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Banking Giant UBS Goes Live on We.Trade Blockchain for Trade Finance

| Ian Allison

Swiss financial giant UBS has started full-fledged transactions on, a blockchain-based trade finance platform.

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14 Banks, 5 Tokens: Inside Fnality’s Expansive Vision for Interbank Blockchains

| Ian Allison

Fresh off a $63 million fundraise, execs at bank blockchain consortium Fnality shed some light on the often-secretive project's plan to tokenize fiat…

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.

Former UBS Bankers Net $100 million to Build a Crypto Bank

| Wolfie Zhao

A Swiss startup launched by several former UBS bankers has raised $104 million in a bid to establish a regulated crypto-friendly bank.

UBS: Bitcoin Is Too ‘Unstable and Limited’ to Function as Money

| Muyao Shen

UBS doesn't believe bitcoin constitutes money or a viable asset class yet, but it could in the future.

UBS CEO: Blockchain Is ‘Almost a Must’ for Business

| Muyao Shen

The CEO of UBS Group AG endorsed blockchain technology in an interview, suggesting that it is "almost a must" for business.

UBS-Backed Blockchain Platform Completes Live Trade Transactions

| Wolfie Zhao

The Batavia blockchain trade finance platform has completed a pilot that conducted live cross-border transactions involving corporate clients.

UBS to Launch Live Ethereum Compliance Platform

| Michael del Castillo

Swiss banking giant UBS and a group of major banks plan to launch a live application later this month using the ethereum blockchain.

UBS Seeks IP Protection for Smart Contract Blockchain Validation

| Nikhilesh De

In a patent application released by the USPTO, money manager UBS indicated it was considering using smart contracts to validate transactions.

UBS CIO: We Aren’t Getting Involved With Bitcoin

| Nikhilesh De

UBS chief investment officer Mark Haefele says the world's largest money manager will not include bitcoin investments.