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Bitpoint Restarts Trading After $32 Million Hack
August 6th, 2019

Bitpoint, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, is resuming crypto trading after a devastating hack worth $32 million in mid-July. The company has recovered and will refund its customers.

Bitpoint Exchange Lost $32 Million in Cryptocurrency Amid Recent Hacker Attack
July 12th, 2019

Japanese licensed cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has become a new victim of hackers and lost $32 million in crypto assets in the recent attack.

Huobi Announces the Lauch of Its Fully Regulated OTC Desk
May 15th, 2019

The newly introduced fully regulated Huobi OTC Desk is targeted at high net worth individuals and institutional investors.

Coincheck Adds XRP and Ethereum to Its OTC Trading Desk
April 16th, 2019

Coincheck, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has launched its Over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk wherein the platform is debuting XRP and ETH as the first altcoin listing.

Japanese Crypto Exchange Coincheck Launches Bitcoin OTC Trading Desk
April 2nd, 2019

Victim of the “largest theft in history”, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has launched an OTC (over-the-counter) desk as a gateway to the cryptosphere.

Yahoo Japan Expands Towards Crypto Industry Planning for an Exchange in May 2019
March 27th, 2019

Owned by Yahoo! Japan subsidiary, Taotao will start operating from May 25, allowing investors trade a limited range of cryptos.

Mt. Gox’s Mark Karpeles Found Guilty Producing Illegal Records, Gets Suspended Term
March 15th, 2019

Mark Karpeles, who presided over the dramatic 2014 collapse of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, was found guilty of tampering with financial records but will likely avoid jail time after receiving a suspended sentence.

Japan’s Financial Watchdog Hints at Its Readiness to Approve Crypto ETFs
January 8th, 2019

After barring crypto derivatives, Japan is currently gauging industry interest in ETFs tracking digital currencies. The Liberal Democratic Party will reportedly submit draft legislation by March 2019.

Victim of the ‘Biggest Crypto Theft in History’ Coincheck Resumes XRP Trading
November 26th, 2018

Coincheck is actively resuming its depositing and purchasing after a theft. Now XRP and FCT will be available for the platform’s customers.

NEM Price Boosts as Recently Hacked Coincheck Re-enables Trading
November 13th, 2018

NEM experiences sudden surge, climbs to nine-week high after coincheck relists the token.