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Hong Kong is a significant hub in the global cryptocurrency landscape, home to numerous blockchain companies, crypto exchanges, and enthusiasts. The region boasts a robust regulatory framework, fostering a conducive environment for crypto-related activities. Renowned crypto exchanges like Bitfinex and OKEx are headquartered here, facilitating vast daily trading volumes. Hong Kong's blockchain networks are advanced, supporting various protocols and fostering innovation in the crypto space. The region's crypto community is diverse, involving investors, traders, developers, and blockchain startups. Despite its traditional finance background, Hong Kong has embraced the digital asset revolution, positioning itself as a leading player in the crypto world.

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UK and EU Push Ahead on Stablecoin Regulation; Hong Kong Approves Another Crypto Exchange
UK and EU Push Ahead on Stablecoin Regulation; Hong Kong Approves Another Crypto Exchange
Host Megha Chaddah discusses the state of crypto in the U.K. and Europe as the Bank of England (BOE) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have published their plans to re...
UK and EU Push Ahead on Stablecoin Regulation; Hong Kong Approves Another Crypto Exchange

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UBS Group’s Wealthy Clients Can Now Trade Some Crypto ETFs in Hong Kong: Bloomberg
The news comes a day after HSBC, one of the world's largest banks, said it plans to start a digital-assets custody service for institutional clients.
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Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA Wins Hong Kong License
The bank's Hong Kong unit can now deal in and distribute securities, including products related to virtual assets related.
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Hong Kong Now Considering Spot Crypto ETFs for Retail Investors: Bloomberg
The move comes a month after authorities in the City updated financial regulations to allow for retail investors to buy spot crypto ETFs.
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Sam Bankman-Fried Convicted on All Seven Charges; Hong Kong Buzzes With Web3 Events
Sam Bankman-Fried Convicted on All Seven Charges; Hong Kong Buzzes With Web3 Events
Host Megha Chaddah breaks down what's next for Sam Bankman-Fried as the disgraced FTX founder was found guilty of all seven counts for the crypto exchange's collapse. Plus, th...
Sam Bankman-Fried Convicted on All Seven Charges; Hong Kong Buzzes With Web3 Events

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Hong Kong Will Allow Some Tokenized Securities-Related Activities
The move appears to be another step in Hong Kong's recently accelerated ambitions to become a virtual asset hub.
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Sam Bankman-Fried on the Hot Seat; Hong Kong's New CBDC Report
Sam Bankman-Fried on the Hot Seat; Hong Kong's New CBDC Report
"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the hottest stories shaping the crypto industry today, including the Justice Department gearing up for its cross-examination...
Sam Bankman-Fried on the Hot Seat; Hong Kong's New CBDC Report

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Retail CBDC Could Add Unique Value, but Further Investigation Is Needed, Hong Kong Central Bank Says
Hong Kong has not decided whether to introduce an e-HKD, the report said.
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The World of Crypto Regulation: International Overview
The World of Crypto Regulation: International Overview
Representatives from key jurisdictions discuss global regulatory harmonization and what’s next on their respective agendas from Europe’s landmark Markets in Crypto Assets (MiC...
The World of Crypto Regulation: International Overview