Facebook’s Libra Could Add Japanese Financial Giant Monex to Crypto Kumbaya

Monex, the Japanese online brokerage that owns the crypto exchange Coincheck, has applied to join the Facebook Libra stablecoin project. The Libra Association will make a final decision on Monex’s application by September 30, Reuters Japan reported. The application process involves Monex investing millions of dollars to back Mark Zuckerberg’s vanity project. If approved, Monex […]

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Large Japanese Banks to Use Fujitsu Blockchain Settlement Technology

Nine Japanese banks are set to be using Fujitsu’s blockchain technology for inter-bank settlements. Read more Technology pieces here. Some of Japan’s largest banks are to trial Fujitsu’s blockchain tech in order to develop a system for fund transfer settlements. The announcement, released on Monday, outlines how Fujitsu and the Japanese Bankers Association (JBA) aim to […]

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