MUFG Coin developed by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ aims at facilitation of converting between local and foreign currencies.

World’s Major Banking Giants Invest $63M into the New Digital Token
June 4th, 2019

Global banking giants including Barclays from Europe, Credit Suisse, UBS, and MUFG Bank, together announce the Utility Settlement Coin (USC) cryptocurrency to leverage instant cross-border settlements at reduced costs.

World’s Fifth Largest Bank Confirms Launch of MUFG Coin for 2019
April 14th, 2019

After months of speculation about its proposed release date, Japan’s largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. has finally announced plans to launch its long-awaited in-house digital currency.

One of World’s Largest Banks, MUFG Getting Ready to Release Its Stablecoin This Year
April 10th, 2019

The newly-appointed president of MUFG has announced that the bank is going to put its own cryptocurrency known as MUFG Coin to practice this year.

Max’s Corner 3: the Latest on Crypto Adoption and the Newest Tech Drops
February 19th, 2019

In this guest post, Max Hasselhoff, integration engineer from Bytecoin and long-standing crypto enthusiast, presents series 3 of Max’s Corner, in which he takes a look at some of the biggest stories happening in sphere of crypto adoption and tech growth.

Financial Giant MUFG Set to Launch New Payment System Based on Blockchain
February 13th, 2019

Japan’s largest bank, MUFG, will collaborate with Akamai Technologies to introduce a new blockchain-based payment network in 2020.

Japan’s Mizuho Bank to Launch Its Own Stablecoin by March 2019
December 29th, 2018

Mizuho is launching its new stablecoin pegged to the Japanese Yen in 1:1 ration that will promote the spread of cashless digital systems in the country.

Two Major Banks Set to Bridge Japan and Brazil Using Ripple Tech
November 12th, 2018

MFUG Bank is set to utilise Ripple, as it turns to cryptocurrency for a new payment service that has just been announced.

Akamai and Japan’s Largest Bank MUFG Jointly Announce Blockchain-Based Payment Network
May 22nd, 2018

The cloud delivery platform Akamai and the financial group MUFG are developing a new blockchain-based online payment network. The technology is expected to come in the first half of 2020.

MUFG, Japan’s Largest Bank, Plans to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency in 2019
May 16th, 2018

One of the largest banks in the world has announced its MUFG Coin trial which is expected to involve about 100,000 account holders.

HSBC, Barclays and Others Join Blockchain-Based Project to Create a New Digital Currency
August 31st, 2017

Six of the world’s biggest banks teamed up to create a new digital currency ‘utility settlement coin’ for clearing and settling financial transactions.