Hong Kong Crypto Exchange Gatecoin Choked to Death by Banking Freeze

Nowhere does the phrase ‘misfortunes don’t come singly’ appear to be truer than in the case of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Gatecoin which has been hacked, had its banking accounts frozen, lost funds to a payment processor and now faces liquidation all in a span of three years. In a statement, Gatecoin revealed that it has to ‘cease operation with immediate effect’. According to Gatecoin, its current predicament was triggered by problems it experienced with banking partners. This saw it turn to a French-regulated payments firm but it soon ran into problems with the payments processor. Gatecoin Bites the Dust

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Did China’s Wealthy Elite Secretly Move Capital Offshore via Hong Kong’s Gemstones?

There’s attention being drawn to an anomaly in China’s trade data. Compared to imports of precious gemstones from Hong Kong, it could point to China’s wealthy overpaying for said imports. A method of moving capital out of the country that bypasses China’s capital controls. An Outflow of Capital? The first trigger is an increase in … Continued

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Sudden Selloff Hits Hong Kong Stocks: $4.77 Billion Vaporized

A number of stocks tanked sharply without warning earlier today on the Hong Kong equity market, which is the fourth largest in the world. The market rout left investors with no time to exit their positions, leaving them with losses amounting to as much as $ 4.77 billion in a matter of minutes. Share prices of

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