Japan – one-third of Bitcoin transactions last month involved the Japanese Yen

January 7, 2018 (Windy Hill Beach, South Carolina) — Much of the global demand for cryptocurrency is coming from folks in Japan. An Agency France Presse story in tomorrow’s Borneo Post reports that “Bitcoin is recognised as legal tender in the world’s third-biggest economy and nearly one third of global bitcoin transactions in December were denominated in yen, according to specialised website jpbitcoin.com.” Here’s a link to the full text of the article:

Bitcoin: Big in Japan, a legal tender in the country

The Borneo Post (Sabah)
Jan 8 2018

TOKYO: Known as ‘Miss Bitcoin’ on Japanese social media, Mai Fujimoto says she invests all of her savings in the virtual currency that has proved a huge hit in Japan. “I convert all my disposable income into cryptocurrency,” the 32-year-old tells...read more...

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