JAPAN

Japanese Messaging Giant Line Rolls Out Crypto Trading Platform Bitmax

Japanese messaging giant Line launched its new crypto trading platform Bitmax on Sept. 17, Cointelegraph Japan reports. FSA app...

Crypto News From Asia: Sept. 9–15

In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, government and industry officials...
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Bitcoin Surpasses XRP in Yen-Denominated Crypto Holdings

Fresh data from the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has revealed that as of April 2019, the value of yen-de...

Decentralized Brave Browser Tops Chrome in Google Play Rankings in Japan

The popularity of the decentralized blockchain-enabled web browser Brave continues to grow as it has outranked other browsers i...

Crypto News From Japan: Sept. 2–8

Japan, one of the leading markets for cryptocurrencies, has seen a series of important developments for the cryptocurrency and ...

Japan Grants Crypto Exchange License to Messaging Giant LINE

LVC Corporation, the digital asset- and blockchain-focused arm of Japanese messaging giant LINE, has obtained a crypto exchange...

Elliptic Raises $23 Million in Funding Round Led by SBI Holdings

Cryptocurrency compliance company Elliptic has raised $23 million in a Series B funding round led by Japanese financial powerho...

Liquid Crypto Exchange Unveils Digital Wallet Address for Gram Token Sale Proceeds

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Liquid has revealed the digital wallet address holding the proceeds from the Gram token sale i...

Crypto News From Asia: Aug. 24–31 in Review

In the crypto space in Asia last week, new data concerning Bitcoin (BTC) use in Hong Kong shows that residents are using crypto...

Japan’s Coincheck Crypto Exchange Reduces Leverage by 20%

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced it is reducing the scope of its leveraged trading options to comply wi...