Friday News Roundup

Friday News Roundup

Top News from Tuesday to Today

Japan crypto snapshot — pre-COVID19 Japanese market showed the 4th biggest growth. https://bit.ly/2CoUYtF

Huobi CEO on Libra: it will strengthen the financial position of the dollar and further marginalize countries with currencies that were already marginal. https://bit.ly/3ebErXu

Babel Finance: the rising Asian star of crypto finance shared mission and ambition. https://bit.ly/3ebEEde

?Exchange and Investment News

Virtual assets exchange is bound to happen, says Former President of China Securities Regulatory Commission. https://bit.ly/2ZZCxnQ

Volvo invests in blockchain firm Circulor to help ethically source battery materials. https://bit.ly/31ZS1uz

?Cions

OKEx CEO Jay Hao: Stocks Are Soaring, Time to Short Bitcoin? https://bit.ly/2Zeu68O

Fresh investments into mining equipment by smaller companies signals an optimistic outlook for the future of Bitcoin. https://bit.ly/2Cft6Z3

? Business

Amber Group re-engineering the Crypto Finance experience. https://yhoo.it/327leE1

A major Chinese steelmaker settled a blockchain-based $16.87 million iron ore trade with the world’s second-largest mining group, Rio Tinto and Hancock Prospecting Pty. Ltd. https://bit.ly/3e9bPxW

DeFi in China lacks venture capital in the process of application. https://bit.ly/2BJVAKJ

China’s Uber, Didi may be the first private company to trial a CBDC, and more are joining. https://bit.ly/38LdBnN

Alibaba and Ant Financial to build Blockchain for container line giant Cosco. https://bit.ly/2ZaEBKm

China has over 45,000 Blockchain companies registered, Blockchain among most popular career options. https://bit.ly/3gMllIT

Why Blockchain patent filings in South Korea suddenly spiked by 50x in 4 Years. https://bit.ly/2DlrZHH

Sigma Prime at Hangzhou International Blockchain Week | Ethereum 2.0: Past, Present and Future. https://bit.ly/2VZvjP9

TikTok crypto-pump schemes nowhere to be found on China’s Douyin. https://bit.ly/3egDNrD

LINK token experienced a massive price surge as China’s national blockchain network activated 135 nodes with integrated Chainlink price oracles. https://bit.ly/2AHgtWa

Blockchain experts discuss how institutions will play a major role in the mass adoption of blockchain-based financial infrastructure. https://bit.ly/38OhJUg

??Regulation

The Malaysian authority that oversees compliance with Islamic law in finance has permitted digital asset trading. https://bit.ly/2OciHjs

The South Korean government considers a free trade zone for industrial hemp run on a blockchain-based platform. https://bit.ly/38IWsel

Hong Kong’s national security law – and Beijing’s tighter grip over the city’s financial system – could pose challenges for local crypto brokerage firms. https://bit.ly/2AI26Rt

Ferrari, McLaren, and $15M in Crypto Seized as Chinese Police Bust Arbitrage Scam. https://yhoo.it/2BNbwMi

A Unitize panel looked at two approaches to building blockchain ecosystems from the government of The Netherlands and a Singaporean accelerator program. https://bit.ly/38HbRMh

The Japanese government will appoint Ryozo Himino as the next commissioner of Japan’s Financial Services Agency. https://bit.ly/2ZeMYoo

Former Official says China needs to reform Crypto Laws. https://bit.ly/38FkcQR

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