Friend or enemy ? – Who in the cryptosphere has not had a problem with their bank at least once? A transfer or a bank card that does not pass when it comes to buying cryptocurrency. This is a very common case! This is the question asked by our colleagues from Bitcoin Era, and the results are quite edifying.
Even the most reputable crypto exchanges are blocked
Readers of the Bitcoin.fr site are regularly asked to report, in a survey, their report with their bank concerning their transactions related to cryptocurrencies .
A satisfaction rate was thus established to assess which banks were the most hostile to crypto-assets and which were the most crypto-compatible .
The 3 banks that pose the least problems to evolve quietly in the cryptosphere are as follows:
N26 with 93% satisfaction rate;
Hello Bank with 82% satisfied;
ING Direct with 78%.
On the other hand, the 3 banks that are likely to put you the most sticks in the wheels to do what you want with your money:
CIC with only 24% satisfied;
Crédit Mutuel with 34%;
Crédit Agricole with 36%.
The worst part is undoubtedly that these blockages can even affect exchange platforms that are recognized as safe : Coinbase, Kraken, Binance, …
Do not hesitate to go to the Bitcoin.fr site to discover the details of this banking crypto-classification! You will also see what are the main problems encountered by customers of not very crypto-friendly banks.