A patent application by the Royal Bank of Canada outlines ways of using a blockchain-based system to make the credit rating process more transparent.
Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank is adding two new currencies to its Ripple-based blockchain remittance platform.
A Liechtenstein bank has become one of the first in the world that allows clients to directly invest in cryptocurrencies.
South Korea's Wooribank has reportedly completed an overseas remittance test using Ripple's DLT solution.
JPMorgan Chase has become the third major banking institution to list cryptocurrencies as a possible risk factor for its business.
Blockchain startup R3, trade finance tech provider TradeIX and major banks have moved their Marco Polo trade finance platform to the pilot stage.
South Africa's central bank has launched a program that will trial JPMorgan's Quorum blockchain for interbank clearing and settlement.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said credit institutions in Europe are not as keen on cryptocurrencies as the public.
China's banking regulator, the CBRC, thinks the country should double down on its adoption on blockchain technology to improve the credit market.