Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

Tiger Brokers (HK) Launches Virtual Asset Trading Via the Tiger Trade App

Tiger Brokers (HK) has launched virtual asset trading services on its Tiger Trade platform, making it one of the first online fintech brokers in Hong Kong to combine traditional securities and virtual assets trading on a unified platform, according to

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HKMA Launches Hong Kong Taxonomy to Guide Sustainable Finance

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has released the Hong Kong Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance (Hong Kong Taxonomy). This publication aims to enhance informed decision-making in green and sustainable finance and to facilitate related financial flows. The HKMA has developed

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Cyberport and Cisco To Enhance AI and Cybersecurity in Hong Kong

Cyberport, and Cisco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance artificial intelligence (AI), future-ready networks, and cybersecurity capabilities in Hong Kong. This partnership aims to boost innovation and strengthen the digital economy. Under the MoU, both parties will jointly

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Austin-Based Episode Six Targets Hong Kong for Virtual Payment Expansion

Episode Six (E6), a global provider of payment processing and digital ledger infrastructure, has announced plans to expand its operations in Hong Kong.  The decision comes in response to the region’s growing demand for virtual payment solutions. “We’re seeing increasing

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange Introduces Bitcoin and Ether Spot ETFs

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange now lists the Bosera HashKey Bitcoin ETF and Bosera HashKey Ether ETF. This move introduces some of the first Bitcoin and Ether spot ETFs in a major Asian financial center. These ETFs are managed by

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German Startup tozero Wins Top Prize at HKSTP EPiC 2024

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) has announced the conclusion of its flagship Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC) 2024.  The competition, which aims to solidify Hong Kong’s status as a leading global innovation hub, saw tozero, a German startup focused

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Ping An OneConnect Bank Records HK$2.1 Billion Loan Assets Growth in FY2023

Ping An OneConnect Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, a virtual bank focused on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Hong Kong, has published its financial outcomes for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2023.  The bank noted an increase in loan

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Alipay+ Integrates 14 Global E-Wallets for Seamless Payments in Hong Kong

Alipay+, operated by Ant International, has announced a significant expansion in Hong Kong, enabling users from 14 popular e-wallets across nine countries and regions to make payments using their home apps.  This development integrates approximately 1.2 billion users into Hong Kong’s

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OSL and Solomon Set to Facilitate In-Kind Crypto Transactions for ETFs

OSL Digital Securities, a Hong Kong-licensed and regulated digital assets exchange, is set to enhance its current brokerage model to include comprehensive advisory and operational support in partnership with Solomon JFZ (Asia) Holdings Limited. This development is key to introducing

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Hong Kong Launches FiNETech to Foster Next-Level Fintech Collaboration

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has launched the inaugural FiNETech series, an initiative designed to enhance collaboration across the fintech landscape. It involves around 100 entities from the banking, securities, insurance, and technology sectors. This new platform focuses on

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