Asian exchanges have seen steady growth throughout the last decade. Investment in technology and the introduction of new financial products have enabled some of the leading exchanges in the region to catch up and compete with their Western counterparts. However, if the region's exchanges are to continue growing, increased regulation and the emergence of disruptive forces such as ICO's and Blockchain technology could prove to be a decisive and intricate hurdle.
This report, will begin by analyzing the size and recent performance of the leading Asian exchanges, followed by a discussion on the impact of the slowdown in several of the region’s economies and the growing competition. In addition to this, the report goes on to consider how the rise in popularity of blockchain technology and ICOs is impacting the region. Furthermore, the report reviews the specific recent developments for each of the leading markets including Japan, China, India, Singapore, South Korea and Hong Kong, before finally discussing the common regulatory concerns faced by these markets.