Browsing the "Barclays" Tag

Barclays and Clearmatics Call on Coders to Help Blockchains Talk to Each Other

| Ian Allison

U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.


15 Banks Join DTCC Post-Trade Blockchain as Project Enters Testing

| Ian Allison

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation is now testing its main blockchain project with 15 global banks, before taking the tech live in 2019. 

Coinbase’s Head of Trading Resigns After Six Months on Job

| Ian Allison

The head of trading at Coinbase, Hunter Merghart, has resigned just six months after joining the crypto startup from Barclays, CoinDesk has learned.

Barclays Is Pitting Blockchains Against Each Other (For a Cause)

| Ian Allison

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.


IBM and FX Giant CLS Team Up to Launch Blockchain App Store for Banks

| Ian Allison

Announced Monday, LedgerConnect is the offspring of bank-owned currency trading utility CLS and enterprise software giant IBM.

Barclays Seeks Twin Blockchain Patents for Banking Services

| Christine Kim

Barclays Bank proposed using blockchain to make various banking processes more efficient in a pair of patent applications.

Barclays CEO Pushes Back Against Crypto Trading Desk Reports

| Wolfie Zhao

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.

Barclays, Goldman Champion ISDA Standard for Blockchain Derivatives

| Ian Allison

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.


Barclays Is Talking to Clients About Opening a Crypto Trading Desk

| David Floyd

A person with knowledge of the situation said all major banks are likely to be weighing the same decision.

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Barclays Joins CLS Blockchain Consortium in Search of Swift Alternative

| Michael del Castillo

Barclays has become the latest major financial institution to join the foreign exchange-focused blockchain consortium CLS.