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South Korea More Than Doubled Ripple’s Price in Single Week

The South Korean cryptocurrency market accounts for a relatively small percentage of global Bitcoin trades, but has nonetheless played a crucial role in bringing RIpple’s market capitalization from $40 billion to $88 billion. Ripple was one of the best-performing crypto assets of 2017, boasting a

Korea’s Second Largest Bank Building Secure Crypto Wallet Services

In a substantially important announcement for cryptocurrencies in South Korea, the second largest bank in the country, Shinhan Bank, has announced that it is in the process of building cryptocurrency wallets for customers to store their digital assets securely. The report comes after Bithumb servers crashed in November, and

Japan Issues Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses

In stark contrast to its neighbors China and South Korea, who are increasing efforts to ban ICO’s and the trade in digital currencies, The Financial Services Agency (FSA) in Japan approved 11 companies to operate cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. Exchanges are now allowed to operate