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Cryptocurrencies

South Korea's incoming president vows big cryptocurrency push

But Yoon's path to implementing coin offerings and tax breaks remains unclear

President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol wants South Korea to play a bigger role in the development of digital assets. (Nikkei montage/Reuters)

SEOUL/SINGAPORE -- South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol will take office in May with no business experience but strong ideas on one of the most contentious subjects in finance, cryptocurrencies.

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