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Nomura Analysts Think Bitcoin Is Making Japanese People Spend More

Here’s a look at Nomura’s suggestion that bitcoin is translating to a wealth effect in Japan. During the first half of 2017 and, indeed, throughout the majority of the...

Samuel Rae | Jan 03, 2018 | 18:30
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Japanese Retail Investors Dominate Bitcoin Trading

Japanese government approval and lucrative arbitrage opportunities set Japan up as one of the largest Bitcoin trader bases. Japanese retail investors are believed to account for as...

Matthew Tompkins | Dec 17, 2017 | 12:30
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Japan’s Embrace of Bitcoin Masks Lack of Fintech Investment

Japan’s Financial Services Agency allows Bitcoin to be used to pay for goods and services in the country as part of an effort to foster a growing Fintech industry despite a...

Matthew Tompkins | Oct 19, 2017 | 01:30
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Japan On Track to Become Bitcoin Market Leader

After China and Korea banned ICOs experts believe that Japan will become the leader of Bitcoin markets. Tough Month For Bitcoin September has been a very tough month for the...

Ashour Iesho | Oct 04, 2017 | 11:45
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Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges To Go Under ‘Full Surveillance’...

After Chinese regulatory authorities cracked down on Bitcoin trading in the country, Japan’s Financial Services Agency has announced that they will begin to closely monitor...

Karan Kapoor | Sep 25, 2017 | 13:00
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13 Japanese Exchanges to Temporarily Halt Bitcoin Transactions on...

13 Japanese exchanges, all members of the Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association (JCBA), have jointly agreed to temporarily halt Bitcoin transactions on August 1st. Suspension of...

Ashour Iesho | Jul 21, 2017 | 11:00
Japanese Internet conglomerate to launch Bitcoin Exchange
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Japanese Internet Conglomerate to Launch Bitcoin Exchange

Japanese Internet conglomerate GMO Internet has announced the launch of their new Bitcoin exchange, GMO-Z.com Coin. GMO Internet launches exchanges Following the implementation of a...

Antonio Madeira | May 09, 2017 | 15:30
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Japan’s New Bitcoin Law Could Do More Damage Than NY BitLicense

According to IndieSquare Co-founder Koji Higashi, new regulations in Japan, which will make Bitcoin an official form of payment (starting today April 1), may do more harm than good...

Antonio Madeira | Apr 01, 2017 | 09:00
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Sony’s First Flight Crowdfunding Platform Targets Japanese...

Crowdfunding platforms is one key area where Bitcoin has not yet been able to break much ground, even though there are local initiatives such as BitFlyer’s platform. Now that major...

Jp Buntinx | Jul 01, 2015 | 15:44

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