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70 Japanese companies have teamed up to form a consortium to launch yen-based digital currency
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70 Japanese companies have teamed up to form a consortium to launch yen-based digital currency
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70 Japanese Companies Form Consortium to Launch Yen-based Digital Currency

In a bid to launch a new yen-based digital currency in 2022, about 70 Japanese companies have come together to form a consortium. The association which has some of the country’s biggest financial institutions joining in, is sending a strong signal that the private sector may have just started embracing blockchain-based payment systems too. 70

In a bid to launch a new yen-based digital currency in 2022, about 70 Japanese companies have come together to form a consortium. The association which has some of the country’s biggest financial institutions joining in, is sending a strong signal that the private sector may have just started embracing blockchain-based payment systems too. 70

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Breaking: G7 Nations Set to Release Guidelines For CBDC Issuance

The G7 council consisting of seven industrialized nations is set to issue guiding principles for issuance of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC). The G7 council comprises Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States, however, none of the G7 members have yet issued a CBDC. The draft guidelines reportedly consist of 13 points

The G7 council consisting of seven industrialized nations is set to issue guiding principles for issuance of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC). The G7 council comprises Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United States, however, none of the G7 members have yet issued a CBDC. The draft guidelines reportedly consist of 13 points

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After U.S, Now Japan Calls for Strong Regulations of Stablecoins

In a fresh development, Japanese regulators are now stepping up efforts to regulate digital currencies, especially stablecoins. In exclusive coverage, Reuters reports that the Japanese government is closely watching the sharp growth of the crypto market and remains worried about its impact on the country’s financial system. Tokyo wants to engage with global financial regulators

In a fresh development, Japanese regulators are now stepping up efforts to regulate digital currencies, especially stablecoins. In exclusive coverage, Reuters reports that the Japanese government is closely watching the sharp growth of the crypto market and remains worried about its impact on the country’s financial system. Tokyo wants to engage with global financial regulators

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Japan to Finalize Digital Yen Plans by 2022

Japan will have more clarity on its CBDC product digital Yen, by the end of next year. According to a lawmaker who is overseeing the ruling party’s digital currency plan, the CBDC development may potentially be the beginning of a turf war between traditional lenders and online platform operators. Bank of Japan will be moving

Japan will have more clarity on its CBDC product digital Yen, by the end of next year. According to a lawmaker who is overseeing the ruling party’s digital currency plan, the CBDC development may potentially be the beginning of a turf war between traditional lenders and online platform operators. Bank of Japan will be moving

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Is Binance in Trouble? Regulatory actions reported against Binance globally

Changpeng Zhao, Binance CEO tweeted today, how the crypto exchange giant believes in solving problems over engaging in debates or fights. However, none of Binance problems are close to a solution, instead, the arena of trouble has been expanding for Binance. The number of nations that have issued some form of regulatory warning for Binance

Changpeng Zhao, Binance CEO tweeted today, how the crypto exchange giant believes in solving problems over engaging in debates or fights. However, none of Binance problems are close to a solution, instead, the arena of trouble has been expanding for Binance. The number of nations that have issued some form of regulatory warning for Binance

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Just-In: Coinbase Gets FSA Approval to Enter Japanese Crypto Market

Coinbase ($COIN), one of the largest crypto exchanges based out of New York is all set to enter the Japanese crypto market after getting approval from the country’s top regulatory watchdog Financial Sevice Agency (FSA). The FSA registered Coinbase as a crypto exchange under the revised Fund Settlement Act. The Nasdaq listed crypto exchange would

Coinbase ($COIN), one of the largest crypto exchanges based out of New York is all set to enter the Japanese crypto market after getting approval from the country’s top regulatory watchdog Financial Sevice Agency (FSA). The FSA registered Coinbase as a crypto exchange under the revised Fund Settlement Act. The Nasdaq listed crypto exchange would

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G7 Meeting: Japan Wants G7 Nation to Prioritize On CBDC Policy

Coming Friday, February 12, finance ministers of the G7 nations will be having a virtual meeting for the first ministerial talks for 2021. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has recently requested all G7 finance ministers to have an in-depth discussion on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). During a recent press conference, Aso called the need

Coming Friday, February 12, finance ministers of the G7 nations will be having a virtual meeting for the first ministerial talks for 2021. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso has recently requested all G7 finance ministers to have an in-depth discussion on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). During a recent press conference, Aso called the need

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Oil Crash Bitcoin BTC Gold USD
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Bitcoin [BTC] and Gold Drop with Positive Tidings in Global Trade

Two recent announcements from the U.S. government on the improvement of trade with the European Union and its economic rival, China, are faring well for the stocks market. However, it seems to be causing a downturn in Gold and Bitcoin. Worries around inflation are also not bading well for the ‘safe haven’ assets.  The U.S.

Two recent announcements from the U.S. government on the improvement of trade with the European Union and its economic rival, China, are faring well for the stocks market. However, it seems to be causing a downturn in Gold and Bitcoin. Worries around inflation are also not bading well for the ‘safe haven’ assets.  The U.S.

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Deregulating Crypto Could Surge Speculative Trading, Says Japanese Regulator

Several believe that regulations could hinder innovations and growth, a top Japanese regulator suggests otherwise. While stressing on the importance of regulations, he elaborates on the development of the Japanese CBDC.  Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] is the latest concept of interest in several countries. China has undoubtedly taken a lead in this as the

Several believe that regulations could hinder innovations and growth, a top Japanese regulator suggests otherwise. While stressing on the importance of regulations, he elaborates on the development of the Japanese CBDC.  Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] is the latest concept of interest in several countries. China has undoubtedly taken a lead in this as the

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Japan’s Finance Minister Denies Lowering Tax On Cryptocurrencies

At the recent Japanese Financial Affairs Committee meeting that was carried out on 2 June 2020, the Finance Minister of Japan, Taro Aso, stated that he would not urge to lower the rate of tax on cryptocurrencies to 20 percent in the country. Aso cited the complexity of digital asset investment for many households for

At the recent Japanese Financial Affairs Committee meeting that was carried out on 2 June 2020, the Finance Minister of Japan, Taro Aso, stated that he would not urge to lower the rate of tax on cryptocurrencies to 20 percent in the country. Aso cited the complexity of digital asset investment for many households for

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BitMEX Bitcoin Futures BTC
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Breaking News: BitMEX Restricts Japanese Traders From Its Platform; Here’s Why

BitMex will bar Japanese traders from its platform. In a notice released some few minutes ago, the Seychelles-based cryptocurrency derivatives platform said effective April 30, new traders from Japan will be barred from creating accounts while registered clients won’t be able to place new orders from May 1. This is in response to a new

BitMex will bar Japanese traders from its platform. In a notice released some few minutes ago, the Seychelles-based cryptocurrency derivatives platform said effective April 30, new traders from Japan will be barred from creating accounts while registered clients won’t be able to place new orders from May 1. This is in response to a new

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crypto exchange launch in japan and south korea
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Binance Enters South Korea, Japanese Regulators Approve OkCoin Launch

Binance is launching it’s crypto exchange in Korea, Binance KR, whose functionalities will be attached to the global exchange. Japanese regulators have given a green signal to Okex for a launch in the country. Binance is set to launch in South-Korea after the acquisition of BxB Inc., the fintech company behind KRWb, as an extension of

Binance is launching it’s crypto exchange in Korea, Binance KR, whose functionalities will be attached to the global exchange. Japanese regulators have given a green signal to Okex for a launch in the country. Binance is set to launch in South-Korea after the acquisition of BxB Inc., the fintech company behind KRWb, as an extension of

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china DIgital Currency
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Japan Lawmakers Say China’s Digital Yuan Risks Financial Collapse

China is expected to release the much talked about digital Yuan in 2020. This will be it’s greatest attempt to rival the U.S dollar for world economic dominance. A group of Japan lawmakers are however not happy about this and are calling for this to be tabled at the next G7 meeting. Japan itself is

China is expected to release the much talked about digital Yuan in 2020. This will be it’s greatest attempt to rival the U.S dollar for world economic dominance. A group of Japan lawmakers are however not happy about this and are calling for this to be tabled at the next G7 meeting. Japan itself is

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Bitcoin [BTC] and XRP Account for 85% of Exchange Holdings in Japan: Report

Nic Carter, a Partner Castle Island Ventures and co-founder of Coinmetrics.io, brought into light a report of cryptocurrency holdings of Japanese Exchanges. The report presents the monthly holdings data on Japanese crypto exchanges since December 2018. The number of reported users vs. active users has a discrepancy of about 1.1 million. He tweeted, update: apparently theres

Nic Carter, a Partner Castle Island Ventures and co-founder of Coinmetrics.io, brought into light a report of cryptocurrency holdings of Japanese Exchanges. The report presents the monthly holdings data on Japanese crypto exchanges since December 2018. The number of reported users vs. active users has a discrepancy of about 1.1 million. He tweeted, update: apparently theres

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Japan’s BitFlyer Exchange Launches Mobile App for US and Europe

Tokyo based cryptocurrency exchange, BitFlyer is set to improve and ease cryptocurrency trading on its platform by launching its mobile application. The new app will be available to customers across Europe and the United States, providing them with a regulated environment to trade cryptocurrencies. Traders can buy and sell crypto using the US Dollar, Euro

Tokyo based cryptocurrency exchange, BitFlyer is set to improve and ease cryptocurrency trading on its platform by launching its mobile application. The new app will be available to customers across Europe and the United States, providing them with a regulated environment to trade cryptocurrencies. Traders can buy and sell crypto using the US Dollar, Euro

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Bitcoin Adoption: Japanese Exchange Launches Bitcoin Reward System For Gas Bill Payments

In a bid to encourage mass adoption of bitcoin and bring the cryptocurrency to mainstream users, Japanese crypto exchange, Coincheck has launched a bitcoin reward system that will enable consumers in Tokyo to earn bitcoin incentives by paying gas bills using the cryptocurrency at a discount. Gas Users Will Get Bitcoin Incentives This arrangement comes

In a bid to encourage mass adoption of bitcoin and bring the cryptocurrency to mainstream users, Japanese crypto exchange, Coincheck has launched a bitcoin reward system that will enable consumers in Tokyo to earn bitcoin incentives by paying gas bills using the cryptocurrency at a discount. Gas Users Will Get Bitcoin Incentives This arrangement comes

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Data from Financial Regulator Suggests that the Japanese are Turning Away from Crypto

A recent report from the Japanese financial regulator, Financial Services Agency (FSA) has revealed that that the number of inquiries concerning virtual currencies has dropped from 574 in Q1 2019 to 494 in Q2 2019. Is this data indicative of the fact that the hype around cryptocurrencies in declining in one of the most crypto-friendly

A recent report from the Japanese financial regulator, Financial Services Agency (FSA) has revealed that that the number of inquiries concerning virtual currencies has dropped from 574 in Q1 2019 to 494 in Q2 2019. Is this data indicative of the fact that the hype around cryptocurrencies in declining in one of the most crypto-friendly

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Coincheck Exchange Set to Launch an IEO Platform For Utility Tokens

Tokyo-based virtual currency exchange, Coincheck Co., Ltd. has announced its commencement of funding support project for projects wanting to raise funds through offerings. The exchange which has its head office in Tokyo, Japan made this announcement through its Tokyo representative director, Toshihiko  Katsuya who made it known that the exchange has begun to consider a

Tokyo-based virtual currency exchange, Coincheck Co., Ltd. has announced its commencement of funding support project for projects wanting to raise funds through offerings. The exchange which has its head office in Tokyo, Japan made this announcement through its Tokyo representative director, Toshihiko  Katsuya who made it known that the exchange has begun to consider a

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Japanese Bitcoin Exchange Opens New Bitcoin Trading Service in European Market

Controversial Japanese bitcoin exchange, BitFlyer has recently opened up a new bitcoin trading service for EU (European Union) market with no fees.  The exchange suspended account opening for its Japanese clients following country regulator’s skepticism on its Anti-Money laundering and know-your-customer procedures back in June 2018. FCA/Financial Service Agency had earlier sent notices to a

Controversial Japanese bitcoin exchange, BitFlyer has recently opened up a new bitcoin trading service for EU (European Union) market with no fees.  The exchange suspended account opening for its Japanese clients following country regulator’s skepticism on its Anti-Money laundering and know-your-customer procedures back in June 2018. FCA/Financial Service Agency had earlier sent notices to a

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Japan Plans To Build A “SWIFT-LIKE” Blockchain Payment Network

According to an insider familiar with the matter on Thursday, the Japanese government is leading innovation to build a payment network for cryptocurrencies similar to SWIFT used by banks. This news comes in an effort of the Japanese government to fight financial crimes and money laundering. According to the report,  these are issues resulting from

According to an insider familiar with the matter on Thursday, the Japanese government is leading innovation to build a payment network for cryptocurrencies similar to SWIFT used by banks. This news comes in an effort of the Japanese government to fight financial crimes and money laundering. According to the report,  these are issues resulting from