Tagged: guo shuqing

Digital Transformation: Chinese Consumers are Increasingly Using Smartphones to Make Payments as Thousands of Bank Branches have Shut Down

The long lines in front of ATM machines have now become a rare sight as Chinese consumers are increasingly using their smartphones to complete transactions, instead of making cash payments, according to a report from China Daily. Many people claim they can’t even recall when… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

GaiaWorks Raises ¥500 Million in Series D1 Funding Led by GGV Capital On December 8th, GaiaWorks, a Chinese leading provider of workforce management cloud services, announced that it had closed ¥500 million in Series D1 funding. The investment was led by GGV Capital, with participation… Read More

China to Encourage Fintech Innovation while Improving Risk Control, According to Nation’s Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission Official

  One of China’s top banking regulators has called into question the power of the nation’s large Fintech firms and suggested taking “timely and targeted measures to prevent new systemic risks.” As reported by CNBC, the Chinese official’s comments seem to indicate that more regulations… Read More

Chinese Regulators to Introduce “Special” and “Innovative” Regulatory Guidelines for Fintech Giants like Ant Group, Tencent Holdings

China is reportedly planning to introduce “special” and “innovative” regulatory guidelines for  Fintech giants like billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Group Co., which is a subsidiary of the Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE:BABA). Regulators in China aim to create new policies so they can eliminate monopolistic practices… Read More

China Report: More P2P Lenders Collapse as Regulatory Environment Tightens

A report in ECNS indicates that the Chinese peer to peer lending industry is enduring a bit of a retrenchment. China is home to the largest P2P industry in the world – an accomplishment that was aided by the fact that at the beginning, few… Read More

China is Cracking Down on Unscrupulous Financial Services

In a series of reports, ChinaNews is pointing to the increasing scrutiny of the Chinese government regarding financial fraud and over-all malpractice. In March there was the case of the “first and high profile” peer to peer lending fraud case where 41 people associated with Baiyin… Read More

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