Monday, August 20, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

BMO pilots blockchain for fixed income issuance

Bank of Montreal's capital markets unit has piloted the use of a blockchain platform for a pilot fixed income issuance transaction. Read more: www.finextra.com

Coinbase wins patent for secure Bitcoin payments system

Coinbase is looking into creating more secure digital payment platforms to help merchants accept bitcoin, a patent filing reveals. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Uncanny correlation: Overstock’s stock and the Bitcoin price

A publicly traded stock is tracking the price of bitcoin, a correlation that appears to have played out over a period of years. Read more: www.coindesk.com

California judge orders accused hacker to pay bail in crypto

A man has been ordered to pay bail in cryptocurrency while he faces charges of hacking the computer network of a San Francisco game company. Read more: www.coindesk.com

LINE Corp launches new $10m digital token fund

Japan-based Line Corporation has launched a new investment division which will focus on backing blockchain startups. Read more: fintech.global

US blockchain platform Bravo Pay basks in beta mode

Arizona-based Bravo Pay is braving the fintech elements and is inviting users to join its blockchain platform beta. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Copper.co offers custody solution

Copper.co is now offering a custody solution for institutions investing in digital assets. The crypto portfolio management platform says it is offering Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Crypto markets maintain momentum despite retracement

The cryptocurrency markets continued their positive momentum on Wednesday evening as most of the coins held on to the gains achieved over the past 24 hours. Read more: www.ccn.com

BMO, Pension Plan pilot blockchain for fixed income

Canadian financial firm BMO Capital Markets is working with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan on a new blockchain pilot. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Malta issues virtual assets rulebook

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has now published a Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Rulebook specifically pertaining to the regulation of Read more: www.ccn.com