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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Falls Near $12,600 Amid South Korea Trading Ban Fears


Bitcoin price plummeted to a 2018-low on Thursday after South Korea’s justice minister reportedly proposed a complete shutdown of all cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. 

 In a press briefing today, South Korea’s justice minister Park Sang-ki stated in quotes reported by local publication Yonhap News:


“The ministry is preparing legislation that basically bans any transactions based on a virtual currency through the trading floor. We have grave concerns about [the craze over] virtual currency and [a shutdown] would be one of the goals we are aiming for.”


Article: https://www.ccn.com/newsflash-bitcoin-price-falls-near-12600-amid-south-korea-trading-ban-fears/


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