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LocalBitcoins Receives Finnish FSA Virtual Currency Provider License

News The Finnish Financial Services Authority (FIN-FSA) has officially registered LocalBitcoins as a virtual currency provider, starting at the beginning of November 2019. Finland only allows officially registered providers who fulfill the legal requirements to operate in the country. A safe pair ..

Argentina Sets New Trading Record After Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Buys

News Bitcoin (BTC) trading set new records in two of its most keenly watched South American markets last week, new data has revealed. As monitoring resource Coin Dance confirmed on Nov. 10, the seven days ending Saturday saw more trading against BTC than ever before in both Venezuela and Argentina..

Bitcoin Trading Spikes as Argentina Bans Buying More Than $200 a Month

News Argentina is back on the radar for Bitcoin (BTC) proponents after sudden capital controls cut U.S. dollar purchasing power by 98%. Central bank: $200 limit “temporary”As news outlets reported, including Cointelegraph Brasil on Oct. 28, the country’s central bank has opted to reduce the amount..

Non-Seizability of Bitcoin Very Attractive for Hong Kong: Pompliano

News Bitcoin’s (BTC) use as a protector of wealth is coming to the fore in Hong Kong as trading volumes spike and businesses iron out problems with acceptance. Trading record underscores Bitcoin’s “non-seizability”As multiple commentators including Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano..

Bitcoin Trading Boon in Hong Kong as Protests Continue

Bitcoin is a speculative asset to many, but it’s also a new money that offers certain unique guarantees, not least among them censorship-resistance. That reality may explain why LocalBitcoins trading volume just reached all-time highs in Hong Kong, where pro-Democracy protesters have marched by the..

Venezuela: New Bitcoin Trading Record as Biggest Bank Embraces Petro

News Venezuela’s largest bank, Bank of Venezuela (BDV), has added support for the country’s controversial Petro digital currency. Bank of Venezuela hints at crypto walletAs cryptocurrency news outlet Decrypt reports on Sept. 13, BDV clients have discovered a new section in their online banking ac..

LocalBitcoins: Tor Browser Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

News Finnish peer-to-peer crypto exchange LocalBitcoins has warned users about alleged security risks associated with anonymous browser Tor Browser. On Sept. 9, transactional compliance expert Richard Bensberg tweeted a screenshot of a LocalBitcoins banner warning Tor users about the risk of losin..

Venezuela Smashes Weekly Bitcoin Trading Record With 114B Bolivars

News Bitcoin (BTC) trading has hit a giant new record yet again in Venezuela as the country’s crippling hyperinflation continues to play out. Localbitcoins volume up 48%Data published on Sep. 2 from monitoring resource Coin Dance, which tracks trade volumes on P2P crypto exchange platforms, showed..

EU Members Adopt Tougher Crypto Rules Than AML Directive Requires

Europe is gradually tightening the rules for the crypto space. A wave of new regulations are introducing stricter requirements for companies operating in the industry and cryptocurrency users are going to feel the difference in the coming months. The measures stem from the obligation of member state..

Is Bitcoin an Option In Argentina as Stock Market Collapses

There have been a number of cases recently where people have flocked to bitcoin as their own economies face uncertainty. China, Britain and Venezuela are the prominent examples but now Argentina may be added to that list as their currency and stock markets crumble. Stock Market and Currency Crushed..

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