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HSBC launches new R&D lab for FinTech in Hong Kong

The hope is that collaboration between HSBC and ASTRI will develop solutions to real problems that affect the bank and its customers. Read more: www.scmp.com

This bitcoin-only platform ‘Whaleclub’ reinvents stock

Whaleclub marks a new era in global financial markets as a trading platform that allows anyone to trade the markets with bitcoin. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

MasterCard launches B2B mobile app in Hong Kong

Mastercard launched its first ever one-stop business-to-business mobile app connecting buyers and suppliers of small businesses in Hong Kong. Read more: www.finextra.com

Hong Kong’s TNG Wallet to go global

TNG Wallet ("TNG"), Hong Kong's leading eWallet, held its TNG 3.0 New Product Launch and Press Conference today at the Hong Kong Convention. Read more: www.finextra.com

HSBC to launch new mobile P2P payment platform

The bank says the HKMA's fintech initiatives are helping its digital push. Read more: www.scmp.com

WeLab lands $25m credit facility for online loans

WeLab, a Hong Kong-based operator of online lending platforms, is proving investors still see big potential in the space, landing a $25m credit facility note. Read more: www.fintechroundup

Hong Kong to launch FinTech ‘sandbox’ as rivals pull ahead

Hong Kong on Tuesday said it would establish a regulatory regime known as a "sandbox" for financial technology innovation in the banking sector, amid fears the city is losing ground to China, Australia and Singapore in the fintech race. Read more: www.reuters.com

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter debuts in Asia

Kickstarter, one of the world's largest crowd funding platforms, is launching in Hong Kong and Singapore making it easier for creators there to launch projects. Read more: thetechportal.com

Bitfinex resumes trading following $77m hack

Bitcoin exchange Bitfineix is up and running again after last week suffering a security breach that saw 19,756 bitcoins stolen from users’ accounts.

Bitfinex takes 36% from all users to compensate for $71m hack

Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange Bitfinex is opting to split the cost of the $71m theft it suffered last week across all of its users.