Oki Matsumoto, the head of Japanese financial services giant Monex, has welcomed the Bank of Japan’s recent interest in central bank digital currency.
CryptoKitties will be part of the NFT marketplace on a major Japanese crypto exchange.
This will be made possible thanks to an alliance between a number of top industry players.
Japanese exchange Coincheck will be offering an initial exchange offering in coordination with Hashpalette to sell its Palette Tokens.
A Tokyo court sets a precedent in the Japanese crypto industry.
Coincheck’s CEO expressed optimism toward the company’s upcoming shareholder meeting app, GMO Coin announced negative leverage trading fees and more headlined news from Japan this past week.
Coincheck joins Japan-based exchanges GMO Coin and BitFlyer in supporting trading for Brave’s Basic Attention Token starting on July 21.
The number of crypto and blockchain-related companies in Japan increased by more than 30% this year, data from Monex Group’s Monex Crypto Bank shows.
SBI announced a crypto investment fund, Bitflyer Holdings used blockchain-based voting for a shareholder meeting, and more headlined news from Japan this past week.
Two exchanges saw unauthorized access issues, Japan ranked second in 24-hour Bitcoin trading volume for May globally, and more headlined news from Japan this past week.