September 09, 2021
The Real Cause of China’s Alibaba Crackdown
By Canghao Chen
Political intrigue? Personal grudges? There's a more basic cause for Alibaba's ill fortune: The company threatens China's monetary authority.
March 20, 2021
The Ant Group Incident Reveals the Fragile Future of Innovation in China
By Zhuoran Li and Gavin Xu
Increasing CCP control, coupled with bureaucratic infighting, decreases the incentives for private companies to try new things.
March 10, 2021
More Fintech Regulation on the Horizon in China
By Sara Hsu
The Chinese government continues to add oversight and structure to the rapidly growing sector.
December 31, 2020
Ant Group’s Year of Reckoning?
By Eleanor Albert
The targeting of the fintech giant may be part politics, part personal, and part regulatory reform.
November 20, 2020
The Long-Term Implications of Ant Group’s Delayed IPO
By Pan Yuanyuan
In the long run, the regulation of Ant Group will contribute to a more stable – and thus more favorable – business environment in China.
November 04, 2020
Market Debut of Chinese E-finance Giant Ant Group Postponed
By Associated Press
It was hoped that Ant's debut would put a spotlight on China’s economic rebound from the pandemic.