The head of Russia’s leading bank unveiled his views on the future of the blockchain technology while speaking at the Real Estate Market Innovation Conference.
Japanese banking giants are looking to invest in financial technology startups, as the government is promoting innovation in the competitive fintech market.
The cooperation is expected to contribute significantly to the overall development of Ethereum.
The institute will focus on the ability of the blockchain to settle real-time transactions in a secure and fast way.
Seven large banks are collaborating to make domestic and cross-border commerce easier for European small and medium-sized enterprises.
China’s central bank unveiled plans to more closely inspect operations of digital currency exchanges in an effort to curb the yuan’s outflow.
The Chinese government seriously intends to keep its money at home.
Greenwich Associates considers the blockchain to be one of the top market structure trends to develop in 2017.
The New York-based blockchain solutions provider, Axoni, has secured an investment from a range of prolific investors, including such banking giants as Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.
One of the leading French banks, BNP Paribas, has processed its first live payment transactions for two of its private clients using the blockchain technology.
The companies are planning to bring instant settlement and simultaneous delivery versus payment to the London bullion market.
A blockchain startup R3 CEV is going to raise $150 million in its first funding round and some of its original members have already expressed their intention to invest.