Bitcoin & Banking News

Bitcoin & Banking News

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Blockchain Consortium Agentic Group Introduces New UK Office

Agentic Group, a blockchain consortium headquartered in New York City, has expanded into the UK, introducing yesterday its London office. Agentic UK is the...

Bitcoin Stands Strong Amidst Global Political and Economic Uncertainty

When some of us consider Bitcoin, we think of resilience. Let’s be honest - much has transpired in our world since Bitcoin was first...

Brazilian Bank To Trial New Blockchain Digital Wallet in Sao Paulo

Banco Bradesco, one of Brazil's largest banks, is planning to trial a new digital wallet and mobile finance app that leverages blockchain technology for...

Russian Banks, FIs Partner For Blockchain Consortium

Major Russian financial services firms and institutions have teamed up to launch the country's first financial blockchain consortium, a new coalition aimed at creating...

NY DFS Grants BitLicense to Ripple XRP For Institutional Applications

Ripple has been granted a "BitLicense" to sell and custody XRP, the digital asset native to the Ripple Consensus Ledger, becoming the fourth company...

India: Fintech Storm to Host Blockchain Symposium Amid Growing Interest from...

Blockchain technology will be one of the main topics that will be discussed during the Fintech Storm India Summit 2016, a two-day event occurring...

Jim Rickards on Central Bankers’ Incentives to Demonize Bitcoin and Gold

Jim Rickards, the New York Times bestselling author of Currency Wars, The End of Money, and The New Case for Gold, was recently interviewed...

South African Banks Actively Investigating Blockchain Tech

Large South African companies and banks are beginning to experiment with blockchain technology as a way to streamline processes, saving time and money. "In 2015,...

BNP Paribas Selects Smart Contract Startup CommonAccord for its Fintech Accelerator...

BNP Paribas, a leading multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in Paris, has named the eight startups it had picked to join its...

Deloitte Report: ‘State-Sponsored Cryptocurrencies’ Will Become Reality in 5 Years Time

While many of the cryptocurrencies that exist today will vanish for lack of any real demand, state-sponsored cryptocurrencies will become reality in five years...