Blockchain/Bitcoin

Hex Trust Appoints Animoca Brands’ Senior Advisor to Its Board of Directors

Hex Trust, a fully-licensed and insured provider of bank-grade custody for digital assets, announced that Mark Cheng has joined its Board of Directors. Mark brings with him years of experience, vast knowledge and an expansive network in GameFi, digital assets

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SEBA Bank Partners With HashKey to Strengthen Its Presence in Hong Kong

HashKey Group, a Hong Kong-based digital asset management and blockchain solutions provider, has signed a partnership with Swiss crypto bank SEBA. Through this partnership, HashKey will become SEBA Bank’s preferred digital asset trading and market development partner following the latter’s

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Binance Bags First License in East Asia Through Acquisition of Japan’s Sakura

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced it has acquired 100% of Sakura Exchange BitCoin (SEBC), a Japanese crypto exchange service provider. Terms of the transaction was not disclosed. Through this acquisition, Binance enters the Japanese market, as a Japan Financial Services Agency

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Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA Expands Its Footprint to Hong Kong

Switzerland’s crypto bank SEBA announced that it has officially opened its Hong Kong office and appointed Ludovic Shum as Managing Director to lead the team. The bank said in a statement that it has a strong conviction for Hong Kong

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LINE’s Crypto Exchange BITFRONT Shutters Operations, to Suspend Trading End of 2022

Japanese social-media company LINE will shut down its US-based crypto exchange BITFRONT claiming that its decision has nothing to do with “certain exchanges that have been accused of misconduct”. BITFRONT seemed to be referring to the now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX

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Hex Trust Gets MVP License to Offer Virtual Asset Custodial Services in Dubai

Hex Trust, a digital asset custodian licensed in Hong Kong and Singapore, has received a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) license from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA). The MVP license allows Hex Trust to provide a range of virtual asset

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Hong Kong’s Game Plan to Win Back Role as Digital Asset Hub

Hong Kong’s digital asset industry has been dealt a blow in recent years, with the city losing its luster as a global hub for digital assets.  As the global landscape of digital assets evolves, Hong Kong is taking steps to

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HashKey Group Granted Full Licences to Operate Virtual Asset Trading Platform in Hong Kong

Hash Blockchain Limited (HBL) has received approval from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) to operate a virtual asset trading platform in the territory. The HashKey Group member will operate under a Type 1 securities licence and

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BIS, Central Banks Complete Large Scale Cross-Border CBDC Pilot

Project mBridge, a collaboration between four central banks and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub Hong Kong Centre, has completed a successful pilot involving the use of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) by commercial banks to conduct real-value

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92% of Hong Kong and Singapore’s Rich Elites Are Interested in Digital Assets

Family offices and high-net worth individuals (HNWIs) in Hong Kong and Singapore are embracing digital assets, attracted by the prospect of high returns, the opportunity to broaden their portfolios, and increased confidence in the market following the entrance of institutional

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