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Why Japan’s Decision to Allow Crypto Sector to Self-Regulate is Significant

Japan, the largest cryptocurrency exchange market by daily trading volume, has allowed the local crypto market to self-regulate, demonstrating trust towards the country’s cryptocurrency-related businesses. The decision of the Financial Services Agency (FSA), the main financial watchdog of the...

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Mt Gox Trustee Sold $230 Million Bitcoin In 2018

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has another mountain to climb as a court-ordered civil rehabilitation pressure the company into near-bankruptcy. Mt Gox trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi, who procured the nickname “Tokyo Whale,” during the peak of his company’s extravagant bitcoin delegation,...

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Zaif Exchange Hack in Japan Provokes Security Caution From NEM

While the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif faces backlash following a Sept. 14 hack, the NEM.io Foundation, known for the NEM blockchain platform and XEM token, has reassured its asset holders that it remains unaffected. Nem Suspends Zaif Withdrawals During...

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Huobi Declares Majority Stakeholdership in Eric Cheng’s BitTrade Platform

In a move that could send Japan’s cryptocurrency market skyrocketing into American digital assets trading, Huobi Global’s subsidiary Huobi Japan has been declared a majority stakeholder in Japan’s BitTrade platform. The move also marks how Singapore’s powerhouse entrepreneur Eric...

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