Barclays Bank proposed using blockchain to make various banking processes more efficient in a pair of patent applications. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/barclays-seeks-twin-blockchain-patents-for-banking-services/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Binance is reportedly among a number of investors backing a decentralized, blockchain-based bank to be launched in Malta. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-exchange-backs-first-ever-decentralized-bank-in-malta/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Wallet and custody startup Ledger is ramping up the number of cryptocurrencies it supports to meet demand from institutional investors.   This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/100-tokens-by-2020-ledger-pledges-big-expansion-for-crypto-custody/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The Australian retail bank has revised its loan agreements to prohibit borrowers from using mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-queensland-rules-out-crypto-purchases-with-mortgage-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Not a traditional firewall, the term denotes how Corda is able to limit communication between blockchain nodes operating in different environments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/r3-launches-corda-enterprise-with-first-ever-blockchain-firewall/. …

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Cryptocurrency and blockchain developers are building “parallel financial networks,” according to a new report by Alliance Bernstein. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-report-says-crypto-is-building-parallel-financial-networks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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We.trade, the blockchain-based financial trade platform jointly developed by nine European banks, has completed first live cross-border transactions. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/european-banks-complete-first-live-blockchain-financial-trades/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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An industry group in Poland is attempting to challenge banks that have allegedly denied services for firms working with cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/polish-bitcoin-association-challenges-banks-over-crypto-account-refusals/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Hong Kong’s banking regulator is planning to widen its works on cross-border trade finance using distributed ledger technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hong-kong-seeks-to-widen-dlt-use-in-trade-finance-with-abu-dhabi/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Two of Russia’s largest banks are planning to launch a cryptocurrency portfolio product for their private banking clients, Kommersant reported. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russias-largest-banks-plan-to-launch-crypto-portfolios/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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To most banks in the U.S., cryptocurrency businesses are pariahs. To Metropolitan Commercial Bank in New York, they’re “pioneers.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/metropolitan-bank-crypto-bitcoin-clients-millions/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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