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Payments Companies Banned from Servicing Virtual Currency Transactions

Chinese financial regulators are ratcheting up their crackdown on virtual currencies with the launch of a strict prohibition on payments companies providing services for...

PBOC Lifts Centralised Customer Deposit Ratio for Online Payment Companies

The Chinese central bank has announced that it will raise the centralised customer deposit ratio for payment companies to roughly 50% from around 20%...

Central Bank Bans Use of Barcodes by Payments Sector for Securities Business

The Chinese central bank is cracking down on the use of barcode technology technology by payments companies to covertly engage in other forms of...

Central Bank Squeezes Payments Sector with License Cancellations

The People's Bank of China has revoked the licenses of nine non-bank payment organisations for various abuses including misappropriation of funds and license abuses On...

China UnionPay Expands Services to Type II, III Bank Accounts

China UnionPay has just launched a new mechanism for hooking up with type II and type III bank accounts, in a move that is expected to shake up the...

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Zhou Xiaochuan Weighs in on Internationalisation of the Renminbi at 2020 Financial Street Forum

Zhou Xiaochuan, the former head of the Chinese central bank, has voiced his opinions on the near-term prospects for the internationalisation of...

PBOC Launches Fintech Research Centre, Calls for “Comprehensive Increase” in China’s Fintech Competitiveness and Influence

A senior official from the People's Bank of China (PBOC) has called for the country to further drive efforts for the development...