China postal financial savings financial institution ties up with Ant Monetary on fintech innovation


FILE PHOTO: Individuals stroll previous an indication exterior a department of Postal Financial savings Financial institution of China (PSBC) in downtown Beijing, China, November 12, 2015. Information/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photograph

BEIJING (Information) – Postal Financial savings Financial institution of China (PSBC) (1658.HK), the state financial institution with the biggest department community, stated it had signed a strategic cooperation settlement with fintech big Ant Monetary on Wednesday.

The pact with the Alibaba-backed (BABA.N) monetary agency will concentrate on areas resembling digital funds, on-line lending, rural finance and company finance, the financial institution stated in a assertion despatched to Information.

The companions can even arrange a joint lab to discover fintech improvements, and lengthen tie-ups in areas resembling web safety and taking financial institution branches digital.

Reporting by Cheng Leng and Vincent Lee; Enhancing by Clarence Fernandez