Tag: Japanese

Monex Offers Crypto Rewards to Shareholders Furthering Japanese Adoption

Monex Offers Crypto Rewards to Shareholders Furthering Japanese Adoption Owner of popular Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, Monex Group, has now announced it will reward shareholders in the company with crypto. Shareholders are to receive a BTC dividend provided they have a Coincheck account. With Japan viewed as one of the […]

Consumer Affairs Report Shows 70% Spike in Japanese Crypto Inquiries

Consumer Affairs Report Shows 70% Spike in Japanese Crypto Inquiries Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) has released its 2019 report and noted a significant spike in inquiries concerning cryptocurrency related issues last year. The report details a 70% increase in 2018 in regard to consumer queries largely stemming from exchange […]

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases Money laundering cases related to cryptocurrencies in Japan have increased significantly in 2018. Nevertheless, their number remains a fraction of the total. According to the Japanese press, the majority of reported money laundering instances actually involve banks and […]

Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit

Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit A combination of cheap electricity and cold weather has started to draw a growing number of Japanese bitcoin miners to Mongolia, a country sandwiched between China to the south and Russia to the north. Amid falling mining revenues in other regions […]

More Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Sign up for Self-Regulation

More Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Sign up for Self-Regulation Five cryptocurrency exchange operators including Coincheck have signed up to self-regulate under Japanese law. They have joined the self-regulatory association which, until now, has only accepted regulated crypto exchanges as members. According to Japan’s top regulator, companies seeking to register their exchanges […]

190 Companies Seek to Enter Japanese Cryptocurrency Market

190 Companies Seek to Enter Japanese Cryptocurrency Market In an exclusive interview with news.Bitcoin.com, Japan’s top financial regulator has confirmed the number of companies currently wanting to enter the Japanese cryptocurrency market. Meanwhile, several existing crypto exchanges in the country are undergoing changes. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, […]