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Shinhan Bank Teams With Kakao’s GroundX for Blockchain Security Boost

One of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea has partnered with two fintech firms to build a new security system using blockchain tech......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 14th, 2019

Santander Exec Claims Blockchain Success as Bank Redeems Ethereum-Issued Bond

"This unequivocally proves that a debt security can be managed through its full lifecycle," said an exec......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 10th, 2019

IBM wields Red Hat tech, teams with Bank of America on financial services cloud

Chief tech officer Hillery Hunter stresses "strength in security, open innovation and helping clients solve the world’s thorniest issues.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2019

Korean Banks Back $7.4 Million Funding Round for Blocko

Blocko, a blockchain firm working on enterprise applications of the tech, says it's raised $7.44 million from investors including Shinhan Bank......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 22nd, 2019

Major Banks Back $7.4 Million Funding Round for Korean Blockchain Firm

Blocko, a blockchain firm working on enterprise applications of the tech, says it's raised $7.44 million from investors including Shinhan Bank......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 22nd, 2019

Kakao Claims Its New Blockchain Is 15x Faster Than Ethereum

Kakao's blockchain subsidiary GroundX says its recently launched Klaytn blockchain can mine a block in as little as a second......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 9th, 2019

Brazilian Bank Plans to Use Tezos Blockchain for STOs Worth $1 Billion

BTG Pactual, Brazil's fifth largest bank, plans to utilize the Tezos blockchain for security token offerings potentially worth $1 billion......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 4th, 2019

South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Turns to Blockchain to Speed Up Loan Issuance

Shinhan, one of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea, is using blockchain technology to speed up the approval process for loan products. .....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 28th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: JPMorgan teams with Microsoft to power its blockchain platform

JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Thursday that it is tapping Microsoft Corp.’s cloud-based services to boost its blockchain platform, aiming to make it easier, faster and cheaper for companies to build and deploy blockchain applications......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2019

A Glimpse of Banking’s Future, Live on the Ethereum Blockchain

Last week, Frenching bank Societe Generale revealed that it has issued a security token-like bond on ethereum. But rather than using a private iteration, SocGen used the public blockchain......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 29th, 2019

French Lender Societe Generale Issues $112 Million Bond on Ethereum

French investment bank Societe Generale has issued $112 million of bonds as a security token on the public ethereum blockchain......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 23rd, 2019

South Korea’s Military Acquisitions Agency Plans Blockchain Pilot

The South Korean military acquisitions agency hopes a blockchain system can boost security and efficiency in defense business operations......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 10th, 2019

Wasatch International Growth Fund Buys Douzone Bizon Co, Security Bank Corp, Kakao M Corp, ...

Related Stocks: TGS, OMAB, 9627, 2492, 532827, 509480, 012510, SECB, 01617,.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 5th, 2018

Asian Development Bank Paper Touts Blockchain in Government Procurement

A consultation paper for the Asian Development Bank proposes a blockchain network to boost efficiency in government procurement systems worldwide......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 18th, 2018

Chinese Bank Giants Tap Blockchain in Trade Finance Efficiency Boost

The China Banking Association, the country’s self-regulatory organization for the banking sector, has launched a new blockchain-based platform for trade finance......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 4th, 2019

Pakistani Bank Teams With Alipay for Blockchain Remittances

Pakistan-based Telenor Microfinance Bank has launched a remittances service using blockchain tech from Alipay......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 9th, 2019

Bank of America beats on bond trading boost, loan growth

Bank of America Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as a boost from bond trading and growth in its loan book helped the second-biggest U.S. lender blunt a hit from lower interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

Bank of America beats on bond trading boost

Bank of America Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the second-biggest U.S. lender's bond trading division posted a strong showing, eclipsing declines at its three other major businesses......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2020

Hardware Is Hard: Two Blockchain Devices Win Plaudits at CES 2020

A blockchain-secured smartphone and home security camera won Innovation Awards at the annual trade show in Las Vegas. But don’t call the startups behind them hardware companies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 11th, 2020

See where the Arizona Cardinals finished among NFL teams for 2019 attendance

The hype around first-round draft pick Kyler Murray and some improvement by the team on the field wasn't enough to boost the Arizona Cardinals' overall attendance during 2019. The National Football League team ended up averaging 61,323 fans — o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2020

NY Fed"s Williams says central bank can avert "downward trend" in inflation expectations

U.S. central bank officials need to hold themselves accountable and boost communication of their strategy as they grapple with the challenge of preventing inflation - and inflation expectations - from falling too low, a senior Fed official said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020