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Bitcoin Loses $9K Support As Markets React To S. Korea Investigation

Bitcoin prices fell to three-week lows of around $8,540 on May 11, as markets reacted to a flash investigation of South Korean exchange Upbit and a fresh Mt.Gox funds liquidation. Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker and Coin360 shows BTC/USD dipping sharply over the past 24 hours, with major altcoin assets posting considerably higher losses of up to 18 percent. Continue reading Bitcoin Loses $9K Support As Markets React To S. Korea Investigation

Korea to Relax Cryptocurrency Curbs

The incoming head of Korea’s primary financial regulator has reportedly confirmed that the authority will look to ease regulations on domestic cryptocurrency trading. Speaking to reporters on Sunday after being approved by President Moon Jae-in to lead the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), new governor Yoon Suk-heun said the regulator will look at revising some regulations applied to the cryptocurrency market, The Korea Times reports. Continue reading Korea to Relax Cryptocurrency Curbs