In summer everyone was shocked by the ban of the Chinese authorities of the ICOs. No One expected that the world most important business partner in the digital currency and ICO world will ban ICOs and their developments. Is that a step back? Why do Chinese authorities act like that? In 2018, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange will launch a stock market based on blockchain.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is going to open a private market on a blockchain to help small businesses get finance.
The central bank of Hong Kong also studied and tested digital currencies with the help of several banks and a start-up in the field of distributed registers — R30. China is actively seeking specialists in the field of blockchain technology to create and manage its internal currencies and programs.
The People’s Bank of China (NSC) opened six vacancies related to cryptocurrencies. Requirements for candidates: Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security and Cryptography. Having experience with BigData and blockchain will be an advantage.