Tag: barclays

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    Mastercard Recognises the Influence of Cryptocurrencies

    Mastercard released their 2018 Q1 financial results on May 2 showing record first-quarter net income of $1.5 billion and revenue of $3.6 billion. They attributed some of this success to the December and January boom in cryptocurrency prices as they expect results to drop following the recent bear market....

    timcopeland | May 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Barclays

    Barclays Rule Out Launching Their Own Crypto Trading Desk

    The chief executive of British multi-national investment bank, Barclays, has announced that they are not planning on launching their own cryptocurrency trading desk anytime soon. The revelation came during the bank’s annual general meeting earlier today. Barclay’s Crypto Trading Desk Rumours Appear to Be Unfounded Jes Staley spoke...

    Rick D. | May 1, 2018 | 7:25 pm
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    Ripple Urges UK Regulators to Strike a Balance for Cryptocurrencies

    San Francisco based Ripple, owner the world’s third largest cryptocurrency, has made a plea to UK regulators to end the ‘Wild West’ days of cryptocurrencies. The company has urged the UK to follow in Japan’s footsteps in implementing structured regulatory frameworks to encourage safe and legal investments into...

    Martin Young | April 16, 2018 | 8:01 am
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    Coinbase Obtains a UK eMoney License and Partners with Barclays

    Banks are slowly changing their opinion on cryptocurrencies. A few institutions still prefer to restrict access to this new form of money altogether. Barclays, on the other hand, has entered a partnership with Coinbase. As such, the popular cryptocurrency exchange now has a UK bank account which opens...

    JP Buntinx | March 14, 2018 | 2:30 pm
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    Barclays Positive about Bitcoin, Holds Talks with Regulators

    The banking industry’s interest in cryptocurrencies stretches beyond just blockchain technology. Barclay, the UK-based banking giant, has made it evident in its recent interactions with the country’s regulatory body – Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). According to reports on various news outlets, the discussion between Barclays, regulators and other...

    Gautham | June 26, 2017 | 9:30 pm
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    Blockchain Gets Barclays’ Antony Jenkins as Board Member

    The leading Bitcoin wallet and block explorer, Blockchain now has a new board member in the form of Antony Jenkins. The former CEO of English banking giant, Barclays has announced his new position in the cryptocurrency company earlier yesterday. The inclusion of Antony Jenkins as a board member...

    Gautham | December 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm
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    Barclays Executes Letter of Credit Transaction on Blockchain

    These are exciting times for blockchain technology. Barclays, a world-renowned bank, and Wave, one of their accelerator graduates, conducted a live test of distributed ledger technology. A Live Letter of Credit transaction was performed and completed.This is a significant validation of blockchain technology. Wave is a company dedicated...

    JP Buntinx | September 7, 2016 | 1:45 pm
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    SpaceBTC, Latest Bitcoin Exchange Serve European Market

    A new Bitcoin exchange has been just launched in Europe amidst the continent’s struggle to recover from the recent economic struggle. SpaceBTC, as the exchange is titled, has announced that it will operate from the fintech capital London, with teams that will work relentlessly from Moscow and Seville to build...

    Gautham | July 4, 2016 | 5:30 pm

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