Posts Tagged ‘China’
Fintechist China Bockchain Technology Open Course

China Launches Nationwide Blockchain Technology Open Course Program

by JP Buntinxon November 18, 2017
China will be a key region when it comes to blockchain. Surprisingly, there is still a major lack of education regarding this new technology. Achain is launching a Block Technology Open Course. The goal is to inform more people and enterprises about what this technology entrails and how it can be used. An interesting decision, […]
Fintechist China Bitcoin OTC

Major Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Contemplate Pivot to OTC Markets

by JP Buntinxon November 5, 2017
China used to be a financial powerhouse in the world of Bitcoin exchanges. That situation came to an abrupt end earlier this year. Things have become so dire some companies are looking to pivot their business model. OTC Trading is still perfectly legitimate where Bitcoin is concerned. CNY trading is still supported in these markets […]

Fintechist China Economy Rating

China’s Brittle Economy Results in Reduced Sovereign Credit Rating

by JP Buntinxon September 22, 2017
Things are not looking all that great for China’s economy these days. We all know their quarterly reports are heavily inflated and modified. Earlier today, S&P Global Ratings cut the country’s ┬ásovereign credit rating. It is the first time this happens in 18 years. The main reasons for doing so include soaring debt and a […]

Charlie Lee Could Just Have Stopped The Bitcoin Panic Selling

by Samuel Raeon September 22, 2017
Anybody reading that is familiar with bitcoin (we are going to go out on a limb here and say that most of you probably are) as likely already come across Litecoin. For those that haven’t, it is the cryptocurrency that first hit markets back in 2011 and has since been styled as the silver to […]

Fintechist HSBC Selfie Payments China

Selfie Payments Come to China Courtesy of HSBC

by JP Buntinxon September 18, 2017
The way we think about payments is slowly changing. More and more consumers want to use mobile devices to complete payments altogether. Selfie payments are an interesting trend even though their viability remains a big question. Over in China, HSBC is launching this new initiative as we speak. Facial recognition technology to make mobile payments […]
Fintechist Bitcoin Chinese Decision

Bitcoin Is a Better Currency With Chinese Regulators Playing Their Final Card

by JP Buntinxon September 17, 2017
It is evident the news coming out of China has spooked cryptocurrency markets last week. To real experts, this comes as a major surprise. After all, China is only a minor country when it comes to Bitcoin trading. Moreover, their regulations only affect companies in that country or dealing with customers from China. It is […]