Tag: latin america

Mar 19 2021

First Bitcoin ETF Approved In Latin America

QR Capital has announced that its bitcoin ETF will list on the Brazilian stock exchange, making it the first such product in Latin America.The first-ever bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to receive regulatory approval in Latin America is reportedly set to go live in Brazil this summer.QR Capital, the parent of Brazilian blockchain asset management company QR Asset Management,...

Feb 11 2021

Bitso Buys Gibraltar-Based Crypto Derivatives Platform Quedex

Mexico City-based Bitso plans to incorporate Quedex’s high-performance trading engine across the exchange.

Jan 13 2021

La carrera de Colombia por convertirse en un mercado líder de criptomonedas en la región

Durante el año 2020, Colombia experimentó un gran incremento del uso de criptomonedas como reserva de valor y con fines transaccionales.

Jan 05 2021

Argentina’s Ripio Acquires Second-Largest Crypto Exchange in Brazil

Jan 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  acquisitions brazil business latin america ripio

Ripio has acquired BitcoinTrade in a bid to increase its footprint across the frothy Latin American crypto market.

Dec 15 2020

Las Criptomonedas Están Surgiendo en la Desafiante Economía de Argentina

Dec 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  adoption argentina bitso economy latin america

La industria de la criptografía de Argentina registró volúmenes comerciales récord este año, en medio de la pandemia de COVID-19 y las dificultades económicas.

Dec 14 2020

Crypto Is Booming in Economically Challenged Argentina

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  adoption argentina bitso economy latin america

Argentina's crypto industry saw record trading volumes this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and economic hardship.

Dec 09 2020

Crypto Remittances Prove Their Worth in Latin America

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  argentina bitso latin america markets mexico

Crypto remittances are growing in Latin America, particularly in the wake of other remittance platforms shutting off access to some markets.

Coinbase-Backed Bitso Raises $62M to Expand Crypto Footprint in Brazil

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitso brazil business coinbase crypto exchanges

Latin American crypto exchange Bitso has raised a whopping $62 million funding round, the largest in the region for a digital asset firm.

Latin America Reports Surge in Bitcoin Trading

Rising inflation and economic crisis caused by COVID-19 pushed regional bitcoin trading volumes to a record high.

Dec 04 2020

Bolivia Essentially Banned Crypto but Blockchain Advocates Are Pushing Back

Bolivia is one of the rare countries that has essentially banned cryptocurrency, but the nation's blockchain advocates aren't giving up.

Nov 23 2020

Latin America’s Big Blockchain Opportunity

Nov 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  latin america markets opinion

Decentralizing the financial sector and putting trust in distributed ledgers means less reliance on the continent's corrupt intermediaries.

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