Tag: japan

  • Bitcoin

    Japan Explores Bitcoin ETF but Demand for Product is Mysterious

    Japan’s financial watchdog could embrace exchange-traded funds that track the value of Bitcoin and similar digital asset classes, Bloomberg reported. The Financial Services Agency (FSA), according to an anonymous source, has been exploring Bitcoin ETFs on the sidelines of its disapproval of the Bitcoin futures and Ethereum derivatives....

    Davit Babayan | January 7, 2019 | 5:03 pm
  • ASICS
    Industry

    Japanese Internet Giants Shutter Crypto Mining Operations

    As Bitcoin and crypto prices continue to fall profitability from mining using certain types of hardware inevitably follows suit. Japan has a number of high profile corporations heavily invested in mining operations and it looks like they are about to pull the plug. Closure of Crypto Mining Hardware...

    Martin Young | January 3, 2019 | 9:00 am
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    ICO

    Japan Reclassifies Crypto While Hong Kong Tightens Regulations

    Two of the most crypto friendly nations on the globe have been revisiting their regulatory frameworks this week. Japan has reclassified its terminology of cryptocurrencies while over in Hong Kong regulators want more oversight on exchanges and crypto companies. FSA to Change Moniker for Crypto Japan’s Financial Services...

    Martin Young | December 18, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Crypto

    Sign Of The Times: Basis Shutters $133M Crypto Project Due To Regulation

    Although crypto startups have been capitulating en-masse due to financial restraints, a direct byproduct of Bitcoin’s rapid drawdown in value, reports indicate that a promising stablecoin venture has folded due to regulatory qualms. $133M Crypto Project Folds Due To “Regulatory Headwinds” In recent months, stablecoins, cryptocurrencies tied to...

    Nick Chong | December 13, 2018 | 11:00 am
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    Japan Updates ICO Regulations While BitTrade Joins Huobi Family

    Japan’s crypto friendly status has been achieved through a solid regulatory framework which protect investors without stifling trading or innovation. This has been strengthened this week when its financial watchdog announced plans for further ICO regulation. ICO Regulation for Investor Protection Earlier this week Japan announced that it...

    Martin Young | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    BitPesa Partners with Japanese Insurance Company to Digitize Remittance Service

    Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes weeks after another Japanese player, money transfer firm SBI Remit, teamed up with the blockchain company to bring distributed ledger to transactions between Japan and African countries. Japanese...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • Bitcoin

    Tokyo Airport Limousines Will Start Accepting Bitcoin as Payment

    Remixpoint Inc is reportedly planning to integrate a Bitcoin payment option to one of Japan’s leading taxicab services. According to Bloomberg, the company has partnered with Hinomaru Limousine Co. to create a crypto payment gateway for its customers. That said, users will be able to pay for Hinomaru’s limousine...

    Davit Babayan | November 5, 2018 | 9:11 am
  • Crypto
    Industry

    Hong Kong Plans to Regulate Crypto with New Sandbox

    Reports suggest that Hong Kong’s securities watchdog has come up with new plans to regulate cryptocurrency funds and exchanges. While it is known for being crypto-friendly, Hong Kong is still not satisfied with the amount of protection that its crypto users currently enjoy. As a result of this, the...

    Ali Raza | November 1, 2018 | 8:30 pm

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