To most banks in the United States, cryptocurrency businesses are pariahs. To Metropolitan Commercial Bank in New York, they’re “pioneers.”
The Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers is joining the nation’s central bank in trialing the government-run Masterchain blockchain platform.
Rather than simply an expedient way for porn performers and other sex workers to get paid, crypto has become a part of their retirement savings plan.
The blockchain lead at Mizuho Financial Group has revealed he is leaving the firm for a new role in Singapore.
“Convergence” means different things to different people in the blockchain space. But it’s a word that’s cropping up again and again.
IHS Markit is developing a blockchain-based system to handle cash payments in syndicated loans – and eventually, in a wider range of transactions.
Bangkok Bank has joined the Marco Polo trade finance initiative developed by blockchain startup R3 and trade finance technology firm TradeIX.
IT giant Infosys has built a blockchain-based trade finance platform involving seven Indian banks including ICICI and Axis.
Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country’s first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain.
HSBC and ING have performed a claimed world-first trade finance transaction on a single blockchain system for agri-food firm Cargill.