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Amundi buys 51 percent remaining stake in fintech Anatec
French asset manager Amundi said on Friday it bought the 51 percent stake it didn't own in fintech Anatec.
Jan 18
08:26 AM
Daily bitcoin transactions on darknet markets doubled throughout 2018: report
Use of bitcoin as a form of payment doubled in 2018 on darknet market sites, where users can buy anything from illegal drugs to fake IDs, even though the price of the cryptocurrency crashed, according to a study by data firm Chainalysis.
Jan 18
06:31 AM
Wall Street hits four-week high on BofA, Goldman boost
Wall Street's main indexes hit a one-month high on Wednesday, boosted by upbeat earnings from Bank of America and Goldman Sachs, with a multi-billion dollar deal in the fintech sector also helping a risk-on trade.
Jan 16
09:57 AM
Gains in Goldman, BofA send Wall Street to four-week high
Bank shares drove Wall Street's main indexes to a one-month high on Wednesday after strong earnings from Bank of America and Goldman Sachs, with a multi-billion dollar deal in the fintech sector also helping a risk-on sentiment.
Jan 16
08:51 AM
Fiserv to buy First Data for $22 billion to boost payments business
U.S. financial technology provider Fiserv Inc said on Wednesday it will buy payment processor First Data Corp in a $22 billion all-stock deal, the biggest ever acquisition in a booming market in digital payments technology.
Jan 16
07:31 AM
Gains in Goldman, BofA drive Wall Street to four-week high
Bank stocks drove Wall Street to a one-month high on Wednesday after strong earnings from Bank of America and Goldman Sachs, with a multi-billion dollar deal in the fintech sector adding to the boost.
Jan 16
07:26 AM
Goldman, BofA earnings boost to drive Wall Street higher at open
Wall Street was set to extend gains on Wednesday, after hitting a four-week high in the previous session, as strong earnings from Goldman Sachs and Bank of America as well as a $22 billion deal in the fintech sector lifted sentiment.
Jan 16
06:21 AM
Chevron, Total and Reliance join oil blockchain platform Vakt
Oil majors Chevron and Total , along with major Indian refiner Reliance Industries , have joined the blockchain-based platform Vakt, London-based Vakt said on Tuesday.
Jan 16
12:16 AM
Global blockchain unicorn Bitfury launches music business
Global blockchain company The Bitfury Group, valued recently at $1 billion, announced on Wednesday the launch of a music and entertainment division that will create an open-source music platform secured by the bitcoin blockchain.
Jan 16
12:16 AM
HSBC settles FX deals worth $250 billion on blockchain in last year
HSBC has settled $250 billion (194.15 billion) worth of forex trades using blockchain in the last year, it said on Monday, suggesting the heavily hyped technology is gaining traction in a sector until now hesitant to embrace it.
Jan 14
09:51 AM
HSBC settles forex deals worth $250 billion on blockchain in last year
HSBC has settled $250 billion worth of forex trades using blockchain in the last year, it said on Monday, suggesting the heavily hyped technology is gaining traction in a sector until now hesitant to embrace it.
Jan 14
09:26 AM
Fintech firms want to shake up banking, and that worries the Fed
The U.S. Federal Reserve is wary of giving
Jan 13
10:11 PM
French companies bruised by 'yellow vests' protests
French companies have this week revealed some 60 million euros ($69 million) of lost business from anti-government protests rocking the country, which could augur badly for the likes of supermarket chains Casino and Carrefour.
Jan 10
07:01 AM
China imposes blockchain rules to enable 'orderly development'
Chinese blockchain platforms will have to censor content, allow authorities access to stored data and check the identity of users under rules set out on Thursday by Beijing.
Jan 10
04:31 AM
Meniga buys Sweden-based fintech company Wrapp
London-based fintech company Meniga is buying Sweden-based peer Wrapp for an undisclosed amount as it eyes growth in the Nordic region, it said on Thursday.
Jan 10
01:21 AM
Cryptocurrency ransom demanded for missing wife of Norwegian businessman
The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman has gone missing in a rare suspected kidnapping and her family has received a ransom demand to be paid in cryptocurrency, police said on Wednesday.
Jan 09
03:46 AM
Fintech company Plaid acquires peer Quovo
U.S. fintech company Plaid Inc said on Tuesday it had acquired New York-based peer Quovo Inc to boost its portfolio of software products that connect banks with fintech apps.
Jan 08
07:26 AM
India forms panel to deepen digital payments, led by Infosys' Nilekani
India's central bank on Tuesday said it has constituted a panel with Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani as its head in a bid to deepen digital payments in Asia's third-biggest economy.
Jan 08
05:21 AM
Ant Financial in talks to buy UK payments firm WorldFirst: Sky News
Ant Financial Services Group, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited's fintech affiliate, is in advanced talks to buy British currency exchange startup WorldFirst in a deal that could be worth more than 500 million pounds ($632.5 million), Sky News reported on Monday, citing sources.
2018-12-24
05:25 AM
Ant Financial in talks to buy UK payments firm WorldFirst - Sky News
Ant Financial Services Group, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited's fintech affiliate, is in advanced talks to buy British currency exchange startup WorldFirst in a deal that could be worth more than 500 million pounds ($632.5 million), Sky News reported on Monday, citing sources.
2018-12-24
05:15 AM
Cryptocurrency industry faces insurance hurdle to mainstream ambitions
Cryptocurrency exchanges and traders in Asia are struggling to insure themselves against the risk of hacks and theft, a factor they claim is deterring large fund managers from investing in a nascent market yet to be embraced by regulators.
2018-12-19
08:11 PM
Blythe Masters steps down as CEO of blockchain startup Digital Asset
Blockchain startup Digital Asset's chief executive officer and one of the most prominent supporters of the distributed ledger technology on Wall Street, Blythe Masters, is stepping down after about four years in the role, the company said on Tuesday.
2018-12-18
06:51 PM
Bitcoin climbs above $3,400, headed for biggest daily rise in nearly three weeks
Bitcoin rose sharply on Monday, climbing above $3,400 in a move traders ascribed to heavy buying on Japan and Hong Kong-based exchanges. (BTC )
2018-12-17
06:06 AM
Police probe hoax bitcoin bomb threats across U.S., Canada
U.S. law enforcement officials on Friday were investigating a wave of hoax emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payment that caused worry but no damage in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
2018-12-14
02:06 PM
Police probe wave of hoax bitcoin bomb threats in U.S., Canada
U.S. law enforcement officials on Friday were probing a wave of hoax emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payment that caused worry but no damage in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand a day earlier.
2018-12-14
05:46 AM
Bitcoin bomb threats sweep U.S., Canada, but lack credibility
A rash of bomb threats were emailed on Thursday to hundreds of businesses, public offices and schools across the United States and Canada demanding payment in cryptocurrency, but none of the threats appeared credible, law enforcement officials said. (BTC )
2018-12-13
05:46 PM
Bitcoin ransoms just are not what they used to be
Give me bitcoin or your life. Seriously? (BTC )
2018-12-13
04:06 PM
Pantera says some tokens in portfolio likely noncompliant with SEC rules
U.S. blockchain investment firm Pantera Capital said on Thursday approximately a quarter of the fund's capital was invested in projects or digital assets that may not have been compliant with U.S. securities regulations.
2018-12-13
03:21 PM
Cryptocurrency project Basis to shut down and return funding to investors
Basis, a cryptocurrency project that in April announced it had raised $133 million from a slew of high profile investors, said on Thursday that it was shutting down and returning the funds to its backers because of regulatory concerns.
2018-12-13
11:46 AM
First Blockchain loan closes in Latin America amid transparency concerns
NEW YORK, Dec 13 (LPC) - Brazil's Ita Unibanco completed Latin America's first-ever club loan through a blockchain platform this month, and while the transaction paves the way for the region's banks to test the ledger technology, doubts linger over its transparency.
2018-12-13
08:26 AM
UAE, Saudi Arabia start work on fintech for cross-border settlements
The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have started developing fintech for cross-border settlements, including a digital currency project, the UAE's central bank governor said on Wednesday.
2018-12-13
08:01 AM
South Korea's Kakao invests in Israeli blockchain firm Orbs
Israeli blockchain startup Orbs said on Thursday it received an investment from Kakao Investment, the venture arm of South Korean internet conglomerate Kakao Corp.
2018-12-13
12:16 AM
Finablr's UAE Exchange, Ripple to begin blockchain payments by first quarter
United Arab Emirates-based UAE Exchange and U.S. startup Ripple plan to launch cross-border remittances to Asia via blockchain by the first quarter of 2019, UAE Exchange's group CEO said in an interview.
2018-12-12
10:51 PM
Crypto startup AriseBank settles fraud accusations with SEC
Cryptocurrency startup AriseBank will pay $2.3 million to the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle accusations of defrauding investors through claims such as building a cryptocurrency bank.
2018-12-12
01:56 PM
U.S. derivatives regulator launches consultation on ether
The U.S. derivatives regulator on Tuesday said it was launching a formal consultation on the uses of ether as it aims to more closely scrutinize the virtual currency markets.
2018-12-11
01:26 PM
Fintech startup Plaid valued at $2.65 billion in latest funding round: source
Fintech startup Plaid has raised $250 million in its latest funding round led by one of Silicon Valley's top investors, Mary Meeker, which according to a source familiar with the matter values the company at $2.65 billion.
2018-12-11
06:51 AM
Fintech startup Plaid valued at $2.65 bln in latest funding round - source
Fintech startup Plaid has raised $250 million in its latest funding round led by one of Silicon Valley's top investors, Mary Meeker, which according to a source familiar with the matter values the company at $2.65 billion.
2018-12-11
06:41 AM
As bitcoin trading shifts shape, big money stays away
Bitcoin's value has plunged by three-quarters this year, sending the original and biggest cryptocurrency back to levels not seen before its bubble. And price isn't the only aspect of trading that has changed. (BTC )
2018-12-07
07:21 AM
Two Sigma Ventures backs cryptocurrency security startup Trustology
The venture capital arm of quantitative hedge fund manager Two Sigma has backed Trustology, a young company that develops technology to help investors safeguard digital assets such as cryptocurrencies, the companies said on Thursday.
2018-12-06
05:16 AM
Fidelity, Nasdaq Ventures invest in cryptocurrency exchange ErisX
New cryptocurrency exchange ErisX said Tuesday it raised a total of $27.5 million from investors including Fidelity Investments and Nasdaq Ventures.
2018-12-04
05:21 AM
Ita and StanChart launch blockchain platform for loans in Latin America
Banks Ita Unibanco Holding SA and Standard Chartered have partnered to develop a blockchain-based platform for small syndicated loans, both companies said on Monday in a statement.
2018-12-03
11:06 AM
Fintech company Calastone to shift fund network to blockchain
Calastone, an investment funds transaction network, said on Monday it will shift its entire system to blockchain in May, a move that could slash costs for the sector by billions of dollars a year.
2018-12-02
04:06 PM
Bitcoin falls over 7 percent, heads towards one-year low
Bitcoin fell as much as 7 percent on Friday, heading towards a recent one-year low in a broad-based selloff in cryptocurrencies. (BTC )
2018-11-30
03:26 AM
Blockchain platform goes live for North Sea crude oil trading
Oil majors and trading firms can start finalizing crude oil deals on a live blockchain-based platform for the first time, in a move that could revolutionize the market.
2018-11-29
01:11 AM
U.S. pressures Iran with sanctions, indictments for ransomware scheme
The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two Iranians for exchanging Bitcoin digital currency into rials and indicted two others for hacking as part of a ransomware scheme known as SamSam that it said extorted millions of dollars. (BTC )
2018-11-28
08:21 AM
Bitcoin up 10 percent, on course for its biggest daily rise since April
Bitcoin rallied 10 percent on Wednesday to more than $4,100, putting it on course for its biggest daily rise since mid-April as it pulled itself out of a recent slump. (BTC )
2018-11-28
05:21 AM
Bitcoin up 10 pct, on course for its biggest daily rise since April
Bitcoin rallied 10 percent on Wednesday to more than $4,100, putting it on course for its biggest daily rise since mid-April as it pulled itself out of a recent slump. (BTC )
2018-11-28
05:16 AM
Bitcoin gains 6 percent as it heads for best day since July
Bitcoin bounced more than 6 percent on Wednesday, climbing above $4,000 and heading for its biggest daily jump since July as it clawed back ground after recent heavy selling. (BTC )
2018-11-28
12:46 AM
Fed official frets over risks to Apple Pay, other mobile payments
Mobile payment services such as Apple Pay could run into reimbursement problems in some instances, and fintech firms in general must be more sensitive to risks, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic said on Tuesday.
2018-11-27
01:01 PM
Cryptocurrencies to survive sell-off: Allianz's El-Erian
Cryptocurrencies are here to stay despite a prolonged slump this year, and will gain wider acceptance after the recent entry of more institutional investors in the space, Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, said on Tuesday.
2018-11-27
10:06 AM



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