September 21, 2021

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Day: July 25, 2021

HONG KONG—China is asking on private-sector pioneers Ant Group Co. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. to assist it develop a state-backed digital forex that threatens the pair’s extremely widespread fee networks.

The Folks’s Financial institution of China in current months has accelerated the testing of its digital yuan, placing the operators of Alipay and WeChat Pay in a troublesome spot: They’ve little alternative however to participate, regardless of the chance of eroding the massive consumer bases they’ve grown over years. Most of China’s 1.4 billion folks use at the very least one of many personal companies to make cell funds.