A report by the Times of Malta suggests the country's government may soon be launching a novel cryptocurrency trial.
One of China's "Big Four" banks is close to launching a blockchain application for the insurance and banking sectors.
Barclays has become the latest major financial institution to join the foreign exchange-focused blockchain consortium CLS.
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase bank, has expanded on his recent criticism of bitcoin, warning "it will end badly" for the tech.
The CEO of Japanese finance group MUFG said today that big bank-issued digital currencies aren't quite the same as bitcoin.
Fujitsu is joining up with a Japanese banking association in a bid to help member banks build and test real-world blockchain solutions.
The executive director of the Reserve Bank of India has confirmed that research into a "digital rupee" is still ongoing.
Fresh off a member meeting, distributed ledger consortium R3 is gearing up to cross a major technology milestone by the year's end.
SBI Ripple Asia will reportedly start testing its blockchain-based funds-transfer system between Japanese and South Korean banks by the end of 2017.
Solidum aims to become a listing member of The International Stock Exchange so it can offer blockchain-based securities notes to more investors.