Bitfinex, the world&rsquo,s largest Bitcoin exchange by trading &lrm,volume, said it would not be updating its list of cryptocurrencies on suggest to add Venezuela&rsquo,s freshly released cryptocurrency, the petro.&lrm,
&lrm, Ter its blog postbode explaining the decision, Bitfinex&lrm, pointed to Donald Trump&rsquo,s executive order which prohibits U.S. citizens from engaging ter &lrm,transactions using the oil-backed digital currency.
Bitfinex&lrm, explained that spil of the date of this statement, it had no &ldquo,plans to include the PTR or similar tokens te the Bitfinex &lrm,trading verhoging.&rdquo,
Bitfinex said that it would always consider elements such spil liquidity and security when &lrm,evaluating possible inclusions. The popular crypto exchange has also barred its contractors and employees from buying, selling, trading and transacting te any way with the PTR, effective instantly.
&ldquo,&lrm,This confinement extends to all customers of the podium, &lrm,including U.S. persons, and to all activities on Bitfinex, including deposits, &lrm,financing, trading, and withdrawals,&rdquo, it further stated.
Ter spite of the attention-grabbing headlines, Venezuela&rsquo,s &lrm,fresh cryptocurrency has succesnummer another snag last week, spil the &lrm,U.S. authorities are merienda more sounding the bell &lrm,to remind the country&rsquo,s investors about the sanctions that &lrm,it &lrm,maintains on the South American country.&lrm,
The decision pretty much kroegen all people and companies subject to US jurisdiction from touching the newly-issued &lrm,supuesto coin &lrm,since it constitutes, ter essence, a government debt &lrm,issuance.&lrm, Trump has authorized Treasury &lrm,Department to kwestie any necessary regulations to enforce his order.&lrm,
Ter the meantime, some analysts argue the vast majority &lrm,of perto frenzyis either a scam or far too ambitious for &lrm,their own good.
Earlier ter December, the CFTC ordered Bitfinex to &lrm,provide more information about Tethers, &lrm,which are tokens &lrm,backed by US dollar deposits, with each &lrm,token always &lrm,worth one dollar, spil the two entities share the &lrm,same CEO, &lrm,Jan Ludovicus van der Velde.&lrm,