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Enterprise Data Search Engine Arctic Data Completes 20-million -yuan Pre-A Round Financing Enterprise Data search engine Arctic Data has recently completed a 20-million-yuan pre-A round of financing. The investment was led by Vitalbridge, and participated by Plum Ventures and Incapital. Established in 2018, Arctic Data… Read More

Hong Kong Monetary Authority and People’s Bank of China Join Together on Fintech Innovation and Supervision

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the People’s Bank of China have solidified their relationship in a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that seeks to combine innovation and supervision regarding Fintech. The MOU seeks to implement the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao The Outline of the Development Plan… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

2021 Suzhou Marathon Bonus will be Issued in the Form of Digital RMB On October 10th, the organizer of the 2021 Suzhou (Taihu Lake) Marathon announced at a press conference that the bonus for this year’s event will be granted in the form of digital… Read More

Nervos Introduces Cross-Chain “Force Bridge” on Mainnet

China’s public blockchain Nervos has announced that the “Force Bridge” is currently live on the mainnet. As noted in an update shared with CI, the Force Bridge is currently connected to Ethereum (ETH) via a cross-chain bridge and will be “connected to Cardano and other… Read More

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CBIRC Supports Domestic Insurance Companies to Issue Catastrophe Bonds in Hong Kong Market On September 27th, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) released the “Notice on Matters Related to Domestic Insurance Companies Issuing Catastrophic Bonds in Hong Kong Market”. According to the document,… Read More

Ethereum Experiences Burst of New User Adoption in Q3 due to NFTs, Bitcoin Records Steady Gains: Report

The team at Coin Metrics, including researchers Nate Maddrey and Kyle Waters have released their State of the Network Q3 2021 wrap-up report. In the latest edition of the State of the Network report, the Coin Metrics team has taken a data-driven look at what… Read More

China’s Crypto Ban to Have No Long-Term Effect: STASIS CEO

Add STASIS CEO Gregory Klumov to the list of cryptocurrency figures who believe China’s recent decision to ban digital assets will not stop the market from growing. A sister company of EXANTE, STASIS is a stablecoin and tokenization platform based in Malta. In late September the… Read More

Chinese Crypto Ban Has Positive Outcomes

While China’s ban on cryptocurrency transactions has had a measurable effect on the markets, it’s not a death knell by any means, one industry watcher said. Earlier this month the People’s Bank of China said all virtual currency-related business activities were illegal, claiming it would… Read More

No Surprise: China Bans Crypto

China’s policy approach to cryptocurrency is pretty clear. It’s not allowed. While there have been ways to skirt the rules the vice has been tightening for quite some time now. A recent statement by the People’s Bank of China clarified things: “Bitcoin and other virtual… Read More

China’s Latest Attempt to Ban Crypto May Further Prove Benefits of Decentralized, Immutable Assets: Report

The cryptocurrency markets have been trading down after news of another crackdown on the industry from China. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has issued a statement that has reiterated that all cryptocurrency trading activities in the country are illegal, and regulatory authorities will be… Read More

Chinese Crackdown on Crypto May Lead to Divergence between On-Exchange and On-Chain TX Volume, thus Lowering Network Congestion, Fees: Report

As widely reported, China has expanded its ongoing cryptocurrency crackdown. This reportedly includes increasing enforcement against illegal digital currency mining, as well as preventing financial transactions involving crypto-assets. The Chinese central bank also confirmed that any trading, order matching, token issuance and derivatives on cryptocurrencies… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

CBIRC is Studying and Developing ESG Investment Guidance for Insurance Funds It is reported that China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) is accelerating research and development of ESG investment guidance for insurance funds. The guidance shall clarify relevant principles for product design, investment process,… Read More

China’s Public Blockchain Nervos to Integrate with Covalent, an Indexing Solution Provider for DLT Networks

Nervos, China’s leading public blockchain, has revealed that it will be integrating its testnet and mainnet with Covalent, an established provider of indexing solutions for blockchains, “expanding the availability of data on the network and simplifying the experience for developers building on Polyjuice, an Ethereum… Read More

Prodigy Finance Acquires $750M in Capital to Expand into New Regions

Prodigy Finance, the Fintech firm that’s focused on cross-border lending for postgraduate international students, has finalized a funding deal from CPP Investments – which will see the institutional investor offer as much as $500 million of financing via its wholly-owned subsidiary CPPIB Credit Investments Inc….. Read More

Tightening the Vice: People’s Bank of China Bans Crypto

  China has effectively banned crypto. While the news should not come as any surprise as China has been tightening the regulatory vice for years now, statements by the People’s Bank of China indicate that any hope of crypto access is now dashed for consumers… Read More

China’s XTransfer, a Cross-Border Financial and Risk Management Service Provider, Secures $138M via Series D

China’s XTransfer, an established one-stop cross-border financial and risk management solution provider, has secured $138 million in capital via its Series D round. XTransfer‘s investment round was led by D1 Capital Partners, along with existing shareholders also making contributions. XTransfer will be using the funds… Read More

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E-Sign Completes 1.2-Billion-Yuan E round of Financing On September 13th, digital signature service provider E-Sign completed a 1.2-billion-yuan E round of financing, with participation from Sequoia China, IDG Capital, Hidden Hill Capital, Guangxi Investment Group, Wenshi Investment, Fortune Capital, and Grand Flight. Established in 2002,… Read More

China Evergrande Group Flashes Default Warnings, Tether Says We Don’t Hold its Debt

As has been widely reported, China Evergrande Group (HKEX:3333), China’s second-largest property developer, is flashing default signals on its corporate debt.  In a corporate statement Evergrande said that the company expects a “significant continuing decline in contract sales in September, thereby resulting in the continuous… Read More

China Introduces Wealth Management Connect with Assistance from Hong Kong, Macau

China has reportedly introduced the Wealth Management Connect (WMC) along with Hong Kong and Macau in order to conduct cross-border investments in various wealth management products distributed by banking institutions in the region. The Wealth Management Connect trading scheme will be handling 300 billion yuan… Read More

On-chain Bitcoin Activity Reverses Multi-Month Decline Streak with Increases in Avg. Daily Transactions, Payments: Report

Blockchain.com, a crypto wallet provider, digital asset exchange, and block explorer service, notes in a recent crypto market report that longtime Bitcoin (BTC) investors have “historically been able to count on two core price dynamics.” As mentioned in a blog post by Blockchain.com, Bitcoin’s price… Read More

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