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Governments in Asia are quickly researching or implementing CBDCs. What does this mean for the region’s overdependence on the U.S. dollar?
October 16, 2021
The Bank of Japan is keen to ensure seamless integration of its central bank digital currency with the existing payment architecture.
October 15, 2021
“I just want my coins back. I’m tired of how long and drawn out it is,” said one user claiming to be one of the 24,000 …
October 7, 2021
Pending Liquid transactions had been queued in the mempool for roughly 22 hours after the network reported an issue which caused “block signer nodes failing to …
October 5, 2021
Cooperation between public and private sectors would be vital for a global CBDC system, says a new joint report.
October 1, 2021
Like other large-cap legacy altcoins, XRP is stuck in a rut and data suggests investors are content just to sit and watch.
September 29, 2021
An SBI exec said that the company would consider launching a second crypto fund depending on the success of the first.
September 2, 2021
Thailand’s Bank of Ayudhya, where MUFG holds a 76.9% stake, has participated in a $41 million raise for Asia-Pacific-focused crypto trading platform Zipmex.
August 31, 2021
The funding comes soon after Liquid suffered a major hacking incident last Thursday when the exchange’s warm wallets were compromised.
August 26, 2021
The new regulation will be designed to provide better protection to Japanese investors.
August 24, 2021
Japan’s newly appointed Financial Services Agency Commissioner Junichi Nakajima believes Bitcoin is a quick way to transfer cash, but people use BTC for speculation and investment.
August 10, 2021
Analysts at the Rand Corporation say crypto as part of the bilateral digital trade could lay the groundwork for cryptocurrency adoption in international trade.
July 29, 2021
Japan’s first On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service implementation helps Ripple to drive the adoption of crypto-enabled services.
July 28, 2021
Yahoo! Japan collaborates with messaging giant Line to enable secondary trading of NFTs issued on Line’s proprietary blockchain.
July 27, 2021
Japanese Ministry of Finance is hiring more staff to develop stricter global rules for digital currencies, particularly fiat-pegged stablecoins.
July 16, 2021
Four men have been arrested in Aichi Prefecture for allegedly running a fraudulent crypto scheme that drew in 20,000 Japanese investors and raised 6 billion yen.
July 14, 2021
The digital yen should be compatible with other CBDCs to counter China’s progress with its digital yuan, one official argued.
July 5, 2021
Following bans in Japan, the U.K. and Ontario, Binance is ramping up its compliance efforts with a specialized tool developed by crypto intelligence firm CipherTrace.
June 30, 2021