Crypto Hot Spot Japan Shows No Love for ICOs
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Cryptocurrency in Japan: Crypto Industry Groups to Merge, Launch...

Japan is one of the world’s most crypto-friendly nations at the moment. It made digital currencies legal tender in April last year and enjoys a free and unfettered crypto trading...

Martin Young | 2 years ago
The 'Phoenix' Exchange: CoinCheck, Post January's $550 Million Hack
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Japanese Authorities Raid Hacked Coincheck Exchange

Japan’s Financial Services Agency raided the offices of the hacked Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange to see if they had adequate funds to repay customers. The recent hack of the...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
Lisk Lights up the Markets Amid Crypto Selloff
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Lisk Lights up the Markets Amid Crypto Selloff

After what can only be described as a rotten day in crypto land things have perked up a little during the Asian trading session this morning. Bitcoin is still lulling around the...

Martin Young | 2 years ago
The Great Ripple Debate: FinCEN Ruling Labels XRP a Currency, Not a Security
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SBI Holdings to Exclusively List Ripple’s XRP at Launch of SBI...

Tokyo-based SBI Holdings has announced that its digital assets exchange, SBI Virtual Currencies, which launched in beta yesterday, will list Ripple (XRP) as the only cryptocurrency...

Tabassum Naiz | 2 years ago
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Japan’s Popular Line Chat App to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japan’s popular chat app, Line, has announced that they have filed to launch a cryptocurrency exchange within the app. While some countries are clamping down on cryptocurrency...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
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Coincheck Shows Relief As Regulator Orders ‘Improvements’...

Japan’s financial regulator has ordered hacked exchange Coincheck to “improve” but appears uninterested in restricting cryptocurrency activities. FSA: ‘Don’t Do It...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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Coincheck to Reimburse $425 Million to Users Affected by Hack

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck announced that it would reimburse roughly $425 million to its users affected by the recent hack. Usually when a cryptocurrency exchange is hacked...

Jeff Francis | 2 years ago
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Japan’s Largest Financial Group To Launch Own Virtual Currency

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) is launching an initiative to open a new exchange and issue its own virtual currency: the “MUFG coin.” By controlling the exchanges...

Matthew Tompkins | 2 years ago
5 Altcoins with Major Events the week of April 1, 2018 (Gains Likely to Beat BTC Returns!)
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Japanese Crypto Girls Coining It In

Many countries have shied away from cryptocurrencies and even clamped down on trading and using them. These tend to be the more authoritarian nations such as Russia, China, and...

Martin Young | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Will Give Japan’s Economy a Substantial Boost

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies had a year of exceptional growth in 2017.  The cryptocurrency market cap managed to surpass the valuation of $638 billion and many experts believe that it...

Ashour Iesho | 2 years ago
The Great Ripple Debate: FinCEN Ruling Labels XRP a Currency, Not a Security
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Ripple Rides up Crypto Charts, Knocks Bitcoin Cash Out of #3 Spot

The majority of cryptocurrencies have been taking a break this week with very little movement in either direction. This morning, however, saw declines across the board during the Asian...

Martin Young | 2 years ago
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Anxious Asian Authorities Grapple with Crypto

The nations of Asia are responsible for well over half of the total global volume of cryptocurrency trading. The Asian trading session often dictates how the rest of the day will play...

Martin Young | 2 years ago

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