China's financial watchdogs to conduct regulatory talks with Ant Group

2020-12-24 12:04:17

Logos of Ant Group and Alibaba are pictured at the headquarters of Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, Oct 29, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] BEIJING -- China's central bank and three financial watchdogs will conduct regulatory talks with Ant Group within the next few days. The People's Bank of China, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, the China Securities Regulatory Commission, and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange will carry out the talks with the group. The talks are expected to urge and guide Ant Group to follow market-driven and law-based principles, implement requirements regarding financial supervision, fair competition and protection of consumers' legitimate rights and interests, and regulate the operation and development of its financial businesses.