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Eager to avoid middlemen, Chinese flock to the convenience offered by online financial services companies

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
hina's financial technology sector is booming thanks to factors that include ease of use, consumer behavior and light regulatory oversight.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.