Singapore's central bank has proposed a new regulatory framework for payments that could cover digital currency exchanges.
Japan's central bank issued remarks this week that found it forecasting that blockchain could come to have a fundamental impact on finance.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and tech giant Hitachi are working on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed at digitizing checks.
Blythe Masters and 14 other financial leaders have joined a new tech advisory panel formed by Singapore's central bank.
Ahead of potential new monetary policy from the Bank of Japan, CoinDesk explores its potential impact on bitcoin markets.
A member of India's central bank has encouraged further collaboration between banks and startups to advance blockchain tech.
IBM expanded its blockchain efforts today with news it will open a blockchain center in partnership with the Singapore government.
Coinbase has reportedly raised more than $10m from Japan's largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.
A bitcoin exchange startup based in Singapore has raised $16m in new funding as part of an ongoing Series A.