FSA-Approved Bitcoin Exchange Set to Go Live in Japan


A new bitcoin exchange in Japan is set to go live on April 16 this year.Decurret Inc. in March obtained a license from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) to offer cryptocurrency-enabled spot trading services. The Tokyo-based firm confirmed that it was planning to list Bitcoin (BTC), as well as Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Litecoin (LTC) at the time of launch. It will further list Ethereum (ETH) this summer.“As a registered service provider, DeCurret will launch spot trading services from Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Japan,” confirmed Decurrent. “As for opening accounts, DeCurret has started to accept users to open accounts from Wednesday, March 27, 2019.”Launched in January 2018, Decurret is a byproduct of Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ), the region’s first internet service provider. IIJ appointed its senior managing executive officer, Kazuhiro Tokita, as the representative director and president of Decurret, confirming an interoperable relationship between the two firms.Decurret Inc, a Japanese exchange with over $5 billion capital has announced it will start trading #XRP, & 3 other digital assets on Tuesday, 16th April 2019!Thanks @xrpthestandard7 for sharing!#XRPCommunityhttps://t.co/EsTHnJNg9t pic.twitter.com/H6ruqJxpsC— 🐼PandaRippleXRP🐼 (@RipplePandaXRP) April 12, 2019Such a reputed backing helped Decurret to attract investments from some of the leading financial and technology