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Mizuho Bank Set to Launch Digital Currency Platform J-Coin Pay

Mizuho Bank, Ltd., a core subsidiary of Mizuho Financial Group, Inc., announced earlier this week it is set to launch a new bank digital currency platform, J-Coin Pay, in cooperation with approximately 60 other financial institutions. According to Mizuho Bank, J-Coin Pay employs QR codes1… Read More

Three Large Japanese Banks Drop Plans to Create Peer-to-Peer Payment Network

Three large banks in Japan, players in the country’s “crowded” payments market, have decided to abandon a cooperative pilot undertaken in 2017 to create a peer-to-peer remittance network, Nikkei Asian Review (NAR) reports. The three banks- Mizuho Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group– will… Read More

Japanese Banking Group Mizuho to Launch Digital Currency in 2019

Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group is reportedly planning to introduce its very own digital currency, which will be used for shopping and remitted at no cost, sometime in 2019. According to Asian media website, Nikkei, Mizuho will reportedly allow retail shops using the currency to change… Read More

Mizuho Financial Group Announces Support For Japanese Blockchain Coworking Space Neutrino

Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. announced last week it has agreed to sponsor Neutrino, Japan’s first blockchain1 coworking space. According to the firm, Neutrino, which located in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward, was established by Omise Japan (CEO: Jun Hasegawa). It was reported: “One of the key features… Read More

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