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Tech-Giant Backed Virtual Bank First to Trial Services in Hong Kong

ZA Bank Ltd. has begun trialing internet-only banking services in Hong Kong, making it the first to offer such services in the city as the Asian financial hub ramps up its efforts to boost the development of fintech.

20 Dec, 2019

港首間虛銀登場 眾安銀行搶閘試業

首批獲發虛擬銀行牌照之一的眾安銀行(ZA Bank)昨日宣布試業,將邀請約2000名香港客戶率先體驗服務。眾安銀行試業初期,僅提供轉帳及定期存款服務,未有一併提供商業銀行務務。客戶本預期為搶佔市場,虛擬銀行會推出較傳統銀行優惠的息率吸客。眾安銀行推1元起定期存款,惟出呼意料未有以高息吸納定存,以三個月港元定存為例,息率僅2厘,大大跑輸傳統銀行。

19 Dec, 2019

ZA Bank first to roll out virtual service

ZA Bank, the virtual bank subsidiary of ZhongAn Online P & C Insurance (6060), became the first to launch the service that will have a trial operation for 2,000 selected Hong Kong users through the Fintech Supervisory Sandbox by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

19 Dec, 2019