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Japan’s Second Biggest Bank Launching Yen-Pegged Stablecoin in March 2019

Mizuho Bank, Japan’s second largest financial institution, is readying the infrastructure for a stablecoin launch in March 2019, as reported by Asia Nikkei Review. The coin is aimed at increasing low-cost cross-border transfers and remittances. Moving towards Crypto-Finance Mizuho...

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Tether’s Billion Dollar Reserves May Not Equate to ‘One-to-One Backing’ or ‘No Misconduct’

Bloomberg reported that Tether “has the billions it promised,” suggesting that USDT could be backed one-to-one by dollars. That said, the reserves do not necessarily prove Tether’s innocence in a laundry list of other misconduct. On Dec. 18th, Bloomberg...

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Coinbase Launches OTC Crypto Trading Desk; USDC Stablecoin “One of the Most Liquid” on the Market

Coinbase launches its over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk for its institutional Prime customers today, with plans to integrate delayed settlement and Coinbase Custody. This move will reduce the costs of acquiring cryptocurrency for institutions and help reduce overall market volatility....

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