No new virtual currency accounts can be made from Jan. 1st to at least Jan.

No new virtual currency accounts can be made from Jan. 1st to at  least Jan.

Starting from January 1st, no new accounts can be made for trading virtual currency, at least until January 20th. Anonymous digital currency accounts are now banned, and it will take up to a month for most banks to adopt a real-name system. The Financial Services Commission on Monday said they requested that all banks stop creating new virtual currency accounts at a meeting last Thursday. This is a part of…

Difficult for N. Korea to earn currency through Mt. Geumgang tours without S. Korean tourists…

Difficult for N. Korea to earn currency through Mt. Geumgang tours without S. Korean tourists…

now once the crown jewel in terms of inter-korean projects South Korean tourists to North Korea’s famous Mount Kumgang hang in the balance as Pyongyang is demanding Seoul coming tear downs facilities at the resorts that barely been used since 2008 analysts say Pyongyang is aiming to develop its own tours and sector and earn foreign currency but will face a dilemma on whether to involve South Korea in this…

Korea’s Supreme Court recognizes Bitcoin as valuable property for first time

Korea’s Supreme Court recognizes Bitcoin as valuable property for first time

Korea’s Supreme Court has recognized Bitcoin as a property with value for the first time. The court ruled on Wednesday that the digital currency of a sex offender had to be confiscated. During the case’s second trial, the judges said Bitcoin is subject to be confiscated once it is confirmed to have been obtained through the crime. Last September, the court had ruled that confiscating Bitcoin was inappropriate as the…

South Korean financial authorities to inspect virtual accounts used to trade cryptocurrencies

South Korea is the world’s third largest market for cryptocurrencies,.. but with growing fears the bubble might burst,… local authorites are trying to crackdown on the overwhelming popular market. Won Jung-hwan reports. Korean financial authorities are set to probe six major local banks over virtual accounts related to cryptocurrency exchanges,… taking further steps to curb speculation and crack down on money laundering. The Financial Intelligence Unit– *and the Financial Supervisory…

Foreigners buy record high S. Korean bonds, turn to net sellers of stocks in May

Foreigners buy record high S. Korean bonds, turn to net sellers of stocks in May

foreign investor spot a record a man of South Korean bonds in May while dumping stocks over the same period according to data by the Financial Supervisory Service foreigners bought six billion US dollars of local bonds in May the most in a single month since October 2009 the holdings of local debt by offshore investors stood a 100 1 billion dollars at the end of last month making up…

Foreigners buy record high S. Korean bonds, turn to net sellers of stocks in May

foreign investor spot a record a man of South Korean bonds in May while dumping stocks over the same period according to data by the Financial Supervisory Service foreigners bought six billion US dollars of local bonds in May the most in a single month since October 2009 the holdings of local debt by offshore investors stood a 100 1 billion dollars at the end of last month making up…

Foreigners buy record high S. Korean bonds, turn to net sellers of stocks in May

foreign investor spot a record a man of South Korean bonds in May while dumping stocks over the same period according to data by the Financial Supervisory Service foreigners bought six billion US dollars of local bonds in May the most in a single month since October 2009 the holdings of local debt by offshore investors stood a 100 1 billion dollars at the end of last month making up…

RISE (ft. The Glitch Mob, Mako, and The Word Alive) | Worlds 2018 – League of Legends

RISE (ft. The Glitch Mob, Mako, and The Word Alive) | Worlds 2018 – League of Legends

Welcome to the wild, no heroes and villainsWelcome to the war we’ve only begun, soPick up your weapon and face itThere’s blood on the crown go and take itYou get one shot to make it out alive, soHigher and higher you chase itIt’s deep in your bones, go and take itThis is your moment, now is your time, soProve yourself andRISERISEMake ’em remember youRISEPush through hell andRISERISEThey will remember youRISEWelcome…

[In-depth] Global market wrap-up _ 081419

[In-depth] Global market wrap-up _ 081419

It’s time now for an in-depth look at the market action today.And for that, I’m joined on the line by Dr. Hwang Sei-woon, research fellow at the KoreaCapital Market Institute.Dr. Hwang, thank you for coming on today as always.Thank you.Stocks were up in New York after the Trump administration decided to delay some of thenew tariffs on China.The Dow up 1-and-a-half percent, and the Nasdaq about the same.What’s the story…

Interview with Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver

Interview with Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver

The debate continues on virtual currencies.Is it here to stay or will it fizzle out.What about government intervention, how much is too much?Regardless, there’s no denying the potential for it to accelerate technological innovationthrough peer-to-peer payment systems.Synonymous with the enigmatic phenomenon is BitcoinTo get a glimpse of the possible future of cryptocurrencies, past the slew of challengesstanding in the way, our Kim Hyesung sat down with Roger Ver, the CEO…