Crypto News Flash are reporting that the Indonesian government has officially approved the trading of 501-cryptocurrencies in the country, taking a significant step in embracing the cryptocurrency market; a move that comes as part of a broader initiative to regulate and facilitate digital asset trading within the country.
The list of approved cryptocurrencies, which covers a total of 501-tokens, includes popular names like Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Solana (SOL), Polkadot (DOT), and Uniswap (UNI). Notably, the selection encompasses almost all tokens recognized as securities by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Crypto News Flash say that Indonesia’s cryptocurrency market operates under the oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency, known as Bappebti, which recently released an official document titled “Regulation of the Commodities Trading Supervisory Agency Number 4 of 2023.”
This comprehensive document outlines the 501-cryptocurrencies that can be traded in Indonesia. Among the listed assets are Solana, The Sandbox, XRP, Cardano (ADA), Polygon (MATIC), and various others.
It’s worth mentioning that some of the cryptocurrencies listed by Bappebti, such as Cardano (ADA), Solana (SOL), Polygon (MATIC), and The Sandbox (SAND), have faced regulatory scrutiny in the United States. The SEC has previously raised concerns about whether these tokens qualify as securities, report Crypto News Flash.
Despite exercising caution to protect the Indonesian rupiah, Indonesia has remained supportive of crypto assets. The government has been exploring options to establish a cryptocurrency exchange while considering a transfer of regulatory authority from the commodities agency to the Financial Services Authority.
The release of the approved cryptocurrency list by the Indonesian government comes at a time when regulatory actions, such as the SEC’s lawsuits against major exchanges Binance and Coinbase, have sparked industry-wide discussions. By providing a clear framework for trading, Indonesia aims to foster a transparent and regulated cryptocurrency market while ensuring investor protection and market integrity.
Source: Crypto News Flash
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