Global investment in financial technology companies reached an all-time high of US$27.4 billion, a rise of 18 per cent year on year, though investment in mainland Chinese fintechs bucked the trend, declining by 72 per cent, year on year, to US$2.8 billion. Photo: Thinkstock

Investment in Hong Kong fintechs more than doubled last year, well ahead of Singapore and Australia

Accenture analysis also shows value of mainland fintech investment halved, but numbers grew to 146 deals last year, compared with 54 in 2016, to US$2.8 billion

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Global investment in financial technology companies reached an all-time high of US$27.4 billion, a rise of 18 per cent year on year, though investment in mainland Chinese fintechs bucked the trend, declining by 72 per cent, year on year, to US$2.8 billion. Photo: Thinkstock
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