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Thirteen top banks, including Citi, Bank of America and Deutsche Bank, have joined a consortium led by financial tech firm R3 that is developing blockchain technology for the financial industry.

World’s Fifth Largest Bank Confirms Launch of MUFG Coin for 2019
April 14th, 2019

After months of speculation about its proposed release date, Japan’s largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. has finally announced plans to launch its long-awaited in-house digital currency.

One of World’s Largest Banks, MUFG Getting Ready to Release Its Stablecoin This Year
April 10th, 2019

The newly-appointed president of MUFG has announced that the bank is going to put its own cryptocurrency known as MUFG Coin to practice this year.

Financial Giant MUFG Set to Launch New Payment System Based on Blockchain
February 13th, 2019

Japan’s largest bank, MUFG, will collaborate with Akamai Technologies to introduce a new blockchain-based payment network in 2020.

Akamai and Japan’s Largest Bank MUFG Jointly Announce Blockchain-Based Payment Network
May 22nd, 2018

The cloud delivery platform Akamai and the financial group MUFG are developing a new blockchain-based online payment network. The technology is expected to come in the first half of 2020.

MUFG, Japan’s Largest Bank, Plans to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency in 2019
May 16th, 2018

One of the largest banks in the world has announced its MUFG Coin trial which is expected to involve about 100,000 account holders.

Three Japanese Megabanks Invest in Country’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange BitFlyer
February 14th, 2017

Japanese banking giants are looking to invest in financial technology startups, as the government is promoting innovation in the competitive fintech market.

13 Top Banks Including Citi and Bank of America Join R3 Blockchain Project
September 29th, 2015

Thirteen top banks, including Citi, Bank of America and Deutsche Bank, have joined a consortium led by financial tech firm R3 that is developing blockchain technology for the financial industry.