Bitcoin Surges Amid Green light to Cryptocurrency Trading in South Korea

During the last months, the South Korean government has taking different regulatory measures to control the cryptocurrency market. Every single time that the government proposed new regulations, cryptocurrencies lost part of their value. But now the situation is in the other way. The financial regulator of South Korea, Choe Heung-sik, said that the government will Continue Reading

Croatia Has a New Self-regulating Body for Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have entered in 2018 knowing that it was going to be the year of regulations. The most important countries are trying to regulate the market and this will be the most important topic in the G-20 meeting. But self-regulations are also arising in the industry. Croatia has a new self-regulating body Continue Reading

First Cryptocurrency Cafe in Dublin Opens its Doors to the Public

The first cryptocurrency coffee shop has been opened in Dublin. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts that want to spend their cryptocurrencies now they can do it while enjoying a good quality coffee. The crypto-coffee shop accepts Litecoin (LTC) and Ether (ETH). Crypto Café in Dublin Cryptocurrency investments have been spreading during the last years. Several places in the Continue Reading

Thailand Bans Banks from Operating with Cryptocurrencies Until New Regulations Are Approved

Thailand has been taking important measures to regulate the cryptocurrency market. This time, the central bank has issued an order that orders banks and other financial organizations to stop all operations with digital currencies. According to a local news source, banks are not able to invest in cryptocurrencies, selling them or having any relations with Continue Reading

JP Morgan Document Accepts that Cryptocurrencies Are Here to Stay

JP Morgan Chase has been against cryptocurrencies since a very long time. Indeed, JP Morgan CEO, Jamie Dimon, has been quoted several times attacking the cryptocurrency space. But surprisingly, a document circulating the last weeks remarks that cryptocurrencies are a risky investment but that they are here to stay. JP Morgan Stance on Cryptocurrencies Several Continue Reading

IMF Chief, Christine Lagarde, Says Cryptocurrency Regulations Are Inevitable

The cryptocurrency world has been increasing its presence in the society. Initial Coin Offerings have also been expanding as well as different cryptocurrencies. Enterprises, businesses, investors and individuals have been involved in this exciting market. Governments have been analyzing it trying to decide whether to implement regulations or not. International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Continue Reading

Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance to Reduce 70% Fees Until February 24th

One of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance, announced today February the 9th, that users will see trading fees reduced 70%. The exchange has been upgrading its system after technical difficulties that resulted in significant delays. This would allow Binance to attract new cryptocurrency traders and investors that search lower fees while trading. Binance Reduces Continue Reading

European Union Banks May Soon Hold Bitcoin – ECB President

One of the most important central bankers in the world, Mario Draghi, has commented that European Union Banks may soon start to hold Bitcoin. During an opening statement at the European Parliament on February the 5th, the European Central Bank (ECB) president said that financial institutions may be interested in holding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Continue Reading

Australian Banks Will Not Ban Cryptocurrency Purchases

Australia gives some good news to the cryptocurrency market. The most important Australian banks confirmed that they will not prevent customers from buying cryptocurrencies with credit cards. During the last days, some banks like Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase or Citigroup, have decided to ban cryptocurrency purchases with credit cards. Australian Banks Not Against Continue Reading