Asia-Pacific Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report released
17 Mar 2016: The report on the first Asia Pacific benchmark survey of alternative finance was released yesterday. It reveals that the Asia Pacific alternative finance sector was worth $102.8 billion in 2015. China dominates the figures, accounting for 99% of this figure. The comprehensive report also shows high growth in a number of countries, such as New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Korea, Singapore and India. The report is the first academic study of the sector and was conducted by a joint venture between Cambridge University, Tsinghua University and the University of Sydney.