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Hong Kong Solidifies Crypto Regulations even as Malaysia bears down on Huobi

The launch of Hong Kong’s very own CBDC comes with new regulations for crypto trading platforms operating in the city.

Welcome to Forkast IQ, presented by Forkast Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, where we look beyond the headlines to get you insights that power smarter decisions. Coming up on today’s show:

  • Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission allows licensed crypto trading platforms to offer services to retail investors while implementing a number of new measures to protect individual investors.
  • Hong Kong launches the pilot program of its very own Central Bank Digital Currency known as the e-HKD.
  • Q9 Capital Managing Director James Quinn joins Forkast Editor in Chief Angie Lau talking everything between the US debt ceiling and the introduction of the e-HKD.
  • Crypto market weekly wrap
  • NFT market weekly wrap with Forkast’s Megha Chaddah, Editor in Chief Angie Lau, and Cryptoslam NFT Strategist Yehudah Petscher
  • Allegations of Binance commingling client funds with its own revenues in 2020 and 2021.
  • Crypto exchange Huobi Global asked to stop operations in Malaysia by the country’s Securities Commission.
  • Japan’s crypto renaissance led by government support as the crypto spring blooms in the Land of the Rising Sun.