Tag Archives: Latin

Localbitcoins Trade Surges in Latin America and East Asia

The peer-to-peer (P2P) markets saw a surge in trade activity this past week, with the Localbitcoins markets of five countries posting record volume. The largest spikes were concentrated in the Latin American and Asian regions, however, the United States also posted its strongest monthly P2P volume since April 2018. Also Read: Nasdaq Stock Exchange to Start Offering BTC and ETH Indices ...

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Can Canada lead on Latin America? Venezuela poses a test.

As Canada hosts an international meeting Monday aimed at ending the presidency of Venezuela’s embattled Nicolás Maduro, it faces charges in both Venezuela and at home that it’s acting as a lackey of the United States. When opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself the interim president of Venezuela last week, with the country mired in humanitarian crisis, the US immediately recognized him ...

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Latin American P2P Bitcoin Markets Defy Global Trend to Set New Records

The Latin American peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency markets have a seen a significant spike heading into 2019, with the Colombian, Peruvian, and Venezuelan Localbitcoins markets posting record volume when measuring in both fiat and BTC. The Argentinian, Dominican, and Mexican markets also posted record volume for P2P trade in recent weeks. Also Read: 9 Cryptocurrency Firms Sue Washington State Utility Over 50 Percent ...

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P2P Markets Report: Latin American Markets Continue to Post Record Volume

This past week has seen Latin American peer-to-peer markets continue to set records for trade volume. For the week ending Dec. 8, Argentina and Venezuela posted a new record for Localbitcoins trade when measured in fiat, while Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela also posted records for trade measured in BTC. Also Read: Zebpay Exchange Now Live in 21 European Countries Fiat Volume ...

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P2P Markets Report: Dumping Drives Record Volume Across Latin America and Asia

The heavy selling pressure that has dominated the cryptocurrency markets in recent weeks has coincided with a surge in peer-to-peer (P2P) trade volume across the Localbitcoins markets in Asia and South America. Globally, higher trade activity over the past two weeks has also driven the strongest volume since September 2017, with roughly 12,116 BTC changing hands in the last seven ...

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OKCoin Adds the Argentine Peso as It Eyes Expansion Into Latin America

n nn nn Despite a prolonged cryptocurrency bear market and regulatory uncertainties, OKCoin, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is expanding to Latin America launching a new exchange platform headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.Already active in 110 countries and 21 U.S. states, OKCoin USA CEO Tim Byun told Bitcoin Magazine that he is not worried about market ...

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Bitcoin Cash Association Bounty Spreads Merchant Adoption in Latin America

The Bitcoin Cash Association (BCA) and Spendbch.io recently started a bounty to spread bitcoin cash (BCH) merchant acceptance in several Latin American countries. On Nov. 11, the BCA announced that more than 250 new businesses in Venezuela and Colombia are now being on-boarded to accept bitcoin cash. Also read: Qart Wallet Gives Bitcoin Cash QR Codes a Personal Touch Bounty ...

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Venezuela crisis: In Latin America, tough Trump rhetoric increasingly in vogue

Vice President Mike Pence knows first-hand about the shift among South American countries to a more interventionist approach to Venezuela’s economic collapse and deepening – and spreading – humanitarian crisis. Far less clear, some regional experts say, is whether a tougher stance toward Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro gives Latin American countries any leverage to force changes in their collapsing neighbor. ...

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