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Japan kicks off industry-led discussion for a unified digital currency

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 25 Nov 2020 20:26
  • 25 Nov 2020 20:26
A Japanese industry-led forum that includes some of the country's top banks and telecommunications companies is hoping that a wide-use digital currency could start operations as soon as 2022. 
The digital currency scheme, which is being discussed by nearly 40 major corporations, aims to address technological, industrial and regulatory challenges

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Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

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