What Happened on Feb. 16th | Hong Kong Aims to Become Asian Crypto Hub

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Hong Kong's plan to become a crypto hub by officially legalizing crypto trading has led to a surge in Bitcoin and crypto markets, amidst the US regulators' war on crypto. This move is expected to make it easier for money from China to flow into digital assets.

Positive news that Hong Kong is opening its doors to digital assets and investors is fueling a surge in Bitcoin and crypto markets today. Hong Kong aims to become a major Asian crypto hub and plans to legalize buying, selling, and trading of crypto for all citizens.

This move opens up the possibility for money from China to flow into digital assets more easily. Crypto experts have commented on the bullishness of this development, with predictions of an emerging Asian stablecoin and a shift away from U.S. dollar.

Singapore's largest bank, DBS, has also announced plans to apply for a digital asset license, which will enable it to offer crypto trading to Hong Kong customers. Meanwhile, industry analysts are expecting the next crypto bull market to be driven by money from China and Asia.

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