カテゴリー: Asia

Cryptocurrency Still a Gray Area in Malaysia After Government Deems It ‘Neither Legal nor Illegal’

Cryptocurrency Still a Gray Area in Malaysia After Government Deems It 'Neither Legal nor Illegal'Malaysia’s government still hasn’t made up its mind on what to do with cryptocurrencies. The country’s finance minister last year warned companies not to issue new tokens, while waiting on the central bank to give clear advice. But Malaysia’s Federal Territories Minister this week said that the government is undecided on whether cryptocurrencies are legal […]

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Bitcoin ATMs Continue to Spread Across the Globe

There are now over 4,000 bitcoin ATMs throughout the world, global statistics provided by Coinatmradar.com show. Nearly all of them support bitcoin (BTC) and a growing number are supporting bitcoin cash (BCH). Most of the machines, also known as BATMs, can be found in the U.S., though their presence is steadily growing, not only in developed European […]

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Over 900 Retailers Worldwide Now Accept Bitcoin Cash

About 945 Retailers Worldwide Now Accept Bitcoin CashThe number of online retailers accepting bitcoin cash (BCH) has swelled to more than 945 stores in the last few months. According to Marco Coino, which provides a directory of merchants that accept payments in BCH, more than 670 bricks and mortar retailers also now handle transactions in the cryptocurrency. In October, that figure stood […]

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Asian News Headlines Exert Significant Impact on Cryptocurrency Prices

Asian News Headlines Exert Significant Impact on Cryptocurrency PricesA report published by Mosaic has found the Asian region to be exerting a leading influence within the cryptosphere, despite China’s ongoing crackdown on digital asset platforms. The study finds Asian news events to have a significant effect upon BTC price volatility and highlights the increasing number of cryptocurrency exchanges targeting Asian traders. Also Read: Bitcoin […]

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Report: South Korea to Push for Major Adoption of Cryptocurrencies

Korea Roundup: Mongolian Government Visits Bithumb, New BTM, Hardware WalletSouth Korea will push for major cryptocurrency adoption, claims a new report, strengthening the spotlight on the tech hub which forms one of the most crypto-friendly countries in the world.  Also read: Korean Incoming Minister Confirms Crypto Taxation Plans South Korea’s Enthusiasm for Tech As one of the most innovative countries in the world, it’s no […]

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P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin America and Asia

P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin America and AsiaThe heavy selling pressure that has dominated the cryptocurrency markets in recent weeks has coincided with a surge in peer-to-peer (P2P) trade volume across the Localbitcoins markets in Asia and South America. Globally, higher trade activity over the past two weeks has also driven the strongest volume since September 2017, with roughly 12,116 BTC changing […]

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PR: Midex Launches EU Regulated Crypto to Fiat Exchange

Midex Launches EU Regulated Crypto to Fiat ExchangeMidex, an international company with HQs in Estonia and representatives in Asia, has announced the launch of the first EU regulated crypto-to-fiat exchange. With the trading performance of millions of operations per second, a wide range of deposit and withdrawal methods (wire transfers, payment cards, instant payments), support of the top trading pairs, and a robust security system, the platform is here to meet the needs of crypto beginners and professional traders.

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Malaysian MP ”Concerned About Threat” from Cryptocurrencies to Government Money

Malaysian MP ”Concerned About Threat” from Cryptocurrencies to Government MoneyLim Guan Eng, the finance minister of Malaysia, has warned individuals and companies planning to issue new cryptocurrencies with a stern: “don’t do it”. Addressing parliament on Nov. 26, Guan Eng advised to wait for legal guidance from Bank Negara Malaysia, the southeast Asian country’s central bank. Also read: Law Firm: South Africa’s Draft Law Could […]

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Cryptocurrency ATM Growth Spikes Exponentially to 4,000 Machines Worldwide

Cryptocurrency ATM Growth Spikes Exponentially to 4,000 Machines WorldwideAccording to global statistics provided by Coinatmradar.com, there are now close to 4,000 cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs). Moreover, there’s been a huge influx of bitcoin cash ATMs over the past year as there are now 1,200 BCH dispensing devices located around the world. Also read: Markets Update: All Eyes on Bitcoin Cash Prices Before the […]

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Exchanges Roundup: SBI to Develop Wallet, Huobi Targets New Markets

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, SBI Group has unveiled a partnership with Sepior that will see the companies jointly develop a proprietary wallet, Huobi has announced it is establishing an operational base in Dubai to target the African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian cryptocurrency markets, and Trijo, a Swedish crypto exchange, has received […]

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