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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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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Crypto Big in Japan: 14% of Young Employees Invest, Study Says

Investing in cryptocurrencies is a hot topic amongst young employees (aged 25-30) in Japan, according to a recently conducted survey held amongst 4,734 participants. The numbers also...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Japan Unveils Guidelines to Legalize Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

While countries like the United States and China aim to restrict Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Japan is firmly on the path towards legalizing the popular (and, at times...

Adam James | 1 year ago
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Monex Shares Soar Amid Rumor of Buying Coincheck Bitcoin Exchange

The market cap of Japanese online broker Monex Group shot up 20% April 3 after rumors spread about it buying troubled cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck. Monex Shares Surge 20% Data...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
Crypto Hot Spot Japan Shows No Love for ICOs
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Crypto Hot Spot Japan Shows No Love for ICOs

Despite Japan’s position at the forefront of crypto-trading and regulation, there is one area in which they sorely lag behind. Although ICOs have exploded onto the world stage...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago

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