Tag Archives: Banking

Dr Andy Xie: How China’s coal crisis exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie talked about China’s coal crises and how it exposes the hypocrisy of the West’s carbon footprint The surging electricity demand is driven by export recovery. China is on pace to increase exports by US$700 billion this year, more than Japan’s total exports. As central banks and governments […]

Winston Ma Commented on What Beijing’s New Data Rules Will Mean for Companies

Winston Ma

Winston Ma recently commented on Beijing’s New Data Rules in a Fortune article by Yvonne Lau. Companies operating in China will have a new rule book to play starting Sep 2021 —whether domestic or foreign—that collect data and have operations in mainland China will be subject to the new Data Security Law (DSL), which outlines […]

Winston Ma: China Crackdown on Internet Stocks Benefited Cryptocurrency?

Winston Ma

Winston Ma spoke about investments, cryptocurrency and the crypto market in a recent article by Rob Lenihan for TheStreet.com “Various Chinese regulators have come out with new rules for the internet sector over the past few months from anti-trust to data regulation,” said Ma, author of “The Digital War – How China’s Tech Power Shapes […]

Winston Ma shared insights on the future of cryptocurrency in China

Winston Ma

Winston shared his insights at the Cointelegraph report, answering questions like Are token-less blockchain projects the future? Many countries may look at China as a reference, but the jury is still out in terms of the effectiveness of crypto mining and trading crackdown in China. According to Winston Ma, former managing director and head of North […]

Dr Andy Xie’s insights on the Trojan horse threat behind China’s tutoring and tech crackdown amid US rivalry

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent opinion piece for SCMP, Dr Andy Xie discussed the continuing China-US rivalry, how both industries are becoming more powerful and more. Here are some highlights: Beijing is cracking down on tutoring businesses in its latest move to reshape China’s economy. Internet companies have also been under scrutiny for some time. Many actions fall […]

Winston Ma: China’s New Crypto Regulation

Winston Ma

Winston Ma, shared his insights on China’s new crypto regulation and what it means for the future of blockchain in a recent virtual fireside chat. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals […]

Winston Ma: Digital War – How China’s Tech Power Shapes the Future of AI, Blockchain, & Cyberspace

Winston Ma

Mr. Winston Ma spoke at the virtual program hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations recently, where he explored how China’s innovation ecosystem drives next generation unicorns and its young netizens participate in the evolving digital economy, and what emerging markets can learn from China as they dive headlong into the mobile-first economy. Watch […]

Winston Ma: China is Creating its Own Unicorns

Winston Ma

In his recent Bloomberg interview, Dr Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Author of The Hunt for Unicorns, predicted that given the digital war between the US and China, and that China becomes more self-reliant, with it’s one-billion internet user base and unified digital ecosystem, in future, China will create […]

Winston Ma: How Sovereign Funds are Shaking Up the Digital World

Winston Ma

Global sovereign funds—huge government-guided investment funds—have become the world’s new VCs, creating overnight winners in the technology world. From Shanghai to Silicon Valley and sub-Saharan Africa, sovereign funds, more active than ever before, are betting big. What are the pros and cons of these behemoths throwing their weight around? Are these investments politically driven? How […]

Winston Ma’s Insights on The Digital Silk Road: China’s New Growth Story

Winston Ma

In his book and presentation, “The Digital Silk Road“, China investment expert Winston Ma offers investors, entrepreneurs, and all students of international business an essential guide to China’s new economy. The Chinese market is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Based primarily on technological innovation and domestic consumption—and less on government-led capital expenditure and the import-export business—China’s […]

Covid-19 market bubbles cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on how Hong Kong can restore peace

Dr Andy Xie

Renowned economist Dr Andy Xie shared vital insights on restoring peace in Hong Kong, in his recent opinion piece for South China Morning Post. Dr Xie believes that to be able “to restore peace to Hong Kong, big businesses, developers, homeowners and the tax man must all accept the pain of drastic economic reform.”  High […]

Chris Skinner: Why Chinese Techfin is the Exception and not the Rule

Chris Skinner

Digital banking is growing rapidly in China, and more advance than in most countries. Fintech expert, Chris Skinner, noted that the Chinese government’s policy was one of the major reason for the exceptional growth. … most countries have forced regulations on any banking activity to be offered only by fully licensed banks or by firms […]

Chris Skinner on how the Chinese fintech market will develop

Chris Skinner

Fintech expert, Chris Skinner, shared his insights on how the Chinese fintech market will develop in the interview at the M2020 China Conference. Take a look at the video featured in Fintech Finance below: Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog the Finanser (www.thefinanser.com).  Here he regularly […]

Chris Skinner wrote a 30,000 word case study about Ant Financial in his new book, Digital Human

Chris Skinner

Fintech expert Chris Skinner  wrote a 30,000 word case study about Ant Financial in his new book, Digital Human, as because they are the first payments platform to focus upon global reach for financial inclusion. Watch the video below to learn more about the future of finance and banking and more: Chris Skinner is best known […]

Jean-Claude Trichet, Former President of European Central Bank, in Asia in Sep 2015

Jean-Claude Trichet, who was the president of the European Central Bank from 2003 to 2011, and also a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, will be in Asia in September 2015. Jean-Claude Trichet Jean-Claude Trichet is a French civil servant who was the president of the European Central Bank […]


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