Crypto Fever Plummets 14% in Japan Amid Bitcoin Exchange Sweeps

Interest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin tumbled 13.9% in Japan in the latest quarter, according to Japan’s financial regulator, the FSA. | Source: ShutterstockInterest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin tumbled 13.9% in Japan, according to the country’s financial regulator.In data posted Sept. 3, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) says the volume of crypto-related inquiries fell in the…

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Japanese Giant Rakuten Officially Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japan’s biggest e-commerce website is officially launching its cryptocurrency exchange. .| Source: ShutterstockBy CCN Markets: Rakuten, the largest e-commerce company in Japan which serves well over 1.2 billion individuals globally with its e-commerce and payments services, has officially launched a cryptocurrency exchange.The official statement of Rakuten read:”Rakuten Wallet, Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of Rakuten Group…

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Hackers Thieve $32 Million in Cryptocurrency from Japanese Exchange Bitpoint

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint’s parent company Remixpoint has just revealed that the operator has lost 3.5 billion yen ($32 million) to hackers, as reported by the Nikkei Asian Review.¥3.5 billion hacked from Bitpoint cryptocurrency exchange https://t.co/zbdqXgFCIO— The Japan Times (@japantimes) July 12, 2019Customer funds worth 2.5 billion yen have been stolen by hackers during the…

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Launch of HYBSE Lesotho New Stock Exchange

Launch of HYBSE Lesotho New Stock Exchange Lesotho, South Africa, March 20, 2019 – HYBSE Lesotho (PTY) Ltd. (HYBSE) has launched its exchange today, which allows traders to exchange and trade all financial instruments on a distributed ledger technology (DLT).DLT assists in reducing inefficiencies and improve the speed of doing business by providing a single,…

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