Why cheaper bitcoin. Exchange Bitfinex stopped Fiat deposits


The company has not explained the reason, but promised to normalize the work of the service during the week

Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has suspended the acceptance of deposits in US dollars and plans to relaunch it in the next week, according to the portal The Block with reference to anonymous sources. Investors believe that trading platforms could be problems due to the fact that the Bank HBSC blocked private account which worked exchange.

Last week, the network appeared rumors about the insolvency of Bitfinex. The company denied this information and reported that faced with certain difficulties when working with Fiat, but tries to make the insertion and withdrawal as comfortable as possible.

On Monday, the Chinese OTC trader Zhao Dong, which have a share in Bitfinex, has announced that the exchange does not work with HBSC Bank, she transferred your funds from Puerto Rican Noble Bank to another, more reliable Bank. On the exchange with HBSC had also said The Block, however, was not known to date whether a financial institution about this as they interacted through a private account.

At the moment, this, apparently, is not functioning, as all the deposits in Fiat currencies is suspended, noted the journalists. This morning the price of bitcoin per hour declined by $240, remaining digital money has lost about 10% of the price — capitalization of the sector fell by $17 billion to $200 billion.

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