Category: Japan



Ripple and SBI Collaborate to Launch On-Demand Liquidity in Japan — XRP Surges


Ripple and SBI Collaborate to Launch On-Demand Liquidity in Japan — XRP SurgesRipple has launched its first On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service implementation in Japan in partnership with SBI Remit, a large Japanese money transfer provider, and Philippine crypto exchange Coins.ph. Ripple, SBI, Coins.ph Collaborate to Launch Ripplenet’s On-Demand Liquidity Ripple Labs announced Wednesday “the launch of Ripplenet’s first live On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service implementation in Japan” in […]






Payments Provider Clear Junction Stops Processing Payments for Binance


Payments Provider Clear Junction Stops Processing Payments for BinanceOn Monday, the global payments solutions provider Clear Junction announced it ceased processing transactions for Binance. The move by Clear Junction was brought on by the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) recent warning, according to a blog post written about the decision. Clear Junction Ceases Processing Payments for Binance Citing the Recent FCA Warning The Financial […]


Japanese Ruling Party Official Says Digital Yen Clarity Will Be Revealed in 2022


Japanese Ruling Party Official Says Digital Yen Clarity Will be Revealed in 2022While the U.S. ramps up discussions of a digital dollar and China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) draws near, Japan’s CBDC, otherwise known as the digital yen, is getting closer to its realization as well. Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party member, Hideki Murai, explained in a recent interview this week that more clarity on the […]







Mt Gox Claimants Have Until October to Vote on Trustee’s Rehabilitation Proposal


Mt Gox Claimants Have Until October to Vote on Trustee's Rehabilitation ProposalNobuaki Kobayashi, the trustee that’s overseeing the Mt Gox civil rehabilitation proceedings, has published a proposal so Mt Gox claimants can vote in order to get reimbursed. The voting process will end on October 8 and more than 50% of the votes will be needed to solidify the settlement plan. Mt Gox Civil Rehabilitation Voting […]


Japan’s Top Financial Watchdog Sends a Warning Crypto Derivatives Exchange Bybit


Japan's Top Financial Watchdog Sends a Warning Crypto Derivatives Exchange BybitThe Japanese government’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued a warning to the crypto derivatives exchange Bybit claiming that the trading platform is allowing residents of Japan access to the exchange. The news follows the Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda criticizing digital currencies for speculation. Japan’s FSA Warns Bybit Fintech Limited Japan’s top regulator […]




BOJ’s Kuroda Criticizes Bitcoin — Central Bank Governor Says Trading Is ‘Barley Used for Settlement’


Following the recent developments in China and the environmental concerns about bitcoin’s energy consumption, the Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda criticized the leading crypto asset bitcoin in an interview on Thursday. BOJ’s Kuroda Says Bitcoin ‘Volatility Is Extraordinarily High’ Bitcoin prices have slumped again on Friday after a tumultuous week. After tapping a daily […]


Japanese Assembly Members Seek to Make Tokyo a ‘Cryptocurrency Trading Center’


Japanese Assembly Members Seek to Make Tokyo a 'Cryptocurrency Trading Center'Japan is steadily becoming an area of interest for the cryptocurrency industry, and a politician in the capital city is looking to strengthen the trend. A member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly wants to transform the Japanese capital into a “trading center” for cryptos. Blockchain as a ‘Growth Strategy’ to Create Industry Hub Yuu Ito, […]







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