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38% of South Africans Wish They Had Invested in Cryptocurrencies: Survey

Pan-African financial services giant Old Mutual has released the 2018 Savings and Investment Monitor survey for South Africa. The report indicates that 38% of the residents and citizens of Africa’s second-biggest economy who were already aware of the existence of digital assets wished they had put their money in cryptocurrencies. South Africans also expressed positive sentiment regarding cryptocurrencies in general ...

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South Korean Regulators to Introduce New Cryptocurrency-Related Proposals This Month

A lot of things are changing in South Korea’s cryptocurrency ecosystem. With all major exchanges adhering to self-regulation, the government has bought additional time prior to introducing official guidelines. It seems that regulation will be introduced a lot sooner than originally thought. South Korean Regulators Make Their Move According to local sources, there will be some regulatory changes in South ...

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Crypto Exchanges in South Korea Meet New Requirements, New Money to Come

The South Korea Blockchain Association has approved 12 crypto exchanges including Bithumb and UPbit over the past week, of having adequate security measures and internal management systems in place. Various local publications reported that Bithumb, UPbit, Gopax, OKCoin Korea, Korbit, Coineone, CoinZest, CPDAXX, HanbitKor, Huobi Korea, and NeoFrame, and DexKor were approved by the South Korea Blockchain Association, an institution ...

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South Korea to Simplify Blockchain Investment With New Legislative Changes

South Korea regulators vowed to introduce friendly blockchain investment legislation in a meeting July 13, the latest chapter of an ongoing push to promote the technology nationally. At the 4th Vice Ministerial Meeting on “Growth through Innovation,” presided over by Vice Minister of Strategy and Finance Ko Hyoung-kwon, the government pledged to make it easier for blockchain businesses to enter ...

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Self-Regulating South Korean Exchanges Receive a Favorable Audit

South Korea is a very important location in the world of cryptocurrency. Its exchanges generate tremendous amounts of trading volume, and it seems that situation will not change anytime soon. According to a new report, the Korean Blockchain Association has announced that all exchanges meet its regulatory requirements, which is a very positive sign. Korean Exchanges Are in the Clear The ...

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South Korean Regulators to Introduce New Rules for Crypto and Blockchain

South Korean legislators have revealed drafts of bills intended to develop rules on cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and blockchain technology, The Korea Times reported July 11. Lawmakers will reportedly introduce the drafts at an extraordinary session of the National Assembly, which will take place from July 13 to 26. According to the Korea Times, representative Song Hee-kyung of the ...

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South Korea to Loosen Crypto Rules in Cooperation With G20 Directive

South Korea, a country that has banned ICOs, plans to loosen restrictions on cryptocurrencies based on efforts by G20 to create uniform regulations, according to The Korea Times. The G20 meeting established a July deadline for taking a first step on “unified regulations.” The recent announcement from South Korea is part of a loosening of restrictions on cryptocurrencies as the ...

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South Korea is Officially Recognizing Crypto Exchanges as Regulated Banks

For the first time in history, the government of South Korea has officially recognized crypto exchanges regulated financial institutions and banks. Local publications in South Korea have reported that the financial authorities of South Korea have finalized their plans to categorize crypto exchanges as an industry called “Cryptocurrency Exchange and Brokerage” to enable trading platforms to perform at a large ...

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