The arrival of institutional investors has created openings for services similar to the prime brokerage that banks have long provided to hedge funds.
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Chinese exchange Huobi introduces margin trading and interest-bearing accounts with its new internationally focused brands BitVC and Yubibao.
OKCoin is reintroducing its peer-to-peer margin trading service by opening the platform to foreign users.