Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Coinbase confident Japanese crypto exchange license arriving

A Coinbase executive has said that the crypto exchange's licensing application in Japan is ongoing and will "certainly" be completed in 2019. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Japan’s GMO Internet to launch yen-pegged stablecoin in 2019

GMO says its new coin will be focused on remittances, praising the success of the stablecoin market. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Japan’s Prime Minister appoints pro-blockchain figure

A prominent pro-blockchain politician has been appointed as Minister of Science, Technology, and IT in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe's cabinet. Read more: cointelegraph.com

SimCorp opens office in Japan

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services to the global financial services industry, Read more: www.finextra.com

In Japan, exchange operators shore up investor protections after thefts

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association says it will tighten investor protection stipulations after a wave of hacks. Read more: bitcoinist.com

SBI plans crypto token ‘S Coin’ for mobile retail payments

Japanese banking giant SBI Holdings has unveiled plans to launch "S Coin", a cryptocurrency token for mobile retail payments. Read more: www.ccn.com

Ripple advances in Saudi Arabia and Japan

Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank has signed up with RippleNet, opening up remittance payment corridors between the Kingdom and US and Asia Read more: www.finextra.com

Huobi acquires licensed crypto exchange in Japan

Giant cryptocurrency exchange, Huobi has acquired a majority stake in Japan-based BitTrade in a move that is aimed at significantly scaling the trading platform Read more: www.ccn.com

MoneyTap connects 60 banks with Ripple, launches website

MoneyTap has officially launched its website which is a major step forward connecting several Japanese banks via Ripple solutions. Read more: www.coinspeaker.com

Line decided to creates its own crypto

Japan’s biggest messaging app has launched its own blockchain network and cryptocurrency called LINK, with a vision to create a tokenized economy Read more: cointelegraph.com