Articles with tag like: Hong Kong

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American Express introduces the American Express Explorer Card in Hong Kong

News | Cards | 22 Feb 2021

American Express has launched the American Express Explorer Credit Card ('The Explorer Card'), a new product to meet the changing needs of customers in Hong Kong.

American Express, product launch, American Express Explorer Credit Card, Hong Kong, cards

Hong Kong's proposed crypto rules could drive traders away

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Feb 2021

A cryptocurrency advocacy group has warned that Hong Kong’s proposed rules on restrict cryptocurrency investment could drive traders toward unregulated platforms.

Hong Kong, crypto trading, crypto regulation, cryptocurrency investment, FSTB, digital assets, GDF

Hong Kong-based startup ICW to invest in supply chain offering

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 02 Feb 2021

Hong Kong-based International Compliance Workshop (ICW) has raised USD 5.75 million as part of its Series A round, boosting its total funding to around USD 10 million, according to Yahoo Finance.

Hong Kong, startup, ICW, International Compliance Workshop, supply chain finance, COVID-19, global trade, China, US

MTR Corp, AlipayHK team up to launch QR code ticket option in Hong Kong

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Dec 2020

MTR Corp and AlipayHK have teamed up to launch a QR code ticket option in Hong Kong.

MTR Corp, AlipayHK, Hong Kong, Asia, partnership, QR code, mobile payments

Hong Kong online banks gear up to business loans and wealth management offers

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Dec 2020

Hong Kong’s new online-only banks have announced plans to venture into business lending and wealth management.

online banks, wealth management, lending, Za Bank, savings accounts, transfer services, Mox Bank, Hong Kong, Livi Bank

DBS, JD Logistics to supply SCF tools to Hong Kong-based SMEs

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 25 Nov 2020

DBS Bank has announced it is teaming up with JD Logistics (JDL) to provide supply chain financing to Hong Kong-based SMEs in the cross-border ecommerce import business.

DBS, JD Logistics, SCF, Hong Kong, SMEs, partnership, ecommerce, cross-border payments, banking, digital banking, blockchain, financing, cash flow

Asian Insurtech startup Coherent raises USD 14 million from Cathay Innovation

News | Payments General | 10 Nov 2020

Coherent, a Hong Kong-based insurtech, has raised USD 14 million in new funding.

Coherent, insurtech, funding, Hong Kong, fintech, insurance

HKMA showcases 2-year roadmap to promote regtech adoption

News | Payments General | 03 Nov 2020

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has developed a two-year roadmap to promote regtech adoption in the Hong Kong banking sector.

Hong Kong, monetary authority, HKMA, regtech, banking

Hong Kong to regulate cryptocurrency trading platforms

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Nov 2020

Hong Kong-based markets watchdog has announced to regulate all cryptocurrency trading platforms operating in the financial hub, according to Reuters.

Hong Kong, SCF, cryptocurrency, trading, platform, crypto, Securities and Futures Commission, Bitcoin, Token, security, future

Ant Group gets Hong Kong IPO approval

News | Payments General | 20 Oct 2020

China-based Ant Group has received green light from Chinese regulators to list in Hong Kong, another step towards a large IPO.

Ant Group, Hong Kong, IPO, stock list, Alipay, China, CSRC, Star Market

KGI Asia, Itiviti partner for global markets' trading

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 19 Oct 2020

Electronic trading provider Itiviti has announced that Hong Kong-based equity broker KGI Asia has selected its multi-asset order management solution for high and low-touch trading

KGI Asia, Itiviti, trading, global markets, Hong Kong, electronic trading, equity broker, multi-asset, order management solution, OMS, trading, CARE, DMA, customer flows, onboarding

CryptoBLK, CargoX accelerate digitalisation in global trade and supply chains

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 19 Oct 2020

Hong Kong-based CryptoBLK and Slovenia-based CargoX have partnered to streamline processes and accelerate digitalisation in global trade and supply chains.

CryptoBLK, CargoX, partnership, integration, blockchain, supply chain finance, Atlas Elite, DLT, Corda, Ethereum, Hong Kong, Slovenia

TransUnion research shows that fraudsters decrease online schemes against companies

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Aug 2020

TransUnion has revealed that fraudsters are decreasing their schemes against businesses, while COVID-19 scams against consumers are increasing. 

TransUnion, research, fraudsters, COVID-19, scams, fraud prevention solution, IDVision, iovation, fraudulent digital transactions, digital fraud, ecommerce, Kazakhstan, Greece, Cyprus, US, Canada, Colombia, Hong Kong, South Africa, UK, Gen Z, phishing, Baby Boomers, phishing scams

Crypto.com announces Exchange public beta exit

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Aug 2020

Hong Kong-based crypto platform Crypto.com has announced that its Exchange will exit public beta in September 2020.

Hong Kong, cryptocurrency, crypto platform, Crypto.com, exchange, crypto exchange, public beta, digital assets, trade, web interface, trading API, Crypto.com App, corporate customers, Bitcoin Syndicate Special, BTC, allocation, MCO Visa Card, Crypto.com Chain

China's virtual Yuan DCEP System to be released in Hong Kong

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 14 Aug 2020

China’s virtual yuan (CBDC), also referred to as digital currency electronic payment (DCEP) has been announced for testing in Hong Kong’s Greater Bay Area in August 2020.

China, Hong Kong, virtual yuan, DCEP System, CBDC, Greater Bay Area, digital currency, digital currency electronic payment, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Macau, financial centre, financial infrastructure, Guangdong, South China, international adoption, virtual banking system

WeLab Bank launches virtual bank services

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Aug 2020

WeLab Bank has launched of virtual banking services, making it the third virtual bank in Hong Kong to do this.

WeLab Bank, banks, banking, virtual banking, virtual banks, Hong Kong, banking licence, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, HKMA, fintech, Fintech Supervisory Sandbox, debit cards, cards, payments, Faster Payment System, numberless card, MasterCard

Diginex launches crypto exchange in Singapore

News | Cryptocurrencies | 31 Jul 2020

Hong Kong-based Diginex has launched a cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore, where it currently operates under a ‘temporary exemption’ from licensing. 

Diginex, cryptocurrency, crypto exchange, Singapore, temporary exemption, license, Hong Kong, NASDAQ, EQUOS.io, crypto trading, spot trading, blockchain, Payment Services Act, 8i Enterprises Acquisition, Major Payment Institution

Hong Kong-based Emq gets USD 20 mln to develop cross border financial tech

News | Payments General | 28 Jul 2020

EMQ, a Hong Kong-based startup that develops network infrastructure to make international payments faster, has raised a USD 20 million Series B led by WI Harper Group.

cross border remittances, Hong Kong, API, International Payments, funding, remittances, online banks digital wallets, ecommerce

Airwallex teams up with Deutsche Bank

News | Online Payments | 28 Jul 2020

Deutsche Bank has partnered with fintech Airwallex to provide virtual account collections in Japan and API-enabled foreign exchange (forex) services in Hong Kong. 

Airwallex, Deutsche Bank, banks, payments, partnership, fintech, Japan, API, exchange, Hong Kong, startup, Germany, cross-border payments, payments, merchants, technology

Digitalisation of SMBs could add USD 3.1 trillion to Asia Pacific's GDP

News | Payments General | 28 Jul 2020

The 2020 Asia Pacific SMB Digital Maturity Study has shown that the digitalisation of SMBs in Asia Pacific could add USD 2.6 to 3.1 trillion to the region’s GDP by 2024.

digitalisation, SMBs, Asia Pacific, economic, 2020 Asia Pacific SMB Digital Maturity Study, digital, IDC, Cisco, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, technology, cloud, IT, software, Digital Observers, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, China Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia