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Ripple enters supply chain finance venture with SBI Group and HashKey DX

Ripple is joining forces with SBI Group and HashKey DX to bring XRPL-powered supply chain finance to Japan.


Visa develops dashboard to make sense of stablecoin activity

Visa has teamed up with blockchain data provider Allium Labs to build a dashboard that helps people make sense of stablecoin activity.


UK moves to experimentation phase of Regulated Liability Network

The UK's biggest banks are pushing ahead with the experimentation phase of a Regulated Liability Network, a financial market infrastructure for programmable money operating on a multi-bank shared ledger.


Hong Kong set to approve first crypto ETF

Hong Kong's financial regulator is poised to give the green light to the first batch of bitcoin spot ETFs.


Insurers target crypto market

The global insurance industry is turning its attention to the risks posed by cryptocurrencies and digital assets, judging by recent product announcements.


ECB preps DLT trials for wholesale central bank money settlement

The European Central Bank has put together a host of participants for exploratory work on the use of distributed ledger technology to settle wholesale transactions in central bank money.


Ripple plans stablecoin

Crypto and blockchain giant Ripple is launching its own dollar-pegged stablecoin.


BofE and FCA issue draft guidance on Digital Securities Sandbox

UK regulators are inviting feedback on draft guidance for firms looking to enter the country's new Digital Securities Sandbox (DSS).


Central banks explore tokenisation of cross-border payments

A collection of seven central banks are working with the Bank for International Settlements to explore tokenisation of cross-border payments.


Russia-linked fintechs hit with US sanctions

The US government has imposed sanctions on 13 fintechs for offering crypto-based services to Russian firms looking to evade the economic restrictions in place since the outbreak of war in Ukraine.


Euroclear invests in blockchain company

Post-trade group Euroclear has acquired a stake in Iznes, a pan-European, blockchain-based network within the asset management market.


Ireland’s fintech funding slumps

2023 saw a 94% decline in funding for Irish fintechs, according to recently published research.


BlackRock claims tokenisation first

BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has taken its first step into the world of tokenisation.


Blockchain payment network Zone raises $8.5 million

African blockchain payment network, Zone, has raised $8.5 million in an oversubscribed seed funding round led by VC firms Flourish Ventures and TLcom Capital.


Wall Street players pilot Canton Network blockchain platform

A host of major financial players, including Goldman Sachs and BNY Mellon, have taken part in a pilot of Digital Asset's Canton Network blockchain platform for tokenised assets.


Rabobank executes $2 billion in commercial paper transactions on blockchain

Rabobank has completed a series of pilots to execute more than €2 billion in commercial paper transactions on blockchain platform Ubermorgen.


Lloyds forms trade digitalisation partnership with WaveBL

Lloyds has become the first UK bank to join the WaveBL electronic trade documentation platform, meaning its clients can transfer blockchain-based Bills of Lading across a network of members in 136 countries.


Citi tests tokenisation of private funds

Citi has joined forces with Wellington Management and WisdomTree to explore the tokenisation of private markets.


UBS launches tokenized warrant on public blockchain

UBS has launched Hong Kong’s first investment-grade tokenized warrant on the Ethereum public blockchain network.


Regtech docStribute raises £820k

Distributed Ledger Technology-based regtech docStribute has raised £820,000 from a gaggle of angels in a pre-Series A funding round.