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Cryptocurrency News From Japan: Jan. 26–Feb. 1 in Review

Coincheck exchange tops the app charts, Japan’s central bank head forecasts CBDC demand, and more in news from Japan this past week. This week in Japan, SBI Holdings’ president said to watch for central bank digital currencies, or CBDC, Coincheck exchange tallied top app downloads for exchanges is 2019, Japan’s central bank head forecasted CBDC […]

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SBI’s Crypto-Focused Venture Capital Arm Sees Major Turnaround On Year

SBI Securities’ trading revenue surged 19% in 2019 due to the inclusion of SBI VC Trade crypto affiliate in July, SBI Holdings says. SBI Securities’ trading revenue surged 19.2% in 2019, largely due to the inclusion of the company’s crypto investment wing, which turned a $7.1 million loss into a $30 million profit over the […]

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Crypto and Blockchain News From Japan: Oct. 14–20 in Review

Cointelegraph Japan presents a weekly digest of selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news. The cryptocurrency- and blockchain-friendly country of Japan has seen a number of significant developments for the industries this past week. A self-regulatory organization has introduced guidance for cryptocurrency custodians, while a subsidiary of major financial services firm SBI Holdings will conduct compliance policies […]