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COVID-19: Rethinking Resilient and Sustainable Development

The sudden disruption to the global economy and people’s normal life resulting from the global spread of COVID-19 will have far-reaching economic and social effects.

ESG TrendsTracey Xiang2020-05-18

Evidence from A-Shares: Higher Employee Satisfaction Makes Stock Prices More Shock-Resistant Amid COVID-19

ESG LeaderDragon Tang, Chenyu Shan, MioTech ESG Team, The University of Hong Kong, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics2020-04-28

Chinese Companies Innovating CSR Initiatives during the Coronavirus Outbreak

During the recent coronavirus outbreak in China, Chinese companies not only initiated conventional CSR campaigns to help businesses and people affected but also rolled out a wide range of innovative products or services, many of which are technology-driven, and aligned with their own core competencies and business strategy.

ESG TrendsTracey Xiang2020-04-16

How China Leverages Technology to Mitigate the Economic Impact of Coronavirus

To mitigate the economic impacts brought about by the latest coronavirus outbreak, China bets on the information technology to help businesses partly resume operations and weather the temporary disruption.

ESG TrendsTracey Xiang2020-03-24

MioTech Joins UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment

ESG TrendsMioTech Team2020-03-20

Measuring Coronavirus Impact in China from the Sky

ESG TrendsJason Tu, Gingery Jin, Maya Li, MioTech ESG Research Team2020-03-13

Small Businesses a Big Problem for China

China’s small to medium sized businesses are under tremendous pressure to survive since the outbreak of the coronavirus. As the contagion spreads and these businesses suffer, it could leave lasting impacts on the country’s economy.

ESG TrendsMandy Chong, MioTech Team2020-03-07

Covid-19 Impact on China A-Shares’ Supply Chains

ESG TrendsJason Tu, Cara Liu, Maya Li, MioTech ESG Research Team2020-02-28

China’s lending sector under pressure due to crackdown on data crawling

A recent crackdown on predatory lending and illegal data use practices has shown the extent to which smaller lenders rely on the credit risk management services based on alternative data.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2020-01-22

China's Green Bond Market Expands Steadily

China has become a key player in the world’s green bond market. The differences between the domestic standards and the international ones and the lack of reliable information from traditional channels have boosted the demand for alternative data sources.

ESG TrendsTracey Xiang2019-12-18

Behind the Heftiest Fine in History: an ESG Risk Study of JAC Motor

In this article, MioTech examines the impacts of ESG on the industry, with a deep dive into the impacts environmental penalties plays on automakers financially.

ESG TrendsMioTech Team2019-11-22

Alternative Data are increasingly used to Assess ESG Performance and Risks of Chinese Companies

The rapidly growing demand for ESG information of Chinese companies and data analytics services is being met by a rising wave of alternative data services assisted by artificial intelligence technologies.

ESG TrendsTracey Xiang2019-11-21

China’s Equity Investment Market Seeing a Rise in Demand for ESG Data

The availability of increasing digital data and technological advances are providing the investor community with much needed access to non-traditional data about Chinese companies. Chinese fund managers have started exploring using alternative data and data services to manage specific risks or create ESG investment strategies.

ESG TrendsTracey Xiang2019-11-21

ESG Data and Evaluation Set to Take off in China

The surge of sustainable finance in China has spurred demand for ESG data and analysis services. The lack of ESG data has encouraged the application of AI techniques to expand ESG data sources, automate the evaluation process or improve risk-monitoring capabilities.

ESG TrendsTracey Xiang2019-11-21

UBS: Sustainable Investing to Become Core Investing Component

In this article, MioTech speaks with Mario Knoepfel, Head Sustainable & Impact Investing Advisory, Investment Platforms and Solutions, Asia Pacific at UBS Wealth Management on the growing trend of sustainable investing in Asia and his belief that it can bring equal to better investment performance over time.

ESG LeadersMario Knoepfel2019-11-20

Why ESG Matters When it Comes to Investing

In this article, we speak to Juliette Macresy, Head of Vigeo Eiris’ Greater China and South East Asian markets, on the growing trend of sustainable investing in Asia and why "not being sustainable is a direct threat for a given corporation".

ESG LeadersJuliette Macresy2019-11-20

Making Hong Kong a tech hub would give boost to despairing youth

Creation of China's Silicon Valley requires cultural shift from financial focus

MioTalkJason Tu, Cofounder & CEO of MioTech2019-10-18

Big data-driven Business Credit Evaluation in China

China’s relatively young business credit reporting industry is embracing approaches driven by big data and artificial intelligence. And some efficient credit risk evaluation and new risk management systems developed have been widely adopted by China’s fast-growing and innovative online business credit industry.

Market BeatsTracey Xiang2019-10-15

MioTech’s New VP of Strategy: Endre Markos

MioTech is proud to welcome Endre Markos, VP of Strategy, as part of the MioTech pack. In this article, we find out more about his extensive work experience at Bloomberg and Citi and why he's now decided to join a FinTech startup.

MioTalkMioTech Team2019-09-23

Open Banking Development Drives Data-sharing in China

Open banking is the latest fintech trend in China. Led by the newly emerged digital-only private banks, the trend is also expected to bridge the data gap between conventional banks and digital tech companies.

Market BeatsTracey Xiang2019-09-16

MioTech's Latest Offering: WealthLink

Introducing our latest offering, WealthLink. Find out more about our platform that provides in-depth data intelligence into high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) globally.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-09-09

MioTech’s ESG Risk Analysis

Introducing our latest ESG Risk Analysis feature within AMI, our advance market intelligence solution. Find out more about how MioTech is helping investors benchmark companies, assess ESG risk exposure and monitor ESG related risk trends.

ESG TrendsCara Liu, Product Manager2019-08-27

MioTech’s ESG Risk Analysis

Introducing our latest ESG Risk Analysis feature within AMI, our advance market intelligence solution. Find out more about how MioTech is helping investors benchmark companies, assess ESG risk exposure and monitor ESG related risk trends.

Market BeatsCara Liu, Product Manager2019-08-27

One Day Without Hong Kong Airport

Hong Kong’s aviation sector is expected to suffer losses of more than US$76.48 million caused by massive flight cancellations due to the recent protests that saw Hong Kong’s airport under siege. MioTech looks into the deep impacts this will have on Hong Kong’s world-renowned aviation hub.

Market BeatsJiang Gu, Senior Software Engineer in Data Infrastructure2019-08-20

UBS: Sustainable Investing to Become Core Investing Component

In this article, MioTech speaks with Mario Knoepfel, Head Sustainable & Impact Investing Advisory, Investment Platforms and Solutions, Asia Pacific at UBS Wealth Management on the growing trend of sustainable investing in Asia and his belief that it can bring equal to better investment performance over time.

MioTalkMario Knoepfel2019-08-12

China’s Equity Investment Market Seeing a Rise in Demand for ESG Data

The availability of increasing digital data and technological advances are providing the investor community with much needed access to non-traditional data about Chinese companies. Chinese fund managers have started exploring using alternative data and data services to manage specific risks or create ESG investment strategies.

Market BeatsTracey Xiang2019-08-09

Why ESG Matters When it Comes to Investing

In this article, we speak to Juliette Macresy, Head of Vigeo Eiris’ Greater China and South East Asian markets, on the growing trend of sustainable investing in Asia and why "not being sustainable is a direct threat for a given corporation".

MioTalkJuliette Macresy2019-08-01

Where NLP Derived Intention Determines Outcome

In this article, MioTech speaks with Jeff Caitlin, CEO of Lexalytics, who shares on how their NLP capabilities are being utilized to measure and predict intent and for sentiment analysis in various sector.

Market BeatsJeff Caitlin2019-07-22

ESG Data and Evaluation Set to Take off in China

The surge of sustainable finance in China has spurred demand for ESG data and analysis services. The lack of ESG data has encouraged the application of AI techniques to expand ESG data sources, automate the evaluation process or improve risk-monitoring capabilities.

Market BeatsTracey Xiang2019-07-15

Fano Labs: Multilingual ASR and NLP

In this article, we speak to Albert Lam, Chief Scientist and Acting CTO at Fano Labs on their expertise in Multilingual Speech Recognition and NLP technologies and how it’s being employed in the finance sector.

Market BeatsAlbert Lam2019-07-11

How will China’s Data Protection Regulations Impact Fintech

China has released a series of regulations and national standards in the use and protection of data that will pose considerable compliance challenges to smaller local fintechs who are increasingly dependent on digital data.

Market BeatsTracey Xiang2019-06-21

Connecting Big Data Providers with Data Intelligence Seekers

In this article, we speak to Erez Katz about his entrepreneurial journey with Lucena Research and how the company's technological edge is bridging the gap between data and actionable insights for the finance industry.

Market BeatsErez Katz, CEO and Co-Founder, Lucena Research2019-06-03

The U.S. has Eyes on Chinese Surveillance Companies

In this article, we look into the ramifications of an impending ban will have on the supply chains of two of the world’s biggest security surveillance firms from China.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-05-31

Huawei's Shackles on its Supply Chain

In this article, we look into the hard times the Chinese smartphone giant has fallen into, analyze its entire supply chain, to find out if Huawei’s able to hold it together amidst this hellish trade-war.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-05-27

How Can Remote Sensing Data and AI Help Financial Services

In China, AI solutions based on remote sensing data are being tailored for the finance industry on investment research and decision-making.

Market BeatsTracey Xiang2019-05-22

Chinese NLP 101

In this article, we speak to MioTech's CTO on the fundamentals of Chinese NLP in a financial context, its challenges, its progress and what's in store for this form of artificial intelligence in the near future.

TechnologyLiu Tao, Co-Founder & CTO, MioTech2019-05-14

Facebook for Finance

In this article, we speak to Divya Narendra, the co-founder of the then Harvard Connection, the precursor to Facebook, on his venture, SumZero, which incidentally has been dubbed the social network for financial research.

MioTalkDivya Narendra, Co-Founder & CEO, SumZero2019-05-07

Business Intelligence 101

In this article, we speak to MioTech's Senior Software Engineer on the fundamentals of business intelligence, why it's indispensable for business growth and how it can enable better decision making.

TechnologyJiang Gu, Senior Software Engineer in Data Infrastructure2019-05-01

Machine Learning’s Worst Enemy

In this article, we speak to Alberto Todeschini, Faculty Director of Artificial Intelligence at the University of California, Berkeley to shed light on “Adversarial Machine Learning”. Find out how vulnerable models are to being fooled and what you need to look out for.

MioTalkAlberto Todeschini, Faculty Director, Artificial Intelligence, University of California, Berkeley2019-04-25

Who Seeks to Gain from Avengers: Endgame?

With the world waiting on the stroke of midnight for blockbuster hit, Avengers: Endgame to drop, MioTech looks into writing a review into the financial impact it would have on the box office, Disney’s stock and other major related players in cinema.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-04-23

Unicorn IPOs: Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow?

In this report, we deep dive into eye-catching publicly tradable securities, unicorns. With greatly anticipated startups like Slack, Airbnb, Pinterest and WeWork stirring rumors of going public in 2019, we investigate if past unicorns can extend pass their success post-IPO.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-04-16

AI Determining Credit Where It's Due

The Rise of Big Data and AI-powered Credit Scoring in China and How it Drives Consumer Credit Growth

MioTalkTracey Xiang2019-04-10

It’s a bird... It’s a plane... It’s satellites!

In this report, we speak to Tom Diamond, President and Co-Founder of RS Metrics, on the rise of satellite imagery data, the promise of alpha from geospatial analytics, and the financial possibilities for business and investors with a bird’s eye view.

MioTalkTom Diamond2019-04-03

Stop Building Start-up Castles in the Sand

In this article, we speak to Benjamin Quinlan, CEO of Quinlan & Associates on the pros, cons and essentials when it comes to strategy, especially as a startup.

MioTalkBenjamin Quinlan2019-03-27

How Data is Changing the Real Estate Game

In this article, MioTech speaks with Real Estate Foresight to find out how their startup is making the unpredictable nature of China's property market, predictable with data analysis.

MioTalkRobert Ciemniak2019-03-21

China to Tax Its Way into Economic Growth

In this report, we look into China’s upcoming VAT reforms and find out which sectors look to gain and which are poised to lose in the country’s bid to boost economic growth.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-03-20

Hey Big Spender: China Leads 2018 Global Equity Financing in FinTech

In this article, we dive into the ninefold increase of investment deals that took place in 2018 in China. With the Mainland accounting for 46% of the total global investments, or US$25.5 billion, which fintech startups clinched these big ticket investments?

MioTalkTracey Xiang2019-03-13

The Source of all Knowledge

In this Q&A article, MioTech’s Director of Data Infrastructure and Science, Alex Zhou gives us the low-down on the knowledge graph and why they play a huge role in many intelligent systems today.

TechnologyAlex Zhou, Director of Infra and Science2019-03-11

A-Share Market: Just a Rebound or the Real Deal?

In this report, we look into the recent rebound in the A-Share market and compare it with historical A-share rallies to find out if this rebound is just a fling or a longer term trend.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-03-06

The Beauty in the Eyes of Foreign Capital Beholders

In this report, we investigate A-share investment opportunities amid the opening of the Chinese financial market.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-02-26

My Not So Typical Day as a Front-End Engineer

Delighting financial institutions by making the best software he can imagine, Colloque Tsui, MioTech’s senior front-end engineer in charge of stability, performance and visual quality.

TechnologyColloque Tsui, Sr. Software Engineer in Front-end2019-02-24

The Mathematics In English

In this article, we speak to Evan Schnidman, CEO of Prattle about his startup, NLP and the adoption of technology in the finance sector in the U.S.

MioTalkEvan Schnidman, CEO of Prattle 2019-02-21

How FinTech is Transforming China’s Asset Management Market

In China, an overwhelming majority of retail funds are now sold online. Led by tech companies, the technological developments in China’s financial asset management sector have democratized the access to retail investment products and are driving digitalization, automation and intelligent -ization of the incumbents.

MioTalk Tracey Xiang2019-02-14

The huffs and puffs, that might blow China’s economic pillars in the year of the pig

In this op-ed, we investigate the 3 major blows China’s economy faced in the year of the dog and how the year of the pig is likely to unfold. Download a free report that assess several Chinese economic indicators over the past year to provide insights into potential investment opportunities in 2019.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-02-10

My Not So Typical Day as a Software Engineer

At a FinTech/AI company like MioTech, (especially since Tech is the second half of our company name), having a good software engineer is as good as gold. Almost 80% of our company is made up of engineers.

TechnologyYishu Fang, Head of Applications2019-01-31

Is there money to make if the PBOC loosens monetary policy?

In this report, we utilize AMI’s Event Driven Analysis tool to assess the historical impact of cuts to RRR in relation to the stock market.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2019-01-23

Tech, the Battleground of the Sino-U.S Trade War

Escalating tensions between the world’s two superpowers may seem like it’s about trade, but upon closer look, the race for technological supremacy is what’s at the heart of this war.

MioTalkMioTech Team2019-01-21

The Rise of China’s Big Data-based Online Small Business Lending Market

China has established a big data-based, highly automated online lending infrastructure for small businesses to get loans based largely on their online business data. Led by data rich tech companies, the online business lending model they’ve built is highly scalable, efficient and cost saving.

MioTalkTracey Xiang2019-01-16

How FinTech Won over the Emerging Affluent in China

Not only have Chinese internet platforms become major distributors and marketing channels for traditional retail investment products, the revolutionary internet-only investment products and services they’ve introduced are also highly popular. Their convenient online offerings are especially welcomed by the affluent young Chinese.

MioTalkTracey Xiang2019-01-03

MioAdvisor Review on IPO Destination

In this report, we study prominent stock exchanges on listing rules, stock performances and capital raised to help you decide if location matters when investing in IPOs.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2018-12-26

ML, ML on the wall, will this merger be successful after all?

In this article, MioTech speaks with Dr. Matthias Buehlmaier, Program Director of HKU’s Bachelor of Business Administration (IBGM), on his award-winning research paper on whether the media can predict the success of corporate acquisitions and mergers using machine learning.

MioTalkDr. Matthias Buehlmaier, Program Director of HKU’s Bachelor of Business Administration (IBGM)2018-12-18

The Not So Green Grass of China Homes

This report investigates the relationship between Chinese developers and its creditors, in order to provide information to investors as to which banks they should pay extra attention to.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2018-12-17

MioTalk X Korey Lee: Building a Culture Around Data

In this article, MioTech speaks with Korey Lee, Head of Data at SCMP on the effective ways on building a strong data culture from scratch.

MioTalkKorey Lee, Head of Data, South China Morning Post2018-12-10

Tech Stock: To Buy or Not to Buy?

This report investigates the factors that drive tech stock prices and if investors look to growth in earnings or sales when evaluating a tech company.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2018-12-04

Deep Learning: Are we Far From Shallow Now?

In this article, MioTech speaks with Larry Cao, Director of Industry Research at CFA Institute on the problems and the promises of Deep Learning applications in the investment sector.

MioTalkLarry Cao, Director of Industry Research at CFA Institute 2018-12-03

MioTalk X Joanna Bryson: The Dangers of Biased Bots

In this article, MioTech speaks with leading AI specialist, Joanna Bryson on how machines can reflect the biases that humans inherently possess and the detrimental impacts it can have on society.

MioTalkJoanna Bryson, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Bath2018-11-25

Does a Stronger Green Back Mean Deeper Red for Emerging Markets?

This report looks to investigate the economic health of emerging markets by assessing macroeconomic fundamentals, especially during a time of quantitative tightening in the States.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2018-11-22

Who Invests Better: A.I or Human

This reports looks to investigate whether artificial intelligence or flesh and blood humans make better investment decisions in a market turmoil.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2018-11-14

MioTalk X Steven White: The Rise of the Chinese Wolves of FinTech

In this article, MioTech speaks with Professor Steven White at Tsinghua University on the drivers behind Mainland China leapfrogging developed markets to become a global FinTech innovator.

MioTalkSteven White, Associate Professor, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University2018-11-11

Time’s Up for Tech Giants to Avoid Higher Taxes

This report scrutinizes current tax structures and expounds on the impacts digital tax reforms will have on the technology sector.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2018-11-06

Financial Time-Series Predictions and AI Models (Part 1): Deep Learning - or not?

In this article, MioTech invites E. Schoeneburg, an AI Pioneer, AI Visionary and Alternative AI Leader to talk about Deep Learning. He tries to give an objective assessment and judgement about the use, advantages/disadvantages of the various AI models.

TechnologyEberhard Schoeneburg, AI Pioneer, AI Visionary, Alternative AI Leader2018-11-04

Is China Looking To Live on Less?

This report takes a deep dive into the hotly debated “consumption downgrade” to find out if the Chinese are truly cutting back on costs.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2018-10-31

MioTalk x Seth Huang: Top 5 ways A.I is disrupting the investment sector

In this Q&A article, MioTech speaks with Dr. Seth Huang, Associate Professor in Finance at HKUST who expounds on different learning models, their benefits, pitfalls and where he foresees the technology will be able to take the sector.

MioTalkSeth Huang, Associate Professor in Finance, HKUST 2018-10-29

Breaking the Chains

This report dives into the exposure consumer electronic and automaker supply chains have in the midst of an escalating U.S. - China Trade War.

Market BeatsMioTech Team2018-10-25

MioTalk x Jason Tu: AI is not only a disruptor, but also an enabler

MioTech, CEO, Jianyu Tu (Jason) sat down with HKIBC’s Isabel Wong to discuss artificial intelligence, fintech, cybersecurity, innovation and much more.

MioTalkMioTech Team2018-10-24