Japan Finance

EDITORIAL: Fighting fraud through education

Financial products and services have evolved rapidly, making the industry more complex, but the public has failed to keep pace. The lack of knowledge of people has led to disorder in the markets and mistrust of financial players, as well as fraud. Regulators are imposing stiff penalties on those who …

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Favorites emerge ahead of German federal elections

German voters will elect a new parliament next week. The outcome of the September 26 elections will decide who will succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has ruled the country for 16 years. In addition to determining the next chancellor, the main issues of the election are economic policy in the …

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Why Washington Is Worried About Stablecoins

Stablecoins might be the most ironically named innovation of the cryptocurrency era, at least in the eyes of many regulators and policymakers in Washington. These digital currencies promise to maintain their value, which is usually tied to a government currency like the dollar or the euro, by relying on stable …

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