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In times in which crypto currencies, crypto currencies or digital money are becoming more and more common for the payment of daily transactions, the questions about their commercialization are no longer a foreign word.

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And precisely because there are many people, men and women, who have started to see cryptocurrencies as an investment paradise, the decision of a country like The Savior to be the first Latin American country to use Bitcoin as its official currency is worth knowing how and where to get cryptocurrencies?


Basically, to get started in the business of buying and selling cryptocurrencies, it is important to know and take into account two basic and essential concepts in the world of digital money: “Blockchain” and “Exchange”.

The “blockchain”, also known as the “blockchain”, is the network where cryptocurrencies work and store any changes that occur in your trading so that it functions as a kind of “accounting book” that is public and accessible.

While “Exchange” is the platform that enables transactions with cryptocurrencies. In this sense, it works as an “exchange market” because it allows you to buy, sell or exchange your cryptocurrencies for local money, in our case for soles.

The purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies is mandatory via a platform or “exchange” (Photo: Pixabay)

Precisely on the Peruvian market, the most popular or popular platforms or “exchanges” that enable the purchase, sale or exchange of cryptocurrencies are:


Regarded as one of the safest sites to buy and sell cryptocurrencies for, both beginners and professionals. Transaction Bitcoins, Ether, Litecoin and other cryptocurrencies. They ensure that more than 90% of the funds they manage are kept in vaults that are separated from the internet.


With more than eight years on the market, it is a “fintech” that specializes in the direct exchange of digital values. He has traded more than 1,697 bitcoins. You can buy cryptocurrencies by depositing soles from a BBVA Continental, BCP, Interbank, Scotiabank and Banco de la Nación bank account.

C. eToro

Defined as an intuitive investment platform, its users can purchase cryptocurrencies directly or via contracts for difference (CFDs) in addition to other financial instruments.

D. BTC agent

They claim to be the safest experience to buy and sell cryptocurrencies in Peru. It enables transactions in soles and dollars for purchase and works with multiple banks such as BBVA Continental, BCP, Interbank and others. For now, they only offer Bitcoin operations, but they require you to enter ether.


It manages 135 currency pairs and a large portfolio of cryptocurrencies (around 70) and other assets to invest. As a fintech company, it is approved by the FCA and CySEC.


Since the value of each cryptocurrency is variable, many people buy them in order to sell them later and make a profit thanks to this operation. The most popular in the Peruvian market currently include Bitcoin (BTC), Ether / Ethereumn (ETH), Litecoin, Dash, DogeCoin (DOGE), Tether (USDT), Polkadot (DOT), Cardano (ADA), Solana (SOL) and Binance Coin (BNB).

Among the most popular cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin stands out, being one of the first to hit the market (Photo: Pixabay)Among the most popular cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin stands out, being one of the first to hit the market (Photo: Pixabay)

However, you should also know that in order to get into this business you can buy fractions of a cryptocurrency depending on the money you are using on your investment and taking into account your budget.

And although you can easily find the cost of a cryptocurrency in a search engine, the same trading platforms also offer this information and in the local currency.

In the case of, for example, the updated value of Bitcoin is set at S / 184.612, Ether or Ethereum is set at S / 12,650.04, Litecoin at S / 669.90 and USD Coin at S / 4.23.

Both Bitcoin and Ether have reported gains in the past 24 hours, while the opposite is happening with USD Coins and Litecoin. While Bitcoin (–9.3%), Ether (–15.6%) and Litecoin (–15.4%) recorded a double-digit decline in the last seven days. Only USD Coin showed positive behavior in the past week.

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