Browsing the "Asia" Tag

Bain-Backed Crypto Exchange Seed CX Is Expanding to Asia

| Yogita Khatri

Chicago-based cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX, which Bain Capital backed last year, is expanding to Asia via a local partnership.

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Gatecoin Crypto Exchange to Shut Down on Court’s Orders

| Diana Aguilar

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Gatecoin will shut down and enter liquidation.

Indonesia Passes Rules for Trading of Cryptocurrency Futures

| Yogita Khatri

An Indonesian financial watchdog has set out new regulations for the trading of crypto assets on futures exchanges in the country.

The Biggest Problem for ICOs? In 2018, It Was Their Own Investors

| Simon Seojoon Kim

Hashed CEO Simon Seojoon Kim looks at the inherent limitations of ICOs, in particular the belief that "anyone can invest in an initial project."

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Where the Future of Crypto Payments Is Being Built

| Leah Callon-Butler

The Philippines may not be the crypto capital of the world – but it may be where infrastructure building runs the deepest.

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What Fork? Asian Traders Are Buying Bitcoin Cash

| Wolfie Zhao

While bitcoin cash is seeing an internal war ahead of Thursday's hard fork, traders in Asia are betting that the upgrade will result in "free money."

Crypto Wallet Maker Ledger to Expand Support for Stablecoins, Including Tether

| Leigh Cuen

Benjamin Soong, Ledger's newly hired head of Asia-Pacific operations, says tether remains popular in the region despite the token's recent troubles.

MetLife Asia Affiliate Trials Blockchain Insurance Product

| Muyao Shen

MetLife Asia affiliate LumenLab has successfully trialed a blockchain-powered insurance product to offer financial protection to pregnant women.

Korean Government-Backed Researchers File for Blockchain Patent

| Muyao Shen

A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Report: Korean Political Parties to Propose New Crypto Laws

| Muyao Shen

Lawmakers in South Korea are said to be racing to make laws to regulate the sector.