Woori becomes latest major Korean bank to announce crypto custody services

Woori becomes latest major Korean bank to announce crypto custody services

An increasing number of leading South Korean banks are establishing joint ventures with minor ownership to enter the crypto custody market while complying with local regulations. According to a July 11 report from The Korean Economic Daily, the group’s banking unit, Woori Woori Financial Group has become the latest major South Korean financial institution to announce it will launch digital asset custody services.Bank, is partnering with Bitcoin-based fintech solution firm, Coinplug, to establish a digital asset custody joint venture, dubbed D-Custody. Coinplug will be D-Custody’s largest....


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