South Korean Exchanges

South Korean Banking Association Concerned Over Surge of the Altcoin Trading Frenzy

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A banking association in South Korea recently added weight to regulatory discussions across the country, raising concerns about the high altcoin trading volume. The Korea Federation of Banks (KFB) requested its members to audit trading volumes through their crypto exchanges’ customers’ altcoin activity.</strong> Altcoins Trading Volume Outperformed Bitcoin Last Weekend in South …

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South Korean Police Raid Crypto Exchange Allegedly Involved in a $214M Multi-Level Marketing Fraud

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Authorities in South Korea have launched a major raid against a domestic crypto exchange allegedly involved in a millionaire multi-level marketing (MLM) fraud. The police accuse V Global platform of running an illicit operation that reportedly stole hundreds of millions of dollars from investors.</strong> Masterminds Could Have Defrauded Over 40,000 People According …

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South Koreans File Online Petitions Seeking to Remove a Chief Regulator After Harsh Crypto Comments

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>As the South Korean government keeps strengthening the harsh rhetoric against cryptocurrencies, citizens have become increasingly angry due to the recent words from regulatory authorities. Over the weekend, petitions started to appear on the web, seeking the removal of the head of the country’s Financial Services Commission (FSC).</strong> Over 141,000 Signatures Collected …

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All 200 Cryptocurrency Exchanges Could Be Shut Down Under New Regulation in South Korea, Regulator Warns

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The chairman of South Korea’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), Eun Sung-soo, has warned that all of the cryptocurrency exchanges in the country could be shut down. South Korea currently has about 200 cryptocurrency exchanges, he said.</strong> All Crypto Exchanges Could Be Shut Down in South Korea At the …

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South Korea’s Bitcoin ‘Kimchi Premium’ Reappears, Korbit and Bithumb Exchange Volumes Spike

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>During the first week of April, South Korea’s ‘kimchi premium’ on domestic cryptocurrency exchanges had jumped over 18%, but then leveled off, equalizing with global exchange rates over the last two weeks. On Monday, as bitcoin prices spiked 8% higher surpassing the $54k zone, in South Korea, the premium on bitcoin climbed …

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South Korean Government Seeks to Regulate International Remittances Related to Crypto ‘Kimchi Premium’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The famous gap in cryptocurrency prices in South Korean crypto exchanges and overseas ones known as “kimchi premium” raises some concerns among the nation’s government. The latest reports suggest that the country is planning to regulate international remittances tied to kimchi premium-driven transactions.</strong> Remittances to Exploit Kimchi Premium Could Be Flagged as …

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South Korean Government Announces Crackdown on Illicit Crypto-Related Transactions in an ‘Overheated Market’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Adding to the South Korean cryptocurrency industry’s stricter regulations, the central government is focusing on the “crackdown” of illegal crypto transactions. A meeting over the week held with high-ranked politicians resulted in a campaign that will soon be deployed.</strong> Government Seeks International Help to Monitor International Crypto Exchanges According to Chosun, the …

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South Korea’s Kimchi Premium Returns: BTC and ETH Prices Jump 18% Higher Than the Global Average

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>While a great number of spot exchanges have seen consistent prices in a few select areas in the world, bitcoin is selling for a premium. That’s the case in South Korea right now as there’s a price gap, otherwise known as the ‘kimchi premium’ on domestic South Korean exchanges in comparison to …

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