China

Robo-Advisors Poised for Growth in China

Though robo-advisors are relatively new in China, they are rapidly rising in popularity, with now roughly 38% of adult Internet users using automated, algorithm-driven financial planning services, according to 2020 survey from Kagan, a research division within S&P Global Market

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Ant Group Unveils Blockchain-Enabled Trading Platform for SMEs

Ant Group has unveiled Trusple, a blockchain based-platform powered by AntChain to help SMEs with cross-border trade. Trusple aims to make it easier and less costly for all participants, especially Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to sell their products and

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Ant Group’s INCLUSION Fintech Conference Makes Its Debut in Shanghai

Ant Group, yesterday officially launched its much-talked about inaugural INCLUSION Fintech Conference both to a live audience and virtually. The first day of the conference began with a morning plenary session, followed by 17 forums in the afternoon and a

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Huawei Developer Conference: Product Launches, AppGallery Updates, and Other News

From September 10 to 12, 2020, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) held the annual Huawei Developer Conference. Themed HDC.Together, the event saw multiple announcements being made, including the launch of new products, as well as updates on the Huawei Mobile

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Huawei Developer Conference 2020 to Discuss HarmonyOS, HMS Core 5.0, EMUI 11, Fintech, and More

From September 10 to 12, 2020, Huawei will be hosting its annual developer conference, a multi-day event expected to bring together more than 400 industry veterans and over 500 tech firms to discuss the latest trends and technologies set to

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Ant Group Revives Grand Plans for its INCLUSION Fintech Conference in Shanghai

Alibaba’s Ant Group announced that its inaugural INCLUSION Fintech Conference originally scheduled for April 2020, will now take place in September 24-26, 2020, in Shanghai. Organised by Ant Group and Alipay, the conference will feature a combination of online and

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China’s National Digital Currency Project Enrolls Over 20 Companies as Partners

Support and adoption of the Chinese national digital currency project, the Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP), is accelerating with now more than 20 companies having joined as partners. Only eight firms were originally announced, including four state-owned banks (Industrial and

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Technical Analysis and the Fintech Market in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a bustling hub of FinTech activity. A core market in Asia, Hong Kong is also central to global FinTech operations. In 2020, the largest component of FinTech activity in Hong Kong is digital payments solutions, valued at

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Ant Group Unveils New Blockchain Brand AntChain

Ant Group, a leading provider of financial services technology, and the parent company of China’s largest mobile payments business Alipay, today officially launched AntChain, a new technology brand for the company’s blockchain-based solutions that also aggregates other digital technologies including

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Ant Group Plans a Concurrent Listing in Shanghai and Hong Kong’s Stock Exchange

Ant Group, the parent company of China’s largest mobile payments business Alipay and leading provider of financial services technology, today announced that it has commenced the process of a concurrent initial public offering (“IPO”) on the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s STAR

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