Many believe that Japan is leading the way in Asia when it comes to cryptocurrency, especially since China removed themselves from the race. However, Japan is not really that ICO friendly, says cofounder of IndieSquare. Find out more. …
As Bitcoin price breaks through $5,000, its trading volume and global demand has taken a hit.
1600 members of Seoul’s Bitcoin Meetup have approved an open letter condemning SegWit2x.
Ripple’s CEO has had a go at the huge amount of Blockchain businesses that are littering the space, the types of companies that could use a database to the same effect.
Bitcoin price, Ethereum volatility over Korea was significantly less than from similar China ICO moves.
Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb’s supremacy in Korea may be challenged soon.
In South Korea, a new cryptocurrency exchange launched that will allow investors to trade 111 different altcoins.
The operator of Kakao Stock, a popular Korean securities trading app based on the country’s number one smartphone messenger app Kakao Talk, is launching a cryptocurrency exchange called Upbit. Over 110 cryptocurrencies will be supported initially including bitcoin, ether, and litecoin. The company says that it will be the largest digital currency exchange in South […]
Korea’s third largest bitcoin exchange Coinone has opened a physical cryptocurrency exchange. Six cryptocurrencies are supported including bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and ether. The complex has a bitcoin ATM, a large display board with market information and features a face-to-face consultation service. Also read: South Korea Takes Steps To Regulate Digital Currencies Coinone Blocks Launched South Korean […]
It is a well-known fact Korean cryptocurrency exchanges value most cryptocurrencies a lot higher compared to their Western counterparts. This has been the case for nearly every cryptocurrency in the world, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin, to name a few. It now appears the same is happening to Bitcoin Cash, as Bithumb opened trading of […]
Bitcoin exchanges in South Korea have been preparing for the planned user-activated hard fork (UAHF) on August 1. Some have announced their support for Bitcoin Cash (BCC), the new cryptocurrency that is expected to result from the event, while others have not yet decided. Also read: South Korea Legalizes Bitcoin International Transfers, Challenging Traditional Banks The […]
Korea is quickly becoming a very important trading market for popular cryptocurrencies. Several exchanges in the region are generating a fair amount of volume over the past few weeks. It looks like certain currencies are more popular compared to others, which is not entirely surprising. Below are the rankings for cryptocurrency trading pairs based on […]
A research paper published last week shows that forum user comments can be used to predict the value fluctuation of bitcoin to an accuracy of over 80 percent. Also read: Asset Managers Recommend Bitcoin to Hedge Against US Stock Market Risks Study Funded by Korean Government A research paper entitled “When Bitcoin encounters information in an […]
Korea is the next country in the world planning to end cash slowly. The country’s Central Bank outlined a pilot program to pursue a coinless society in the coming years. This new service allows consumers to receive small change from retailers as a top-up on a prepaid card. An interesting spin on things, although it […]
Arbitrage opportunities are not difficult to find in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency right now. Korean Bitcoin exchanges are showing a rather large price discrepancy compared to the rest of the world. But taking advantage of this US$125 arbitrage gap is not as straightforward as people may think. Plus, the lower volume across Korean […]