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World’s Fifth Largest Bank Joins Crypto Space with Digital Yen

Japan’s Mitsibushi UFC Financial group (MUFG), the world’s fifth-largest bank by assets, has announced it will trial its own digital currency as early as 2019, reports Cointelegraph. The move, which dates back as far as 2016, sees the Japanese giant running out the coin, valued at one yen, to 100,000 account holders, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.  The […]

Yahoo Japan to Be 40% Stakeholder in Crypto Exchange

Yahoo Japan has announced plans to purchase a 40% minority stake in cryptocurrency exchange BitARG. The platform is headquartered in Tokyo, scheduled for launch later this year. BitARG has accepted the offer from Yahoo Japan’s subsidiary, stating, ”As a result of this capital participation, the Company will be able to utilize the service operation and security […]

Yahoo! Japan Confirms Acquisition of 40% Stake In BitARG Exchange Tokyo

Yahoo! Japan Corp has confirmed on Friday it will buy a minority stake in Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange BitARG in order to join the digital money industry. Yahoo! Japan Enters Cryptocurrency Space Through BitARG Yahoo! Japan Corp,  a Japanese internet company originally formed as a joint venture between the American internet company Yahoo! and the Japanese… […]

Bitcoin Price Watch: Bulls Are Back as Currency Reaches $8,100

Bitcoin is on the rise. After yesterday’s impressive surge to $7,600, the currency has once again defied all odds and spiked beyond the $8,000 mark. At press time, bitcoin is trading for just over $8,100, and is once again reminding enthusiasts of why they got involved in crypto-trading in the first place. The currency had […]

Yahoo! Japan to Launch Crypto Exchange

Yahoo! Japan has acquired 40% of the already well-established local exchange BitARG, hoping to open a full-scale exchange operation within 12 months. All set to roll out in April 2019, the new exchange will be built upon the BitARG system. Yahoo! Japan is set to make additional purchases in BitARG, which will register with the Financial Service […]

Yahoo! Japan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2019

Yahoo! Japan Corporation, a subsidiary of Yahoo! and SoftBank Group, is entering the cryptocurrency industry by launching an exchange in April 2019, according to Nikkei Asian Review. Yahoo! Japan Acquires 40% of BitARG to Launch Exchange in 2019 In order to open a cryptocurrency exchange, Yahoo! Japan will start off by acquiring 40 percent of BitARG Exchange […]