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ING Survey: 15% of Europeans Would Like to Be Paid in Bitcoin (BTC)
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ING Survey: 15% of Europeans Would Like to Be Paid in Bitcoin (BTC)

Adriana Midrigan - June 26, 2018

The Dutch banking group ING reported that the cryptocurrency sector will record a double number of interested individuals, according to the company's latest research. The company's conclusions…

Norwegian Central Bank to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency: Is it True?
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Norwegian Central Bank to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency: Is it True?

Adriana Midrigan - May 21, 2018

The Central Bank of Norway, Norges Bank, is looking to design its own cryptocurrency to serve as a "supplement to cash", according to Norges Bank Paper. The…

Russia’s Largest Bank Accomplished the First Blockchain Commercial Bond Transaction
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Russia’s Largest Bank Accomplished the First Blockchain Commercial Bond Transaction

Adriana Midrigan - May 17, 2018

Great news for Russia. The Sberbank CIB branch investment bank has successfully accomplished the country’s first blockchain-based “commercial bond transaction”. The announcement was made on 16th May…

Venezuela Defies US Cryptocurrency Sanctions with Help from a Russian Bank
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Venezuela Defies US Cryptocurrency Sanctions with Help from a Russian Bank

Vladimir Ciobica - May 16, 2018

The Petro (PTR), Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, has been enduring thanks to the support offered by a Russian bank called Evrofinance Mosnarbank. This makes it the only financial…

JPMorgan Eyes Blockchain Tech for Interbank Payments
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JPMorgan Eyes Blockchain Tech for Interbank Payments

Adriana Midrigan - May 4, 2018

JPMorgan Chase is seeking to adopt distributed ledgers in order to improve the payment system. A patent was published by the U.S. Patent Trademark Office on Thursday,…

Goldman Sachs to Release a Bitcoin Trading Desk
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Goldman Sachs to Release a Bitcoin Trading Desk

Adriana Midrigan - May 3, 2018

Goldman Sachs is going to release a Bitcoin trading desk, according to the bank's statement made on Wednesday. According to New York Times, the giant bank based in…

VPE Becomes First German Bank to Trade Cryptocurrency
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VPE Becomes First German Bank to Trade Cryptocurrency

Adriana Midrigan - April 27, 2018

The first bank based in Germany to trade cryptocurrency has revealed its feature. WEPP WerpapierhandelsBank AG (VPE) has launched its new crypto service, according to VPE press…

Santander Collaborates With Ripple to Launch Money Transfer App
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Santander Collaborates With Ripple to Launch Money Transfer App

Adriana Midrigan - March 26, 2018

The bank Santander with the main headquarter in Spain has announced about launching its own international payment system based on Ripple, according to Business Insider. The CEO…

Barclays’ Credit Card Holders Are Allowed to Buy Cryptocurrency. Virgin Money Prohibits It
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Barclays’ Credit Card Holders Are Allowed to Buy Cryptocurrency. Virgin Money Prohibits It

Adriana Midrigan - February 8, 2018

It seems that the competition between decentralized and centralized economies is intensifying. The opinions are divided, that’s why many financial institutions have already suspended their activities related…

Three U.S. Banks Banned Users From Buying Cryptocurrency With Credit Card
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Three U.S. Banks Banned Users From Buying Cryptocurrency With Credit Card

Adriana Midrigan - February 5, 2018

More and more financial institutions are being opposed to the digital variables. The concerns over the use of cryptocurrency has directed three U.S. leading vectors in the…