Trading volumes continue to break records in Mexico as citizens look for ways to escape Peso inflation, lack of financial services and the recent 20% gasoline price hike. Mexico Wants Bitcoin Just last month, Mexican exchange Bitso reported record-breaking trading volume in the BTC/MXN market. Fueled by the recent BTC price surge and the economic uncertainty that rules the country, citizens are turning to Bitcoin as a means to protect their savings from the peso’s
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Update (10-20-2016, 11:26 AM EST): This article was based on a tweet from ShapeShift that they had temporarily removed all Ethereum-based assets from their platform. That tweet has since been deleted, and the company’s blog post on the matter does not mention removing the assets, although they caution Ethereum-based token traders, telling them to expect transaction delays. Update (10-20-2016, 11:42 PM EST): Ethereum-based assets have been up and running without issue since being returned to the site.