money, a commodity accepted by general consent as a medium of economic exchange. It is the medium in which prices and values are expressed; as currency, it circulates anonymously from person to person and country to country, thus facilitating trade, and it is the principal measure of wealth.
As a pioneer green non-fungible token (NFT) platform, Articoin provides a virtual hub where a community of designers, photographers and filmmakers sell digital artwork and support meaningful causes at the same time. Eco-conscious collectors can find more than 12 million assets, including those by Hong Kong artists Vivian Ho and Chow Lee.
Stocks, bonds and futures in everything from financial instruments, coffee to gold and hydrocarbons used to be traded in open-outcry exchanges – an apt name considering the organised chaos in the pits. Scenes of traders clad in bright jackets yelling bids amid a blizzard of ticker tape and order slips made for good news footage, but the business model was ill-suited to the digital age.
Caught between such unprecedented challenges as negative interest rates on the one hand and potentially disruptive fintech innovations on the other, financial industry players worldwide face many novel obstacles.
Hong Kong was “absolutely the right choice” as Ledger’s Asia Pacific (APAC) home, the regional head for the French crypto-security giant Benjamin Soong asserted nearly one year after its October 2018 market entry into Asia.