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Three of China's Biggest Bitcoin Exchanges Are Shutting Down - Motherboard en_us

Two of China's largest exchanges for buying and selling Bitcoin, OKCoin and Huobi, announced on Friday that they will stop trading Bitcoin for Chinese yuan effective immediately. The reason, the exchanges stated, is to comply with Chinese government ...and more »

It's over: China's biggest bitcoin exchanges will halt all trading services for local customers - Quartz

China's two largest bitcoin exchanges, Huobi and OKCoin, said on Saturday (Sept. 16) that they will halt all trading services for local customers. It's an about-face from their statements just a day earlier, in which the two companies said they would ...and more »

China Bitcoin Exchange to Stop Trading Virtual Currencies Amid Crackdown - New York Times

BEIJING — A major Chinese exchange specializing in the trading of Bitcoin announced on Thursday that it would stop trading by the end of the month, amid a broader crackdown against virtual currencies by the authorities in Beijing. The announcement by ...and more »

Bitcoin Crash Reverberates Across Every Cryptocurrency - Observer

BTCC's CEO, Bobby Long, in 2013. His exchange was the first to announce it would be closing this month. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images. Bitcoin tanked last night and it took every other cryptocurrency with it. Checking sites like CoinMarketCap and ...and more »

It looks like China is shutting down its blockchain economy - Ars Technica

When the Chinese government announced a ban on initial coin offerings last week, it looked like an attempt to rein in the speculative excesses of the cryptocurrency economy. But now it seems like it might have been the start of something more ambitious ...and more »

The Summer of Bitcoin Ends Badly - Bloomberg

Bitcoin's meteoric summertime surge risks coming to a painful end as Chinese policy makers move to restrict trading amid growing warnings of a market bubble. The biggest cryptocurrency dropped as much as 40 percent since reaching a record high of $4 ...and more »

China Is Shutting Down All of Beijing's Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Exchanges - Fortune

Chinese authorities have ordered Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to cease trading and immediately notify users of their closure, signaling a widening crackdown by authorities on the industry to contain financial risks. Exchanges were also told ...and more »

Beijing cryptocurrency exchanges told to announce trading halt: source - Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have ordered Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to stop trading and immediately notify users of their closure, signaling a widening crackdown by authorities on the industry to contain financial risks ...and more »

Bitcoin Is Plummeting After an Exchange in China Said It Would Halt Trading - Fortune

Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCChina said on Thursday that it would stop all trading from Sept. 30, setting off a further slide in the value of the cryptocurrency that left it over 30 percent away from the record highs it hit earlier in the month. China ...and more »

The world's oldest bitcoin exchange is shutting down in China - Quartz

Shanghai-based BTCC said it would halt trading on its domestic cryptocurrency exchange by Sept. 30, in response to tighter control over trading crypto tokens by China's central bank. This followed a report from local media (in Chinese) saying that the ...and more »