11 Jan '18, 3am

Bitcoin

South Korea's justice minister said on Thursday that a bill is being prepared to ban all cryptocurrency trading in the country. That news is a major development for the cryptocurrency space, as South Korea is one of the biggest markets for major coins like bitcoin and ethereum . According to industry website CryptoCompare, more than 10 percent of ethereum is traded against the South Korean won — the second largest concentration in terms of fiat currencies behind the dollar. Meanwhile, 5 percent of all bitcoin are traded against the won. "There are great concerns regarding virtual currencies and justice ministry is basically preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading through exchanges," Park Sang-ki said at a press conference, according to the ministry's press office. Bitcoin tumbled more than 12 percent following Park's remarks, according to CoinDesk's bitcoin price in...

Full article: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/10/south-korea-official-repo...

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