• CRYPTO INSIDER: South Korea backpedals on its proposed ban

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Cryptocurrencies got a Valentine's Day lift Wednesday after a South Korean government official said the government would not ban mining or exchanges after all, rather, it would seek to make the space more transparent.
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  • Bitcoin rallies as South Korea quells fears of a cryptocurrency ban

    Bitcoin rallies as South Korea quells fears of a cryptocurrency ban

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    South Korea stunned cryptocurrency markets in January by considering a ban on exchanges.
    An official has quelled those fears, saying the government will work to make crypto more transparent, according to Bloomberg.
    Bitcoin is up more than 8% Wednesday morning. You can track its price in real-time here.
    Bitcoin is up more than 8% Wednesday morning, mirroring the broader cryptocurrency market, after the South Korean government appeared to backpedal on its reported plans to ban crypto mining and exchanges in the country.
    In a video posted to the presidential website Wednesday, South Korea's...
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