Wall Street Skeptic: Bitcoin a Good Bet if Trade Tensions Continue

Mr Peter Bookvar of Bleakley advisory group views Bitcoin as a great bet to bank on in the face of the China-US trade wars. The chief investment officer is more a fan of Gold as a store of value, but…

Israel Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange in Bank Account Case

Israeli’s crypto community toasted to good news after the country’s largest broker for Bitcoin and Ethereum was allowed to keep its account with the country’s largest bank. This was decided by Israel’s Supreme Court after overturning a district court’s earlier…

Russia’s largest bank shelves crypto plans despite having a Crypto Bullish CEO

Russia’s largest bank Sberbank is reportedly planning to scrap its crypto plans citing the anti Bitcoin sentiments of government regulators. This news has come off as quite ironic since the bank’s CEO is a popularly known Bitcoin Bull. Despite the…

Myanmar Central Bank moves to tame Country’s Bitcoin Thirst

The attractive developing country of Myanmar could be on the verge of losing about $5.8 Billion in foreign direct investments following their anti-Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies stance. Myanmar is hinting at a possible blackballing of Bitcoin, a crypto-currency that has…

6 banks plan to issue their own digital tokens on Stellar blockchain backed by fiat currency

Six international banks have laid out plans to issue their own stable coins, or digital tokens backed by Fiat currency, on IBM’s Stellar-powered money wiring service. This was reported by both IBM and stellar. IBM’s Stellar powered money wiring service…

SBI announces that 13 Top Banks are about to join the Ripple Ecosystem

SBI holdings- an entity that solidly backs ripple- just announced a new app known as moneyTap. This app will be focusing on cashless payments for small transfers. The SBI group is sometimes referred to as strategic business innovator group, and…

Citigroup Drop Plans of Launching Own Crypto “citicoin”

It appears that Citigroup, the third largest bank in the US, has dropped plans of launching their own crypto which was to be known as “citicoin” It came out in July of 2015 through the international Business Times (IBTimes) that…

Kuwait Finance House Adopts Ripple

Ripple has done it again, this time partnering with a Kuwaiti bank in a deal that will see the use of Xcurrent by the bank. The Kuwait finance house will join Ripple NET in an unprecedented move in the country…

Basel Based Bank Consortium issues Crypto warning to Financial Institutions

A warning has been issued by a consortium of bank regulators through a statement that said crypto-currency could have massive implications for the financial sector. The statement read; “The continued growth of crypto asset trading platforms and new financial products…

Former Goldman Sachs engineers raise $3 million to tackle crypto-related manipulation

A US-based trade surveillance startup has raised approximately $3 million in seed funding to help combat crypto manipulation and its related effect in the space. While announcing the development on Wednesday, the startup dubbed Solidus Labs said it intends to…