Bithumb links the system to Samsung Securities and mobile apps

South Korea’s leading digital asset exchange, Bithumb, links its system to the mobile apps of three major domestic financial institutions – Samsung Securities, NH Nonghyup and KB Kookmin Bank, Bithumb announced Thursday.

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Fast facts

  • Bithumb users can now check up-to-date crypto prices and the status of their investments in digital assets, such as win rates via Samsung’s mPOP mobile apps, NH Smart Banking and NH Allone Bank, and KB StarBanking.
  • “As digital assets move closer to traditional finance, we’re thinking about ways for clients to manage their portfolios at ease,” Bithumb wrote in a post. Press release.
  • The cryptocurrency exchange partnered with NH Nonghyup Bank last year, where the bank provides real-name withdrawal and deposit accounts to Bithumb users in accordance with South Korean crypto regulations.
  • Bithumb is among the top five crypto exchanges in South Korea along with Upbit, Coinone, Korbit, and Gopax. It was responsible for 17.1% of the total crypto trading volume in the country last year.

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Casey J. Nelson