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This Month in Fintech - China (December 23’)

This Month in Fintech - China (December 23’)
Jack Ma, founder of Alipay. Photo: Reuters

Happy New Year, Fintech friends!

I hope you had a wonderful New Year celebration and are ready for a Chinese fintech news briefing!

December was not a quiet month: Alipay's IPO seems to have finally seen some light, and TikTok strikes back in Indonesia with a huge investment. China is tightening regulations on non-bank payment providers while relaxing the data transferring rules with Hong Kong for fintechs. Lazada received more funding from Alibaba but still saw the need to make staff cuts.

There's a lot to cover, so let's dive in. Enjoy the read, and remember to leave me a comment if you want to join the conversation!

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