Posts Tagged: finance


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As internet banking takes off in China, this financial product search engine secures $60M investment

It’s tough to sift through and distinguish what are the best deals and which companies can be trusted to handle their money. That’s wher...

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 4:27 pm
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This social network helps investors navigate China’s thorny stock market

Founded in 2012, Guangzhou-based iMaibo has cultivated its own community of nearly 100 homegrown investment professionals.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 1:57 pm
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SoftBank gets in on China’s P2P lending craze with $10 million investment in Edai

There's no shortage of peer-to-peer lending sites in China, but neither has a distinct market leader emerged.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 4:35 pm
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Cutting costs? Here are 7 financial comparison websites in Indonesia

Financial comparison platform providers started to hit the Indonesia market in droves over the past year. Some of them started locally and e...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 5:20 pm
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MergePay is Mint for business, making bookkeeping easier

Running a small business isn’t that simple. One of the most challenging parts is keeping track of the company’s cash flow, receipts, and...

  • March 22, 2014
  • at 1:00 am
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Alibaba will hand out 1 million virtual credit cards next week

Alibaba’s third-party payment system Alipay next week plans to issue one million “virtual credit cards,” according to the company&...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 11:44 am
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Chinese online retailer Jingdong offers shoppers up to $2,500 credit line

What if Amazon offered you a loan to buy products on its website? Consumer credit lines are the latest promotion from one of China’s b...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 6:06 pm
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P2P lending service Renrendai handed $130 million to get a head start in China’s budding microfinance sector

Chinese online peer-to-peer lending service Renrendai announced its parent company, Renrenyou, received $130 million in Series A funding,...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Dianrong is first of many Chinese P2P lending sites to get funding in 2014

Chinese peer-to-peer lending service Dianrong raised “tens of millions of dollars” in a series A funding round from Northern Light Ve...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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1 year and $92 billion later, Alibaba’s massive mutual fund starts to stagnate

Yuebao now holds RMB 574 billion (US$92 billion) in assets. That makes it the fourth-largest money market fund in the world.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 8:22 pm
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Chinese startup gets $30 million investment to put all the country’s pawn shops into a single marketplace

51dang functions like a peer-to-peer lending website--a fast-growing trend in China among the under-financed--except it uses pawned goods as...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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How the 8 Securities trading dashboard will look for Japanese users.

8securities, an online platform that makes stock trading transparent, launches in Japan

8securities, seeking US$5M Series B, launches in Japan and introduces new services.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Baidu rebrands online finance service, introduces loans

Baidu today officially rebranded its financial services branch changing the name from "Baidu Licai" to "Baidu Jinrong"

  • April 25, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Virtual credit cards boom in China as Tencent issues one for WeChat users

Within 24 hours of Alibaba announcing it would hand out one million “virtual credit cards”, rival web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) reveal...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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2 of China's web giants want to become banks as China reforms banking industry

2 of China’s web giants want to become banks as China reforms banking industry

China is set to launch a trial program to shake up the nation’s state-owned banks, allowing five new private banks to be set up in the...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 6:55 pm
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WeChat leaps into banking, lets users set up online investment fund

Tencent (HKG:0700) has just joined China’s personal finance race alongside Alibaba and Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) with the latest addition to Ch...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Get your new year finances in shape with budgeting app Saved

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to manage your money better, you might turn to an app like Saved. It’s a new and very s...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 5:05 pm
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8 tech trends to watch in China for 2014

The new year is a time for reflection, but it’s also a time for looking forward. In this regard, we’ve taken a broad look at some of the...

  • December 24, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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