Blockchain startup R3, trade finance tech provider TradeIX and major banks have moved their Marco Polo trade finance platform to the pilot stage.
Dutch bank ING Groep NV confirmed Tuesday that Bitfinex had an account with it.
Yesterday was President’s Day in America. Schools were shut, no government offices functioned and even the stock markets rested. While the banking system napped though over $7 billion in Bitcoin was traded. Bitcoin Rebounds As Banks Take The Day Off Unlike the stock and commodities markets, cryptocurrency trades 24/7. It recognizes no national holidays, doesn’t […]
A Visa spokesperson claimed that neither it nor Coinbase were responsible for last week’s charging issue seen by the crypto-exchange’s customers.
Five banks in the Philippines are teaming up to use Visa’s blockchain-based payment system, according to a report.
BlockFi, a startup that offers U.S. dollar loans to crypto-asset owners, has raised $1.55 million in capital from investors.
South Africa’s central bank has launched a program that will trial JPMorgan’s Quorum blockchain for interbank clearing and settlement.
Cryptocurrencies could one day help investors diversify their equity and bond portfolios, analysts for JPMorgan Chase wrote in a new report.
A number of new cryptocurrency exchanges are launching in South Korea despite being unable to provide full service due to regulatory challenges. Since the Korean government enforced the real-name system on cryptocurrency accounts, banks have only been providing fiat deposit services to the country’s four largest crypto exchanges. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for […]
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said credit institutions in Europe are not as keen on cryptocurrencies as the public.
Coinbase has confirmed that users from four banks in the U.S. are now barred from buying cryptocurrencies using credit cards.
The Lloyds ban applies to the group’s 89 million credit card holders, including across subsidiaries such as Halifax, MBNA and Bank of Scotland.
This detailed analysis of enterprise blockchain reveals a number of reason why enterprise blockchain may be on the verge of its mainstream moment.
Two of Wall Street’s biggest banks are reportedly taking steps to bar customers from using credit cards to purchase cryptocurrencies.
Former New Hampshire governor and three-term senator Judd Gregg has said he believes bitcoin could alter how the world views currency.