The 4th Industrial Revolution Commission, a South Korean public body which coordinates important political issues, suggests that the government allow crypto-derivatives and rate Bitcoin (BTC) on the Korea Exchange.
According to the BusinessKorea, the Commission would like the South Korea authorizes financial products linked to crypto-currencies, like derivatives, to help institutionalize this new asset class.
Small technologically developed East Asian country, the South Korea is naturally already very involved in cryptocurrency. It houses several large crypto-scholarships, such as Bithumb, and has a large trading volume.
However, unlike other countries such as the United States or Switzerland, no crypto-product has yet been authorized on the national stock exchange.
Commission even suggests to list cryptocurrency directly Bitcoin (BTC) on the Korea Exchange.
In addition, it calls on the financial sector to design a crypto-preservation solution so as not to depend on foreign custodians.
“Participants in the traditional capital market such as securities companies and banks should develop and introduce a national custody solution to manage crypto assets. The Korean government must gradually allow institutional investors to trade crypto assets and promote over-the-counter offices, ”the Commission report said.