Gatecoin to Cease Operations Due to Court Decision

Exchange faced a situation in which it was unable to fulfill its obligations, and on March 13 the court decided to start immediate liquidation
15 March 2019   635

Hong Kong cryptocurrency exchange ceased operations by a court decision after an unsuccessful attempt to return funds in a dispute with a payment provider. The corresponding statement is posted on the official website of the platform.

Gatecoin Statement
Gatecoin Statement

It became known earlier that Maltese banks refuse to open their accounts to cryptocurrency services due to “high risks”.

Binance to Add WeChat and Alipay Support

According to the anonymous sources of The Block, the feature is in the testing stage for Android users
10 October 2019   114

Binance Exchange will add support for the largest Chinese payment systems WeChat and Alipay.

Referring to informed sources, The Block reported that this option is currently being tested for Android users, and will soon become available for iOS and the desktop version of the trading platform.

Note that in China, the activities of cryptocurrency exchanges were officially banned at the end of 2017. However, residents of the country are actively using P2P and OTC platforms to buy bitcoin.