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Royal Bank of Scotland Onboards Former Circle Exec to Head Fintech Project

The Roybal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has hired a former executive from cryptocurrency finance firm Circle, according to a report…

CME: Open Interest in Bitcoin Futures Contracts Hit All-Time High

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group has released data showing that open interest in Bitcoin futures is rising, as per…

CBDCs of the World: The Benefits and Drawbacks of National Cryptos, According to Different Jurisdictions

This month alone, at least three separate countries have reported on their prospective central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs): The Republic…

Visa Set to Join the Expanding Field of Blockchain-Based International Payment Providers

Visa has launched a payment system for business-to-business (B2B) transactions partially based on blockchain technology. The United States payment behemoth says its platform, called…

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee: Bitcoin Is Easily Going to Reach New Highs

Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee said that bitcoin (BTC) could easily reach new highs during an interview with CNBC…

Euroclear, EIB, Santander and EY to Pursue Blockchain Pilot for ECP Settlement

Euroclear, one of the world’s largest securities depositories, says it will push forward with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for…

Italy’s Banks to Use Blockchain to Boost Settlements and Improve Transparency

Italian banks will deploy blockchain technology to run reconciliations starting in March 2020, financial technology news outlet Finextra reported on…

Global Banking Giant HSBC Launches Tokenization-Based Receivables System for India

Major global banking group HSBC has implemented tokenization technology into its receivables infrastructure for corporate clients in India, according to…

Polish Bank Verifies Documents With Ethereum Blockchain

Alior Bank, a bank based in Warsaw, Poland, is using the public Ethereum blockchain to authenticate its clients’ documents, according…

Santander Loses Appeal Against Brazilian Crypto Exchange, Fine Upheld

Major Spanish bank Santander has been denied an appeal regarding a decision by the Court of Justice of the State of…

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