Browsing the "Banking" Tag

Shinhan Bank Teams With Kakao’s GroundX for Blockchain Security Boost

| Daniel Palmer

One of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea has partnered with two fintech firms to build a new security system using blockchain tech.

New Zealand’s ASB Bank Takes Stake in Trade Finance Blockchain Startup

| Daniel Palmer

ABS has invested a "significant" amount in TradeWindow, a startup working to put trade finance on a blockchain.

Goldman Sachs Analysts’ Slide Suggests Now’s a Good Time to Buy Bitcoin

| Daniel Palmer and Nathan DiCamillo

Market intel from Goldman Sachs suggests investors should capitalize on the current price dip and buy bitcoin.

This Bank Gave Bitcoin to Its Entire Staff. Now It’s Taking Crypto Clients

| Nathan DiCamillo

Quontic, a small bank in New York, has started working with crypto firms, joining the very short list of institutions to embrace the sector.

Brazilian Bank Plans to Use Tezos Blockchain for STOs Worth $1 Billion

| Daniel Palmer

BTG Pactual, Brazil's fifth largest bank, plans to utilize the Tezos blockchain for security token offerings potentially worth $1 billion.

IBM, Top Australian Banks to Pilot Blockchain for Retail Lease Bank Guarantees

| Daniel Kuhn

The blockchain pilot will digitize the bank guarantee process in an effort to tackle fraud and improve efficiency.

JPM, JPMorgan

JPMorgan to Start Customer Trials of Its ‘JPM Coin’ Crypto

| Daniel Palmer

JPMorgan Chase is reportedly to start client trials of its "JPM Coin" cryptocurrency for intercompany remittances.

Facebook Hires Standard Chartered Bank Lobbyist for Crypto Project: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook's hiring spree for its upcoming cryptocurrency continues with the addition of a senior bank lobbyist from Standard Chartered.

Korea’s Biggest Bank Is Preparing to Custody Digital Assets

| Daniel Palmer

KB Kookmin, the largest bank in South Korea, is partnering with a blockchain startup to launch a digital asset custody offering.

Reserve Bank of India Denies Involvement in Draft Bill to Ban Cryptocurrencies

| Daniel Kuhn

India is embroiled in rumors of a cryptocurrency ban that would have made cryptocurrency mining, trading, and ownership illegal.