Browsing the "Santander" Tag

Santander Settles Both Sides of a $20 Million Bond Trade on Ethereum

| Ian Allison

Santander has issued a $20 million bond on ethereum, and paid fiat cash for it on the public blockchain as well.

Santander Testing Nivaura’s Blockchain-Based Floating Rate Bond

| Ian Allison

Capital markets startup Nivaura has developed a floating rate bond using blockchain tech, and it's already being tested by Santander and others.

ethereum, coins

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Is Forming a ‘Token Task Force’

| Ian Allison

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is forming a task force to create business-grade standards for tokenized assets.

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.

Over 75 New Banks: JPMorgan Expands Blockchain Payments Trial

| Daniel Palmer

A blockchain payments trial launched by JPMorgan, Australia's ANZ and the Royal Bank of Canada has just gained over 75 new banks as participants.

Spain’s Securities Market Watchdog Completes Blockchain Test

| Muyao Shen

A pilot test was successfully conducted for a Spanish-backed blockchain project to increase the efficiency of registering issuances.

world, internet

How Blockchain Can Finally Fulfill Its Promise in Global Payments

| Julio Faura

Several leading institutions are working towards producing tokenized digital central bank money, a more viable approach than unbacked crypto-assets.…

Public or Private? Blockchain Distinctions Are Falling Out of Fashion

| Ian Allison

"Convergence" means different things to different people in the blockchain space. But it's a word that's cropping up again and again.

Santander to Launch Ripple Payment App This Week

| Wolfie Zhao

Banking giant Santander Group is reportedly launching a blockchain-based application for cross-border foreign exchange on Friday. 

clean, laundry

How to Help ICOs Go Legit

| Julio Faura

Speculation on utility is a bad idea, but ICOs can be an appealing alternative to venture capital, argues the head of blockchain R&D at Santander.