University students in mainland China and Hong Kong respond to the PBoC’s tests of its digital currency.
UBS equity analysts argue China’s digital currency is going to boost fintech-related spending.
The firm will develop models for using central-bank digital currencies for payments with Thailand.
The Blockchain Service Network will use DAML to unify smart contracts on chains at home and abroad.
Bank of Shanghai is testing BitMint’s Q-Pay, a.k.a. “pay like cash”, which looks like a preamble to a new paradigm of digital money.
Analyst Shaun Cochran explains why sovereign digital currencies are likely to become a reality, and what they’d replace.
Saudi central banker says the goal is to scale the Ripple-backed project for cross-border payments.
Independent Reserve, a centralized exchange, plans to get ASIC licensing next to help institutionalize crypto.
Morgan McKenney, a leader in Citi’s internal innovation efforts, says blockchain can improve cross-border payments but is skeptical about its revolutionizing trade finance or correspondent banking.
A new initiative seeks to help digital currencies shed their dodgy, Wild West origins and become acceptable to institutional investors.