Browsing the "Hong Kong" Tag

OKCoin Founder Star Xu Seeks to Acquire Public Firm for $60 Million

| Daniel Palmer

OKCoin founder Star Xu may be seeking a possible backdoor IPO by buying a majority stake in a Hong Kong-listed company.

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Chinese Crypto Billionaire to Help Lead Hong-Kong-Listed Blockchain Firm

| Yogita Khatri

Veteran Chinese crypto investor Li Xiaolai has joined a blockchain firm listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as an executive director and co-CEO.

Hong Kong’s Securities Watchdog to Regulate Crypto Funds

| Yogita Khatri

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission says it will bring crypto funds under its securities regulations to improve investor protection.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Taps Digital Asset for Post-Trade Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has teamed up with DLT startup Digital Asset to develop a blockchain platform for post-trade processing.

Hong Kong to Expedite Immigration for Blockchain Job Seekers

| Wolfie Zhao

Hong Kong is seeking to attract talents with specialities in innovative technologies such as blockchain via a special immigration policy.

Crypto Exchange Huobi Seeks to Acquire Public Firm in $77 Million Deal

| Wolfie Zhao

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is quietly seeking to purchase a more than 70-percent stake in a publicly listed firm in Hong Kong.

Energy Firm Discloses Major Crypto Losses Amid Blockchain Rebrand

| Wolfie Zhao

A publicly owned firm chaired by a Chinese billionaire lost millions through crypto investments, yet it's still seeking to rebrand around the tech.

Another Bitcoin Miner Maker Is Seeking to Go Public in Hong Kong

| Wolfie Zhao

Ebang, one of the largest bitcoin mining chip makers from China, has filed for an initial public offering with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Hong Kong Official Rules Out Plan for Central Bank Digital Currency

| Wolfie Zhao

Hong Kong's de facto central bank has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), a government official said on Wednesday.

‘Downright Fraud’: Hong Kong Securities Watchdog Warns on ICOs

| Wolfie Zhao

The deputy head of Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission has taken a skeptical tone in statements on initial coin offerings.