Blockchain/Bitcoin

Luno Claims Crypto Exchange Top Spot in Malaysia with RM 827 Million in Transactions

Luno, the first Securities Commission-approved digital asset exchange in Malaysia, announced today that the company has processed over RM 827 million worth of transactions in Malaysia since its relaunch in 2019. Claiming it is the largest digital asset exchange in

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China Construction Bank to Raise US$ 3 Billion Blockchain Bond via Its Labuan Branch

China Construction Bank’s Labuan branch (CCB Labuan) has partnered with digital asset exchange firm Fusang to raise a US$ 3 billion bond on the blockchain. The bond will be issued by Longbond Ltd. a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) set up

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Securities Commission Malaysia’s IEO Guidelines Comes into Force Today

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has revised its Guidelines on Digital Assets (Guidelines), which came into force today to regulate Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO) and Digital Asset Custodians (DAC). SC said that the Guidelines will facilitate the SC’s objectives in

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Valyou Launches Blockchain-Based Remittance Services in Bangladesh

Valyou, Malaysian digital remittance provider, announced the launch of blockchain-based remittance services in Bangladesh in partnership with Standard Chartered and bKash, a mobile financial service provider, to facilitate instant transfers from Malaysia. The service is powered by blockchain technology from

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Blockchain Technology. What Is It, How Can It Improve Our Lives and Why Should We Care?

There has been a lot of positive buzz about Blockchain technology and digital currencies in the past decade and for good reason. The technology comes with unique perks that make it more reliable, secure, and versatile than conventional payment methods.

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Bursa Malaysia Trialing Blockchain Powered Bonds Marketplace with Singapore’s Hashtacs

Bursa Malaysia is said to be partnering with Hashstacs to co-develop a blockchain Proof-of-Concept project dubbed “Project Harbour” for its bonds marketplace. Project Harbour is centred around the usage of Distributed Ledger Technology (” DLT”) as a register in facilitating

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SC to Seek Feedback on Regulatory Framework for Digital Asset Wallet Providers

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is seeking industry feedback on the regulatory framework for digital asset wallet providers, which will complement the existing frameworks for Digital Asset Exchange (DAX) and Initial Exchange Offering(IEO). Digital asset wallet providers are entities that

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Securities Commission Malaysia Adds Binance to Investor Alert List of Unauthorised Entities

Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today added the popular crypto exchange platform Binance to in its investor alert list which warns the general public about entities that are not authorised in carrying out regulated activities in Malaysia. They were added to

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Securities Commission Malaysia Cautions Against Illegal Crypto ATMs

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) cautioned the public against the usage of Crypto ATMs. Crypto ATM are machines that allows individuals to buy and/or sell digital assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum, and XRP. These machines are installed in various locations in

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Luno Malaysia Launches Litecoin on Its Platform

Following the introduction of XRP, Luno announced today that it has added Litecoin (LTC) to its trading platform. This is the fourth digital asset approved by the Securities Commission Malaysia to be traded by Malaysians. From 7th July, Malaysian customers

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