Nine of the world's largest banks are backing an initiative to create a set of global standards for the use of distributed ledger technology in financial markets.
Barclays is preparing a Bitcoin pilot that will enable people to make donations to charities in the cryptocurrency, according to the Sunday Times.
Giant Swiss bank UBS has launched a global innovation challenge with cash prizes of $300,000 at stake for entrepreneurs, start-ups or growing companies with ideas that could change the way finance works.
SIX and Swisscom are collaborating with Swiss banks to introduce a universal mobile payment service for online and offline transactions nationwide.
Bondcube, an electronic trading platform for corporate debt, has filed for liquidation just three months after going live.
FXSpotStream LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LiquidityMatch LLC, today announced the launch of a new Graphical User Interface (GUI).
Martin Wheatley, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK banking watchdog, has announced his resignation.
A London-based start-up that invests in the technology behind crypto-currency bitcoin is planning to list on London's AIM in what is believed to be the first IPO for a blockchain company.
Thirteen major global banks, ICAP plc and market infrastructures The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and Euroclear have joined forces with AcadiaSoft, Inc. to solve a vexing industry problem involving margin flows.
Five of the world’s leading investment banks – BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley and UBS – have announced the formation of a new company, Visible Alpha LLC, to create a common language and platform for analysts’ financial models and forecasts.
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