A new report from bitFlyer Japan states the exchange is now custodying more than 161.8 billion yen ($1.5 billion) on behalf of its clients, a two-year record for the company.
Messaging app company LINK has started a rewards program where people can get LINK tokens by using its remittance and investment mobile apps.
A report shared with CoinDesk Japan revealed that bitFlyer users exchanging loyalty points for bitcoin hit a record high in August.
In an interview with CoinDesk Japan, a former Bank of Japan official said the country has many reasons to seriously consider a digital yen.
Kraken’s Japanese subsidiary, Payward Asia Ltd., is expected to launch operations in mid-September.
Most Japanese crypto traders may be leaving altcoins behind entirely.
Another action-packed week for crypto in Japan has passed.
Already live on SBI’s forex trading platform, the contracts for difference (CFDs) are available in bitcoin, ether and XRP flavors.
Messaging giant LINE has launched a blockchain platform where developers can issue tokens and run decentralized applications, and a wallet that helps users manage digital assets.
Major Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck aims to launch its first Initial Exchange Offering project for Hash Palette, a content distribution platform for Japanese comic and graphic novels, anime and music by next March.