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News Japan » Finance: Japan bitcoin bourse group stages Europe expansion

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Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

The exchange — which has an 80 per cent share of bitcoin trading in Japan and 20-30 per cent of the global market ... as their EU platform,” Pierre Gramegna, the country’s finance minister said on Tuesday. BitFlyer will only offer trading of ...

News Japan » Finance: Finance Minister Taro Aso pledges to restore Japan’s fiscal health even as government spends more on child care

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Despite increased spending on child care support and education, the Abe administration will never waver in its efforts to fix government finances and achieve a primary budget surplus, Finance Minister Taro Aso said Monday. On the first day of the regular ...

News Japan » Finance: agoda: Japan -- the hottest international destination for Aussie solo travellers

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

agoda's one-person booking data reveals 40% growth for solo travel to Japan in 2017 SYDNEY, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- agoda, one of the world's fastest-growing online travel booking platforms, has found that Japan is the top international destination ...

News Japan » Finance: Don't see problem with dollar around 110.80 yen: Japan finance minister

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Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that he did not see problems with the dollar JPY= hovering around 110.80 yen, but that big swings in currencies would be problematic. Aso, speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting ...

News Japan » Finance: Japan's cenbank keeps policy unchanged, talks down prospect of near-term stimulus end

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan kept monetary settings unchanged as expected on Tuesday and its chief hosed down market speculation of a shift away from ultra-easy policy later this year as inflation remained stubbornly shy of the central bank's target.

News Japan » Finance: Cautious Bank of Japan leaves monetary policy unchanged

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Japan's central bank on Tuesday kept its ultra-loose monetary policy in place, tamping down investor expectations of a move towards an exit from crisis-era stimulus in line with the trend in other major economies. The decision came as inflation remains ...

News Japan » Finance: Japan finance minister Aso says he is still collecting opinions on crypto currencies

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Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

I propose a guy standing in front waving a flag. Anyway , update .... approaching the lows registered yesterday on the Shout Korea news: South Korean regulators are to shut down more crypto exchanges South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges raided by ...

News Japan » Finance: What Is MUFG Coin? Japan’s Largest Bank To Open Cryptocurrency Exchange

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Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

MUFG is developing a low-cost cashless finance infrastructure by leveraging blockchain technologies, with the goal of releasing ‘MUFG Coin’ — a convenient digital payment instrument that help facilitate the realization of a cashless society in Japan ...