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Japanese financial giant SBI launches Bitcoin lending service

Japanese financial giant SBI Group is introducing a cryptocurrency lending service through its cryptocurrency-related subsidiary, SBI VC Trade. According to an official announcement on November 24, the new crypto lending platform will allow users to lend their crypto to SBI and earn interest at a rate of 1% including tax. …

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Japanese payment firm JCB and Mizuho Bank test blockchain-based ID

Major financial institutions in Japan are moving to blockchain to simplify digital identity systems. Japan’s third largest bank, Mizuho Bank, and local payments giant JCB are preparing to experiment with a blockchain-based digital identity interoperability system. The new system will use a blockchain solution developed by Fujitsu Laboratories, Fujitsu announced …

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