Tag: bitflyer

BitFlyer Receives Regulatory Approval to Operate in the European Union

Europe has always been a relatively tepid market when it comes to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It almost seems as if there is a genuine disinterest in what this new form of money can mean for Europeans. That situation may soon come to change, as Japan’s bitFlyer exchange is expanding to Europe. More competition among European cryptocurrency exchanges can only be a positive development for the industry as a whole. A …
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bitFlyer Will Issue 1,000 Bitcoin Debit Cards to Its Users

Cryptocurrency debit cards are not the best way to spend Bitcoin and altcoins, but they are a very convenient solution. Although some people prefer to spend “pure” cryptocurrency rather than use this vehicle, a debit card is a more-than-valuable tool for many people right now. bitFlyer, one of Japan’s leading exchanges, has started issuing its own payment cards. It’s an interesting and surprising decision, to say the least. More Cryptocurrency Debit Card …
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Japanese Bitcoin Exchange bitFlyer Limits Deposits and Withdrawals

Over the past few months, we have seen Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges introduce certain limitations when it comes to withdrawals. This was, apparently, due to new AML regulations. In an email sent out to clients, it appears bitFlyer is looking to do the same. Quick Deposit users will face deposit and withdrawal limitations moving forward. The company is dealing with a growing number of illegal acts. A Necessary Setback for Bitcoin …
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bitFlyer Charges Huge Commission Fee To Foreigners Buying Bitcoin

Although Japan seems to be warming up to cryptocurrency, it can be quite expensive to purchase Bitcoin. Over in China, people are almost getting used to paying a small premium price on top of the market value. But when people in Japan pay a fee of over 7.4% in commission, things look far less appealing all of a sudden. Buying Bitcoin In Japan is Not Necessarily Cheap People living in …
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