• Market Cap: $121b

  • Jan 17, 2019

Japan’s FSA Approves Coincheck As Registered Cryptocurrency Exchange

The FSA approved Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange: making it just the 17th fully-registered exchange in the country. 

Study: Japan Leads Asia in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Acceptance

The latest study on Blockchain Implementation in Asia revealed that Japan leads Asia in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Acceptance

Following Major Loss, Japan’s GMO Exits Crypto-Miner Manufacturing Business

GMO Internet Inc. has announced its exit from the cryptocurrency mining manufacturing business following extraordinary losses.

Japan’s Largest Shipping Firm Developing USD-Backed Stablecoin

Nippon Yusen K.K., Japan’s largest shipping firm in terms of sales volumes, is looking forward towards starting off with their own stablecoin.

Japan’s FSA Gives Nod to Self-Regulation for Licensed Local Crypto Exchanges

Japan’s financial watchdog body, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) has now approved the demand for self-regulation to licensed local cryptocurrency exchanges.

Japanese Messaging Giant Line To Roll Out A New Digital Currency And Five Dapps

Japanese social mammoth LINE has revealed 5 new decentralized applications (DApps) and one CryptoCurrency.

6000 Bitcoins Stolen as Japan’s Zaif Cryptocurrency Exchange Gets Hacked

A loss of approximately $60 Million has been recorded as Japan's regulated cryptocurrency exchange Zaif got hacked earlier this week.

Huobi Is All Set To Enter Japanese Crypto Market

On September 12, Bittrade announced its acquisition with Huobi-the crypto exchange to target Japan.

Indian Officials Visit Other Countries to Study Cryptocurrency Regulations

As per the annual report of SEBI, the govt officials have been sent to Japan, UK and Switzerland to study the crypto market in the leading countries.

Japan's Tsukuba City Deploys Blockchain-based Online Voting System 

The government of Tsukuba city, which is well known as a center for scientific research, has put a blockchain-based voting system in place to enable the city's residents to vote for local social development programs.