Lloyd's held a seminar in London last week to highlight blockchain technology to insurance market participants as part of their modernisation plan.
The Bank of England has launched a blockchain challenge, offering the winning students the possibility of a six-week paid internship.
Post-trade services firm Kynetix is seeking to assemble a consortium of commodities market stakeholders to explore the use of blockchain tech.
Digital currencies could disrupt the ability to central banks to oversee the economy or issue money should global adoption take place, says the BIS.
BNP Paribas, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, ING, MacQuarie and Wells Fargo are the latest financial institutions to partner with R3CEV.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia will host a two-day blockchain conference in Sydney next month in an attempt to explore the technology's potential.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan issued new comments on blockchain technology at a New York City event today.
A group of banks, exchanges and clearing houses has formed a working body to discuss how blockchain tech might be used in settlement.
Central banks would "struggle" to implement monetary policy if digital currencies become more widely used, according to a Bank of Canada official.
The Prime Minister of Singapore has urged the country's banks to keep up to scratch with technological developments such as blockchain technology.