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Author Topic: [2018-01-19] Commission Income From Crypto Accounts Jumped 36 Times for South Ko  (Read 23 times)
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January 19, 2018, 12:35:25 PM
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Commission Income From Crypto Accounts Jumped 36 Times for South Korean Banks

South Korean banks have been providing virtual account services to cryptocurrency exchanges and earning commissions from them. According to data obtained by the country’s Financial Supervisory Service, banks made 36 times more in commission income from crypto exchanges last year than the previous year.

Banks Earned 36x More From Crypto Accounts
Commission Income From Crypto Accounts Jumped 36 Times for South Korean BanksThe Korean Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) has obtained data from banks relating to their virtual account services to crypto exchanges. It includes data from the six banks inspected by the regulators last week: Woori Bank, KB Kookmin Bank, Shinhan Bank, Nonghyup Bank, Korea Development Bank, and Industrial Bank of Korea.

The agency revealed on Thursday that the total commission income banks earned from these services last year was 2.221 billion won (~USD$2.1 million), which is 36 times more than the 61 million won earned the previous year, Yonhap reported.

source: https://news.bitcoin.com/commission-income-crypto-accounts-south-korean-banks/
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January 19, 2018, 01:14:33 PM
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That is simple calculation, the number of users raised the same as the price of bitcoin and other crypto currencies, in sum it all gave those x36 raise of banks' income. I think this year they may expect a new record about that.
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