South Korean banks are further distancing themselves from bitcoin following the government’s emergency regulation which bans them from direct involvement in banks using bitcoin-related activities. Shinhan Bank and KB Kookmin Bank have announced that they are discontinuing their points for bitcoin exchange services in January. 95117 single-format-standard korean-banks-bitcoin-point-swap-services global-block-template-1 td-magazine single_template_2 wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5. Shinhan Bank will discontinue its service on January 15 and KB Kookmin Bank on January 22.