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Peach Becomes Japan’s First Airline to Jump Aboard & Accept Bitcoin

Bank of Japan Fintech Head: Don’t Expect Central Banks to Lead DLT

While central banks around the world are taking an active interest in blockchain and digital ledger technology (DLT), we shouldn't expect the institutions that manage money supplies to lead their development.

Bitcoin-Friendly Japan Plans a ‘Deregulated Sandbox’ for FinTech Sprint

The Japanese government is reportedly plotting a pro-innovation sandbox that will encourage FinTech startups to enter the banking industry through regulator-free trials.

eToro: Bitcoin, Ether Trading Skyrockets; Trader Sentiment Remains Bullish

Volume of bitcoin and ether traded grew 4,500 percent on eToro. The company may consider introducing other digital currencies.

How Japan’s New Regulations Affect Bitcoin Exchanges

Japan has recently overtaken the US and China as the highest-volume country for bitcoin trading in the world. In April, the first Japanese bill with provisions for digital currencies including bitcoin will enter into force. It will recognize bitcoin as a method of payment, but at the same time, it will impose regulations on bitcoin exchange service providers.

Japan Has Become a Big Player Within the Bitcoin Economy

Over the past year, Japan has been laser focused on digital currency and blockchain solutions.

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