Chinese e-commerce platform JD released its financial results for the second quarter ende
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“JD delivered robust growth in the second quarter across our key metrics of revenue, profitabili
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The Nasdaq–listed company’s net revenue for the Q2 reached 150.3 billion yuan ($21.9 billion), increasing by 22.9 pe
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It achieved a net service revenue of 16.8 billion yuan in Q2, a rise of 42 percent from the same period last year.
上海乌托邦The company’s ordinary shareholders enjoyed a net income of 618.8 million yuan i
n Q2, while they suffered a net loss of 2,212.5 million yuan for the same period last year.
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to 3,558.9 million yuan in Q2, a 644 percent jump from 478.1 million yuan in Q2 of last year.
上海乌托邦Its operating cash flow for the 12 months ended June 30 gr
ew to 31.8 billion yuan from 16.4 billion yuan for the 12 months ended June 30, 2018.
In addition, the company’s annual active customer accounts increased to 321.3 million in the 12 months ended June 30.上海乌托邦女神会所
Many of JD’s businesses have begun to meet the break-even or even profit in the past few years, Rich
ard Liu Qiangdong, chairman and CEO of JD, said during a conference call, highlighting JD Logistics began to br
eak even after suffering a loss of 2.8 billion yuan last year, according to report by Paper.cn.
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entum given the shortage of skills and the overwhelming demand for experienced professionals.
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上海乌托邦Global fintech funding rose to $111.8 billion in 2018, up 120 percent from $50.8 billion in 2017, fueled by mega mergers
and acquisitions and buyout deals, according to a report from global auditing and consulting firm KPMG.
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e said. “Fintech also provides opportunities for those in related technology fields.”
上海乌托邦There is high demand from fintech startups for high-caliber talents with expertise in digita
l payment systems, digital asset management, blockchain and cryptocurrency, said the 2019 Hays Asia
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Fintech is already a fast-growing industry in China. Statistics from Beijing-ba
上海乌托邦sed market consultancy Analysys showed the market scale of China’s fintech industry rea
ched 115 trillion yuan ($16.7 trillion) in 2018.This figure is expected to surpass 157 trillion yuan in 2020.
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The much-anticipated two-day European Union summit ended on Friday with no progress
toward filling the institutions’ top jobs and no consensus on ambitious net-zero greenhouse gas emission target by 2050.
A crisis summit has been scheduled for June 30 in order to fill the posts before the new European Parl
iament meets in Strasbourg, France, on July 2. Meanwhile, most EU leaders attending the
G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, for from June 28 to 29 are expected to hold informal talks on their own issues.
Shada Islam, director of Europe and Geopolitics at Brussels-based Friends of Europe, said she hop
es for a quick decision on the EU leadership. “If they keep postponing and are not so decisive, I thin
k we are sending a wrong message to Europeans and to the rest of the world,” she said on Friday.
et forces, and China has never taken any measures to deliberately devalue the currency to make its exports more at
tractive, said Guo, who is also head of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission.
According to Guo, the short-term fluctuation of the RMB exchan
ge rate was normal, and the depreciation will not last long given the stable economic growth base.
“Any speculative activities to short the RMB will suffer huge losses,” he warned.
The RMB’s daily trading reference, or the central parity for onshore trading, has been stabilized arou
nd 6.89 per dollar for eight days from May 20, and market watchers said market-oriented depreciation pressure was losing steam.
Yi Gang, the central bank governor, has said several times that the PBOC has ceased
direct intervention in foreign exchange markets, and the performance of RMB is address