Standard Chartered and Ant Financial Look to Partner on Belt and Road Initiative

Standard Chartered and Ant Financial signed a memorandum of understanding to expand their fintech reach in the Belt and Road Initiative; as Banking Technology reports the details are not flushed out yet but they are looking to broaden access to financial services in countries where the Belt and Road Initiative reaches; the companies have already partnered on funding settlement, FX services and Alipay Wallet. Source.

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