Browsing the "Allianz" Tag

Allianz Global Investors Chief Calls for Cryptocurrency Ban

| Yogita Khatri

The CEO and global CIO of Allianz's investment arm has said cryptocurrencies should be banned by regulators.

Insurance Giant Allianz Is Testing a Token to Move Money Internally

| Ian Allison

Allianz is testing a blockchain token to move money between its global affiliates.

El-Erian Predicts Bitcoin Crash if Savvier Investors Sit Out Correction

| Brady Dale

Either the investor base diversifies during this price correction or bitcoin will crash very hard, former Pimco chief predicts.


Allianz Unveils Blockchain Prototype for Self-Insurance Products

| Stan Higgins

Global insurer Allianz has unveiled a new blockchain prototype focused on "captive" insurance policies.

Finance Bigwig Mohamed El-Erian Says Bitcoin Is a Commodity

| Nikhilesh De

Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian says bitcoin's price volatility makes it seem more like a commodity than a currency.

City of London

Insurance Trade Group Launches Blockchain Research Effort

| Stan Higgins

An insurance and reinsurance industry trade organization headquartered in the UK is launching a new blockchain research project.


European Insurance Firms Launch New Blockchain Consortium

| Stan Higgins

Five major European insurance and reinsurance companies have partnered on a new blockchain initiative.


Allianz Tests Blockchain to Boost Catastrophe Bond Trades

| Daniel Palmer

Germany-based insurance giant Allianz has tested how blockchain-based smart contracts could be used to handle catastrophe swaps and bonds.

ideas, startups

Blockchain Startup Joins Allianz Backed FinTech Accelerator

| Stan Higgins

Blockchain startup Everledger has joined a financial tech accelerator owned by insurance and financial services company Allianz.