Hong Kong


HSBC Hong Kong Debuts POS Financing for B2B Sales

The Hong Kong division of the banking giant HSBC has announced the launch of a B2B transaction financing tool.


ByteDance Co-Founder Sets Up New Venture Firm in Hong Kong

Co-founder of ByteDance Ltd. Zhang Yiming founded a company specializing in investment activities in Hong Kong.


Hong Kong Securities Regulator Starts Accepting License Applications from Crypto Exchanges

Applications for crypto trading platform licenses in Hong Kong will start being accepted on June 1, as soon as existing guidelines are officially updated

Fintech & Ecommerce

Jack Ma-Backed Ant Weighs Introduces Investor in HK Bank Unit

The media, citing informed sources, report that Ant Group Co. is currently exploring the possibility of selling a stake in its virtual banking division in Hong Kong.

Finance & Economics

HSBC Foils Plan by Major Investor to Break Up Bank

HSBC managed to stop the attempt of the largest shareholder of this financial institution to divide the bank during the annual general meeting, which rarely takes place in an atmosphere of goodwill and absolute peacefulness.


Hong Kong Considers Cryptocurrencies as Property

The recent ruling of a Hong Kong court suggested that cryptocurrencies have property attributes, giving local insolvency practitioners greater clarity in terms of digital assets


HSBC Grants Its First Green Loan in Hong Kong

HSBC Bank has granted its first green loan to a climate-mitigation technology firm based in Hong Kong. The borrower is fighting global warming with emissions reduction projects on the construction sites

Blockchain & Crypto

Hong Kong Welcomes Crypto Trading With New Policies

Hong Kong proposes milder crypto regulations that would let retail investors trade certain “large-cap tokens” on licensed exchanges, emerging as one of the new hubs for the virtual asset industry