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A hundred apps bloom in China as millions bank on their smartphones

Digital banking, investing and lending have gone mainstream in a huge way in the country

EXPLOSIVE GROWTH: 390 million people in China have registered to use mobile banking - more than the entire population of the US.


YOU forgot your wallet, and it's four flights up to your apartment in Shanghai's French Concession. No worries. You've got your smartphone. Open Tencent Holdings' WeChat, the Chinese Twitter on steroids, and tap China's versions of PayPal, E*Trade, Uber, Amazon and TripAdvisor...

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