Scholars, businesses and governments are benefitting from the huge amount of data available in the finance field. This is both exciting and unnerving, says Assistant Professor of Finance Dr Wang Zigan.
A new R&D laboratory in the Faculty of Engineering is bringing together expertise on blockchain, algorithms, security and more to explore new frontiers in financial technology.
The Data Revolution Gets Personal
The ‘Tech’ behind Fintech
Technology is transforming finance. HKU is at the forefront in explaining financial technology, identifying its impacts and using that knowledge to help others understand this deepening trend.
Digital money, in the form of Alipay, WeChat Wallet, QQ Wallet and the like, is both changing and reinforcing the social function of money in China and the role of institutions in workers’ lives.
The FinTech Revolution
Migrant Workers Embrace the
LEADING THE WORLD
The way we buy, sell and invest is undergoing enormous change thanks to financial technology. HKU scholars have been quick off the mark to investigate and explain this phenomenon – from identifying the legal and regulatory implications to developing applications for industry; from looking at how migrant workers use FinTech to the darker side of the big data collection that underpins the technology.