Market review, November 19, 2018
Switzerland's main stock exchange, the fourth largest stock exchange in Europe, agreed to launch Amun Crypto ETP, an exchange-traded product that will track the top five in terms of capitalization cryptocurrencies and invest in them. The product ...
Market review, November 7, 2018
Spanish banking giant BBVA has completed a pilot project to place a syndicated loan worth $150 million in the blockchain. According to the Financial Times report on Wednesday, the bank arranged a loan for Red Electric, the national grid operator ...
Market review, November 06, 2018
One of the global audit and consulting firms of the Big Four, Deloitte, in partnership with Chicago-based Attest Inc. developed a digital identification system based on the blockchain technology. The cooperation involves the development of ...
Market review, November 05, 2018
The SendFriend payment platform, supported by MIT Media Lab, Mastercard and Ripple, is going to integrate xRapid technology to speed up the performance and to reduce the costs of cross-border transfers. The launch of SendFriend should take ...
Market review, November 02, 2018
The world's largest supplier of Bitcoin ATMs, Coinsource, has become another cryptocurrency company licensed by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). According to Coinsource representative, Arnold Spencer, the company ...
Market review, November 1, 2018
The verification process of educational qualifications in the Caribbean will be faster – the local agency starts issuing certificates and diplomas based on the blockchain. The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) stated that starting from October ...
Market review, October 31, 2018
MasterCard is about to get a patent for managing partial reserves of digital assets. The annex to the application describes a system that will simultaneously track cryptocurrency and fiat assets, and that is, in fact, a web wallet in combination ...
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 ...