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US cryptocurrency leader Coinbase moves into Japan

Backed by megabank MUFG, the unicorn has 20 million digital wallets

Coinbase manages more than 20 million customer accounts. (Photo by Yoshinaru Sakabe)

TOKYO -- Leading U.S. cryptocurrency dealer Coinbase plans to branch out into Japan soon, a move likely to bring down trading costs in one of the world's most bustling crypto markets.

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