Management Team

Sichuan-based digital lender XWBank has appointed a new team of senior executives following the departure of former president Zhao Weixing in late...

Hong Kong Monetary Authority Flags “Soft Launch” of Virtual Banking Services in Fourth Quarter

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has flagged the launch of the territory's first virtual banking services before the end of the...

Hong Kong Digital Banks Expected to Focus on Mobile Payments and Micro-Loans

Domestic analysts expect Hong Kong's first cohort of licensed digital banks to commence operation before the end of the year, as well...

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