Hong Kong

Russian Crypto Plot, China Mining U-Turn, Lottery Winner’s BTC Gamble: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 4–10

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best…

Tencent to Build Virtual Bank After Hong Kong Regulator Approves License

Chinese internet giant Tencent is set to open a blockchain-based virtual bank after the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission…

Hong Kong Steps Up Research Into Central Bank Digital Currency

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has revealed it is conducting research into applications for a central bank digital currency…

Hong Kong’s New Crypto Regulations Leave Gray Area, Claims AAX Exchange

Hong Kong-based Bitcoin (BTC) spot and derivatives exchange Atom Group has launched amid a tightening of the region’s crypto-regulatory regime.…

High Leverage Crypto Futures Products Unlikely to Receive Go Ahead from Hong Kong Regulator

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong has just issued a warning about high leverage crypto futures contracts.…

China Signs Agreement With Hong Kong Central Bank for Blockchain Push

Blockchain has received fresh endorsement from China in the form of a development pact with the de facto central bank…

Hong Kong Regulator to Treat Crypto Traders Like Brokers Under New Rules

Hong Kong’s securities watchdog is to treat cryptocurrency trading platforms like traditional brokers, according to its second round of regulatory…

North Korea Set Up a Blockchain Firm to Launder Cash: UN

North Korea has been using a Hong Kong-based blockchain company to launder money, according to a quarterly report from the…

Hong Kong Regulator to Unveil New Cryptocurrency Exchange Rules

Hong Kong’s financial regulator — the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) — will publish a new set of regulations for…

Report: Barely Any Hong Kong Crypto Funds Being Approved for Licenses

One year after launching a trailblazing licensing scheme for cryptocurrency fund managers, Hong Kong’s securities regulator has issued few and…

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