Why ASEAN Needs a Region-Wide Digital Payment System
By Leang Seakleng
An inclusive and user-friendly system could deepen Southeast Asian integration and generate economic benefits for the region's 668 million people.
Tiger by the Tail: India’s RBI looks to Rein in Fintech
By Corissa Steiner
Bolstered by foreign capital and supportive domestic policies, Indian digital loans grew 12-fold since the pandemic – but restrictions loom.
China Deepens Fintech Dominance With New Digital Currency
By Robert Farley
Beijing is still just chipping away at U.S. financial hegemony.
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.
FinTech and the Risks of Terrorist Financing in Indonesia
By Federica Russo
New financial technologies hold out great benefits to developing nations, but they also come with considerable risks.
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.
Is North Korea Moving Toward a Cashless Society?
By Tae-jun Kang
A Daily NK report recalls recommendations for North Korea to jumpstart economic activity through new financial technology.
South Korea’s Emergence as an Important Player in Cryptocurrency
By Troy Stangarone
South Korean businesses are moving into the cryptocurrency and blockchain fields.
As China's P2P Industry Stumbles, One Company Is Soaring
By Sara Hsu
Fincera Chairman Yonghui Li on thriving despite China’s P2P industry turbulence.
Ant Financial and the Greening of Fintech
By Phylicia Wu
Ant Forest is the world’s first, largescale, bottom-up pilot in greening citizens’ consumption behavior.
India's Digital Revolution
By Moin Qazi
On Digital India Day, a look at where India stands in bringing the digital world to its rural residents.
South Korea's Next Growth Frontier: Fintech
By Steven Denney
Regulators in South Korea are hoping to nurture growth in the rising financial technology industry,