BBVA Can’t Hold Cryptocurrency – And That’s a Problem

After becoming the first financial institution to combine public and private blockchains in a live transaction, Spanish multinational bank BBVA has hit something of a quandary. Specifically, it’s unsure how …

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IBM, Barclays and Citi Team Up to Launch Blockchain App Store for Banks

Even private and permissioned blockchains need to build ecosystems and achieve network effects, just like their permissionless, public counterparts. At least, that’s the thinking behind LedgerConnect, a financial blockchain “app …

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BRICS Bank Consortium to Research Blockchain Applications

A consortium of state-owned development banks plan to research blockchain technology for international transactions and other products, Russia-based Vnesheconombank said Thursday. Vnesheconombank, the Brazilian Development Bank, the Export-Import Bank of …

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