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Aug 27, 2016

Japan may require 'Pokemon Go' currency's issuer to pay deposit

Japan’s Financial Services Agency is considering whether the “Pokemon Go” smartphone game’s currency, PokeCoins, should be categorized like electronic money under prepaid cards, informed sources have said. The agency has been conducting a hearing on the Japanese arm of Niantic Inc., the game’s U.S. ...

| Aug 24, 2016

Dollar firms ahead of Yellen speech

The dollar held firmer at around ¥100.30 in Tokyo on Wednesday amid muted trading ahead of a key economic event in the United States later this week. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥100.27-28, up from ¥100.10-10 the same time Tuesday. The euro ...