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 (a...

Hong Kong Startup Launches LSE-Powered Bitcoin Spot, Futures Platform

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

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 cur...

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 of Hong K...
November 6, 2019
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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 Bitco...

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...

NBA-China Scandal Crashes Nike Sneaker-Backed Crypto Token Price

A now-viral post by a Chinese cryptocurrency trader has highlighted the stark drop in the price of American sneaker-backed toke...

Which Countries Have the Biggest Premiums?

Up until early 2018, major cryptocurrency markets the likes of South Korea and Japan demonstrated high premiums for Bitcoin. At...

Diginex Becomes First Asian Firm to Join Steptoe-Led Blockchain Alliance

Hong Kong-based digital financial services startup Diginex has become the first firm in Asia to join the Blockchain Alliance le...

Hong Kong’s SFC Releases Regulations for Crypto Fund Managers

Hong Kong’s securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has officially released regulations for cr...