Two blockchain firms to be added to MAS’ licensing list

StraitsX and XREX have become the latest two blockchain firms to receive approval from MAS as major payment institutions (MPI) under the city’s payment service providers licensing scheme. They discussed their plans with FA.
November 21, 2023

Navigating digital asset custody in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s regulatory landscape for digital asset custody remains fragmented. While industry players welcome greater clarity, striking the balance with growth is crucial.
November 07, 2023

The lessons of FTX and JPEX: buyer beware

Crypto advocates and financial regulators are united in their push for a sensible institutional framework, but consumer advertising, including from influencers, threatens this common objective.
November 07, 2023

HKMA publishes findings of e-HKD pilot

Experts share insights around the value potential of a digital currency, following the HKMA’s publication of an initial report on the pilot.
October 31, 2023

All eyes on Worldcoin

As the crypto firm tests digital token viability and personal data boundaries beyond large economies, its ambition to build an international blockchain-backed identification network is attracting global attention.
October 10, 2023