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South Korea to impose additional regulatory curbs on cryptocurrency trading

South Korea to impose additional regulatory curbs on cryptocurrency trading
A small toy figure is seen on representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency in this illustration picture, December 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea will impose additional measures to regulate speculation in cryptocurrency trading, the government said on Thursday in a statement.

The steps will include a ban on opening of anonymous cryptocurrency accounts and closing virtual coin exchanges as suggested by the justice ministry, the statement showed.

(Reporting by Dahee Kim; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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