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Can Alibaba’s Ant Financial Disrupt China’s Financial Industry?

In a short space of time Alibaba’s Ant Financial has created—and scaled—a diverse set of financial products.

by Major Tian | Aug. 5 2015

China Roundup: Who Moved the Hang Seng Index?

This week, mainland investors pushed the Hang Seng Index to a seven-year high; Alibaba’s Ant Financial launched a.

by Major | Apr. 9 2015

China Roundup: RIP. Yahoo China

This week saw the end of Yahoo China, the Shanghai Composite Index peaked, and Uber found an unlikely partner in.

by Major Tian | Mar. 19 2015

When your Bank Interest is a Basketful of Vegetables

CKGSB professor Brian Viard on why Chinese banks are resorting to paying bank interest through Mercedes Benz cars, iPhones and.

by Brian Viard | Jan. 13 2015

China Roundup: Robust Growth in China’s Exports and Imports and Alipay Gets a Makeover

This week, China’s exports and imports data showed robust growth despite forecasts that were less rosy; and Alibaba’s.

by Major Tian | Oct. 17 2014

Internet Finance in China: Will it Disrupt Traditional Banking?

As consumers drift towards easy-to-use internet finance in China, what will happen to traditional banks? Like many businesses.

by Ana Swanson | Mar. 31 2014

Regulating internet finance in China

Chen Long, Professor of Finance at CKGSB, believes that the authorities have to tread a fine line while regulating internet.

by Major Tian | Mar. 26 2014

Internet finance in China: Risk-free Returns?

Internet finance in China is taking off and deposits in online funds such as Alibaba’s Yu’e.

by David Green | Mar. 24 2014

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