Binance Wants Former Abu Dhabi Global Market Head as Asia CEO: Report

The exchange has become more proactive in dealing with regulators amid heightened scrutiny.

News  ·  17 August 2021

Top South Korean Money Transfer Firm Joins RippleNet to Further Remittances to Thailand

Ripple is focusing on Asia, which the company has said is its fastest-growing market.

News  ·  11 August 2021

Ex-Poker Pros Raise $130M Fund for DeFi Bets

Ascensive Assets’ investors are mainly high-net-worth individuals in Asia connected to the gambling industry.

Business  ·  29 July 2021

DBS Launches Bank-Backed Crypto Trust Service in Asia First

The bank becomes the first in Asia to offer crypto trust services providing custody and trading.

News  ·  14 May 2021

Babel Finance Raises $40M From Zoo Capital, Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global

The investment is the first foray into Asia's crypto finance industry for Zoo, BAI Capital and Tiger Global Management.

Business  ·  10 May 2021

Chiliz’s CHZ Holders Love the Nasty Elbows – And the 20-Fold Price Gains in 2021

It's not exactly the Rumble in the Jungle, but the fight between British featherweight fighter Brendan Loughnane and Brazil’s Sheymon Moraes could make cryptocurrency history.

Markets  ·  23 April 2021

Conflux Launches Cross-Chain Bridge to Connect Asia’s Largest Crypto Exchanges

Users on Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, Huobi ECO Chain or OKEx Chain would be able to convert digital assets on one of these networks to an identical asset on a different chain.

News  ·  20 April 2021

Uber, Goldman Sachs Veteran Joins Ripple as Asia Managing Director

Ripple taps a finance and tech veteran to be managing director in Southeast Asia.

News  ·  19 March 2021

Bitcoin Tends to Weaken During Asian Trading, Especially After Bank of Japan Policy Shift

Asian sellers meet North American buyers, as BoJ policy move reminds traders of timing patterns.

Markets  ·  18 March 2021

Bitcoin Sells Off on Bearish Sentiment, Yellen Worries

The sell-off also led to major corrections for other cryptocurrencies including ether, stellar, xrp and chainlink.

Markets  ·  20 January 2021

Charting Asia’s Dominant FinTech Frontier

Asia looks poised to continue its trajectory towards digital dominance, says the co-founder of Zilliqa.

People  ·  28 December 2020

Bitcoin May Have Hit Wall of Profit Takers Around $19,500: Analyst

Huobi Global saw an influx of larger-than-average bitcoin deposits soon before the price drop, an analyst said.

Markets  ·  15 December 2020
Custody Services

Fidelity Digital Assets Expands Crypto Custody Service to Asia

The cryptocurrency-focused arm of financial services giant Fidelity Investments is expanding its custody service through Singapore-based Stack Funds.

Business  ·  29 October 2020
Project Bakong

Cambodia Central Bank Launches Bakong Blockchain Payments System

Cambodia sees Bakong as a critical step in modernizing its payment system and de-dollarizing its economy.

News  ·  28 October 2020

Blockchain Can Give $1.7T Boost to Global Economy by 2030: PwC Report

A new PwC report claims blockchain technology can add $1.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030, with the Asian continent standing to benefit the most.

News  ·  12 October 2020