The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is planning to launch a blockchain-powered private market aimed at helping smaller firms obtain financing. The post Hong Kong Stock Exchange to Launch Blockchain-Powered Market in 2018 appeared first on CoinDesk. S…
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Experts in the mainstream media are starting to see a growth in the number of investors and investment firms that have become comfortable with bitcoin and Ethereum, despite…
Veteran Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Btcbox has announced that it will be establishing a subsidiary to target the Hong Kong bitcoin markets. The subsidiary, MBK Asia Limited, will operate in partnership with Japanese investment bank, MBK CO. Ltd. Also Read: Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan Begins Btcbox Has Been Operating Since 2014, Making It One of […]
Japanese bitcoin exchange Bitpoint has been actively expanding into the Greater China region. After launching operations in mainland China and Hong Kong, on Friday the company announced its launch in Taiwan through a partnership with a “major commercial bank”. Also read: Bitpoint Adds Bitcoin and Ether Payments to Platform with Unionpay, Wechat Pay and Alipay Expansion into […]
Over the past year and a half, we have been multiple “agreements” to make Bitcoin scale. Two of the agreements that stood out are the Hong Kong agreement, and the one recently formed in New York. Both of these proposals highlight some interesting aspects of making Bitcoin scale. It also goes to show how some […]
A new fintech agreement in the Asia-Pacific region could ease collaborative burdens for blockchain and distributed ledger startups. Source
CoinTelegraphBitcoin Changed From Risky to Safe Investment: Hong Kong Exchange ExecutiveCoinTelegraphOver the past year, six countries including Malta, Japan, Australia, China, the Philippines and South Korea have addressed the regulatory issues surrou…
Thomas Glucksmann, head of marketing at Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange Gatecoin, believes that the public image of bitcoin has transformed from a risky to safe investment…
(Shanghai, May 21, 2017)-Singapore-based blockchain service provider VeChain S.E.A, a subsidiary of the leading blockchain technology company in China, BitSE, is proud to announce it will join PwC’s incubation program. PwC and BitSE held a signing ceremony on Monday in Hong Kong with Raymund Chao, PwC Greater China Chairman, and DJ Qian, CEO of BitSE […]
Hong Kong’s government should lead the way on blockchain, a financial services advisory group said today. Source
It has been a while since a country’s central bank was looking to issue a nationwide digital currency. Hong Kong is the latest country to do so, as the Monetary Authority is looking to create a central bank digital currency. Interestingly enough, the HKMA is teaming up with none other than the R3 consortium to […]
Hong Kong’s de facto central bank is developing a prototype digital currency. The disclosure came in a Hong Kong legislative document published by the Legislative Council Panel on Financial Affair this week and dated 18th April. According to the note, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), which acts as the region’s central bank and finance regulator, […]
A few weeks ago, all Chinese bitcoin exchanges announced they were forced to suspend bitcoin and altcoin withdrawals. This decision was made in lieu of the PBoC regulations regarding anti-money laundering practices. It now appears BitVC, a Hong Kong-registered bitcoin exchange, is going through a similar ordeal. BitVC Suspends BTC and LTC Withdrawals The news […]
With Deloitte, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and the region’s top five banks launched a blockchain platform for trade finance.
Blockchain has received a successful test run in Hong Kong in a project jointly run by regulators, banks and others.