Tag Archives: Bithumb

Korea’s Crypto Crackdown Talk Draws Backlash From Users and Politicians

More than 100,000 South Korea residents have signed petitions asking the government there to step back from any plans to close the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges. Earlier this week, the South Korean Justice Ministry announced that it was preparing legislation to close the country’s online exchanges amid a speculative boom in cryptocurrencies. That (more…)

South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges including Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit are adding more employees than banks and financial institutions, local mainstream news networks have reported. YTN, one of South Korea’s largest mainstream media outlets, revealed that Bithumb, which processes more than $2.6 billion worth of cryptocurrency trades on a daily basis, has (more…)

Markets Update: Bitcoin Price Moves Sideways During the Holiday Lull

Market Updates The price of bitcoin has dropped considerably since it touched its all-time high of $19,600 per BTC on December 17. Since then markets have been quite bearish across the board, leading to lows in the $11K zone on December 22. Bitcoin markets have rebounded since then, and the (more…)

Cryptocurrency Market Rebounds Within 24 Hours, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin Rally

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South Korea’s Bitcoin Cash Frenzy: 2x Higher Volume Than Bitcoin

Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The demand for Bitcoin Cash in the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange market has been skyrocketing over the past two days. 2x Volume of Bitcoin on Bithumb Yesterday, on December 21, CCN reported that the price of Bitcoin Cash increased by more… Read More »

Several South Korean Banks May Close Down The Accounts of Bitcoin Traders

Woori Bank, the third largest commercial bank in South Korea behind Shinhan and Kookmin, is planning on closing down the existing accounts of cryptocurrency exchanges. Last week, mainstream media outlet Hankyoreh reported that Woori Bank is planning to shut down services for the country’s 3 largest cryptocurrency exchanges: Bithumb, Korbit, and Coinone who account (more…)

South Korean Government Will Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges, Refutes Ban Rumors

The South Korean government has officially refuted various reports on the possibility of a cryptocurrency trading ban within the country. On Wednesday, December 13th, the South Korean government, central bank, and financial authorities had held an emergency meeting to discuss the legality of cryptocurrencies and the current state of the bitcoin (more…)

Bitcoin Price Reaches Another Peak Crossing $15,000

Market Updates On December 7, at 9 am EDT the price of bitcoin broke a new record as one BTC is now worth US$15,000 across global exchanges. Bitcoin trade volume has been exponential with over $14.7Bn BTC being swapped on trading platforms worldwide. Also read: Peer-to-Peer Bitcoiner Gets Year in Prison for (more…)

Bitcoin Cash Network Status: Transactions On the Rise

News The Bitcoin Cash network is trucking along as the blockchain is currently finishing up its fourth month of existence. As more adoption and infrastructure support has been added to the BCH network over the past few months, many bitcoin cash supporters are optimistic about the cryptocurrency’s future. Also read: How to (more…)