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CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 11, 2022
U.K. spy chief says China’s digital currency could evade sanctions
China is a front-runner in the global race to launch central bank digital currencies and is testing a digital yuan, or e-CNY, in major cities including Beijing and Shanghai.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 11, 2022
China’s cryptocurrency holdouts test the boundaries of Xi’s crackdown
Beijing's move to banish cryptocurrency trading and mining seemed poised to snuff out the entire domestic industry, but that's not how things turned out.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 27, 2022
Binance seeks permit to return to Japan market after four years
The nation's easing approach to crypto and substantial potential for user growth are the key reasons for the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchange's renewed interest.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 15, 2022
Ethereum completes long-awaited energy-saving ‘Merge’ upgrade
The blockchain network's energy consumption will decline by an estimated 99%.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 7, 2022
Low-carbon bitcoin? Crypto miners' green power talk angers people in Texas
Crypto miners have flocked to Texas, attracted by a supportive regulatory environment and relatively cheap power.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 5, 2022
Cryptocurrency skeptics look to bend the ear of regulators
Some governments have expressed concerns over cryptocurrencies, but those behind the first Crypto Policy Symposium say they hope the event will prompt more 'critical discourse.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 29, 2022
Meme stock mania is here to stay — even with those wild price swings
The phenomenon drew in a new generation of traders, who fueled massive rallies by banding together to pump up the stock prices of companies Wall Street was betting against.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 19, 2022
Japan’s largest online broker to shut crypto mining in Russia
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has created uncertainty over the prospects of the mining business, while crypto's global market rout has rendered it less profitable to mine tokens.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Aug 2, 2022
North Koreans suspected of using fake resumes to infiltrate cryptocurrency sector
Gathering intelligence about upcoming trends in the industry could give Pyongyang an edge in how to launder cryptocurrency and avoid sanctions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 27, 2022
Japan cryptocurrency groups seek tax cuts to halt talent exodus
Two industry associations will ask the government to stop taxing paper gains on cryptocurrency holdings if firms own them for purposes other than short-term trades.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 6, 2022
Failed ‘Captain Tsubasa’ NFT offers window into the risks of crypto
While Japan has not yet experienced a large NFT boom, some of the country's most famous pop culture staples have been appropriated for dubious 'Web3' products.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jul 5, 2022
Bitcoin hints at a bottom, but it may be different this time
Analysts are seeing that many bitcoin gauges are all flashing in similar fashion, something that rarely happens.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Jun 29, 2022
Crypto crash threatens North Korea's stolen funds as it ramps up weapons tests
The sudden plunge in crypto values complicates Pyongyang's ability to cash in and may affect how it plans to fund its weapons programs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jun 27, 2022
A $2 trillion free fall rattles crypto to the core
What started in crypto markets as a 'risk-off” bout of selling has exposed interconnectedness that resembles the tangle of derivatives that hit the global financial system in 2008.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jun 19, 2022
Bitcoin bounces off lows after record-breaking rout
The largest digital token by market value tumbled as much as 15% to $17,599 on Saturday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jun 15, 2022
‘The music has stopped’: Crypto firms quake as prices fall
A global industry worth hundreds of billions of dollars rose up practically overnight. Now it is crashing down.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jun 14, 2022
The world of crypto lending
Just as customers at traditional banks earn interest on their savings in dollars, crypto users that deposit their bitcoin at crypto lenders also earn money, usually in cryptocurrency.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 13, 2022
Crypto lender Celsius stops withdrawals, fueling market slump
The meltdown is the latest blow to decentralized finance, or DeFi, crypto's answer to traditional finance, with more control and less costs for users but also less oversight and more risk.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Markets
Jun 13, 2022
Why bitcoin sees most of its gains while U.S. traders are asleep
Some suggest that crypto traders are forced to process loads of information overnight, which gives way to large price swings.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 8, 2022
Japan's crypto body eyes scrapping strict rules for token listings
The Japan Virtual and Crypto Assets Exchange Association has held discussions about letting local exchanges list cryptocurrencies without going through its screening process.

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