Chinese regulators reportedly axed 8,000 malicious apps

China’s cyber regulators are tightening their grip on the country’s infamously censored internet even more, and it includes keeping a closer eye on games and apps. According to Reuters, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has deleted 7,873 mobile apps it deems malicious. Some of those applications reportedly overcharged users, while others stole their information. […]

British regulators mull the future of audit

AUDITS EXIST to shore up trust in financial statements. Investors look to professionals to tell them whether companies’ managers are squandering their money. What happens when trust in auditors evaporates? Britain provides an illustration. The country has seen a spate of high-profile company failures in the past year, most notably that of Carillion, a construction […]

China’s regulators try to engineer a stockmarket rally

CALLING THE bottom after share prices plunge is a crapshoot. Though investors parse trading charts, bond yields and commodity prices for clues, timing the market remains more a matter of luck than skill. But in China the signal is, at least in the short term, a lot clearer: just wait for the government to barge […]

American and British Airways Joint Venture Reexamined by UK Regulators

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As regulators circle, China’s fintech giants put the emphasis on tech

Kitty cash FOR those still trying to work out what exactly “fintech” involves, we are sorry to bring you this update from China, a world leader in mixing finance with technology. Fintech is passé; the hot new thing is “techfin”. This ungainly portmanteau was coined by Jack Ma, the chairman of Alibaba, an e-commerce giant, […]