Asian regulators seek fintech balance

Regulators are taking a relaxed approach but some recognise that the required speed of regulatory tools overseeing fintech must be faster than traditional tools.
Striking a balance between protecting investors and promoting innovation remains the central aim of Asian regulators as they respond to the unprecedented challenges posed by the financial technology boom, an industry conference heard on Friday.
 
For now they appear relaxed even as the fintech sector attracts vast sums and the speed of change dazzles but, with the mistakes of the global financial crisis still vivid, nothing is being taken for granted. 
 
Regulators from across the region gathered at the biennial World Capital Markets Symposium in Kuala Lumpur to...
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