China P2P Industry ‘Basically’ a Scam, Billionaire Guo Says

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  • Chinese regulators this month imposed restrictions on sector
  • Guo was commenting at a Fosun post-earnings briefing

Guo Guangchang.

Photographer: Giulia Marchi/Bloomberg

Billionaire Guo Guangchang called China’s peer-to-peer lending industry “basically a scam,” arguing that players in the multi-billion dollar sector, troubled by collapses and frauds, lack the ability to price risk.

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