Tag: japan

Jul 30 2021

Kraken’s Japan Chief Joins Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association

Jul 30 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements japan kraken | kraken news

We are excited to announce that Takeshi Chino, Managing Director of Kraken Japan, has recently been elected as Vice Chairman of the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA). Takeshi will help to lead the JVCEA’s efforts to work with the Japanese government to enact thoughtful,… The post Kraken’s Japan Chief Joins Japan Virtual Currency Exchange...

Jul 28 2021

Messenger App LINE Partners with Yahoo! Japan on NFT Markets

One of Asia’s leading messenger platforms has partnered with Yahoo! Japan to collaborate on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and secondary markets. On July 27, messaging giant LINE announced the partnership with Japan’s leading internet company Yahoo! Japan. LINE subsidiary LVC, which operates the crypto asset and blockchain side of businesses, aims to expand secondary markets for NFT trading. It stated that NFTs based on...

Jul 16 2021

After U.S, Now Japan Calls for Strong Regulations of Stablecoins

In a fresh development, Japanese regulators are now stepping up efforts to regulate digital currencies, especially stablecoins. In exclusive coverage, Reuters reports that the Japanese government is closely watching the sharp growth of the crypto market and remains worried about its impact on the country's financial system. Tokyo wants to engage with global financial regulators The post After U.S, Now Japan Calls for...

Jul 14 2021

The Fed Taper, CPI And Bitcoin

This episode of "Fed Watch" covered the global macroeconomic latest, Fed taper and, of course, Bitcoin.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Jul 05 2021

Japan to Finalize Digital Yen Plans by 2022

Jul 05 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  cbdc cbdc regulation digital yen japan news

Japan will have more clarity on its CBDC product digital Yen, by the end of next year. According to a lawmaker who is overseeing the ruling party's digital currency plan, the CBDC development may potentially be the beginning of a turf war between traditional lenders and online platform operators. Bank of Japan will be moving The post Japan to Finalize Digital Yen Plans...

Jul 02 2021

Is Binance in Trouble? Regulatory actions reported against Binance globally

Jul 02 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  binance britain cayman cayman islands fca

Changpeng Zhao, Binance CEO tweeted today, how the crypto exchange giant believes in solving problems over engaging in debates or fights. However, none of Binance problems are close to a solution, instead, the arena of trouble has been expanding for Binance. The number of nations that have issued some form of regulatory warning for Binance The post Is Binance in Trouble? Regulatory actions...

SBI, Hamamatsu Iwata Bank to Use RippleNet for Remittance

The partners are trying to tap into the growing remittance demand in Japan.

Jun 25 2021

Japan’s FSA Warns against Crypto Exchange Giant Binance

The exchange is allegedly illegally operating in the country without any registration.

Jun 23 2021

Japan, Portugal Approve New Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Jun 23 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc coindesk crypto cryptocurrency

Japan and Portugal announce approval of new cryptocurrency exchanges in the nations. Portugal has approved two exchanges so far, while Japan has allowed Coinbase to function within the country. Japan Approves Coinbase Coinbase can finally start operations in Japan as the country's top financial regulator has...

Jun 18 2021

Japanese YouTuber Receives Warning from the FSA for a Crypto-Related Ad

The crypto exchange Bybit was also the recipient of the warning issued by the Japanese financial watchdog.

Jun 17 2021

GMO Enters NFT Business Forming a New Joint Venture

The internet giant has partnered with Samurai Partners for the NFT initiative.

Jun 03 2021

bitFlyer Bridges Global Markets By Opening U.S. Access To Japanese Yen Pair For Bitcoin

Japanese bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has opened access to the BTC/Japanese yen trading pair for U.S. users, improving Japanese market access.Bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has opened access to its BTC/Japanese yen trading pair for U.S. customers, according to a release sent to Bitcoin Magazine.The option opens new access to Japan’s bitcoin market for U.S. traders. The bitFlyer team announced the new...

May 31 2021

FSA Warns of Bybit Operating Unregistered Crypto Services in Japan

The financial watchdog says Bybit's marketing campaign keeps targeting Japanese investors despite it's not registered.

Cryptocurrency Firm Coincheck Plans to Conduct Japan’s First IEO

Coincheck is planning to conduct an initial exchange offering this summer.

Apr 28 2021

Japan’s Leading Gaming Company Purchases 1,717 Bitcoin

Nexon invested 11 billion yen ($100 million) in the world’s largest cryptocurrency.

Apr 06 2021

Bank of Japan Set to Begin Experimenting with CBDC

Earlier today, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced that it began experimenting with the possibility of issuing its own central-bank digital currency (CBDC). The central bank first entertained the idea of a CBDC back in February. Now, the decision to ramp up their timeline coincides with other nations making strides in creating their own digital currency. China recently laid out its...

Apr 05 2021

Bank of Japan Begins CBDC Proof-of-Concept Testing Phase 1 Today

The BOJ first announced its intentions to explore CBDC creation in July of 2020.

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