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Bank of Lithuania takes coin collecting into the digital age (finextra.com) 12/08/2019 - 10:58pm
The world‘s first blockchain-based digital collector coin created by the Bank of Lithuania is dedicated to the 16 February 1918 Act of Independence of Lithuania and its 20 signatories. The coin is ...
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Sekunjalo and China's Ultrain partner to build new African payment infrastructure (finextra.com) 12/08/2019 - 9:38pm
Diversified investment group, Sekunjalo Investment Holdings (Sekunjalo), has announced it has partnered with Chinese public Blockchain leader, Ultrain Technology Limited (Ultrain), to develop a ...
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CULedger preps blockchain-based cross-border payments - Finextra (finextra.com) 12/06/2019 - 9:44am
CULedger preps blockchain-based cross-border payments Finextra
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Deutsche Bank predicts cryptocurrency could replace fiat by 2030 - Finextra (finextra.com) 12/06/2019 - 7:30am
Deutsche Bank predicts cryptocurrency could replace fiat by 2030 Finextra
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Morgan Stanley vets launch cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform (finextra.com) 12/06/2019 - 4:29am
A group of former Morgan Stanley executives is building a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform. Based in Sinagpore, Phemex is the brainchild of Jack Tao, an 11 year Morgan Stanley veteran who ...
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CULedger preps blockchain-based cross-border payments (finextra.com) 12/06/2019 - 1:41am
Credit union-owned blockchain outfit CULedger is ready to launch its cross-border payments product, CUPay, next year. The firm has unveiled a viable proof-of-concept version of CUPay, which is built ...
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Deutsche Bank predicts cryptocurrency could replace fiat by 2030 (finextra.com) 12/05/2019 - 11:47pm
Deutsche Bank has published its outlook for the decade ahead, predicting growth in appeal of cryptocurrency given the fragility of fiat money. The 'Imagine 2030' report highlights the dangers of the ...
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Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange opens to all German investors (finextra.com) 12/05/2019 - 10:44pm
While trading on Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX) was initially launched for selected users in September, the trading venue is now open to all investors based in Germany. On the country’s ...
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BitFlyer launches 'Instant Buy' for cryptocurrency purchases via credit cards - Finextra (finextra.com) 12/05/2019 - 5:08am
BitFlyer launches 'Instant Buy' for cryptocurrency purchases via credit cards Finextra
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Deloitte predicts 'Japanification' of banking in 2020s (finextra.com) 12/05/2019 - 4:23am
AI and blockchain could become integral to investment banking, in the operaton of capital markets and tailoring client insights. Transaction and corporate banking These are both area where emerging ...
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BitFlyer launches ‘Instant Buy’ for cryptocurrency purchases via credit cards (finextra.com) 12/04/2019 - 8:49pm
Today, leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer has announced the launch of Instant Buy on its Buy/Sell exchange platform in Europe. The feature, available on desktop and smartphone, allows users to ...
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Cryptocurrency firm Gemini hires Starling co-founder Sawyer to lead... - Finextra (finextra.com) 12/04/2019 - 10:53am
Cryptocurrency firm Gemini hires Starling co-founder Sawyer to lead... Finextra
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Cryptocurrency firm Gemini hires Starling co-founder Sawyer to lead European expansion (finextra.com) 12/04/2019 - 3:32am
Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange set up by the Winklevoss twins, has hired Starling Bank co-founder Julian Sawyer to spearhead a move into the European market. Sawyer has been appointed managing ...
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Financial firms struggling to assess risks of disruptive technologies - Accenture (finextra.com) 12/03/2019 - 8:11pm
Financial firms invest in disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and robotic process automation (RPA) to better assess and prevent increasingly complex risks. Yet ...
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SoFi gets New York BitLicense for cryptocurrency trading - Finextra (finextra.com) 12/03/2019 - 1:40pm
SoFi gets New York BitLicense for cryptocurrency trading Finextra
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Germany Leads The Way In Crypto, Bequant CEO sees historic precedent (finextra.com) 12/03/2019 - 10:06am
There has not been a clearer signal that crypto is here to stay. The 5th AML Directive in 2020, that outlines the EU’s guidance for cryptocurrency lends further support. The regulations provide clear ...
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Germany Leads The Way In Crypto, Sets Precedent, Follows Historic Tradition Signalling Adaptation (finextra.com) 12/03/2019 - 8:01am
Deutschland’s compliance approach and traditional conservative values when it comes to finance made it an unexpected, but natural successor to carry the crypto torch when it put itself on the path of ...
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SoFi gets New York BitLicense for cryptocurrency trading (finextra.com) 12/03/2019 - 6:24am
SoFi has been granted a BitLicense by New York regulators, paving the way for online lender to offer cryptocurrency trading services in the state. The New York State Department of Financial Services ...
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First transactions executed on Deutsche Bourse's blockchain-bas... - Finextra (finextra.com) 12/03/2019 - 5:05am
First transactions executed on Deutsche Bourse's blockchain-bas... Finextra
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First transactions executed on Deutsche Bourse's blockchain-based securities lending platform (finextra.com) 12/02/2019 - 9:28pm
Commerzbank, Credit Suisse and UBS have successfully executed the first live transactions on Deutsche Börse's HQLAx securities lending platform. The DLT-based system for frictionless collateral swaps ...
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3 Major Roadblocks to Blockchain Adoption in Banking - Finextra (finextra.com) 12/02/2019 - 7:17am
3 Major Roadblocks to Blockchain Adoption in Banking Finextra
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Head of Chinese crypto exchange disappears (finextra.com) 12/02/2019 - 3:56am
The CEO of Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Idax has gone missing prompting fears that users of the platform have lost their virtual assets. On November 29th, an official announcement on the echange's ...
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3 Major Roadblocks to Blockchain Adoption in Banking (finextra.com) 12/01/2019 - 11:13pm
Since its invention back in 2008, blockchain technology has been trying to disrupt a number of industries with varying degrees of success. Core features of blockchain, such as decentralization and ...
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Tingting Xu (finextra.com) 12/01/2019 - 9:14pm
No, i don't agree. Before banking system exists, there was the private, personal banking. Traditional bank will soon finds ways to fit in, but the blockchain has not guarentee any safety.
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Ex-Barclays Antony Jenkins predicts demise of traditional banking (finextra.com) 12/01/2019 - 11:19am
He uses as an example the idea of mortgages that can be approved in minutes thanks to AI and funded by a pension that uses blockchain to exchange the relevant data and create a smart contract. Jenkins ...
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Bitcoin's impact on climate change not as great as feared - Finextra (finextra.com) 11/28/2019 - 7:00am
Bitcoin's impact on climate change not as great as feared Finextra
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Bitcoin's impact on climate change not as great as feared (finextra.com) 11/27/2019 - 11:11pm
Despite previous claims that the carbon footprint of bitcoin mining was on par with entire countries, a new study has shown that its impact is much smaller than was feared. A study earlier this year ...
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RBC launches Tech for Nature (finextra.com) 11/27/2019 - 10:56pm
Alison Cretney, managing director for the Energy Futures Lab “RBC’s support for emerging technologies has been a game changer in the water community. Leveraging blockchain technology, DataStream now ...
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EToro: Facebook should give up on the idea of launching its own cryptocurrney (finextra.com) 11/27/2019 - 9:42pm
If Facebook is to stand any chance of getting its cryptocurrency business off the ground it needs to forget about launching its own virtual coinage and instead use stablecoins issued by regulated ...
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AAX joins London Stock Exchange partner platform (finextra.com) 11/27/2019 - 8:23pm
AAX, the next-generation cryptocurrency exchange that offers over-the-counter, spot, and futures trading across a variety of digital assets, announced today that it has joined London Stock Exchange ...
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CryptoCompare to offer digital asset data to instutions via BT Radianz Cloud (finextra.com) 11/27/2019 - 3:35am
It enables BT Radianz clients globally to gain access to CryptoCompare’s full market data offering including reference rates, trade and order book data across more than 150,000 cryptocurrency trading ...
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Finablr forms cross-border remittance partnership with Alipay (finextra.com) 11/26/2019 - 8:42pm
“For example, using blockchain technology developed by Alipay, we have helped launch a blockchain remittance service between our e-wallet partners AlipayHK and GCash, providing round-the-clock, ...
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Accounting, Auditing and Blockchain. The common thread that binds the 3 is Triple Entry Accounting - Finextra (finextra.com) 11/26/2019 - 1:38pm
Accounting, Auditing and Blockchain. The common thread that binds the 3 is Triple Entry Accounting Finextra
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Avelacom goes multi-cloud in connecting to cryptocurrency exchanges - Finextra (finextra.com) 11/26/2019 - 5:55am
Avelacom goes multi-cloud in connecting to cryptocurrency exchanges Finextra
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Accounting, Auditing and Blockchain. The common thread that binds the 3 is Triple Entry Accounting (finextra.com) 11/26/2019 - 5:27am
So, the reason, as why should it be so complex to deal with its governance, is equally mystifying to many. In this article we shall look at how, with the advent of blockchain and it's growing adoption ...
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Crackdown in China to blame for bitcoin price plunge (finextra.com) 11/26/2019 - 12:26am
Bitcoin fell to a six-month low just above $6500 on Monday after two dramatic price drops in less than a week shaved nearly $20 billion off its market cap. Analysts are blaming a mass sell-off for the ...
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Ripple makes final $20 million investment in MoneyGram (finextra.com) 11/25/2019 - 10:23pm
MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), a global provider of innovative money transfer services, today announced that Ripple, a provider of leading enterprise blockchain solutions for global payments, has made the ...
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Avelacom goes multi-cloud in connecting to cryptocurrency exchanges (finextra.com) 11/25/2019 - 10:02pm
Avelacom, the high-performance global connectivity and IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry, has launched its multi-cloud connectivity solution to simplify and accelerate how ...
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French central bank floats European CBDC (finextra.com) 11/25/2019 - 2:37am
Speaking about the inefficiencies that still bedevil cross-border payments, Beau says: "The tokenisation of financial assets combined with the recourse to blockchain-based solutions and more broadly ...
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Connected Finances: When the Internet of Things Goes to the Bank (finextra.com) 11/24/2019 - 10:04pm
So, which technologies can banks introduce to keep customers and their positions in the banking system? First and foremost, it is blockchain technology, since it can minimize costs/losses by reducing ...
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