Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen, SCMPIllustration: Lau Ka-kuen, SCMP
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen, SCMP

What will China’s central bank digital currency mean for Alipay and WeChat Pay?

  • As Alipay’s operator Ant Group prepares to list in Hong Kong and Shanghai, we look at the potential risk to its payments platform posed by China’s embryonic sovereign digital currency
  • Alipay’s patents show it is preparing to work with a central bank digital currency

Topic |   Digital currencies
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen, SCMPIllustration: Lau Ka-kuen, SCMP
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen, SCMP
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