Tag: Bank’s

Banks
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South Africa’s Central Bank Calls Crypto ‘Cyber-Tokens’, Not Currency

Brian Evans - May 25, 2018

The central bank of South Africa will classify digital currencies “cyber-tokens,” claiming they don’t fit the definition of money

Banks
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German Bank and Steel Conglomerate Execute Forex Transaction via Blockchain

Brian Evans - May 25, 2018

German Commerzbank and Thyssenkrupp have completed a blockchain pilot transaction of a forex forward worth €500,000

Banks
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More Americans Will Turn to Crypto If Fed Relaxes Post-2008 Measures, Analysts Say

Brian Evans - May 25, 2018

As the U.S. Fed considers relaxing post-2008 bank regulations, Americans may conclude crypto is a safer bet, analysts argue

Banks
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Startup Aims to Make Blockchain Mainstream With Brick and Mortar Stores

Brian Evans - May 23, 2018

A startup wants to bring crypto to the masses by opening retail stores with blockchain products, financial services and crypto schools in global cities #SPONSORED

Argentina
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Argentinian Bank Now Using Bitcoin For Cross-Border Transactions

Brian Evans - May 23, 2018

Banco Masventas of Argentina has partnered with a blockchain-based financial services firm to use Bitcoin as an alternative to SWIFT for cross-border payments

Adoption
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Bank of England Issues Working Paper on Central Bank Digital Currencies

Brian Evans - May 22, 2018

The Bank of England has issued a working paper on central bank digital currencies and their possible influence on the banking sector and the economy

Banks
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Germany’s BaFin Visits National Bank of Georgia to Discuss Crypto Regulations

Brian Evans - May 21, 2018

German financial supervisor BaFin visited Georgian financial authorities to share experience of crypto regulation

Banks
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UK: Fiat Exchange LMAX Launches Crypto Trading to ‘Further Legitimize Market’

Brian Evans - May 21, 2018

FCA-regulated, fiat trading platform LMAX launches crypto exchange targeting institutional investors

Banks
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Fundstrat’s Lee Admits Poor Prediction of Bitcoin Rally, Still Expects $25k Price by Year End

Brian Evans - May 20, 2018

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee admits that his Consensus BTC rally prediction ‘did not happen,’ but still expects Bitcoin to reach $25k by year end

Banks
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WSJ: Coinbase Spoke to U.S. Regulators About Acquiring Federal Banking License

Brian Evans - May 19, 2018

WSJ report says Coinbase spoke to U.S. regulators about getting a banking license