Browsing the "Banking" Tag

Blockchain-Shy Bank of America Quietly Pilots Ripple Technology

| Nathan DiCamillo

Bank of America, the second-largest U.S. bank, has discreetly tested out Ripple’s distributed ledger technology – and may be planning to do more…

Coinbase Reinstates UK Bank Deposits and Withdrawals

| William Foxley

Coinbase UK is once more allowing GBP deposits and withdrawals after it partnered with ClearBank in August.

American Banking Giants Sound Off Against Libra as Monetary Threat

| David Pan

Execs from some of the biggest U.S. banks reportedly told the Federal Reserve that Facebook’s Libra would pose a threat to monetary policies.

Binance and Polychain Are Funding a Crypto-Friendly Bank in Malta

| Leigh Cuen

Paula Pandolfino is raising more than $10 million to launch a crypto-centric bank in Malta in 2020.

Deutsche Bank Joins JPMorgan’s Crypto Payments Network

| Daniel Palmer

JPMorgan's blockchain-based interbank payments initiative, IIN, has added Deutsche Bank as its latest member, bringing the total to 320 banks.

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.