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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.…

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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.

SWIFT Claims ‘Huge’ Progress on DLT Bank Pilot

| Nikhilesh De

SWIFT, the interbank communications firm, has announced the results of a proof-of-concept program using DLT for bank transactions.

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Enterprise Blockchain May Be Ready for Its Breakout

| Michael del Castillo

This detailed analysis of enterprise blockchain reveals a number of reason why enterprise blockchain may be on the verge of its mainstream moment.

Swift Signs Agreement With 7 CSDs to Explore Blockchain for Post-Trade

| Michael del Castillo

Swift formalizes another major blockchain project by signing a memorandum of understanding with seven Central Securities Depositories.

Microsoft CEO Challenges Swift: Build ‘Useful’ Blockchain Applications

| Michael del Castillo

The CEO of Microsoft believes blockchain can have "massive implications," a comment that helped close Swift's annual Sibos conference this year.

Blockchain of the Vanities? Sibos, Swell and Stellar Troll in Toronto

| Bailey Reutzel

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.

Downplaying ‘Digital Assets’: Blockchain Reigns at Ripple’s Swell Event

| Bailey Reutzel

An upstart financial conference yesterday saw discussion of digital assets – though so-called "unregulated" cryptocurrencies were the butt of…

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Sibos Highlights Swift’s Complicated Relationship With Blockchain

| Michael del Castillo

Day one of Swift's annual Sibos conference found the interbank messaging platform under pressure from the rising tide of cryptocurrencies.

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Swift Startup Winner Demos Smart Contract Trade with 5 Financial Firms

| Michael del Castillo

Blockchain startup SmartContract has today unveiled a new a proof-of-concept built with assistance from five major financial institutions.