Tag: China

September 24, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

China announces all crypto transactions are illegal

The recent blow to crypto follows China’s concerns over cryptocurrency trading’s connection to fraud, money laundering and excessive energy consumption. China is one of the largest crypto markets in the world. This is the latest crackdown of China on crypto currency trading but it is not the first. In May, the country promised to focus…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
May 28, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: HSBC winds down US retail banking business, Playtech to sell Finalto for $210 million

The governor of the Bank of Korea suggested that cryptocurrency trades from South Korean citizens are a potential threat to the country’s financial system. Increased trading of virtual assets – known for their volatile pricing – is threatening to leave the nation’s financial system at risk of instability, according to the Governor of the Bank…

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BGC Partners’s subsidiary GFI with joint venture company in China
August 14, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

China expands digital Yuan trials to Beijing

The expanded pilot program does not have set time yet but policy framework should be complete by the end of 2020. The development of the digital currency electronic payment (DCEP) in China began in 2014, much before other global monetary regulators. China's initial real-world trial of its CBDC was scheduled for Shenzhen in the end…

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BGC Partners’s subsidiary GFI with joint venture company in China
June 15, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

American Express receives China network clearing license

American Express’ joint venture with Chinese fintech services company Lianlian DigiTech Co., Ltd, has already set up a network to clear domestic transactions charged on American Express cards. It is also compatible with the essential mobile wallet players in China. Stephen J. Squeri, CEO of American Express said: We are pleased to be the first…

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