The latest news about banks and blockchain technology.

​Commonwealth Bank and Wells Fargo Сlaim the World’s First International Trade Using Blockchain Tech
October 24th, 2016

The first blockchain-based transaction to ship cotton to China from the United States has taken place between banks.

R3’s Banking Blockchain Platform Corda to Be Open-Source
October 21st, 2016

R3 CEV has created its blockchain-based platform Corda specially for financial sphere.

Billionaire Finance Manager Bill Gross Says Bitcoin, Blockchain May Counter Central Banks
October 5th, 2016

According to Gross, bitcoin is more attractive for investors comparing to the traditional financial sphere.

J.P. Morgan Created Transactions Platform based on Ethereum Blockchain
October 4th, 2016

The platform called Quorum will allow using a publicly available system for confidential transactions.

Blockchain Will Be Used by 15% of Big Banks by 2017, Says IBM Report
September 29th, 2016

The US-based multinational technology company has studieв and announced the benefits and prospects of blockchain use in banking and financial markets shperes.

Microsoft Teams Up with Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Blockchain Trade Finance
September 27th, 2016

Computing giant will be working with Bank of America Merrill Lynch on creating blockchain technologies to improve financial exchanges between enterprises.

R3 CEV and 8 Banks Trial Intel’s Distributed Ledger Technology ‘Sawtooth Lake’ for Bond Trading
September 27th, 2016

A group of eight banks, including UniCredit, HSBC, and UBS, have finally tested a distributed ledger prototype for bonds exchange using Intel’s blockchain platform.

Ripple Partners with Major Banks to Create Global Blockchain Payments Network
September 24th, 2016

A number of the world’s leading banks have partnered to form Global Payments Steering Group, the first interbank group for payments based on the blockchain technology.

BNP Paribas Signs Partnership to Issue Mini-Bonds on the Blockchain Technology
September 19th, 2016

BNP Paribas is planning to announce a new platform developed in the collaboration by the end of 2016.

IBM Partners with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ for Blockchain-Based Contract Management
September 16th, 2016

IBM announced a partnership with the Japan-based Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ to use the distributed ledger technology for the execution of contracts among business partners.

Blockchain Startup Ripple Raises $55 Million From Big Banks
September 16th, 2016

Ripple is proud to announce that it has significantly expanded the list of its customers and investors.

Developers Explore Blockchain Technology at Courses and Bootcamps
September 12th, 2016

As the interest in blockchain grows, numerous educational programs appear all over the world to give developers a clear understanding of the technology.

BNP Paribas Opens Blockchain Lab, BNY Mellon and Barclays Explore the Technology
September 8th, 2016

Financial institutions all over the world partner to explore and adapt the blockchain technology to financial needs.