Tag: Hong Kong

March 29, 2023 BY Steffy Bogdanova

OKX plans to launch Hong Kong branch to apply for VASP licence

OKX Managing Director of Global Institutional Lennix Lai said: Regulation and licensing are key to the future success of the crypto and Web3 sectors. At OKX, we see immense potential in Hong Kong, and are committed to investing in talents and working with regulators over the next five years to continue building the local ecosystem.…

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Hong Kong regulator SFC
March 06, 2023 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SFC bans former Citigroup Global Markets Asia officer for 10 years

When a trader told a client that CGMAL advertised facilitation flow using "Natural" IOIs, Shaw instructed the trader to deceive clients about the source of liquidity behind such IOIs. Furthermore, he misrepresented the client to maintain the falsehood created by the mislabeled IOI. Since at least 2015, Shaw has provided inaccurate information to clients or…

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Interactive Brokers
February 14, 2023 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Interactive Brokers introduces crypto trading in Hong Kong

Interactive Brokers Hong Kong’s new crypto trading has commissions of 0.20% - 0.30% of trade value, which also depends. Additionally, there is a $2.25 minimum per order charge with no added spreads or markups. David Friedland, Head of APAC at Interactive Brokers, said: Investor demand for digital assets continues to grow in Hong Kong and…

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November 25, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Hong Kong’s SFC issues risk management guidance for futures brokers

Furthermore, futures brokers would be required to insist on collecting outstanding margin calls from clients who failed to meet two margin calls by the settlement deadline in the preceding 30 calendar days. Where applicable, futures brokers will also be required to follow their in-house policies towards forced liquidation and they would also need to set…

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May 22, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Hong Kong shares tumble as China plans new security law

Morgan Ortagus, a State Department spokeswoman stated: Any effort to impose national security legislation that does not reflect the will of the people of Hong Kong would be highly destabilizing, and would be met with strong condemnation from the United States and the international community. Ortagus added: We urge Beijing to honor its commitments and…

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IS Prime gets Hong Kong SFC licence
January 16, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

IS Prime gets Hong Kong SFC licence

IS Prime Hong Kong, part of ISAM Capital Markets, has just announced that it has been granted a Type 3 Leveraged Foreign Exchange Trading licence by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). The licence enables IS Prime Hong Kong to offer Leveraged FX Trading services to institutional professional investors. The Responsible Officers for…

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