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.fr , and the results are quite edifying.
Even the most reputable crypto exchanges are blocked
Readers of the Bitcoin Era 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.