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Basel regulations are not relevant for China’s phase of development, says Alibaba founder
Censor-resistant money, censored.
Move comes as growing number of traditional financial services firms revisit virtual currencies
The ECB is keen on giving foreigners access to a digital euro. That could make the single currency far more commonly used globally.
Paytm, India’s most valuable start-up, has bumped up against Google in a wide ranging dispute
Accountancy firm had second thoughts about working with Mauritian-based fund
Chinese fintech controlled by Jack Ma seeks to tap funds from blockbuster IPO for overseas push
Integrating open-ledger technology into the financial industry was never likely to be easy
Covid-19 has accelerated the shift from cash to digital payments, leaving the vulnerable behind
‘Tokenisation’ would allow a crypto asset to represent single securities like ETFs
Silicon Valley group looks to tap into huge mobile payments market with purchase of Lagos-based company
Payguru offers service for millions of customers who do not have a bank account
So let us all “seize the opportunity to explore blockchain solutions”!
Deal would help Japan back into global race for 5G networks and future technologies
The charters would set up a legal conflict between the OCC and the Federal Reserve
Regulator’s decision to stop the German payment group’s local operations disrupts businesses
How will a looming US threat affect $35bn Hong Kong and Shanghai IPO?
Why does an “oversubscribed” listing only have one new significant investor?
Online lender worth nearly $40bn to float in New York even as Trump threatens delistings
When charts become performance art
Ant Group signals wish to expand beyond its joint venture platform
Investors pour $1bn into an industry spurred by financial inclusion and undeterred by money laundering curbs
Our correspondents on how one of Latin America’s oldest democracies is facing down its bloody past and meeting the challenges of the pandemic, upgrading its infrastructure and modernising its economy
More businesses make digital shift but intermediaries still take too much of a cut
Technological advances and user demand spur progress but state role is key to trust