WeChat Pay to debut installment payment credit service in Q4: report

Tencent is incubating a new consumer financing product tentatively called "Fen…


9.25 Tech After Hours Series: Libra, China, and the future of digital currency

  Following the success of our previous TechNode Tech After Hours series…


JD.com, Thai retail giant Central Group launch financial services app in Thailand

China's second-largest online retailer JD.com along with Thai mall operator…


Central bank to include troubled P2P lending industry in credit system

The People’s Bank of China headquarters in Beijing. (Image credit: Wikimedia…


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HSBC completes first blockchain-based letter of credit transaction in yuan

The HSBC offices in London. (Image credit: Håkan Dahlström / Flickr) HSBC…


INSIGHTS | Predatory student loans in China

A university campus in Beijing, China. (Image credit: Flickr/MAJebara) More…


Real estate mogul surrenders to police on charges related to P2P lending platform

(Image credit: BigStock/Stanislau_V) Dai Zhikang, the billionaire founder and…


The Shanghai headquarters of the People's Bank of China, China's central bank, is at the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, China. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Alibaba, Tencent may be among first to receive China's digital fiat currency

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) will reportedly issue its self-developed…


Don't blame internet finance for all of the problems in P2P lending: Jack Ma

At the Smart China Expo in Chongqing on Monday, Jack Ma, chairman of e-commerce…


WeChat Pay testing new facial recognition POS device 'Frog Pro'

Screenshot of Frog Pro from WeChat website. (Image credit: TechNode) WeChat Pay…