The number of regulated cryptocurrency exchanges in the Philippines has grown to 16, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the country’s central bank. One of the regulated exchanges has been helping the government and Unionbank to launch an app for bond purchases.
Forbes recently published the second edition of its Blockchain 50. The list aims to capture the billion dollar companies most active in blockchain. To be included in the Blockchain 50, a company must have a valuation above $1 billion.
According to reports, On March 9, Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ) introduced the “Crypto-Currency Act of 2020,” a bill that looks to choreograph a wide range of digital assets to answer to the appropriate regulator.
A U.S. Congressman (Paul Gosar: Republican-Arizona) has reportedly introduced a draft bill to bring regulatory clarity in the cryptocurrency space, dividing cryptocurrencies into three parts: crypto-commodities, crypto-currencies, and crypto-securities.
Citi Group Bank made an announcement via Business Wire that as previously reported in October of 2018, Citi it has launched a new cross-border platform, using RTP (real-time payments) to help its multinational clients manage the complexities in collecting cross border business-to-business payments, by digitizing the transaction process and embedding FX capabilities.
Wells Fargo announced today that its corporate customers can now send real-time payments through the RTP® network via an application programming interface (API), enabling the immediate movement of money and expanding the bank’s faster payments offerings.
HSBC Bank has launched real-time payments capabilities on the RTP network that gives businesses the ability to send and receive real-time payments, the company said in a press release Monday (Nov. 18), via Business Wire. HSBC is said to be a member of the R3 consortium.