Venezuela is reportedly launching a youth bank to be funded by the state's controversial cryptocurrency, the petro.
Nearly half of the 26 publicly listed banks in China said they deployed blockchain applications in 2017.
After years of tests and concepts, enterprise blockchain may be having a breakthrough moment, with several notable trials in trade finance advancing.
Dutch bank ING, which made a splash last year with a modification to zero-knowledge proofs, is adding another innovative wrinkle to privacy in DLT.
A Chilean court has ordered banks to reopen the accounts of crypto exchanges after the institutions announced their plans to close them in March.
Spanish banking giant BBVA has completed a pilot that issued a $91 million corporate loan using two different blockchain technologies.
U.K.-based bank Barclays is pushing hard for a data standard for derivatives, as a foundation for that market to adopt distributed ledger technology.
JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and others to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process.
Giving progress reports on their blockchain projects, bankers come across browbeaten and anxious, while their cousins in insurance sound spritely.
Blockchain's new hire oversaw Goldman Sachs' relationships with institutional clients managing $1.49 trillion in assets.