Many digital currency trading platform operators in Hong Kong agree with the regulator’s proposed rules to exclude retail investors because of the high-risk nature of the assets. Photo: Imaginechina
Many digital currency trading platform operators in Hong Kong agree with the regulator’s proposed rules to exclude retail investors because of the high-risk nature of the assets. Photo: Imaginechina

Will retail investors be sidelined by Hong Kong’s proposed licensing regime on cryptocurrency trading?

  • Some operators are preparing for the future of cryptocurrency trading rules by carving out “professional investors only” platforms
  • Industry players and lawyers say retail trading will continue, but the scope of tokens that can be traded will be limited

Many digital currency trading platform operators in Hong Kong agree with the regulator’s proposed rules to exclude retail investors because of the high-risk nature of the assets. Photo: Imaginechina
Many digital currency trading platform operators in Hong Kong agree with the regulator’s proposed rules to exclude retail investors because of the high-risk nature of the assets. Photo: Imaginechina
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