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PBoC Is Seeking Blockchain Talent to Help Build Its Central Bank Crypto

China's central bank is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of a yuan-based digital currency......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 11th, 2018

PBoC Mouthpiece Voices Support for Yuan-Pegged Crypto Stablecoins

A researcher from the People's Bank of China voices support for yuan-pegged stablecoins in an op-ed published by a mouthpiece of the central bank......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 10th, 2018

PBoC"s Digital Currency Lab Launches New Research Center

The Digital Currency Research Lab within China's central bank is expanding to Nanjing to enable wider deployment of blockchain and other fintech. .....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 5th, 2018

PBoC"s Digital Currency Lab Launches New Research Center Outside of Beijing

The Digital Currency Research Lab within China's central bank is expanding to Nanjing to enable wider deployment of blockchain and other fintech. .....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 5th, 2018

PBoC"s Digital Currency Chief Departs to Lead Securities Clearing House

The former chief of China's central bank digital currency initiative has left the role to lead the country's central securities clearing house......»»

Category: forexSource: coindesk32 min. ago

Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding

Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys......»»

Category: forexSource: coindesk32 min. ago

KC talent helps Commerce Bank become a health care payments powerhouse

Commerce Bank has been nabbing a lot of talent from companies like Cerner to build new financial technology that helps health care providers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2018

PBoC Op-Ed Pushes Use Case for Yuan-Pegged Crypto Stablecoins

A researcher from the People's Bank of China voiced support for yuan-pegged stablecoins in an op-ed published Tuesday......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 10th, 2018

Singapore Moves to Help Crypto Startups Receive Banking Services

Singapore's central bank is building relationships to ensure local crypto-focused startups receive domestic banking services......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 10th, 2018

Middle East"s First Central Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange to Launch in 2019

After a year in the Central Bank of Bahrain's regulatory sandbox, Rain Financial is gearing up to offer crypto on-ramps from all regional currencies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 9th, 2018

PBOC Cuts Reserve Ratio for Some Banks

China’s central bank cut the amount of cash lenders must hold as reserves for the fourth time this year, as policy makers seek to shore up the economy amid a worsening trade war......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 2018

India"s Central Bank Denies "Formal Creation" of Blockchain Unit

The Reserve Bank of India has denied officially forming a new unit to research AI and blockchain technology, despite reports to the contrary......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 30th, 2018

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

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

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 27th, 2018

Crypto Payments Startup Bitwala Raises €4 Million in New Funding

Blockchain startup Bitwala has raised €4 million in new funding that will help develop a planned blockchain bank account offering......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 26th, 2018

Early Execs Leave Block.one, The Peter Thiel-Backed Crypto Startup Behind EOS

As Block.one was raising $4 billion from Silicon Valley and Wall Street, a group of executives decided to quit and build a bigger, better blockchain......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 25th, 2018

Ex-PBOC Head Warns China"s Exporters Could Soon Ditch The US

Former Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan suggested on Wednesday that the direct impact on China of.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 20th, 2018

RBS Blockchain Team Jumps Ship to Build New Startups Using R3"s Corda

A blockchain team from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has left to start a "venture studio" called Chorum from which full-blown startups an be spun out......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 20th, 2018

Singapore Central Banker: No Crypto Tokens We"ve Seen Are Securities

Damien Pang, head of the Technology Infrastructure Office at Singapore's central bank talks about the authority's insight on DTL and digital tokens......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 19th, 2018

PBoC-Backed Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Enters Test Phase

A blockchain trade finance platform spearheaded by the People's Bank of China has entered the testing phase ahead of an official roll-out......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 4th, 2018

As Central Banks Go Digital, Crypto Competition Looms

The race is on to build the best "stablecoin" – a cryptocurrency with mechanisms aimed to reduce price volatility built in......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 28th, 2018

Singapore Stock Exchange Taps Blockchain for Faster Settlements

Singapore's stock exchange is working with the city-state's central bank to adopt blockchain for faster and cheaper securities transactions......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 27th, 2018