Hong Kong grants its first digital asset custodian licence to Aegis Custody

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Aegis Custody, a California-based digital financial service provider backed by Chinese investment firm Fosun International, has announced it's been granted a trading licence as Hong Kong's first digital asset custodian. Serra Wei, Aegis Custody's founder and chief executive officer, said in a statement: "Through our Hong Kong business, we will be able to service clients interested in the new digital asset economy on a global scale, while we continue our licence application as a qualified custodian in the United States."  In November last year, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commis...

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