25Mar/19

Central Banks See ‘No Value’ in Issuing Digital Currency: BIS Chief

The general manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has again warned that caution is needed when considering central bank digital currencies. In a speech at the Central Bank of Ireland onRead More…

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19Mar/19

Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters

Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset (DA) has named co-founder Yuval Rooz as the company’s new chief executive officer. Rooz, who has served as both COO and CFO at the firm, takes overRead More…

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17Mar/19

United Arab Emirates’ Financial Authorities Host Crypto Asset and Fintech Forum

The United Arab Emirates Banks Federation (UBF) and the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) hosted a joint forum on crypto assets and fintech, the UAE’s official news outlet Emirates News Agency reportedRead More…

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16Mar/19

Riot Blockchain to Launch Regulated Crypto Exchange in the US

Riot Blockchain is planning to launch a regulated crypto exchange in the U.S. The publicly traded U.S. company that has faced regulatory issues for a sudden pivot to blockchain, revealed in aRead More…

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14Mar/19

Cryptocurrencies Pose Risks to Banks, Warns Basel Committee

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, a group of international banking authorities, has warned that the growth of cryptocurrencies poses a number of risks to banks and global financial stability. The committeeRead More…

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12Mar/19

IBM Quietly Enters Crypto Custody Market With Tech Designed for Banks

IBM is coming to the crypto custody space. Later this month, Shuttle Holdings, a New York investment firm, will launch the beta version of a custody solution for digital assets built onRead More…

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12Mar/19

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup Bankorus. Announcing the news on Monday, Overstock said Bankorus’ blockchain platform allows individualsRead More…

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11Mar/19

How the World’s Leading Banks Help Launder $2 Trillion a Year

Some of the most well known banks in the world are also the biggest money launderers. The recent Troika Laundromat affair added another $8 billion to the trillions financial institutions wash everyRead More…

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