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
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

Topic |   Digital currencies
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
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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