Oct 12, 2022 06:39 PM

China Boots Out 13 Cryptocurrency-Trading Apps, OKX Included

What’s new: Financial and internet watchdogs in China have removed 13 mobile apps related to cryptocurrency trading, including the leading platform OKX, from app stores on the Chinese mainland, a court in Beijing said in an announcement Saturday.

Authorities had launched a probe after a report by the court earlier this year that people on the mainland could trade more than 100 cryptocurrencies using the web and mobile app of OKX without virtual private network (VPN) services that allow users to access sites blocked there, the announcement said.

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