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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

Sri Lanka’s Blockchain Bank KYC Platform to Enter Development ‘Shortly’: Central Bank

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka is about to decide who will develop a blockchain platform that could speed up the processing of bank users' ID information......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 2nd, 2020

Brazil’s New Blockchain Data Tool Cost $250K, Runs on Quorum

Brazil's central bank spent 1.3 million Brazilian reals (USD $250K) over two years building its new database for financial regulators on Quorum, replacing a slow and expensive paper-based system with a fully digitized version......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 10th, 2020

Singapore Clears Securities Token Platform iSTOX for Full Trading

Singapore’s central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has greenlit a blockchain-based platform iSTOX to trade tokenized capital market securities such as equity and bonds......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 3rd, 2020

Cambodia Readies a Blockchain-Based Digital Currency

Cambodia's central bank digital currency platform has the support of 11 national banks and will be used initially for domestic payments once launched at some point during the first fiscal quarter of this year......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 30th, 2020

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

Decentralizing Central Banks: How R3 Envisions the Future of Fiat

In a new report, bank consortium R3 compares two competing concepts for moving fiat currency to a blockchain or distributed ledger......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 1st, 2020

Cha-ching: This bank"s employees can earn $1,800 by staying healthy

The bank is one of the biggest in Central Florida, based on local deposits......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

Cambodia Plots a Dollar-Free Future With Blockchain-Based Payments: White Paper

Cambodia's central bankers are riding their hopes of de-dollarization on a national payments blockchain: Project Bakong......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 19th, 2020

Thailand to Raise $6.4M With Sale of Blockchain-Based Bonds

The Thai Public Debt Management Office plans to sell the cheaply priced bonds through a state-owned bank’s blockchain e-wallet......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 17th, 2020

Blockchain Bites: JPMorgan on Bitcoin, South Korea on CBDCs and the Porn Industry on Crypto

JPMorgan bond analysts think bitcoin has passed its first stress test while South Korea's central bank is continuing to research CBDCs......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 15th, 2020

Saudi Monetary Authority Pumped Some of $13B Bank Infusion Using Blockchain

The central bank claims to have distributed 'part' of a recent $13 billion bank "liquidity enhancement" using blockchain tech......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 9th, 2020

BofA commits $1B to combat economic, racial inequalities

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) is committing $1 billion to address economic and social disparities heightened during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Charlotte, North Carolina-based bank — the largest bank in Central Florida — announced the four-yea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2020

Four local organizations receive $100K commitment from Dayton"s largest bank

Four local organizations have received a $100,000 philanthropic commitment from Dayton's largest bank. The Fifth Third Foundation, part of Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bancorp (NYSE:FITB), deployed funding to support Central State University, Da.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2020