Sibos Highlights Swift’s Complicated Relationship With Blockchain
Day one of Swift's annual Sibos conference found the interbank messaging platform under pressure from the rising tide of cryptocurrencies.
The CEO of Microsoft believes blockchain can have "massive implications," a comment that helped close Swift's annual Sibos conference this year.
While blockchain solutions can be expensive, it's a price worth paying to mitigate security weaknesses, says Digital Asset's Blythe Masters.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is comfortable watching and learning from the sidelines while other securities' exchanges adopt blockchain.
No one won the game of trolls, but competition between Swift, Ripple and Stellar is still fierce, even though it might be too early for fists.
An upstart financial conference yesterday saw discussion of digital assets – though so-called "unregulated" cryptocurrencies were the butt of barbs.