Browsing the "Banking" Tag

Crypto-Friendly Money App Revolut Wins EU Banking License

| Yogita Khatri

Revolut, provider of a mobile finance app that offers crypto trading, has been granted a banking license from the European Central Bank.

Payments Startup Bitwala Now Offers Crypto Banking in Germany

| Yogita Khatri

Germany-based payments startup Bitwala is now offering crypto banking services in the country.

Blockchain ‘Radically Simplifies’ KYC, Say UAE Trial Participants

| Yogita Khatri

An Abu Dhabi financial center and KPMG say they have successfully completed a trial of a blockchain-based know-your-customer application.

Signature Bank Wins New York Approval for ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Payments

| Nikhilesh De

Signature Bank is launching a blockchain-based real-time payments system in early 2019 and has just got the green light in New York.

Ripple Is Making It Easier for Customers to Integrate XRP. So Far, They Aren’t

| David Floyd

Ripple's new version of xCurrent offers easier integration with xRapid, the product that leverages XRP. But so far, clients aren't taking the plunge.

Major Banks Sign Up for New EU Commission Blockchain App Association

| Yogita Khatri

The European Commission, the EU's executive body, is launching a blockchain app association next year and already has major banks on board.

Nearly 500 Crypto Startups Bank at Silvergate, IPO Filing Reveals

| Daniel Palmer

The California-based operator of Silvergate Bank has detailed its relationships with the cryptocurrency industry as part of its IPO filing with theā€¦

Canadian Bank Opens Deposit Box for Cryptocurrency Firms

| Zack Seward

VersaBank says its VersaVault offers "absolute privacy" when announcing that crypto exchanges and funds can sign up to use the platform on Thursday.

BBVA Puts $150 Million Syndicated Loan on Ethereum Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

Banking giant BBVA has completed a pilot that put a $150 million syndicated loan for Spain's electrical grid operator on the blockchain.

Swiss Finance Watchdog Tells Banks to Treat Crypto Trading As High Risk

| Yogita Khatri

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) is giving tough guidance to banks wanting to trade in crypto assets, a report indicates.