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Hong Kong Welcomes New Fintech Regulations And Initiatives

Hong Kong is ramping up its support for fintech and insurtech innovation with new rulings and bold initiatives that are intended to accelerate development and facilitate collaboration. Many of these initiatives are being undertaken by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority

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Launch of the SFC Regulatory Hong Kong Fintech Sandbox

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) today issued a circular announcing the launch of the SFC Regulatory Sandbox to provide a confined regulatory environment for qualified firms to conduct regulated activities utilising financial technologies (Fintech). The sandbox aims to enable qualified firms,

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A New Era of Smart Banking in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) unveiled a number of initiatives that prepare Hong Kong to move into a New Era of Smart Banking. In a keynote speech delivered during the Annual Banking Conference of the Hong Kong Institute of

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Deloitte Announces Winners For Its Inaugural Technology Fast 20 Hong Kong Program

Deloitte announced the winners of this year’s Rechnology Fast 20 Hong Kong Program (TF20) , including the top three companies — WeLab Holdings Limited, SenseTime Group Inc., and GoGo Tech Holdings Limited. For the Rising Star Program, 10 companies including Klook, TNG were

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2 Bio Matching Fund Launched

The HK$2 billion co-investment scheme (VC Matching Scheme), which was announced by the previous Chief Executive in his 2016’s Policy Address has launched. The Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has launched the “Innovation and Technology Venture Fund” on 15 September

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“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” Inspires London Audience

“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong,” a large-scale Hong Kong business promotion organised in London by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and supported by more than 60 UK organisations, attracted over 2,100 participants from the United Kingdom, Hong Kong

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Business Diversification And Digitalisation Key For Chinese Securities Companies’growth,

Chinese securities companies are expanding beyond the traditional brokerage business into wealth management and an overseas footprint, with digitalisation one of the key competitive differentiators, finds KPMG’s latest survey. KPMG China’s 11th annual survey of 129 securities companies in mainland

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Ping An Securities Deploys Finastra Technology To Boost Revenue And Enter New Market

Ping An Securities has implemented FusionCapital from  Finastra throughout its operations in Greater China. The business, part of China’s Ping An Group, is now using the flexible Finastra platform to help extend its securities brokerage capabilities on a global scale–meaning

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Cyberport and HKMA lead Hong Kong’s largest FinTech Delegation to London

Hong Kong Cyberport  and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) bring the largest FinTech delegation to London from 19 to 21 September to expand partnership network for FinTech industry players between the two cities. This is part of the annual

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Switzerland and Hong Kong Convene a Finance and FintechDialogue

The State Secretariat for International Financial Matters (SIF) under the Swiss Federal Department of Finance and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) launched on 19 September 2017 in Berne a financial dialogue to promote cooperation on financial market issues of

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