Ex-Barclays Executive Aims to Launch Britain’s First Regulated Crypto Bank in 2020

Ex-Barclays Executive Aims to Launch Britain’s First Regulated Crypto Bank in 2020

The former head of technology for the Barclays group for more than a decade may soon begin championing crypto. Specifically, he is said to be eyeing a Q1 2020 launch of his latest digital banking venture, Ziglu. Ziglu is led by a banking industry veteran Specifically, Mark Hipperson was not only the head of technology … Continue reading Ex-Barclays Executive Aims to Launch Britain’s First Regulated Crypto Bank in 2020

SWIFT Representative Calls Crypto “Useless and Unstable”

The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, SWIFT, recently had some harsh words for crypto. Specifically, representatives from SWIFT have reportedly said that crypto is “useless and unstable”. Nonetheless, this comes as crypto is increasingly challenging SWIFT’s dominance on monetary transfers. SWIFT calls crypto “useless” This news was first covered in an FXStreet report on … Continue reading SWIFT Representative Calls Crypto “Useless and Unstable”

Bakkt Will Launch Futures Platform in the US on September 23

The Bitcoin futures trading platform Bakkt, will launch its awaited platform for trading crypto on September 23 in the United States. This comes as Bakkt confirms that the company has received the required regulatory approval to move forward. Bakkt will launch in the United States on September 23 This news came in an official blog … Continue reading Bakkt Will Launch Futures Platform in the US on September 23

People’s Bank of China Reveal National Digital Currency “Is Ready”

The People’s Bank of China, China’s central bank, recently made a claim that it has now got a “ready” digital currency. This comes as the People’s Bank of China has been working on a blockchain solution for multiple years. China’s central bank reveals that its digital currency is “ready” Specifically, the Deputy Director of the … Continue reading People’s Bank of China Reveal National Digital Currency “Is Ready”