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Sri Lanka’s Central Bank Calls for Blockchain-Based KYC Proposals

Sri Lanka's Central Bank wants to use a blockchain system for local banks' "know-your-customer" protocols......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 3rd, 2019

French Central Banker Advocates For Blockchain-Based Settlements in Europe

The central bank of France wants the eurozone to build a DLT-based settlement system that moves euros faster and more cheaply than existing tech......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 25th, 2019

MAS, JPMorgan Build Payments System With Inter-Blockchain Connectivity

Working with JPMorgan and Temasek, Singapore's central bank has developed a prototype blockchain-based cross border payments system......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 11th, 2019

Chinese Central Bank Official Calls for Commercial Bank Blockchain Adoption

A Chinese central bank official has called on commercial banks to adopt blockchain technology in digital finance......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 28th, 2019

Thai Central Bank Builds Blockchain Solution for Digital Currency Project

The Bank of Thailand has moved ahead with its digital currency project lnthanon by building a blockchain-based prototype solution to settle inter-bank payments......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 8th, 2019

PBoC Is Seeking Blockchain Talent to Help Build Its Central Bank Crypto

China's central bank is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of a yuan-based digital currency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 11th, 2018

Singapore"s Central Bank, SGX Develop Blockchain Settlement System

The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the nation's stock exchange have developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 12th, 2018

Singapore’s Central Bank, SGX Develop Blockchain Settlement System

The Monetary Authority of Singapore and the nation's stock exchange have developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 12th, 2018

Former French Central Bank Chief Joins Blockchain Startup Board

French economist and former central bank head Christian Noyer is joining blockchain-based financial services startup SETL's board of director......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 18th, 2019

Bank of China Issues $2.8B in Bonds for Small Businesses Using Blockchain Tech

Bank of China has issued 20 billion yuan, or about $2.8 billion, in blockchain-based bonds to small businesses......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 7th, 2019

Ohio bank expands to Greater Cincinnati with $41M acquisition

A suburban Columbus bank is expanding to its first major market outside Central Ohio with the purchase of a Northern Kentucky bank. Heartland Bank, based in Whitehall, announced Monday it would acquire Victory Bancorp Inc., the holding company of Fort.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2019

Heartland Bank expanding to Cincinnati area with $41.1M acquisition

Heartland Bank is expanding to its first major market outside Central Ohio with the puchase of a Northern Kentucky bank. Whitehall-based Heartland announced Monday that it would acquire Victory Bancorp Inc., the holding company of Ft. Mitchell, K.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2019

ECB President Lagarde calls for "new European policy mix"

Christine Lagarde, the new European Central Bank president.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 22nd, 2019

China Central Bank to Set Standards for 17 Fintech Categories, Including Blockchain

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has an agenda to set industry standards across the financial sector, i.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 21st, 2019

Singapore Proposes Allowing Bitcoin, Ether Derivatives Trading on Approved Exchanges

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state's de facto central bank, may soon allow cryptocurrency-based derivatives to be traded on regulated platforms......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 20th, 2019

The Fed: Fed’s Brainard calls for ‘heightened vigilance’ on financial stability

Fed Governor Lael Brainard on Friday called for ‘heightened vigilance’ of the financial sector, as the central bank released its latest financial stability report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2019

Northern Trust Testing Fractionalized Bonds on Blockchain

The U.S.-based custody bank is looking to offer fractions of tokenized bonds to retail and small professional investors......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 15th, 2019

Northern Trust Testing Fractionlized Bonds on Blockchain

The U.S.-based custody bank is working with BondEvalue, a Singapore-based debt markets tech company, to offer fractions of tokenized bonds to retail and small professional investors......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 14th, 2019

French Central Bank Job Posting Reveals Digital Currency Program

Banque de France is seeking a blockchain analyst who will help the bank define a program for implementing digital currency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 11th, 2019

Tencent to Build Virtual Bank After Hong Kong Regulator Approves License

Tencent received the green light from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to build a blockchain-based virtual bank......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 8th, 2019

After Xi, China’s Central Bank Gives Blockchain Tech a Pump

The People's Bank has said blockchain is a solution to trade finance asymmetries in the latest promotion of the tech in China......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 7th, 2019