Tag: santander

  • Stock Exchange
    Blockchain

    Germany’s Largest Stock Exchange Mulls Over Blockchain Move

    Deutsche Börse AG, which owns the largest German stock exchange, is examining a potential move into the blockchain space according to reports. This follows the introduction of Bitcoin Futures by American rivals and plans for a cryptocurrency trading app by the #2 German stock exchange. Race to Catch...

    timcopeland | May 24, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Bank
    Bitcoin

    Argentinian Bank to Use Bitcoin for Cross-Border Transactions

    BMV bank has revealed a partnership with Bitex to allow customers to make cross-border payments in Bitcoin. They aim to utilise Bitcoin as a low-fee cryptocurrency which can be transferred across borders and easily exchanged for fiat currencies. Bank Moves from SWIFT to Bitcoin BMV said in a...

    timcopeland | May 22, 2018 | 10:00 pm
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    Crypto

    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
  • santander
    Blockchain

    Banco Santander to Debut International Payment System on Ripple

    Banco Santander has set a Q1 2018 launch date for the introduction of same-day, mobile, international payments for customers, which will operate using blockchain technology on Ripple’s distributed ledger. For banks, the benefit of using Ripple is that it can enable the transfer of data and value in...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 2, 2018 | 11:30 pm
  • Santander InnoVentures Pumps $4 Million into Ripple Labs Funding Round. newsbtc bitcoin news

    Santander Latest to Drop from R3CEV Blockchain Consortium

    Banco Santander (BME:SAN) has become the latest financial institution to exit R3CEV’s much marketed blockchain consortium. Only less than 24 hours ago, American multinational Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) had confirmed dropping out of the aforementioned Wall Street blockchain league. The company, in its press statement, had cited its indifferences with R3...

    Gautham | November 22, 2016 | 1:00 pm
  • Uncategorized

    Yet Another Bitcoin Impact Assessment Report by Santander

    The number of reports discussing Bitcoin’s impact on mainstream banking and financial sector is overwhelming. Adding to the list is yet another report focused on Brazil, published by Banco Santander. The report titled “Brazil: Banks and Financial Services – To Bitcoin or Not to Bitcoin?”  is a result...

    Gautham | September 10, 2016 | 8:38 pm
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    Did The Fintech Sector Spook Santander Bank?

    Is fintech sector a threat to the banking world? Traditional banking is still observing this sector and has taken a lot of steps towards utilizing the technology behind Bitcoin, the blockchain. But still, at least in the case of Santander Bank, the fintech industry did raise a few...

    Guest Author | October 20, 2015 | 2:30 pm
  • Santander InnoVentures Pumps $4 Million into Ripple Labs Funding Round. newsbtc bitcoin news
    Bitcoin

    Santander InnoVentures Pumps $4M into Ripple Labs’ Funding Round

    Spanish banking group Santander has made its first investment into the blockchain, a payment settlement technology that supports Bitcoin. Santander InnoVentures, the bank’s $100-million investment vehicle made to support potential FinTech technologies, has invested $4 million into Silicon Valley-based Ripple Labs. The latter is a renowned remittance company...

    Gola Yashu | October 6, 2015 | 10:58 am

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