Monday, June 24, 2019

Major Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Joins R3 Corda-Powered Global Trade Finance Network

Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International has announced it will pilot R3’s Corda-powered Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance. Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has announced…

Japan’s 3rd Largest Bank by Assets Joins R3 Marco Polo Blockchain Network

SMBC becomes the network’s latest major member, following BNP Paribas and ING. Major Japanese bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), will leverage R3’s Marco Polo…

Central Bank of Russia Reviews Potential Benefits and Drawbacks of CBDCs

The Bank of Russia believes that CBDCs can reduce transaction costs in the economy and provide an asset that is less risky. The central bank…

Barclays, RBS Join 40-Strong R3 Blockchain Real Estate Trial

Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland joined around 40 entities testing a platform based on R3’s Corda. Two major United Kingdom banks — Barclays…

From Banks To Funds To Brokers, Everyone Outside of Crypto Is Talking Bitcoin Today

After Bitcoin’s meteoric rise to its all-time high price of $20,000 back in December 2017, the first ever cryptocurrency has given investors, traders, and mainstream…

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

IT services company TCS announced that it carried out what it defines as the world's first cross-border securities settlement between two central depositories. Indian IT…

CEOs of Mastercard and Wells Fargo Concur on Blockchain’s Long Term Potential

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan and Mastercard CEO Ajaypal Banga agreed that there is still no clear blockchain-based business model. Top execs at Mastercard and…

Major Private Indian Bank Partners With Ripple for Cross-Border Remittances

Major private Indian bank, Federal Bank, has partnered with Ripple for its cross-border remittances network. India’s Federal Bank, a commercial private bank, has partnered with…

Swiss Mortgage Bank Hypi Lenzburg Partners With Crypto Asset Manager TokenSuisse

Swiss mortgage bank Hypothekarbank Lenzburg has partnered with crypto asset manager TokenSuisse. Swiss mortgage bank Hypothekarbank (“Hypi”) Lenzburg has partnered with Swiss crypto asset manager…

PR: 7Eleven Launches IEO on LAToken Exchange

7Eleven is a blockchain-based technology payment platform, that is convenient for customer to buy and sell products. Currently, 7Eleven token is being evaluated and expected…
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