Japanese IT giant Fujitsu and three major banks have announced plans to pilot a peer-to-peer money transfer system built with blockchain technology.
If Goldman Sachs does launch a bitcoin trading desk, as rumors hint it might, the impact will be felt further afield than the bottom line.
A conference in Dublin yesterday united representatives of major financial firms and regulators in discussions over blockchain's way forward.
Distributed ledger consortium R3 is releasing version 1.0 of its first major software offering, Corda, and celebrating with cake.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), the largest bank in the country, is trialling blockchain technology for fund transfers to and from the U.S.
German banks working with the R3 blockchain consortium have successfully replicated the sale of a €100,000 security on a DLT platform.
One of China's "Big Four" banks is close to launching a blockchain application for the insurance and banking sectors.
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase bank, has expanded on his recent criticism of bitcoin, warning "it will end badly" for the tech.
Fujitsu is joining up with a Japanese banking association in a bid to help member banks build and test real-world blockchain solutions.