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According to the Bundesbank, the project is aimed at providing a basis for further exploring the use of the tech in the securities trading ... Read More
While he didn’t offer any details as to what that framework might constitute, Weidmann indicated that any initial steps would include mapping out possible strategies for developing any FinTech-facing ... Read More
Leaders from the international organization are meeting in Germany this week to discuss issues around the digitization of finance. The event also saw Bank of England chief Mark Carney remark on distri... Read More
Blockchain could help fuel a broader digitization drive in finance, according to the head of Germany's central bank.
Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann spoke yesterday during an appearance at a G20... Read More
Jens Weidmann, the head of Germany's Bundesbank and one of the most powerful figures in European finance, has warned that digital curre... Read More
Thai Bank Pilots Cross-Border Transaction Using Blockchain
Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya PCL successfully conducted a cross-border transaction with a bank in Singapore using a blockchain, it announced Tuesday.
The bank, also known as Krungsri, announced it co
IBM to Hire Blockchain Researchers for French Expansion
Technology giant IBM is hiring nearly 2,000 people in France - and many of them will be focusing on blockchain technology, chief executive Virginia Rometty said Wednesday.
In an interview with Fren
Bitcoin drops 9%, now back below $8,000
Bitcoin extended a two-week sell off Wednesday, falling below $8,000 to its lowest level since mid April. The digital currency dropped 8.7 percent to a low of $7,512.43 as of 12:30 p.m. ET,
As bitcoin plunges, mega-bull Tom Lee stands by his $25,000 target
Fundstrat's Tom Lee is standing his ground on bitcoin soaring to $25,000. On Wednesday, the cryptocurrency plunged below $8,000 and traded at around $7,500, essentially giving up most of the gains