Bitcoin China to cease digital assets trading

17 September, 2017, 01:08 | Author: Irene Delgado
  • Bitcoin China to cease digital assets trading

On the afternoon of September 15, 2017, Huobi and OKCoin - China's two largest bitcoin exchanges - received guidance from regulatory authorities.[1] Thereafter, the exchanges posted statements on their respective websites to inform customers of resultant actions.

The Bitcoin has gone on a tailspin in India, falling much faster that elsewhere in the globe, after a China crackdown on crypto-currencies and public remark by an Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official, trashing the digital currency. In fact, leaked documents obtained by Reuters show that the Chinese government is ordering cryptocurrency exchanges to close. The PBoC and Chinese financial regulators finally stopped dragging Chinese exchanges through one policy change to the next regarding renminbi, although there may be more to come. The Yunbi exchange issued a similar announcement, declaring that trading on its platform will end on September 20.

Chinese regulators have shut down bitcoin exchanges, leaving the future of digital currencies in China up in the air and sending the price of bitcoin and ether tumbling. Many estimates indicate that the vast majority of trade occurs through exchanges in the country. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon's skeptical view of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings, signaling that not all Moscow authorities are convinced the new technology is a good idea.

"They can become a tool for illegal fund flows and investment deals".

Bitcoin China to cease digital assets trading
Bitcoin China to cease digital assets trading

Bitcoin is some way off its record high of $4,950 as it continues to falter amid concerns that the Chinese government is launching an anti-cryptocurrency movement to crack down on digital currencies. The combined value of cryptocurrency, made up of more than 800 currencies, declined by $50 billion in the last week, according to CoinMarketCap. This corresponded with an instant upswing in crypto markets with Bitcoin alone gaining $400 in just minutes. Any Chinese citizen traveling to the United States or Western Europe can easily purchase Bitcoin at any one of several thousand public ATMs selling the cryptocurrency.

China is cracking down on the cryptocurrency business to try to limit risks as consumers pile into a highly speculative market that has grown rapidly this year.

But foreigners can still use its services in overseas markets, Shanghai-based BTCC said in a statement.

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