South Korea reflecting on approaches to control furor for bitcoins
SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean is considering approaches to manage theoretical exchanging digital currencies as the most recent surge in costs stirs a furor over bitcoins.
South Korea’s budgetary controller said Friday that it precluded utilizing bitcoin for subsidiary items. The choice adequately bans putting resources into bitcoin fates that will begin exchanging on the Chicago Board Options Exchange this end of the week.
Youthful and more seasoned South Koreans, who have a tendency to be technically knowledgeable, are wagering their low maintenance salaries and retirement bundles on bitcoins and other virtual monetary standards. The nation has only 50 million individuals yet represents around one-fifth of worldwide bitcoin exchanges.
Prior this week, South Korea’s equity service said it would consider approaches to control digital money trades and devise solid punishments for violations identified with such exchanges.