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(Update to past-tense since the exchange has shut down.)
 
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Formerly a market exchange where bitcoins were bought and sold.
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A market exchange where bitcoins can be bought and sold.
  
The only currency traded for bitcoins by this service was BRL (Brazilian Real).
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The only currency traded for bitcoins by this service is BRL (Brazilian Real).
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
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On March 28, 2013 the service shut down citing losses from a security breach<ref>[http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=160150.0 Problema do Mercado Bitcoin]</ref>.
 
On March 28, 2013 the service shut down citing losses from a security breach<ref>[http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=160150.0 Problema do Mercado Bitcoin]</ref>.
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That same year, the service's founder partnered with entrepreneurs that finished reimbursing injured customers after the attack. They also invested in technology and security so that Mercado Bitcoin could get back on track. <ref>[https://www.istoedinheiro.com.br/noticias/mercado-digital/20150216/bitcoin-cai-real/232997.shtml O bitcoin cai na real]</ref>
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Nowadays, Mercado Bitcoin trades Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP (Ripple), Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Latest revision as of 21:00, 28 May 2020

A market exchange where bitcoins can be bought and sold.

The only currency traded for bitcoins by this service is BRL (Brazilian Real).

History

The service was announced in July 13, 2011[1]. The market did open to a limited trial later that month and opened registration to all on August 08, 2011[2]

On March 28, 2013 the service shut down citing losses from a security breach[3].

That same year, the service's founder partnered with entrepreneurs that finished reimbursing injured customers after the attack. They also invested in technology and security so that Mercado Bitcoin could get back on track. [4]

Nowadays, Mercado Bitcoin trades Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP (Ripple), Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin.

See Also

External Links

References