Japan’s FSA approves 11 companies as operators of crypto-currency exchanges

TOKYO, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Japan’s Financial Services Agency approved 11 companies as operators of crypto-currency exchanges, the financial watchdog said on Friday.

The Japanese government has recognised bitcoin as legal tender in April and required crypto-currency exchange operators to register with the government. (Reporting by Takahiko Wada, writing by Hideyuki Sano; Editing by Sam Holmes)

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