Thursday, May 23, 2019

Central Bank of Laos Issues Warning Against Using Cryptocurrency

The central bank of Laos has warned the public against the use, purchase or sale of digital currencies. The central bank of Laos has warned…

Dutch Bank ABN AMRO Launches Blockchain Inventory Tracking Platform ‘Forcefield’

Dutch bank ABN AMRO announced that it is launching a blockchain inventory tracking platform dubbed Forcefield. Dutch bank ABN AMRO announced that it is launching…

UK-Based Global Funds Network Calastone Switches Entire System to Blockchain

Calastone announced that it switched its entire system for fund trade clearing services to its blockchain infrastructure. London-based global funds network Calastone announced that it…

Ripple CEO: Even the Banking Goliaths Will Have to Embrace Crypto, Blockchain Innovation

Ripple’s CEO has argued that the biggest banks have a strong reason to embrace crypto and blockchain innovation. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has argued that…

Dutch Bank ABN AMRO Abandons Wallie Custodial Bitcoin Wallet Citing Risk Concerns

Dutch bank ABN AMRO abandoned its plans to launch a custodial bitcoin wallet dubbed “Wallie” because of risk concerns. Dutch bank ABN AMRO abandoned its…

Circle Releases Another Attestation Report on Stablecoin USDC’s USD Reserves

Goldman Sachs-backed crypto finance startup Circle has published the latest third-party audit of its USD-pegged stablecoin USD Coin. Goldman Sachs-backed crypto finance startup Circle has…

Russian Sberbank Demands Client Provide Data on Cryptocurrency Revenue

Russia’s largest bank Sberbank has asked a client to provide detailed information on their cryptocurrency revenue. Russia’s largest bank Sberbank has requested that a client…

European Central Bank: Crypto Does Not Have Tangible Impact on Real Economy

The European Central Bank stated that cryptocurrency’s implications for monetary policy do not factor into the real economy. The European Central Bank (ECB) stated that…

Bitcoin-Bashing Banking ‘Cartels’ Fined €1 Billion For Currency Manipulation

The European Commission has fined five banks, including the anti-Bitcoin JP Morgan, a total of over €1 billion for currency rigging. Traders clubbed together into…

Report: Top Banks Alleged to Be Investing $50 Million in Digital Cash Settlement Project

Some of the world’s leading banks are allegedly currently investing around $50 million to build a blockchain-powered digital cash system. Sources ostensibly familiar with the…
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