Xiaomi to set up consumer finance firm in Chongqing

Xiaomi's Beijing headquarters. (Image credit: TechNode/Coco Gao) Chinese…


Ant Financial

Ant Financial rumors gather pace as tech IPO fever rolls on

Image credit: BigStock/Casimiro IPO fever has gripped China's tech space in…


Shanghai's skyline is seen from The Bund on April 13, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Shanghai unveils five-year fintech hub plan

Shanghai's skyline as seen from The Bund on April 13, 2019. (Image credit:…


Blockchain patent applications from Chinese banks rocket: report

Chinese banks have drastically increased the number of blockchain-related…


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Personal credit system update closes fake divorce loophole

The Shanghai headquarters of the People's Bank of China, China's central bank.…


Alipay launches security platform for global payment partners

A consumer checks out with Alipay at FamilyMart in Shanghai on July 24, 2019.…


Meituan

Meituan rolls out new credit payment feature

Screenshots of Meituan's credit payment feature. (Image credit: TechNode)…


China's central bank debuts app monitoring system

A border bridge connecting Hong Kong and Shenzhen. (Image credit:…


Alipay releases annual individual user spending data

Screenshots of Alipay 2019 spending report for individual users. (Image credit:…


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Bytedance, Ant Financial vie for digital banking licenses in Singapore

  (Image credit: Unsplash/mikeenerio) Alibaba's fintech arm Ant Financial…