Indonesia has emerged as the country with the highest interest in digital currencies, ranking ahead of Chile and Argentina, which are in second and third place respectively.
The Free Competition Defense Court has ordered Banco Itaú and BancoEstado to open account services for local digital currency exchange Buda.com.
Chilean exchange CryptoMarkets has obtained a license in Estonia, allowing it to offer its services in Europe, the third such time by a South American exchange.
The country’s Minister of Finance has reportedly introduced a bill that would offer regulatory guidance for cryptocurrency.
The Banco Central de Chile (BCC), the central bank of Chile, continues to do everything it can to prevent cryptocurrencies from taking hold in the country.
The Supreme Court in Chile has issued a decision allowing the state bank Banco del Estado de Chile to close the account of cryptocurrency exchange Orionx .
Chile’s Court of Appeals sided with Orionx crypto exchange, noting that the bank decision was an “arbitrary and illegal action, which constitutes a deprivation of the right to equality before the law.”
Cryptocurrency exchange Buda, which is already fighting anti-crypto banks in Chile, has seen its Colombian accounts ordered closed.
At least 11 cryptocurrency exchanges in India had requested an injunction against the Reserve Bank of India, but that has now been denied by the country’s Supreme Court.
The anti-monopoly court in Chile has ruled that cryptocurrency-related bank accounts should be reopened while the lawsuit filed by exchanges Buda, Orionx and Crypto MKT continued.