Hisashi Oki is a managing editor at Cointelegraph Japan. Previously, he worked for TV Tokyo in New York, covering Wall Street and the US presidential election in 2016. He studied political philosophy in the UK and economics and philosophy in the Netherlands both at graduate levels. He sees crypto currency’s potential in delivering “financial sovereignty.”
New Year Special
2021 may be the year of natural selection for the Japanese crypto industry.
Japan’s crypto market matured in 2020, but 2021 may see huge growth
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U.S. online brokerage TradeStation will soon launch its own cryptocurrency lending service.
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Japan may need to rely on the United States to have some influence over the development of digital currencies.
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