Monex Group, the Japan-based online brokerage firm that acquired Coincheck following the hack, announced Monday that the exchange has resumed depositing and purchasing services for the XRP and factom (FCT) tokens.
The news means Coincheck has now resumed services for all nine cryptocurrencies available for trading at the time of January’s hack. These include, aside from the two mentioned above: bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), ethereum classic (ETC), litecoin (LTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), NEM (XEM), lisk (LSK). Support for ETH, XEM and LSK was added only two weeks ago.
At the end of October, the exchange also started accepting new account signups for customers living in Japan, which had been suspended while regulator-mandated improvements at the exchange were underway.
Going forward, the exchange is looking to resume several other features, including leveraged transactions, Japanese yen depositing through convenience stores and a scheme that lets users pay power bills with crypto, according to its Monday announcement…