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Bitcoin breaks $500 after rumored China deadline passes

Posted on 15th April, 2014

According to the rumor posted last month by China’s Caixin financial news service, April 15 would be a day of reckoning for bitcoin exchanges across the country. Accounts would be closed, and remaining funds seized. Customers would be unable to deposit new funds to buy bitcoin, and exchanges would be unable to deposit earnings in […]

Bitcoin price on the upswing as China feared crackdown fails to materialize

Posted on 14th April, 2014

For the past six weeks, fear of a looming crackdown on bitcoin-related banking accounts in China has pushed cryptocurrency prices down across the board. Bitcoin, which was trading in the $630 range even in the immediate aftermath of the Mt.Gox fiasco, plummeted to under $360 last week amid speculation that the People’s Bank of China […]

Chinese bitcoin exchanges consider leaving China

Posted on 12th April, 2014

Chinese bitcoin exchanges have had a rough month. They’ve seen the price plummet, several rounds of sell-off panic and dealt with unprecedented levels of insecurity for their own financial accounts. Just a few days ago, many of the major Chinese exchanges were informed by their banking partners that most of their current deposit services and […]