Tuesday, December 1, 2020


Wall Street backs blockchain for savings on derivatives

A big Wall Street middleman is bringing in the technology behind the digital currency bitcoin to try to save banks tens of millions of dollars on fees for derivatives trades. Read more: www.wsj.com

Quick Blockchain adoption a ‘myth’

Blockchain technology isn't ready to replace banks today, according to a high-ranking official at Russia's central bank. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Is Blockchain a dilemma for regulators?

Gabrielle Patrick is a UK and US lawyer specializing in cryptofinance and distributed ledger technology. Read more: www.baypayforum.com

Payments search for the power within blockchain

Credit union service organizations TMG and Co-op Financial Services have teamed with Mercator Advisory Group in a venture to discover the true potential of blockchain technology. Read More: www.atmmarketplace.com

BitPay launches new payment app

Bitcoin payment processor, BitPay, has released a wallet app for storing and spending bitcoin. Read more: www.fintechranking.com

Metro Bank tests smartcard payments on the blockchain

SETL, Deloitte and Metro Bank have successfully demonstrated a contactless blockchain smartcard retail payment system. Read more: www.finextra.com

Bitfinex’s ‘hack credit’ tokens reach all-time price high

Investors who lost bitcoin in Bitfinex's high-profile August hack may be feeling more optimistic about the likelihood of recovering their funds. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Bitcoin’s price volatile at $900 as China concerns linger

Bitcoin prices experienced intense price volatility on 9th January, continuing a trend that's been the new normal since late last week. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Blockchain: going Dutch

The first collaborative blockchain application's deployment is in trade finance. The Dutch are working with banks to bring secure technology to this area. Read more: www.finextra.com

Blockchain confidentiality a major concern for financial institutions

In a new report, Greenwich Associates has discussed security concerns of the financial institutions with regard to the blockchain technology. Read more: www.econotimes.com