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OKCoin USA Will Issue Chinese Yuan Stablecoin, Says CEO Star Xu

The founder of Chinese cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin confirmed its US sister operation, OKCoin USA, will issue a stablecoin backed by the Chinese yuan (RMB). Xu: Stablecoin Will Be...

Wilma Woo | Oct 10, 2018 | 17:00
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Chinese Police Hold OKCoin CEO For ‘Investigation’ Over...

The CEO of Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges OKcoin and OKEx is in police custody over alleged fraud, local media report September 11. Xu’s Business Gets All-Clear As multiple...

Wilma Woo | Sep 11, 2018 | 09:00
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Chinese Trader Sues OkCoin for Blocking Bitcoin Cash Airdrop

A user of Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Okcoin has sued the platform for allegedly denying him his free allocation of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in August 2017. ‘No Deadline’ As...

Wilma Woo | Aug 06, 2018 | 12:30
Chinese Billionaire and Giant Network CEO Invests 'Tens of Millions', Acquires 10% Stake in OKCoin
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Chinese Billionaire and Giant Network CEO Invests ‘Tens of...

Shi Yuzhu, CEO of online game developer Giant Network has reportedly invested millions in OKCoin’s sole shareholder, effectively giving it a 10% stake in the online exchange...

Cynthia Turcotte | Dec 16, 2017 | 19:00
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Bitpocalypse? Bitcoin Price Plunges as Chinese Exchanges Close

Major Chinese exchanges BTCChina and ViaBTC have announced they will shut down operations causing Bitcoin price to plunge as OKCoin and Huobi are expected to follow.  ICO Crackdown...

Ashour Iesho | Sep 15, 2017 | 07:00
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Chinese Chicken? Spooked Investor Sell-Offs Spark Crypto Price Slump

Bitcoin and altcoins have taken another serious dive Monday as a Chinese sell-off sent prices plunging up to 15% in hours. Bitcoin Back Below $2600, Ethereum Heads Towards $350 In what...

Wilma Woo | Jun 12, 2017 | 18:00
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Back Above $2400 as China’s ‘Big Three’...

The Big Three Chinese exchanges have finally resumed Bitcoin withdrawals as trading volume appears to be coming back, pushing BTC price back above $2,400. China’s “Big...

Antonio Madeira | Jun 01, 2017 | 07:30
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OKCoin: New KYC Policy Hints at Possible Withdrawal Reactivation Date

OKCoin announces KYC/AML policy changes and gives users “suggestions and guidelines to boost trading experience and account security. No date for withdrawals has been given...

Antonio Madeira | Apr 10, 2017 | 13:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

Bitcoin Price Drops Over 12% as Chinese Exchanges May Become...

It looks like the roller coaster that is Bitcoin price in 2017 is far from over. January has typically been a volatile month for Bitcoin values, but February is becoming very unstable...

Evander Smart | Feb 09, 2017 | 09:30
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Bitcoin

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Halt Margin Trading: Zero-Fees Next to Go?

As Bitcoin exchanges in China halt margin trading, zero-fee trading may also be on the chopping block as the industry awaits regulation. China Halts Margin Trading Following the...

Antonio Madeira | Jan 19, 2017 | 08:00
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China: PBoC Says Exchanges ‘Violated Rules,’ Repeats...

Bitcoin started dropping in price once again Wednesday after Chinese authorities stated exchanges “were violating rules.” PBoC: Rules ‘Violated’, AML Measures...

William Suberg | Jan 18, 2017 | 10:00
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Bitcoin Price Slides as China’s Central Bank Probes Exchanges

Bitcoin fell sharply Wednesday to a 2017 low as China’s central bank sought to inspect flagship Bitcoin exchange BTCC for malpractice including “market manipulation.”...

William Suberg | Jan 11, 2017 | 06:00

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