People walk past an advertising poster for Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies in Hong Kong in September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
People walk past an advertising poster for Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies in Hong Kong in September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong brokers, fund managers get ready for virtual-asset trading as SFC widens access to retail investors

  • Local brokers and fund managers have been asking about licensing requirements to trade virtual asset for retail clients, Deloitte says
  • GEM-listed Victory Securities and Interactive Brokers are the first to be allowed to provide the services – but only to professional investors for now

People walk past an advertising poster for Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies in Hong Kong in September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
People walk past an advertising poster for Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies in Hong Kong in September 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE
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