Governor Díaz de León said Bitcoin resembles “a dimension of precious metals” when compared to the central bank’s fiat money.
Ricardo Salinas, president of Elektra Group, one of the biggest retail franchises in Mexico, hinted at the possibility of integrating payments using Bitcoin’s second layer solution, the Lightning Network. Salinas made the announcement yesterday via Twitter. This would allow residents of the country to pay for appliances in-store, directly with cryptocurrency. Elektra Group Might Accept […]
Mexican crypto exchange Bitso is announced as a core partner for El Salvador’s state-issued BTC wallet.
Santiago Nieto Castillo, leader of the UIF, the Mexican financial regulator, has issued an alert that 12 cryptocurrency exchanges are operating illegally in the country. The regulator is now producing the necessary data for Mexican authorities to act against these exchanges. The institution receives information from 23 registered cryptocurrency exchanges reporting users’ transactions. Mexican Regulator […]
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak declared “Bitcoin is the only digital gold” years ago, but he claims that he still hasn’t invested in BTC.
2TM GRoup, the company behind Mercado Bitcoin, is now valued at $2.1 billion. It’s the second crypto exchange in Latin America to eclipse the $1 billion valuation mark.
Mexico’s central bank, finance ministry, and banking regulator have jointly issued a warning about cryptocurrency. Finance Minister Arturo Herrera emphasized that cryptocurrencies are prohibited from being used in Mexico’s financial system. The central bank of Mexico, the finance secretary, and the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV) said in a joint statement Monday that crypto […]
A warning from the country’s financial regulators seemed to be specifically targeting Ricardo Salinas Pliego, who on Sunday said he would explore his bank accepting Bitcoin.
Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego said he is working with his bank, Banco Azteca, to be the first in Mexico to accept bitcoin.
Ricardo Salinas Pliego wants his bank to be the first in Mexico to accept BTC.