Director of Research at R3 Antony Lewis and finance journalist Solomon Teague discuss distributed ledger technology and what impact it could have on central and commercial banks.
This animation explores how the blockchain could improve today’s payments systems, and what the hurdles are central banks need to clear first.
In this interview, Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer at MAS, speaks about central bank policy considerations when setting up blockchain based payments systems.
More than half the respondents to the poll said regulation would be positive for ICOs, compared to only 15% that fretted it would undermine returns.
Initial coin offerings are the latest way for blockchain startups to raise capital and engage with their prospective client-bases. Investors have been making huge returns but the market has all the hallmarks of a bubble.
Digital currencies will have unpredictable implications for banks, increasing efficiency in some business segments and inviting competition in others.