Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MUFG), the parent company of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, has begun work on a new blockchain trial.
Blockchain startup Chain has inked a new deal with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (MUFG).
Mizuho Bank is weighing possible client-facing services after testing a prototype digital currency in partnership with IBM Japan.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and tech giant Hitachi are working on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed at digitizing checks.
A group of Japanese financial institutions are looking to create a platform for real-time currency exchange services.
Coinbase has reportedly raised more than $10m from Japan's largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.
Is a major Japanese bank developing its own digital currency? MUFG is distancing itself from reports it could release such a product next year.
Bitcoin startup Abra is one of five blockchain startups to be accepted into the latest FinTech incubator run by Plug and Play.
A group of Japanese financial services and technology companies have formed a new blockchain research initiative.
CoinDesk looks at activity from Asia's biggest banks in the bitcoin and blockchain space.