BitFlyer Opens Japanese Bitcoin Market to European Traders

The cross-border initiative opens Japan's high-volume bitcoin markets to European traders courting the bitcoin/yen trading pair.

AccessTimeIconSep 30, 2020 at 5:22 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:02 a.m. UTC

BitFlyer Europe is giving its European bitcoin traders direct access to the Tokyo-based parent exchange's Japanese liquidity.

  • Announced Wednesday, the cross-border initiative opens Japan's high-volume bitcoin markets to European traders courting the bitcoin/Japanese yen trading pair.
  • BitFlyer said in a press statement the new approach eases those traders' access to liquidity by doing away with multiple account requirements.
  • In the long term, bitFlyer said it plans to unlock cross-border trading pairs across its three active regions: Europe, Japan and the U.S.

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