Tag "digital finance"

7 Takeaways from Finance Disrupted Asia

“Is it actually gonna be the other way around with FinTech buying Banks ?” Last friday, I attended the Economist Finance Disrupted Asia Conference. As a former JP Morgan equity derivatives trader, founder of the Hong Kong startup community WHub.io

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Top 8 Hong Kong & China Fintech News For This Week

Hong Kong and China Fintech scenes have been booming latterly. There are some big news from these two fintech communities this week, such as China Central Bank sets up fintech committee, Alibaba invests in its first fintech company in Hong

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Hong Kong’s Role in Distributed Ledger Technology

A white paper by the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (HKFSDC) is examining how Hong Kong can develop its blockchain capabilities to serve the region. According to the paper, Hong Kong, with its large financial sector and its strategic

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Globe, Alipay, and the Chinese Tourist Trap

One weeks ago, Globe Telecommunications announced a new capital infusion from Jack Ma’s Ant Financial and Ayala Corporation into its Globe Fintech Innovations subsidiary (officially, Mynt). Mynt launched in late 2015 as a sort of revamped and consolidated version of GCash

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