A senior official from the Bank of England revealed today that a forthcoming version of its real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system – which settles around £500bn daily – will be compatible with distr... Read More
During the past year, a number of blockchain projects have focused on trading bullion, but what about gold that's still in the ground?
That seemingly unlikely business model is precisely the aim of... Read More
The European Union’s central bank recent commented on how the economic bloc could move to encourage the spread of new technologies like blockchain.
The commentary was featured in a recent statement... Read More
A group of Japanese financial institutions has successfully tested a prototype that uses distributed ledger technology (DLT) to streamline international transaction agreements.
Announced earlier th... Read More
Researchers for the UK's central bank have argued in a new paper that, if left unregulated, securities settlement services built on distributed ledger tech (DLT) could turn into monopolies.
In a ne... Read More
Could Crypto Exchanges KYC Prevent Money Laundering In Bitcoin?
China’s regulators recently warned that cryptocurrency is a potential threat in anti-money laundering as bitcoin could easily bypass the country’s capital controls and achieve cross-border capital
BMO, Pension Plan Pilot Blockchain for Fixed Income Issuance
Canadian financial firm BMO Capital Markets is working with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan on a new blockchain pilot.
The trial sees the two firms register a fixed income issuance on a blockcha
South Korea Budgets $880 Million for Tech Including Blockchain
The South Korean government will invest over $880 million next year in order to boost the development of innovative technologies including blockchain.
According to a government release on Tuesday,
Pantera Capital Has Raised $71 Million So Far for Third Crypto Fund
Blockchain investment company Pantera Capital has launched its third crypto fund with over $71 million already committed, according to public documents.
A filing submitted by the company to the U.S