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.
Senjo Group in Singapore wants to invest in Southeast Asian payment gateways associated with gaming.