S. Korea banks to resume opening new cryptocurrency trading bank accounts at the end of January

http://news.naver.com/main/read.nhn?mode=LSD&mid=sec&sid1=101&oid=020&aid=0003121432 (via naver)

http://news.donga.com/BestClick/3/all/20180113/88148510/1 (same article on the newspaper's website)

South Korean banks stopped opening new cryptocurrency trading accounts for customers since December 28th last year.

Korean Financial services commission made a decision after meeting with 6 major Korean banks on the 12th. Official said "Banks must implement real name verification system for cryptocurrency trading bank accounts by at the end of this month, then may resume opening new cryptocurrency trading bank accounts for customers "

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