Thursday, June 20, 2019

Singapore Regulator Recognizes Potential of Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments

The Chief Fintech Officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore delivered statements at the Blockchain in Business event at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sopnendu…

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…

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

JPMorgan Chase’s Interbank Information Network is now used by more than 220 banks around the world JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is expanding the use of its…

Singapore’s iSTOX to Launch a Regulated Digitized Securities Platform in 2020

A capital markets platform in Singapore will be ready to fully launch regulated trading of digitized securities in early 2020. Capital markets platform iSTOX has…

Russia’s Largest Bank Confirms It Will Not Develop Crypto-Related Services

The CEO of the Russian state-owned bank considers bitcoin a “technical instrument for transactions,” rather than a type of investment. The CEO of state-owned Russian…

Italy’s Banks to Use Blockchain to Boost Settlements and Improve Transparency

Italian banks will deploy blockchain technology to run reconciliations and improve transparency in transactions between banks. Italian banks will deploy blockchain technology to run reconciliations…

Report: Indictment Reveals Connection to Bitfinex, QuadrigaCX’s Shadow Banking Services

The recent indictment of two individuals on multiple counts reveals an apparent connection to two crypto exchange scandals. The April 30 indictment of two individuals…

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…

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…

WEF Report: 40 Central Banks Are Considering Digital Currencies, Blockchain Tech

A recent report by the WEF states that at least 40 central banks around the world are currently or soon will be experimenting with central…
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