Advertisements

Argentina

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 8–14 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world sees major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with Uruguay approving a new bill that could be applied positively to ICOs, Cuba using crypto to access the global economy and Venezuela finally installing its first Bitcoin (BTC) ATM. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by …

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 8–14 in Review Read More »

Advertisements

Capital Controls in Argentina Demonstrate Dangers of Government-Controlled Money

</header> <strong>The current financial system, with governments and central banks controlling the flow of money, creates impediments for people’s economic freedom. Among them is the danger that the ruling class will try to hide its mismanagement of the country’s affairs by preventing people from voting with their wallets and trying to secure their savings on …

Capital Controls in Argentina Demonstrate Dangers of Government-Controlled Money Read More »

‘Buy Bitcoin’ Says Expert as Argentina Imposes $10K Limit for Citizens

Argentina has reimposed capital controls, limiting citizens’ and businesses’ freedom to buy foreign currency. As Bloomberg reported on Sep. 1, the increasingly troubled South American nation took the step as the Argentine peso (ARS) suffers overwhelming losses against major fiat currencies such as the U.S. dollar. Argentina puts $10K limit on dollar access Argentina has …

‘Buy Bitcoin’ Says Expert as Argentina Imposes $10K Limit for Citizens Read More »

Argentina’s Peso Collapse Shows Governments Shouldn’t Control Money

</header> <strong>Whenever bitcoin experiences a sharp drop or volatility, mainstream media analysts jump to declare that cryptocurrency isn’t stable enough to be considered money. The double-digit crash of the Argentine peso in one day, simply due to an election in the country, can be said to prove the same about fiat.</strong> Also Read: Big Banks …

Argentina’s Peso Collapse Shows Governments Shouldn’t Control Money Read More »

Bitex Partners With Bantotal For More Cross-Border Payments in Latin America

Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Bitex has partnered with Uruguay-based financial software company Bantotal in order to expand it cross-border payments system on the Bitcoin blockchain to Latin America. CoinDesk announced the companies’ new partnership in a report on Aug. 13. According to the report, the upshot of this partnership is that Bantotal’s clients will have access …

Bitex Partners With Bantotal For More Cross-Border Payments in Latin America Read More »

Bitcoin Sees 4% Premium in Argentina as Peso Plummets 30%

Bitcoin (BTC) continues to trade at a premium in Argentina after a sharp currency devaluation sent investors running for a safe haven.  Argentine peso plunges 30% Data from local cryptocurrency exchange Buenbit put Bitcoin trading around $11,750 at press time Aug. 13, compared to around $11,330 on major global exchanges. When a shock defeat of …

Bitcoin Sees 4% Premium in Argentina as Peso Plummets 30% Read More »

Join CoinDesk at Our First Reader Meet-up in Argentina

CoinDesk will be visiting Buenos Aires this week and we’d love to meet some of our readers for an informal gathering on Friday, August 16 at 6pm. We’re tentatively holding the event at Bierlife San Telmo at Humberto Primo 670. Because this isn’t sponsored – we simply want to meet you guys – we’re happy to …

Join CoinDesk at Our First Reader Meet-up in Argentina Read More »

Tim Draper Is Bullish On Argentina’s Blockchain Tech Potential

In a talk at the Bitcoin2019 conference, Draper revealed his perspective on the implications of his bet with Argentina’s current president which he made this year as reported by national media. He made the bet during a visit to Argentina, where he met with the Argentinian leader and talked about the benefits of cryptocurrency, encouraging …

Tim Draper Is Bullish On Argentina’s Blockchain Tech Potential Read More »

Countries Suffering From Rapid Inflation Show Significant Demand for Cryptos

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Cryptocurrencies have been trending upwards in price over the last few weeks, but in certain countries around the world digital assets have become far more valuable. For instance, in Argentina, the nation’s sovereign currency has lost considerable value and cryptocurrencies like <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> are seeing all-time price highs. …

Countries Suffering From Rapid Inflation Show Significant Demand for Cryptos Read More »

Bitcoin Hits All-Time High Versus Argentine Peso Amid Presidential Election Risks

The biggest cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC), has hit an all-time high versus the Argentine peso amid the ongoing decline of the currency, Financial Times (FT) reports on May 27. According to the report, the bitcoin price has soared to as high as 394,000 pesos ($8,762.95 at press time) per coin, exceeding prices versus the Argentine peso …

Bitcoin Hits All-Time High Versus Argentine Peso Amid Presidential Election Risks Read More »