LocalBitcoins News

Localbitcoins is a P2P cryptocurrency exchange that was founded in Finland in 2012. The platform allows for safe and anonymous transactions with Bitcoin directly between only the retailer and the customer without any involvement by the exchange. It is considered that its model makes all operations faster and more convenient. The service works in 224 countries, so a wide range of fiat currencies are available. Besides that, all the operations are possible online and offline by providing a user with the required information about locations of the participating retailers in his region. Localbitcoins fees are quite low compared with other exchanges and are only 1% of any operation made by the seller. To stay secure, it is necessary to investigate all the information about the other party of the transaction. This can be found out from its reputation and number of years its been using the Localbitcoins app.

Analysis
As tensions between Iran and the U.S. continue to escalate, more and more Iranians seem to be turning toward crypto and BTC.
Bitcoin Is Becoming More Valuable to Iranians Amid Tensions With US
Shiraz Jagati
2020-01-12T00:55:00+00:00
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Bitcoin trading volumes on peer-to-peer trading platform LocalBitcoins in Venezuela and Argentina have touched on new all-time highs.
Venezuela, Argentina Set New Weekly P2P Bitcoin Trading Volume Records
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-12-28T12:20:00+00:00
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Analysis
Following the ban of crypto purchases with credit card, Argentina’s P2P Bitcoin trading volume reaches an all-time high.
Backfire in Argentina: Citizens Want BTC Over Peso Amid USD Crackdown
Sritanshu Sinha
2019-11-21T20:55:00+00:00
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LocalBitcoins continues its path to full regulation with an official license from the Finnish Financial Services Authority.
LocalBitcoins Receives Finnish FSA Virtual Currency Provider License
Jack Martin
2019-11-17T17:42:00+00:00
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Both Argentina and Venezuela see their biggest ever weekly volumes on Localbitcoins as citizens grapple with the deteriorating purchasing power of their fiat cu...
Argentina Sets New Trading Record After Central Bank Bans Bitcoin Buys
William Suberg
2019-11-11T08:30:00+00:00
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The last week was the third most lively for Argentine peso markets on Localbitcoins, as the national currency continues its devaluation against the U.S. dollar.
Bitcoin Trading Spikes as Argentina Bans Buying More Than $200 a Month
William Suberg
2019-10-28T12:17:00+00:00
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Bitcoin’s profile for wealth protection gains momentum in the media as Hong Kong Free Press dumps BitPay.
Non-Seizability of Bitcoin Very Attractive for Hong Kong: Pompliano
William Suberg
2019-10-11T08:33:00+01:00
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The Bank of Venezuela has reportedly added a prototype wallet to customers’ online banking accounts.
Venezuela: New Bitcoin Trading Record as Biggest Bank Embraces Petro
William Suberg
2019-09-13T13:26:19+01:00
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