Feb 2, 2018

02/02/2018: Crypto traders brace for more regulation after Japanese exchange raid

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… Japanese regulators raided Coincheck’s offices this morning, a week after hackers stole nearly $500 million from the cryptocurrency exchange. Does this spell the beginning of a larger global regulatory crackdown on crypto? Then,…

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service… Japanese regulators raided Coincheck’s offices this morning, a week after hackers stole nearly $500 million from the cryptocurrency exchange. Does this spell the beginning of a larger global regulatory crackdown on crypto? Then, Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, concluded her diplomatic trip to China this week by bringing home more than $12 billion in deals with the promise of creating more than 2,000 jobs. But will that help bolster U.K. citizens’ diminishing confidence in her post-Brexit abilities? Afterwards, to Senegal where the French president is trying to raise $3 billion to get a quarter million children to school worldwide. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC