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ReutersHong Kong proposes allowing retail trade in cryptocurrenciesHong Kong’s government has proposed allowing retail investors to trade in cryptocurrencies and crypto exchange-traded funds — a move it hopes will help it rebuild its fintech hub status. The city, which previously proposed limiting crypto trade to professional investors, has seen planned rules for digital assets heavily criticised for stifling innovation, prompting a slew of start-ups to move to other markets such as Singapore and Dubai. Authorities will start a consultation process on giving retail investors “a suitable degree of access” to virtual assets, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said in a keynote address broadcast to the Hong Kong Fintech Week conference. …

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