ByteDance takes step toward entering online stock broking in Hong Kong – Reuters

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Beijing-based ByteDance, the owner of global short video hit TikTok, is taking steps to move into the online stock brokerage and wealth management business in Hong Kong, trademark registration documents show.
ByteDance applied last December to register a trademark called Songshu Zhengquan, which translates to Squirrel Securities, in Hong Kong, the city’s online intellectual property database shows.
The trademark application is being “examined”, according to the d…

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