Japanese Yen Overtakes the U.S. Dollar in Bitcoin-Fiat Transactions

Japan, has once again proven to be the hub of cryptocurrency according to a recent bitcoin index released by cryptocurrency data site CoinHills. According...

Hackers of Popular Japanese Exchange Will Soon Be Revealed – Investigators

Cybersecurity experts at Japan Digital Design who are investigating the hack on japan-based Zaif cryptocurrency exchange may soon reveal the identities of the hackers...

Japan Plan Easier Cryptocurrency Tax Guidelines for Residents

The government of Japan is seeking to simplify the process of calculating and filing tax on cryptocurrency gains in the country, according to local...
Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange to get a Banking License

Coinbase on Track to Get Japan Crypto Exchange License – Exec

A senior executive of Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange has expressed confidence that the exchange will soon obtain a license to operate in Japan, despite the...

Stablecoin: Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Introduce Yen-Pegged Crypto

In recent months, there have been several announcements of fiat-pegged cryptocurrencies that help insulate investors from the volatility in the crypto markets. The latest in...

Crypto Heist: Hackers Steal $60 Million from Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif

Zaif cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked and cryptocurrency worth about 6.7 billion yen (or $60 million) was stolen. According to a statement released by the...
16 Registered Exchanges in Japan unite to restore confidence crypto Industry

Japan’s FSA To Recruit More Staff To Cope with Growing Crypto...

In order to better handle a large number of interests on cryptocurrency related activities in Japan, the country’s financial watchdog, the Financial Services Agency...

E-commerce Giant Rakuten Buys Its Way Into Japan’s Crypto Industry

Japanese e-commerce giants Rakuten will acquire a local cryptocurrency exchange as it makes its way into the Japanese crypto industry. Rakuten announced on Friday that...

Binance, Verge, Cryptocurrency Community Offer Assistance to Japan Flood Victims –...

The cryptocurrency community has joined the world to offer humanitarian assistance to victims of the Japanese floods. Cryptocurrency entities including Binance exchange and Verge...

Japan’s FSA to Change Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations – Cryptocurrency News

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), responsible for the regulation of cryptocurrency operators in the country, will reportedly change the current policy towards crypto exchanges. Local...

Cryptocurrency Market Update – Why Down?: Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)...

The leading cryptocurrency in the market, Bitcoin and its second, Ethereum, have both started trading in red losing about 10% of recent gains. The...
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Japan’s Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Commission Set to Release Voluntary Regulations 

According to a press release, JVCEA (Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association) will reportedly be setting out new voluntary regulations next week. The new optional...
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Japan to Prevent Digital Currency Theft by Imposing Strict New Standards

Japan to Prevent Digital Currency Theft by Imposing Strict New Standards Back in April 2017, digital currencies were accepted in Japan as a legal method...

British Crypto Trading Platforms Call On MPs to Enforce Regulations

CryptoUK (a trade group that is self-regulated and dedicated to the crypto industry), has asked for regulatory oversight for the cryptocurrency trading platforms in...
Japan’s Financial Regulators want Cryptocurrency Exchanges to delist hard-to-track coins.

Japan’s Financial Regulators want Cryptocurrency Exchanges to delist hard-to-track coins.

Japan’s Financial Service Agency (FSA) is reportedly pushing cryptocurrency trading platforms in the country to stop transacting certain cryptocurrencies which have strong privacy features....
Japanese Financial Giants, SBI Group to launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japanese Financial Giants, SBI Group to launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Strategic Business Innovator Group (SBI Group), a top financial services company in Japan plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange later this year. Reports from...
Japan’s FSA says about 100 cryptocurrency operators seek entry while 8 want out

Japan’s FSA says about 100 cryptocurrency operators seek entry while 8...

Japan’s Financial Service Agency (FSA), responsible for the regulation of cryptocurrency operators in the country has revealed that over 100 cryptocurrency exchanges have shown...
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Softbank partners with Energy firms to reduce Carbon Emissions using Blockchain...

Japanese Financial giant Softbank will work together with several energy and technology companies in the country to cut CO2 emissions. The bank released a...
Monex CEO calls For stronger cryptocurrency regulations after Coincheck acquisition

Monex CEO calls For stronger cryptocurrency regulations after Coincheck acquisition

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japanese-based online brokerage Monex Group Inc. has said cryptocurrency exchanges in the country should be more regulated just...
New study shows increase in cryptocurrency trading in Japan - Cryptocurrency News

New study shows increase in cryptocurrency trading in Japan – Cryptocurrency...

Interest in cryptocurrency in Japan has been on a steady rise for the past few years. A recent survey conducted by the Japanese Financial...
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