Wealthtech

How API Solutions Can Unlock Bond Opportunities

Financial regulations and IT changes are creating an environment where businesses must quickly adapt to stay relevant to their clients. Clients expect a secure, seamless, and efficient way of staying connected with the global markets. Companies are increasingly looking to

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HKEX Sets up New York Office Headed by Roger McAvoy

The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) announced that it will be setting up a new office in New York and will build out its team over the coming months. The new New York office will complement HKEX’s existing international

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Fusion Bank Secures License From SFC to Expand Into Wealth Management

Fusion Bank announced that it has been granted licensing from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to offer digital wealth advisory services. The bank secured Type 1 (dealing in securities) and Type 4 (advising on securities) licenses, allowing

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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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Tokyo and New York Bourses Sign Agreement to Support Cross-Border Investment

Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced a new agreement to support cross-border investment between the U.S. and Japan during Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s visit to the NYSE. The agreement focuses on three key

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ZA Bank Rolls Out Investment Fund Service

Hong Kong’s virtual bank ZA has officially launched its investment fund service where customers can build their fund portfolios based on personal financial goals. Users can immediately subscribe to the funds after opening an investment account via the ZA Bank app

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Huobi Applies for Virtual Asset Trading Licenses from Hong Kong’s SFC

Investment holding company Huobi Technology has applied for trading licenses from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HKSFC) through its subsidiary Huobi Services. Huobi has applied for the Type 1 (securities trading) and Type 7 (provision of automated trading

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WeLab Officially Launches Its Digital Wealth Advisory Solution

Hong Kong’s virtual bank WeLab announced that it has launched its digital wealth advisory solution, GoWealth Digital Wealth Advisory (GoWealth). Customers can now kick start their personalised investment plan from HKD100. In April this year, WeLab was granted Type 1

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Endowus Appoints New Head of Hong Kong to Lead Its Expansion Plans

Digital wealth platform Endowus has appointed Steffanie Yuen as its Head of Hong Kong as the firm expands to its first overseas market. Steffanie will establish and lead Endowus’ presence in Hong Kong as the firm looks to launch its

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Robo Advisor AQUMON Appoints Simon Lee as MD for Investment Solutions

Robo advisor AQUMON announced the appointment of Simon Lee as its Managing Director, Head of Investment Solutions effective Q2 of 2022. Simon will be stepping in to lead the investment solutions department in the management, production and distribution of the

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