Tag: hong kong

Jan 19 2021

Thieves Grab $451K in Cash From Hong Kong Crypto Trader

The robbers lured a female cryptocurrency trader into an office and threatened her with a weapon, according to a report.

Jan 14 2021

Crypto News: HongKong Approves First Crypto ETF Fund Worth $100 Million

Jan 14 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Hong Kong, China has approved an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) worth $100 million that would also include 10% in cryptocurrency. The ETF would be raised by Yibo Financial as per a report from Wu Blockchain. Hong Kong, China has approved the first ETF fund involving cryptocurrency, and Yibo Financial said it will raise 100 million The post Crypto News: HongKong Approves First Crypto...

Jan 12 2021

Fidelity International Invests $6M in Firm Behind Hong Kong’s OSL Crypto Exchange

Jan 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business fidelity hong kong news osl

BC's OSL exchange is the first crypto brokerage to receive Hong Kong regulators' blessing.

Jan 06 2021

BC Group Scores $90 Million to Grow Its Digital Asset Exchange

The stock price of the company tumbled by over 14 percent on Wednesday.

Jan 05 2021

Bitcoin Trader Robbed and Pushed Out of Car in Hong Kong

Jan 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crime hong kong news policy & regulation

The trader exchanged 15 bitcoin for HK$3 million before being robbed of both.

Dec 24 2020

Hong Kong ATMs Must Be Excluded From Coming AML Regulations, Group Says

The government’s plan to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges in Hong Kong could mean ATMs may also be off-limits, the group claims.

Dec 23 2020

Hong Kong Trading Platform OSL Suspends XRP Services as SEC Sues Ripple

Dec 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinflash hong kong markets news osl

The SEC is accusing Ripple of violating federal securities laws via sales of the XRP cryptocurrency to retail consumers.

Dec 07 2020

Dec 06 2020

Hong Kong in Talks With PBOC on Digital Yuan Trial for Cross-Border Payments

Dec 06 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cbdc china digital yuan hong kong news

PBOC’s Digital Currency Institute and the HKMA are discussing the technical pilot testing of using e-CNY form making cross-border payments.

Dec 05 2020

Hong Kong Crypto Exchange Founder Taken Amid China’s Crackdown on Fraudulent Bank Accounts

Dec 05 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aml china crackdown global hong kong

The platform will close all its over-the-counter (OTC) trading services because of the risks related to uncertainties from China’s regulatory policies/

Dec 04 2020

Venture Firm Eyes DeFi After OMG Network Acquisition

The financials of the acquisition deal were not disclosed by the companies.

Dec 02 2020

Crypto.com Secures Australian Financial Service License

Dec 02 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia business crypto.com hong kong markets

Crypto.com has secured an Australian Financial Service License through its acquisition of The Card Group.

Nov 10 2020

Hong Kong’s Amber Group Picks BitGo Trust in Quest for Institutional Investors

Nov 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  amber group bitgo bitgo trust business custody

BitGo’s status as a qualified custodian should draw more high-net-worth investors to Amber from places like Hong Kong, Taiwan and Seoul.

Nov 03 2020

Standard Chartered HK Completes First Cross-Blockchain Platform Transaction

The bank’s first cross-blockchain platform pilot transaction was executed between Hong Kong and Mainland China.

China and Hong Kong Cracks Down on Crypto as Markets See Red

Nov 03 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur btcgbp

Regulators in Hong Kong have stated that all crypto trading exchanges and companies need to be regulated regardless of whether they’re selling securities or not. China is also being heavy handed with crypto as its CBDC...

Oct 21 2020

Hong Kong Central Bank Willing to Test Digital Yuan

The regulator is interested in exploring CBDC's cross-border transaction capabilities.

Sep 11 2020

Community-Funded Bitcoin Awareness Campaign Unveiled in Hong Kong

Since 2012, the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong has been one of the strongest local communities focused on Bitcoin, boasting a current membership of over 5,000 people. During the month of September, the organization will be using donations to buy advertising space that feature informative statements highlighting “the risks and merits of Bitcoin”. ...

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