Indonesia to roll out crypto bourse by year-end, says deputy minister

Indonesia to roll out crypto bourse by year-end, says deputy minister

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The Indonesian government is set to launch a crypto bourse by the end of 2022 as part of efforts to protect consumers amid rising interests in digital currencies, said a senior executive on Wednesday.

The authority had initially targeted launching the bourse in 2021 but then postponed it to the first quarter of 2022 before leaving the plan in limbo due to the complexity of the process.

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