Archive | blockchain technology

CFA Adds Topics on Cryptos and Blockchain Technology to Its Exams

Once the genie leaves the bottle, it’s impossible to put back. This narrative has been quite true for the crypto and blockchain industry. After coming under attack in its early days, most often from those industries that it disrupted the most, a sharp turnaround has come about in the last few years as more adversaries […]

BlackRock CEO Clarifies Rumors About Crypto Involvement

On Monday, NewsBTC reported that a prominent investment management firm has recently assembled a team to investigate the industry and may offer crypto services in the future. However, the situation has developed further, with BlackRock’s CEO stating that its client base does not currently hold an interest in investing in cryptocurrencies. BlackRock CEO Clarifies Rumors… […]

The Unbanked Population: Crypto’s Calling Card?

Financial services might be something you take for granted. Depositing, borrowing and withdrawing capital is as easy as going to your local bank branch, but there are billions of individuals worldwide with no access to something as simple as a bank account. 77% Of Filipino Adults Do Not Have Access To Financial Services CNN’s Philippines… […]

Unlock a More Efficient and Liberal State With Blockchain: UK MP

Blockchain technology offers an unrivaled opportunity for the UK to redesign its data systems. The state should therefore focus on implementing blockchain technology to increase efficiency, save on costs, and rebuild societal trust. This is according to a report by Eddie Hughes, the Member of Parliament representing Walsall North in the UK. The comprehensive report […]

Blockchain Could Transform Trade Finance and Customer Due Diligence: EU Report

Trade finance is a complex and tedious process that involves a large number of participants. With the risks involved being quite high, especially in international trade finance, banks have stepped in to mitigate them through various products such as letters of credit and bank guarantees. This industry is long overdue for a blockchain revolution, according […]

Chairman of Major Japanese Bank Says Ripple Can be the Global Standard of Money

At the Japan Blockchain Conference held on June 27, the biggest cryptocurrency and blockchain conference in Japan, Yoshitaka Kitao, the chairman of SBI Holdings and CEO of SBI Group, expressed his optimism towards the long-term growth of the Ripple blockchain network. XRP as Global Standard Currency According to a local cryptocurrency analyst CryptoEri, Kitao stated… […]