Spanish bank Banco Santander has launched a $20 million bond on the blockchain. The financial institution has also partnered with the Madrid City Council to develop a blockchain-powered application that will enable citizens to pay transport fare from a…
Unicef announced Wednesday that it has launched a cryptocurrency fund and become the first United Nations organization to hold onto its crypto donations. Without converting them into fiat, the fund will hold two cryptocurrencies and disburse them to support projects benefiting children worldwide. Also read: RBI Ban Stops Indian Police From Cashing Out Seized Crypto […]
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Last spring and the beginning of summer 2019 saw digital asset markets spike considerably in value, and many speculators assumed the rise was due to institutional investors. However, BTC and a variety of other popular digital asset prices started plummeting in August. Reports now detail that institutional interest is waning and new data that analyzed […]
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According to a report by The Economist, the U.K.’s financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is considering putting a blanket ban on cryptocurrency-derivative products, including options, futures, and other novel financial instruments. …
The opinions on Facebook’s upcoming digital currency projects remain rather divided. Consumers are not necessarily smitten by this venture, nor are most governments. In Switzerland, however, things are done a bit differently. FINMA’s Mark Branson sees merit in this project and praises how everything is handled in a transparent manner. Mark Branson Likes the Libra It is somewhat refreshing to see a financial supervisory official make positive remarks regarding Facebook’s Libra. It is a well-known fact Switzerland and FINMA are all too keen on exploring innovative ventures. It is thanks to their efforts the country has its own Bitcoin region
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Digitization, disruption, blockchain, and frictionless payments. It’s amazing how prominent figures from the financial elite can provide a pretty detailed description of decentralized money without uttering “bitcoin” or “crypto.” But the fact of the matter is that clever businessmen in any industry, banking is no exception, would quickly spot emerging competition, analyze its strengths, and […]
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Black Tier Solutions announced a partnership with Blockchain at Michigan.
Black Tier Solutions will be responsible for assisting the University of Michigan Blockchain group to develop a tokenized student rewards program and a tokenized gaming platform using XinFin Hybrid technology.
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Peter Wuffli, a Swiss banker who has worked at UBS as CEO for several years, spoils his vision of the cryptocurrency ecosystem and his new role at Sygnum in an interview published by finews, September 23. Informed Opinion Finews.com, Switzerland’…
Infosys, an Indian corporation that provides banks with universal digital banking solutions, has partnered with financial institutions across 19 countries to trial R3’s distributed ledger technology (DLT) based solution for trade finance, reports livem…
Tokenization continues to proliferate in 2019, with notable director Wesley Snipes launching an STO to fund his future work. So, how does tokenization work and can it really disrupt the film industry?