Banks

JPMorgan Chase to Add New Features to Blockchain-Powered Network for Global Banks

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is expanding the use of its blockchain technology to help reduce the number of global payments rejected by...

Central Bank of Russia Reviews Potential Benefits and Drawbacks of CBDCs

The central bank of Russia has reviewed the potential benefits and drawbacks of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) in a pol...

Forbes Releases List of Billion Dollar Companies Using Blockchain

Financial news outlet Forbes has released a list of “Blockchain’s Billion Dollar Babies,” or companies implementing blockchain ...

Romanian Central Bank Official Says Crypto Will Not Fulfil Basic Roles of Currency

An official from the Romanian central bank has stated that cryptocurrency will not replace currency issued by central banks as ...

ING Bank Releases Blockchain Privacy Tool Bulletproofs

Dutch global banking and financial services corporation ING introduced its new cryptographic blockchain development called Bull...

Indian Banks Consider Promoting Blockchain Tech Use for Payments

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is considering implementing blockchain technology to increase the strength of...
April 14, 2019
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Resona Bank Ends Partnership With Ripple-Based Payment App MoneyTap

Major Japanese bank Resona will withdraw from Ripple-powered blockchain payment project MoneyTap on May 13, the bank announced ...

Goldman Sachs CEO Refutes Bank Ever Had Plans to Open Crypto Trading Desk

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon has categorically refuted that the bank ever had any plans to open a crypto trading desk and st...

Tata Consultancy Services Powers Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Securities Settlement

Indian IT services company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced on April 10 that it carried out what it defines as the wor...
April 11, 2019
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Major Bank CEOs Testify at US Congress, Topics Include Blockchain and Crypto

Chief executive officers of leading banks testified before the United States House of Representatives Financial Services Commit...