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Global Central Banking Think Tank Launches Digital Monetary Institute

The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF), an independent global think tank for central banking and economic policy, announced the launch of its Digital Monetary Institute earlier this month.The Institute intends to build bridges between the worlds of digital currencies and traditional banking, and has a focus on payment

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Blockchain Bites: FATF, Financial Inclusion and Banking Without Banks: A Look Ahead at Consensus, Day 3

Things are settling in on the third day of Blockchain Week.Tuesday saw Nym’s Harry Halpin give an in-depth demonstration on how to shield your transactions, while Vitalik Buterin walked back a comment he made the previous day. Here’s what my colleague Nikhilesh De watching for throughout the day:Good morning folks, and welcome to

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JPMorgan Chase Starts Accepting Bitcoin Businesses for Banking Services

JPMorgan Chase has reportedly started providing banking services to bitcoin businesses, with the first two clients being Coinbase and Gemini exchanges. JPMorgan also recently recommended having cryptocurrency in investment portfolios as its CEO, Jamie Dimon, changed his mind about bitcoin.JPMorgan Chase’s Bitcoin ClientsJPMorgan Chase & Co. has reportedly started

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JPMorgan Provides Banking Services to Crypto Exchanges Coinbase and Gemini

JPMorgan Chase, the United States’ largest bank, has reportedly taken on U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Gemini as customers.A report from the Wall Street Journal on May 12 cited unnamed sources apparently familiar with the matter, who highlighted that the move is the first time the banking giant has served

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Bitcoin Suisse Sells 20% Stake to Raise $47 Million: Crypto Valley Broker Aims To Expand Into Banking

Crypto valley firm Bitcoin Suisse has announced plans to sell a 20% stake in the company. The sale is expected to raise 46 million Swiss francs ($47.38 million).Bitcoin Suisse said it intends to use the money to expand its portfolio to banking services in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, according to

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Coinbase’s Chief Legal Officer Resigns to Oversee US National Banking System

Amid an ongoing global health and financial crisis, Coinbase, one of the most popular cryptocurrency trading platforms in the United States, is losing another key executive.Brian Brooks, Coinbase’s chief legal officer will resign from the company to join the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), an independent

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