Japan’s regulators are considering stricter limits on margin trading of digital currency as reported by Nikkei. To curb speculative trading and limit user exposure to volatility risks, Japan’s Financial Services Agency is considering leverage caps for margin trading of cryptocurrencies.
The push to regulate came in response to concerns by many users. With a theft with Coincheck early this year FSA received a lot of inquiries, and this move is just to reduce risks and improve user protection.
Read more at Asia.nikkei.