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HSBC Exec Urges CFTC to Make More ‘Positive Noise’ About Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

HSBC's Jesse Drennan asked the CFTC to make more "positive noise" about distributed ledger tech to spur business adoption.

SWIFT Teams Up With Major Banks, SGX to Trial Blockchain Voting

| Daniel Palmer

Financial messaging giant Swift has teamed up with Singapore Exchange and several major banks to trial a DLT platform for shareholder voting.

HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

| Daniel Palmer

An HSBC executive has told Reuters that using blockchain slashed the costs of settling foreign exchange trades.

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.

The First Live Enterprise Blockchain Sets Sights on Every Area of Global Trade

| Ian Allison

Trade finance DLT platform we.trade is seeking partnerships with other networks, with TradeLens and Tradeshift as prime candidates.

Firm Owned by India’s Richest Man Turns to Blockchain for Trade Finance

| Yogita Khatri

Reliance Industries – owned by India's richest person, Mukesh Ambani – has used blockchain to conduct its first trade finance transaction.

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94 Companies Join IBM and Maersk’s Blockchain Supply Chain

| Ian Allison

TradeLens has attracted a wide variety of entities ranging from port operators and customs authorities to logistics companies and even rival carriers.

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HSBC Exec Warns ‘Digital Islands’ Could Inhibit Blockchain Trade

| Ian Allison

Blockchains should do for the global value chain what shipping containers did for transport of goods, says HSBC trade finance expert Vinay Mendonca.

Banks Ink Blockchain Trade Finance Transaction with Food Giant Cargill

| Sujha Sundararajan

HSBC and ING have performed a claimed world-first trade finance transaction on a single blockchain system for agri-food firm Cargill.

UK Bank HSBC Might Soon Pilot Live Blockchain Payments

| Nikhilesh De

Executives from HSBC Bank revealed in a conference call this week they intend to pilot projects for blockchain-based transactions.