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Regulated Digital Bank ZA Bank Now Supports Stablecoins

ZA Bank, one of the first regulated digital banks in Hong Kong, is now supporting stablecoins. Stablecoins are digital assets tied to another asset. Typically, this means fiat currency like the US dollar or Euro, but they can also be tied to other assets like… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Bank Now Offers US Stock Trading

ZA Bank, one of the first regulated digital banks in Hong Kong, is now offering US stock trading as part of its platform. The company highlighted the benefits of this new service, including a USD $ 3.88 commission – during a promotional period, real-time quotes… Read More

Hong Kong Moves Forward with Stablecoin Regulations, Kicks Off Public Consultation

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has kicked off a public consultation on the issuance of stablecoins. Stablecoins are digital assets that are referenced to other assets. Typically affiliated with fiat currency, stablecoins may also be paired with other assets such as gold. Today, most… Read More

Hong Kong Digital Bank, ZA Bank Supports OKX with Operating Account, as Hong Kong Aims to Become Crypto Hub

Hong Kong is showing its support for digital assets today as ZA Bank, one of a handful of regulated digital banks in the jurisdiction, has announced support for crypto exchange OKX Hong Kong. ZA Bank has issued a statement indicating they will provide an operating… Read More

Hong Kong’s ZA Bank Becomes HashKey Exchange’s Settlement Bank to Provide Fiat Deposit, Withdrawal Services

ZA Bank has reportedly become the first settlement bank for HashKey Exchange, Hong Kong’s first licensed retail virtual asset exchange, as it starts “offering fiat-currency deposit and withdrawal services to investors who hold a ZA Bank account.” As part of its “Banking for Web3” ambition,… Read More

Hong Kong: ZA Bank to Launch Digital Asset Trading Services for Retail Investors

ZA Bank, Hong Kong’s virtual bank, unveiled its plan to introduce virtual asset trading services for retail investors. With this move, ZA Bank is set “to support the Hong Kong SAR government’s vision to develop a vibrant sector and ecosystem for virtual assets.” ZA Bank’s… Read More

Digital Banking, Web 3.0 Adoption: ZA Bank Reveals New Web3-focused Strategy

ZA Bank has announced its latest plan to become the “go-to bank” for the Web3 ecosystem, providing essential banking services to Web3 enterprises. In an effort to support this goal, ZA Bank has “become a Title Sponsor of the inaugural Hong Kong Web 3 Festival… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Bank Appoints New CEO

ZA Bank Limited, one of the first regulated digital banks in Hong Kong, has announced the appointment of Ronald Iu as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. According to the bank, Iu joined ZA International, the parent company of ZA Bank, as Chief Strategy Officer… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Bank Announces Currency Exchange Service

ZA Bank has announced a currency exchange service. The digital bank states that the service will incorporate zero handling fees with no additional charges and real-time quotations to offer users a transparent experience. Last month, Wise, a digital currency transfer and payment provider, announced services… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Bank Integrates Wise to Offer Low Cost Global Transfers

Wise (LON:WISE) has been integrated into the digital banking firm in Hong Kong ZA Bank. According to a note from ZA bank, the partnership between the two firms is the first bank in Hong Kong to provide money transfers with no exchange rate mark up…. Read More

Hong Kong Issues Statement Supporting “Virtual Assets,” ZA International Aims to be Leading Digital Asset Platform

Hong Kong has publicly asserted its interest in digital assets or “virtual assets” in a statement issued by the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. The document states: “As an international financial centre, Hong Kong is open and inclusive towards the global community of innovators… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Bank Offers Investment Fund Service

ZA Bank, one of the few approved digital-only banks in Hong Kong, has announced the launch of a new investment fund service. In a company statement, Rockson Hsu, CEO of ZA Bank, stated: “Virtual banks are playing an increasingly important role under the new normal,… Read More

ZA Bank, a Hong Kong Digital Only Bank, Uses “Millionaire PowerDraw” to Boost Users

  ZA Bank, one of a handful of regulated digital-only banks in Hong Kong, has announced a new promotion to increase users. ZA Bank has launched “Millionaire PowerDraw” to “bring joy to HongKongers.” The promotion offers a single winner each month HKD 100 million (USD… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Bank and Generali Hong Kong Announce New Partnership

Generali Hong Kong and Hong Kong’s “No.1” virtual bank – ZA Bank recently announced the commencement of their bancassurance partnership. This partnership is “the first of its kind in Hong Kong between a well-established global insurer and a leading virtual bank in the city, with… Read More

Digital Banking: ZA Bank becomes Hong Kong’s First Virtual Bank to Receive Type 1 SFC License

Hong Kong’s leading virtual bank ZA Bank has reportedly expanded its footprint into investment business as the first local digital-only bank to be “licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) for Type 1 regulated activity (dealing in securities).” As mentioned in an update shared… Read More

Hong Kong’s Virtual Banking Platform, ZA Bank, Upgrades Loan Service

Hong Kong’s leading digital banking platform, ZA Bank, announced this week that starting from November 4, 2021, new users are able to get their loan application approval results  “instantly via ZA Bank’s official website, enjoying a seamless and convenient digital finance experience.” As mentioned in… Read More

Digital Banking: Hong Kong’s ZA Bank Enhances Financial Management Experience with New “Fixed-Rate” Tax Loan

ZA Bank has announced that it aims to streamline the financial management experience with a “fixed-rate” tax loan at a “guaranteed 1.58% APR.” Driven by the motto of “Be the Game Changer”, Hong Kong’s virtual banking platform, ZA Bank, has introduced another tax loan with… Read More

Interest-Free Early Payday Option Introduced by Hong Kong’s Digital Banking Platform ZA Bank

Hong Kong-based digital bank ZA Bank has introduced “Salary FastPass,” which is an interest-free early payday option in Asia that lets people access their monthly salary up to 7 days in advance. ZA Bank‘s management noted that the Salary FastPass option aims to give employees a… Read More

Digital Banking: Hong Kong’s ZA Bank and Mox Account for Around 70% of Region’s Virtual Banking Customer Deposits

ZA Bank and Mox are reportedly leading Hong Kong’s digital bank market,  accounting for around 70% of all virtual banking customer deposits (as of the end of last year). This, according to a report from Reuters that referenced annual reports from banks in the city…. Read More

Hong Kong based Digital Banking Challenger ZA Bank to Provide SME Loans Up to HKD 18 Million

Hong Kong-based digital banking challenger ZA Bank has revealed that it’s providing a financing guarantee facility of as much as HKD 18 million (appr. $2.32 million). The plan is referred to as the “ZME $18M Loan.” The new product is described as a business revolving… Read More