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Hong Kong Tightens Regulatory Grip on Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Startups

Hong Kong is tightening its regulatory grip on cryptocurrency exchanges and related businesses by bringing them under the purview of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), as reported by Asia Nikkei Review on Dec. 17. Crypto-Financial Center While part of...

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Volatility Should Not Hold Investors Back from Accepting Cryptocurrency as an Asset Class in Asia

Asia’s traditional financial market has begun to recognize the investment merits of cryptocurrencies and its potential to be accepted as a formal asset class. Earlier this month, the Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) said that it will...

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China’s Central Bank Calls for More Government Oversight on Blockchain

China’s central bank the People’s Bank of China (PBC) encouraged the government to increase supervision of blockchain-related ventures in a working paper released on Tuesday, warning that “bubbles were apparent,” according to Reuters. "China to Strengthen Supervision on Blockchain-Related...

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Hong Kong Unveils Regulatory “Sandbox” for Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms and Exchanges

Hong Kong unveiled a new set of regulations aimed at governing the local cryptocurrency trading and funding market in a move that seeks to improve investor protection and the city’s status as a premier financial hub. Accredited Investors Only...

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