Tag "Bank of China"

Livi VB’s New Trump Card is a CEO With Experience in China’s First Virtual Bank

Due to the worryingly slow development of digital banking in Hong Kong, regulator Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) granted virtual banking license it to a total of 8 virtual banks.  Since then, these companies have been locked in an intense battle for talent as they

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Meet Hong Kong’s 8 New Virtual Banks

Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has announced a grand total of eight virtual banking license recipients, in three separate announcements so far. Despite the rumoured 29 hopefuls vying for the license, it’s likely that HKMA will only be granting licenses

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Ant Financial, Tencent, and Xiaomi Are Among HK’s New 4 Virtual Banking Licensees

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued virtual banking rights to 4 more companies: Ant SME Services (Hong Kong) , Infinium, Insight Fintech HK, and Ping An OneConnect. According to their business plans, these four newly licenced virtual banks intend

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Ping An’s New Project With HKMA is a Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Platform

Ping An Insurance delivered Hong Kong’s first blockchain-based international trade finance platform, eTradeConnect. The platform was initiated by seven founding banks in Hong Kong and facilitated by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA). Leveraging blockchain’s distributed ledger technology, financial institutions

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Open Banking Hong Kong — How Open is Open?

Following the rollout of Open Banking regulations in the UK and the launch this year of the EU’s Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2), countries across the Asia-Pacific region are following suit to establish their own frameworks to enable banks to

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27 Chinese Banks Work With SWIFT gpi to Accelerate Their Global Reach

SWIFT released today the names of the ten Chinese banks that have gone live on its global payments innovation initiative (gpi) since its launch in May 2017. The banks are: Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank

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