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.”
The Japanese government is getting serious about a CBDC.
Japanese Government Set to Include CBDC in Official Economic Plan
Japanese holdings of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, XRP, and Ether all surged during the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese Exchange Holdings of Bitcoin Surged During the Pandemic
Brave has found a major partner in Japan to explore the growing Japanese market with.
BitFlyer Partners With Brave to Develop New Crypto Wallet
Major Japanese online securities firm Monex Securities is the first Japanese firm to offer a cryptocurrency CFD.
Monex Becomes First Japanese Securities Firm to List Cryptocurrency CFD
The Japanese government will appoint Ryozo Himino as the next commissioner of Japan's Financial Services Agency.
New Head of Japan’s Financial Services Agency Is Crypto-Friendly
In the time of DeFi boom, how will Beam’s confidential DeFi stand different from others? Beam CEO Alexander Zaidelson spoke to Cointelegraph.
‘Everything Will Move to Confidential DeFi‘ Beam’s CEO Says
The Bank of Japan announced on Thursday that it would experiment with a CBDC to check its feasibility from a technical perspective.
Bank of Japan Will Begin Experimenting With a Digital Yen