Market review, October 30, 2018
Nine Japanese banks will test a new interbank payment system developed on the basis of the blockchain. A special digital currency will be used while testing, with the help of which banks plan to reduce fees for small real-time transactions. ...
Market review, October 29, 2018
Singapore's large energy company SP Group has launched renewable energy certificates (REC) based on the blockchain. The blockchain platform was presented at the ASEAN Energy Business Forum, which was held in Singapore. The press release notes ...
Market review, October 26, 2018
Deutsche Bundesbank, the central bank of Germany, and Deutsche Börse, the operator of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, have completed testing the blockchain for its securities settlement potential. On Thursday, in a joint press release of the ...
Market review, October 25, 2018
Forbes has launched a beta version of the cryptocurrency market data aggregator called Forbes CryptoMarkets. NewCity Digital Limited, Forbes Media, NewCity Capital and trade.io took part in the creation of the portal. It is reported that the ...
Market review, October 24, 2018
The bill on the introduction of tax incentives for entrepreneurs and companies working with cryptocurrencies was submitted to the Verkhovna Rada. The authors of the bill called for introducing tax benefits for legal entities working in this ...
Market review, October 22, 2018
The London Bullion Market Association will use blockchain technology to modernize and increase the transparency of gold supply chains. LBMA turned to its 144 members, including the world's largest gold mining companies, banks and brokers, with ...
Market review, October 23, 2018
The world's largest derivatives market operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced that the Bakkt cryptocurrency platform will be launched on December 12, and the first product on the platform will be Bitcoin futures with physical delivery ...
Market review, October 19, 2018
A new document prepared by World Bank Group experts proposes the development of a blockchain network to improve the efficiency of public procurement systems around the world. The report prepared by Ramanathan Somasundaram and Quamrul Hasan, ...
Market review, October 18, 2018
Japanese automaker Toyota has signed a cooperation agreement with blockchain-company Lucidity in order to reduce frauds when buying advertisements. Previously known as KR8OS, founded in 2017 in Los Angeles, Lucidity offers solution based on ...
Market review, October 17, 2018
According to the informational publication Vedomosti, investors of the blockchain platform TON (Telegram Open Network) received a letter in which the project organizers reported on the development and informed that the test launch of the platform ...
Market review, October 16, 2018
Japanese transnational corporation Sony announced the development of a digital rights management platform (DRM) based on the blockchain technology. The company filed a patent application for the use of blockchain technology for storing information ...
Market review, October 12, 2018
People’s Bank of China (PBoC) intends to hire lawyers and experts in the field of blockchain technology to create its own digital currency of the central bank - CBDC. According to various announcements about finding employees, the Central Bank ...
Market review, October 11, 2018
In these latter days, Japanese regulators has been performing a tightening of requirements for representatives of the cryptocurrency industry. Despite this, Mike Lempres, manager on interaction with the regulators of the American Stock Exchange ...
Market review, October 10, 2018
Mastercard has received a patent for a system that will allow launching “various types of blockchain”, including those that support multiple currencies. According to information published on the website of the United States Patent and Trademark ...
Market review, October 9, 2018
In the near future, residents of Dubai will be able to make payments for tuition, utilities and goods in retail stores with emCash, the state cryptocurrency based on the blockchain. The use of national cryptocurrencies is promoted by emCredit, ...
Market review, October 8, 2018
Yale University, which holds about $30 billion, has participated in the financing of Paradigm cryptocurrency fund with assets worth $400 million. The amount of investment is not disclosed. Paradigm was founded by the co-founder of the Coinbase ...
Market review, October 5, 2018
The sixth in terms of traded value cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is going to open a global decentralized cryptocurrency trading platform in order to enter the world market. The new exchange will be decentralized (DEX), as this model is more ...
Market review, October 4, 2018
The Israel Securities Agency (ISA) has integrated blockchain-based solutions into its internal systems. The implementation process was divided into two stages. The first included the integration of the Yael system, the task of which is to provide ...
Market review, October 3, 2018
After a series of widely reported experiments, three companies, MercuryFX, Cuallix, and the Catalyst Corporate Credit Union, began the commercial use of the xRapid product from Ripple. The XRapid platform operates on the basis of the XRP digital ...
Market review, October 2, 2018
Ripple will lead a number of organizations that have united in a lobbyist group called the Securing America's Internet of Value Coalition (SAIV) to influence US legislators and regulators to adopt and promote innovations in the field of cryptocurrency ...
Market review, October 1, 2018
The Austrian government intends to use the Ethereum blockchain for the issue of government bonds worth 1.15 billion euros (1.35 billion dollars). Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB), one of the largest banks in Austria with assets in the amount ...