Category: Japan

Japan’s Messaging Giant Line Introduces Crypto Lending Services

Japan’s Messaging Giant Line Introduces Crypto Lending Services

Back in the summer of 2018, the Japanese messaging giant, Line Corp., launched a cryptocurrency exchange with over 30 digital assets. Now Line is introducing crypto lending services with five different crypto assets and a new lineup of decentralized applications (dapps).The Japanese messaging software company, Line Corp., is a firm that developed the freeware application […]

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Japanese crypto exchange TaoTao acquired by SBI after partnership talks with Binance ended

Japanese crypto exchange TaoTao acquired by SBI after partnership talks with Binance ended

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange TaoTao has been acquired by financial services group SBI, just two days after TaoTao ended partnership talks with Binance. Announcing the news on Wednesday, TaoTao said it would now operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of SBI Liquidity Market. SBI acquired 100% shares of TaoTao from Z Fund No. 1 Investment (formerly Yahoo […]

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An analysis of South Korean and Japanese cryptocurrency exchange growth

An analysis of South Korean and Japanese cryptocurrency exchange growth

Quick Take High-entry barrier markets in North East Asia are the next likely candidates for expansion of western cryptocurrency exchange growth. Many of the featured exchanges had to overcome heavy regulatory scrutiny due to several high profile hacks and have only recently begun to expand internationally. This research piece is available to members of The […]

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Japan Expresses Concern Over Promoting Cryptocurrency Trading

Japan Expresses Concern Over Promoting Cryptocurrency Trading

Top Japanese financial bureaucrat Ryozo Himino thinks that promoting cryptocurrency trading will not necessarily accelerate technological innovation. Rather it will spark increased speculative trading, the regulator said. Himono has, therefore, cautioned against the same. Deregulating Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies Will Fuel’ Speculative Trading’ As per a Reuters article, the Japanese Financial Services Agency boss has shared […]

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