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SWIFT Launches New Service to Deliver Instant Payments Worldwide

SWIFT Launches New Service to Deliver Instant Payments Worldwide

The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, better known as SWIFT, announced that it would provide real-time global payments. The organisation will achieve this by integrating its SWIFT gpi (from Global Payment Initiative) into domestic instant payment systems worldwide.... Read more.

Security Token Platform Securitize Raises $14M From Santander

Security Token Platform Securitize Raises $14M From Santander

Securitize, a blockchain-oriented firm that helps entities tokenise real-world assets, announced that it had raised $14 million during its latest fund... Read more.

Cobalt Launches Blockchain-Based FX Infrastructure

Cobalt Launches Blockchain-Based FX Infrastructure

Cobalt, a blockchain-oriented startup, launched a foreign exchange infrastructure that is now used by Deutsche Bank, Saxo Bank, and XTX Markets. The p... Read more.

Saxo, BinckBank Introduce Investment Platform For Expats in Spain

Saxo, BinckBank Introduce Investment Platform For Expats in Spain

Danish broker Saxo Bank and Dutch stockbroker BinckBank announced the deployment of an investment platform aimed at expats living in Spain. The move c... Read more.

Deutsche Becomes Member of JPMorgan’s Blockchain Payment Network

Deutsche Becomes Member of JPMorgan’s Blockchain Payment Network

German banking giant Deutsche Bank has become part of the blockchain-based network Interbank Information Network (IIN), which is led by JPMorgan. The ... Read more.

FB’s Libra Seeks Approval From Swiss FINMA

FB’s Libra Seeks Approval From Swiss FINMA

Facebook is seeking regulatory approval for its Libra project. On Wednesday, the Libra Association, a Geneva-based non-profit that runs the Libra proj... Read more.

Crypto Exchange Huobi Launches Blockchain Phone

Crypto Exchange Huobi Launches Blockchain Phone

Crypto exchange Huobi is supporting a project that develops blockchain-based smartphones. Known as Whole Network, the project is working on its own di... Read more.

Binance Launches 2 Crypto Futures Testnet Platforms, Buys JEX

Binance Launches 2 Crypto Futures Testnet Platforms, Buys JEX

Binance launched on Monday two futures trading platforms for trial, calling its users to pick the best option. In parallel, Binance announced that it ... Read more.

Telegram to Launch Own Cryptocurrency by October

Telegram to Launch Own Cryptocurrency by October

Messaging application provider Telegram is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency called Gram, according to the New York Times, which cited three i... Read more.

Ripple Sold Over $250M XRP in Q2 2019

Ripple Sold Over $250M XRP in Q2 2019

Ripple, the company behind the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, published on Wednesday its XRP Markets Report. Besides the sales figures, t... Read more.

Bitcoin, Libra “National Security Issue” US Treasury Says

Bitcoin, Libra “National Security Issue” US Treasury Says

On Monday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took the crypto market by surprise when holding a press conference that revolved around Bitcoin and Fa... Read more.

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