BIS chief Agustin Carstens has said that central banks are wary about issuing digital currencies due to the “huge operational consequences.”
Co-founder Jesse Edwards is leaving R3, but will remain an investor and continue working with the blockchain firm.
Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.
Silvergate Bank added 59 crypto clients in the fourth quarter, but its deposits from the industry shrank by $123 million.
Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset has named co-founder Yuval Rooz as the company’s new chief executive officer.
Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows eurozone-based users to spend cryptocurrencies.
Several years back Citi tested a bank-backed cryptocurrency similar to JPMCoin. The lesson it learned? It’s easier to rely on SWIFT.
Riot Blockchain is planning to launch a regulated exchange in the U.S. to offer crypto banking and trading services.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has warned that the growth of cryptocurrencies poses a number of risks to banks.
IBM and Shuttle Holdings will launch a digital asset custody service this month for banks and enterprises that want to store crypto for their clients.
Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup Bankorus.
Deutsche Börse has partnered with telecoms and IT provider Swisscom and fintech firm Sygnum to build solutions for the digital assets space.
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Online banking group Swissquote is launching a custody service that will see crypto keys stored in an ex-military bunker.
Ripple’s CEO gave JPMorgan qualified praise for developing its own cryptocurrency before dismissing the product’s usefulness.
Financial messaging giant Swift has teamed up with Singapore Exchange and several major banks to trial a DLT platform for shareholder voting.
Fresh off its big reveal of JPM Coin, the megabank is quietly testing a cutting-edge form of ethereum privacy tech.
MonetaGo, which builds private blockchains for banks, has switched platforms from Hyperledger Fabric to R3 Corda.
Swiss private bank Julius Baer has partnered with a cryptocurrency banking startup to offer digital asset services later in 2019.
Australian financial regulator AUSTRAC is trialing blockchain technology to automate reporting of cross-border transactions by institutions.