“The BTC/JPY spot market posted over $30 billion in trading volume, making it one of the world’s largest bitcoin to fiat markets,” says bitFlyer.
A new report from bitFlyer Japan states the exchange is now custodying more than 161.8 billion yen ($1.5 billion) on behalf of its clients, a two-year record for the company.
The cross-border initiative opens Japan's high-volume bitcoin markets to European traders courting the bitcoin/yen trading pair.
A report shared with CoinDesk Japan revealed the number of bitFlyer users exchanging loyalty points for bitcoin hit a record high in August.
More than 30% of new customers at bitFlyer, a major Japanese crypto exchange, are in their 20s, the exchange said.
ErisX and bitFlyer are among the 12 crypto exchanges piloting Hawaii’s digital currency regulatory sandbox, that will allow selected entities to do business in the state without its stringent money transmitter license for a two-year period.
The crypto exchange will build a BAT wallet for Brave as it helps the cryptocurrency grow in Japan.
Crypto exchanges need to do more to protect customers and prevent tragic deaths in the wake of the Robinhood suicide, says bitFlyer US COO Joel Edgerton.
A poll from bitFlyer Europe suggests confidence in crypto is growing, despite the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The European arm of Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer has launched a bitcoin buying and selling service aimed to be easy to use.
BitFlyer Blockchain and Japanese business giant Sumitomo Corporation will develop a blockchain app allowing users to sign rental contracts and more.
BitFlyer suspended its exchange service after an inquiry from Japan's Financial Services Agency.