U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is now testing its main blockchain project with 15 global banks, before taking the tech live in 2019.
The head of trading at Coinbase, Hunter Merghart, has resigned just six months after joining the crypto startup from Barclays, CoinDesk has learned.
The bank's DerivHack event will attempt to suss out which of the major enterprise DLT platforms works best for derivatives life cycle smart contracts.
Announced Monday, LedgerConnect is the offspring of bank-owned currency trading utility CLS and enterprise software giant IBM.
Barclays Bank proposed using blockchain to make various banking processes more efficient in a pair of patent applications.
The CEO of U.K.'s banking giant Barclays has shot down the rumor that the bank is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency trading desk.
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.
A person with knowledge of the situation said all major banks are likely to be weighing the same decision.
Barclays has become the latest major financial institution to join the foreign exchange-focused blockchain consortium CLS.