Japan Introduces Five-Point Agenda for Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations
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Japan Introduces Five-Point Agenda for Cryptocurrency Exchange...

The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan is set to introduce stricter guidelines for cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the country. According to local media sources, the FSA is...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 06, 2018 | 15:00
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Monex CEO Says Cryptocurrencies Could Take off like Derivatives...

During a recent talk at the Japan Society in New York, the CEO of the Monex Group made comparisons between the derivative market in the early 1980s and the current state of...

Nick Chong | May 04, 2018 | 06:00
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Monex Group Gives Coincheck New Life

Many in Japan feared its cryptocurrency market would grind to a halt following the hack of the Tokyo-based exchange, Coincheck. It appears that those fears were unwarranted, however...

Patrick Smith | May 02, 2018 | 03:00
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Japan Could Pressure Exchanges to Drop Monero & Dash: Reports

A Japanese regulatory working group focussing on cryptocurrencies has suggested exchanges should not be “allowed” to trade certain altcoins including Dash and Monero. FSA Suggests...

Wilma Woo | Apr 30, 2018 | 17:00
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Japanese Crypto Exchanges Launch Self-Regulatory Body

The 16 registered cryptocurrency exchange services in Japan have come together to form the Japan Cryptocurrency Exchange Association (JCEA). This is according to a report by Asahi...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Apr 25, 2018 | 14:00
Japan Needs to Have Stricter Exchange Regulations According to Monex
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Japan Needs to Have Stricter Exchange Regulations According to Monex

Hot on the heels of their Coincheck acquisition, Monex has stated that Japanese exchanges need to have tougher regulations in place. Japan has long been known for being a...

Nikita Blows | Apr 21, 2018 | 20:00
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A Stunt Too Far? Roger Ver Silent Amid Claims He ‘Lied’...

Bitcoin.com CEO and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent Roger Ver faced embarrassment Monday after attempting to pass off a Tokyo Blockchain conference as his own. ‘It Wasn’t A...

Wilma Woo | Apr 17, 2018 | 14:00
Japan Needs to Have Stricter Exchange Regulations According to Monex
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Kraken Exchange Decides to Close down Japanese Operations

Kraken, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced their plans of ceasing all of their trading operations in Japan in the near future.  Release the Kraken . . . From Japan!...

Nick Chong | Apr 17, 2018 | 04:00
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Ripple Likes Regulation, Requests More from the UK

Ripple, the most centralized cryptocurrency among the market leaders, has asked regulators in the UK to follow Japan’s example by ramping up the rules and acting to corral the...

Adam James | Apr 16, 2018 | 09:00
Yahoo! Japan Enters the Crypto Field: Acquires Minority Stake in Tokyo Crypto Exchange
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Yahoo! Japan Enters the Crypto Field: Acquires Minority Stake in...

Yahoo! Japan Corp announced on Friday its intentions to purchase a minority stake in BitARG Exchange Tokyo. The deal builds on the increasing mainstream acceptance of cryptocurrencies...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 13, 2018 | 17:00
Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office
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Bitcoin Boom: Japan Trades $97 Billion in One Month

Japan has always been a hotspot for Bitcoin, but now there’s data to prove it. World Leader Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has officially released data which...

Adam James | Apr 12, 2018 | 13:30
Engineers in Short Supply for Japan's Red Hot Crypto Market
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Engineers in Short Supply for Japan’s Red Hot Crypto Market

As the cryptocurrency industry continues to grow and expand at a rapid rate, an issue has become clear across the board: there is a severe shortage of skilled engineers to keep up with...

Nikita Blows | Apr 06, 2018 | 19:00

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