CB forum on internet finance in China

The College of Business organised a forum on the China Economy in January 2016 to discuss the latest trends in internet finance and related economic policies in China.

Professor Paul Lam Kwan-sing, Chief-of-Staff of CityU, opened the event in Shenzhen emphasising that with the rapid growth and changes in China's financial market, the forum could serve as a good platform for exchanging ideas and knowledge among experts in the industry.

Professor Leon Zhao Jianliang, Chair Professor of Information Systems, then discussed the use of big data and financial analysis, taking the success of Alibaba as an example to illustrate the advantages of P2P lending and crowdfunding in business.

The forum also invited Professor Maoqing Zhou, Vice-President of Research Department for the Financial Leasing Industry of the China Academy of Social Sciences, and Mr Xiaowen Wu, President of, and Mr Wenlong Zhou, Former Vice President of the Index Research Institute at the China Financial Information Center, to share their views on topics such as the development of the Renminbi as well as the One Belt One Road initiative in China. Over 200 participants attended the event.