08Nov/19

Pension Funds Double Crypto Asset Exposure in Morgan Creek’s Fund to 1%

Morgan Creek Digital now takes up around 1 percent of the assets of two Fairfax Retirement System pension funds – an investment which has more than doubled since taking their first positionRead More…

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25Oct/19

President Xi Says China Should ‘Seize Opportunity’ to Adopt Blockchain

Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China and General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, said the country needs to “seize the opportunity” afforded by blockchain technology. Speaking asRead More…

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11Oct/19

Bank of America Is Now Hiring in Blockchain, Not Just Filing Patents

The second-largest U.S. bank has begun hiring for blockchain positions. The job openings, which appeared in recent months, are the first indicator that Bank of America plans to do much else withRead More…

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01Oct/19

This Crypto-Savvy Bank Is Building Bandwidth for Bitcoin Retail Payments

The German bank partially owned by blockchain firms Nimiq, TokenPay and the Litecoin Foundation is planning to process cryptocurrency payments for retailers starting in 2020. WEG Bank AG CEO Matthias von HauffRead More…

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07Sep/19

How Celsius Turned Its Crypto ICO Into a Billion-Dollar Lending Business

The Takeaway: Crypto lending startup Celsius raised $50 million in a token sale in 2018. Lending volume has surged since then, with 10,415 Celsius users taking out fiat loans after locking inRead More…

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04Sep/19

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Encourages Open Cryptocurrency Regulation

European Central Bank (ECB) president candidate and International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde stated on Sept. 4 that central banks and financial supervisors should protect consumers but also be open toRead More…

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21Aug/19

Australia’s Biggest Bank Says Its ‘BioTokens’ Can Help the Environment

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is currently prototyping blockchain tokens meant to enable landowners, environmental groups, developers and governments to invest in sustainable development. Commonwealth Bank’s ‘BioTokens’ The bank announced in aRead More…

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