In an exclusive interview, Bank of Japan's Yuko Kawai discussed how blockchain is emerging as one of the "hottest topics" among central banks.
The People's Bank of China shares new research into how a digital currency economy could coexist with central banks.
China's Jiangsu province has launched a new state-owned entity aimed at providing blockchain market research.
VC-backed P2P lending startup Dianrong says it's on the verge of a blockchain integration across its "entire platform".
Central banks could allow access around the clock if they used blockchains, a senior Bank of Japan official speculated last week.
Add Cambodia's central bank to the list of major financial market managers investigating blockchain and distributed ledger tech.
One of Japan's government ministries has developed a new methodology for evaluating blockchain projects.
IBM's latest blockchain partner is Hejia, a Chinese supply chain management company who recently conducted a supply chain trial.
A group of insurance companies has completed a new blockchain trial in China aiming to utilize the security and traceability features of the tech.
A major peer-to-peer lender in China is seeking to promote blockchain solutions in the global supply chain.