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Bitcoin Intentions: Are We Aiming to Replace the Status Quo or Become Them?


"When the idea of a working digital currency like bitcoin was introduced, many of its early adopters disliked the current bureaucratic system, with a cartel of bankers pulling the world?s monetary stri..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-20 21:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading


"Trading volumes on exchange-escrowed peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency trading platforms in India are rising rapidly amid the banking ban by the country’s central bank. ?Indians are warming up t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-20 01:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews at the European Central Bank and in Canada, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Ukraine, Colombia and Turkey. ECB President Draghi, Bank of Canada Governor Poloz, Atlanta Fe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 16:48
Taggar: bank

Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions


"South Africa is the most cryptocurrency-friendly country in Africa, according to the 2018 World Payments Report by French banking group BNB Paribas and IT company Capgemini. Compared to other major ec..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 07:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment, market, report

China offers verbal support as growth hits lowest in nearly a decade


"  China to the rescue Asian equity markets fared much better than their US counterparts did yesterday, mostly helped by comments out of China. Before the markets opened, we heard coordinated voices fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 06:01
Taggar: bank, market

Gates Foundation Partners With Former Ripple CTO's Blockchain Project


"The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with Coil, a startup founded by Ripple's former CTO, to provide payment services for the unbanked."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 16:05
Taggar: bank, oil

Asian Development Bank Paper Touts Blockchain in Government Procurement


"A consultation paper for the Asian Development Bank proposes a blockchain network to boost efficiency in government procurement systems worldwide."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 12:50
Taggar: bank

Zebpay Sets Up Operations Overseas After Suspending Exchange Activities In India


"Zebpay is reportedly expanding its global presence after suspending cryptocurrency trading operations in India due to the banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. According to informat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 08:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, market, rate, report, trading

Bitfinex Introduces Top Secret Banking System


"Bitfinex has restored the ability of customers to make fiat currency deposits. Details of its new deposit system remain shrouded in secrecy, however, with the exchange going to extraordinary lengths t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 19:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Hungarian National Bank


"As expected Hungary’s central bank rates were left unchanged at the monthly policy review. The last Base Rate Change was a reduction of 15 basis points to 0.90% in May 2016, and the last change..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 17:01
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.K., China, and Saudi Arabia in the News


"British regular pay inflation accelerated 0.2 percentage points to 3.1% in June-August, the highest pace since the start of 2009. This has generated speculation about another Bank of England tightenin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 14:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, pound, rate

The Daily: Tether Regains Ground, Coinbase Does Dublin


"Today’s edition of The Daily starts where Monday’s left off: by looking at the latest on Tether, whose stablecoin anchors so much of the cryptoconomy. In related news, we detail Bitfinex&#..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 13:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Zambia Launches Crackdown on Crypto Companies


"The Bank of Zambia has started to clamp down on cryptocurrency-related businesses, mere days after declaring that it does not view digital coins such as BTC as legal tender. The crackdown began on Oct..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 22:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Fincen Claims Iran Using Crypto to Evade Sanctions


"The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has warned U.S financial institutions that the Iranian government might be dodging economic sanctions by using cryptocurrencies. The document highlights challe..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 14:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate

Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding


"Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 13:21
Taggar: bank

PBoC's Digital Currency Chief Departs to Lead Securities Clearing House


"The former chief of China's central bank digital currency initiative has left the role to lead the country's central securities clearing house."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 11:50
Taggar: bank, currency

Report: Barclays Drops Plan for Cryptocurrency Trading Desk


"Barclays (LSE: BARC) has reportedly scrapped its plan to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk. However, it remain unclear whether the U.K. banking giant is acting under pressure from regulators or for..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 11:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, report, trading

Daily Markets Broadcast ? 2018-10-15


"2018-1-15 Wall Street suffers biggest weekly fall since March US indices rebounded Friday but still faced hefty losses in the week. Buoyant earnings reports from some banks on Friday failed to prevent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 04:08
Taggar: bank, economy, finance, report

Economic and financial woes of the world?s advanced and emerging economies are building


"Annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank seem to coincide with the onset of financial crises, as with the Hong Kong meeting in 1997 (Asian Financial crisis) and the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-14 08:32
Taggar: bank, financial

30 Crypto ATMs Launching in India ? Unocoin Unveils Solution to RBI Banking Ban


"A major crypto exchange in India, Unocoin, has officially announced the launch of its crypto ATMs. CEO Sathvik Vishwanath told news.Bitcoin.com that, initially, the company plans to deploy 30 machines..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-14 08:01
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Court Refuses to Drop Money Laundering Charge Against UBS, $5.8 Billion Fine Looms


"A French court has reportedly rejected a request by the largest Swiss bank to drop money laundering charge against it. UBS Group and a number of its executives are accused of tax fraud and money laund..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-13 15:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Zambian Central Bank Declares Bitcoin Is Not Legal Tender


"The Zambian central bank said on Oct. 12 that cryptocurrencies like bitcoin core and bitcoin cash aren’t legal tender, cautioning that those transacting in such will have no one to blame in the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-13 01:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market

Friday night roundup from Singapore


"Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore  The most important news from my neck of the woods, SGD rallied after the central bank continued on their path to normalise. MAS steepened just 0.5%-pts to 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-12 16:21
Taggar: bank, bull, market, oil

Singapore Hosts New Fiat-Crypto Exchange, Welcomes Crypto Bank Accounts


"It has been a busy week for Singapore as it relates to cryptocurrency. The city-state is set open the first fiat-crypto exchange in Southeast Asia, while the financial regulator has vowed to help cryp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 17:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, market, report

IMF Lagarde Defends Fed Chair on Monetary Policy


"The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday defended Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell one day after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the American central bank, which has been r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 16:49
Taggar: bank, rate

The Daily: Whales Join China?s Richest Ranks, Seniors Take a Swing at Bitcoin


"In today?s edition of The Daily, we look at the cryptocurrency entrepreneurs who now rank among the richest people in China, the limited return to operations of 1Broker, and a rather amusing attempt t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

PBoC Is Seeking Blockchain Talent to Help Build Its Central Bank Crypto


"China's central bank is looking to recruit blockchain tech and legal experts as it continues development of a yuan-based digital currency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 14:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Wallet Provider Blockchain Hires Bank Exec for Global Regulatory Push


"Blockchain.info has hired former Noble Bank chief compliance officer Ben Melnicki as its new global regulatory counsel."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 12:00
Taggar: bank

London?s LBX Launches Solution for Bank-Shunned Crypto Companies


"Cryptocurrency businesses that have faced difficulties in securing banking services in the UK now have a new option. LBX has launched a new service offering access to an account where clients can stor..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 02:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Quadrigacx Battles Bank Over $21.6M in Frozen Funds


"Cryptocurrency exchange Quadrigacx has blamed an ongoing legal dispute over $21.6 million worth of funds that were frozen by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in January for delays experie..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 16:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Singapore Moves to Help Crypto Startups Receive Banking Services


"Singapore's central bank is building relationships to ensure local crypto-focused startups receive domestic banking services."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 10:00
Taggar: bank

PBoC Mouthpiece Voices Support for Yuan-Pegged Crypto Stablecoins


"A researcher from the People's Bank of China voices support for yuan-pegged stablecoins in an op-ed published by a mouthpiece of the central bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 06:30
Taggar: bank

PBoC Op-Ed Pushes Use Case for Yuan-Pegged Crypto Stablecoins


"A researcher from the People's Bank of China voiced support for yuan-pegged stablecoins in an op-ed published Tuesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 06:30
Taggar: bank

Another ominous Yuan fix?


"The Yuan Another ominous signal from this mornings Yuan fix has sent Yuan bears into action. While the counters cyclical mechanism pegged the fix lower than yesterday close, we’re still trading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 05:21
Taggar: bank, bear, trading

Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Awaits Ruling on $22 Million in Frozen Funds


"QuadrigaCX is waiting on a judge's decision after the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce froze CA$28 million in multiple bank accounts."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 23:00
Taggar: bank

Middle East's First Central Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange to Launch in 2019


"After a year in the Central Bank of Bahrain's regulatory sandbox, Rain Financial is gearing up to offer crypto on-ramps from all regional currencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 13:59
Taggar: bank, currencies, financial

Why are investors still nervous about Italian bank ?doom loop??


"Italy?s banks remain a source of heartburn for investors more than five years after the worst days of the eurozone debt crisis sparked fears that a so-called doom loop between sharply rising governmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 13:07
Taggar: bank, financial

El-Erian anticipates earlier hikes from ECB


"The European Central Bank (ECB) could be prompted to raise interest rates sooner than planned against a backdrop of inflation and divergent monetary policy, according to Allianz’s Chief Economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 12:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bitwala Partners With Visa-Backed Solaris on Blockchain Bank Account


"Blockchain startup Bitwala is working with Berlin-based fintech company solarisBank to launch Germany's first "blockchain bank account.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 09:59
Taggar: bank

Australia Wants Citizens With Disability to Settle Insurance on a Blockchain


"Australians with disabilities may soon have an easier way to settle their insurance payments, thanks to a blockchain test conducted by the CommBank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 08:15
Taggar: bank

Bank of Israel Leaves Central Bank Rate at 0.10% and Signals Reluctance to Start Normalization Anytime Soon


"Forty four months have elapsed since the last Israeli central bank change, a cut of 15 basis points to 0.10% in February 2015. Inflation is still too low to begin raising the rate. The inflation envir..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 22:47
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? British pound loses ground as dollar remains strong


"GBP/USD has posted losses on Monday, recovering much of the losses seen on Friday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3062, down 0.42% on the day. It’s a quiet start on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 18:18
Taggar: bank, retail sales, trading

Chinese markets tumble as PBOC cuts RRR again


"China’s stock markets tumbled on Monday, as investors were unnerved by the central bank’s decision to slash the amount of cash that the country’s lenders must hold as reserves, in a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 17:37
Taggar: bank, market

XAU/USD ? Gold slides as treasury bonds climb


"Gold has posted sharp losses gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1187.14, down 1.38% on the day. U.S banks are closed for Columbus Day and th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 16:36
Taggar: bank, gold

India's Federal Bank Is Building a Remittance App on R3's Corda


"An Indian commercial bank has revealed it is building a cross-border remittance app based on R3's Corda blockchain platform."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 15:40
Taggar: bank

EUR/USD ? Euro starts week with losses, U.S banks closed for holiday


"EUR/USD has lost ground at the start of the trading week. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1477, down -0.39% on the day. There are no U.S events on the schedule, as U.S banks are closed for Columbu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 12:54
Taggar: bank, industrial production, market, trading

Italy and China drag markets lower


"Markets lower as we head towards quiet US session A bank holiday in the US and Canada on Monday should ensure we see thin trade at the start of the week, with news flow and economic releases from that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 12:06
Taggar: bank, market

Muted response to PBOC?s liquidity easing move


"PBOC slashes reserve ratio requirement for some banks On Sunday the PBOC announced via its website that it was reducing some banks? reserve ratio requirement by 100bps effective October 15, the fourth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 06:03
Taggar: bank

OANDA Trading podcast Oct 8 with BFM 89.9 Kuala Lumpur ,VIX in the mix


"Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in the Asia Pacific, OANDA, Singapore discusses China’s central bank has reduced the required reserve ratio for the fourth time this year, as Chinese markets are s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 05:14
Taggar: bank, market, oil, share, shares, trading

The Daily: Crypto-Skeptic Professor to Speak at US Senate, Coinmama Adds SEPA


"In today?s edition of The Daily we cover stories about a well known economics professor and outspoken crypto-skeptic who is going to speak about the subject at the U.S. Senate, bitcoin-buying service..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-07 14:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

?Negative Interest? Is the Latest Government Scheme to Deter Saving


"Sweden?s central bank has introduced a controversial new measure that will deter its citizens from saving. The oxymoronic ?negative interest? now paid out on tax accounts is technically designed to st..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-07 11:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy

Tax Evasion Spotlighted as Swiss Banks Start Sharing Client Data


"Switzerland has started sharing financial account information with tax authorities in dozens of countries as a way of fighting tax evasion, but Africa, which loses about $60 billion in illicit flows e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-06 18:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

The Daily: EU Budgets ?1M to Monitor Crypto, Wyoming Mulls Fintech Bank


"The European securities and markets watchdog ESMA has dedicated over 1 million euros to finance the monitoring of developments in the crypto sector. Also in The Daily this Saturday, Wyoming legislator..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-06 15:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, market

European Banks Facilitated Large Crypto-Fiat Deals, Probe Finds


"Several financial institutions in Europe, like Danske Bank and Swedbank, have been mentioned in a Lithuanian report investigating large-scale crypto-fiat transactions that took place in the past two y..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-06 03:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, report

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Serbia, Peru, Israel and Argentina. Bostic, Williams and Evans are some of the Fed officials speaking publicly. ECB minutes to be published. Holidays and Spec..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 21:09
Taggar: bank

Bitcoin Trading Flourishes on Whatsapp Following African Exchange Closures


"Governments in Africa simply cannot stop an idea whose time has come. In Zimbabwe, financial regulators banned cryptocurrency trading, and shut down two exchanges, thinking to have killed the ecosyste..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 21:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, financial, trading

Italian Bank Consortium Trials Interbank Transfers on R3's Corda


"Fourteen Italian banks say they have successfully completed the first phase of an interbank reconciliation trial utilizing R3's Corda platform."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 10:15
Taggar: bank

Nordic Region?s Largest Bank Nordea Suspected of Money Laundering


"The largest bank in the Nordic region, Nordea, is reportedly suspected of being part of a major international money laundering scandal. The scheme allegedly involved a Russian client and took place ov..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 08:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, report

Bank of Mexico Leaves Overnight Interbank Rate at 7.75%


"Mexican CPI inflation of 4.9% as of August exceeded the 3% target and even the target range ceiling of 4%. Expected inflation is also running above the comfort zone in Mexico, but growth is only aroun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 22:31
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

ECB Member Says Italy Should Stick to the Stability and Growth Pact


"Italy should stick to its promises and respect Europea’s fiscal rules, a member of the European Central Bank told CNBC on Thursday. The comments from Olli Rehn, governor of the Bank of Finland a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 15:50
Taggar: bank

Frictionless Commerce: A Story of How Easy It Is to Start Accepting Bitcoin Cash


"Earlier this week news.Bitcoin.com received an email from an e-commerce shop owner who was having lots of issues dealing with traditional payment providers. Many of the problems stemmed from him not h..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 03:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Turkey inflation surges to nearly 25%


"Turkish inflation surged to nearly 25 percent in September from a year earlier, official data showed on Wednesday, hitting its highest in 15 years and sharpening focus on whether the central bank will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 14:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Exchanges Roundup: Tether, Bitfinex Drop Noble Bank, Bitmex Hires COO


"In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, Noble Bank is looking to sell after reportedly losing Bitfinex and Tether as clients, Bitmex has announced the former compliance head of Hong Kon..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 11:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Canadian housing agency says it can withstand market shocks


"Canada?s federal housing agency said on Tuesday it is well capitalized and able to weather severe but unlikely scenarios including a global trade war and repeated cyberattacks on Canadian financial in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 16:03
Taggar: bank, financial

Wall Street opens lower on Italian concerns


"U.S. stocks slipped at the open on Tuesday, with bank stocks the biggest drags, pressured by turmoil in European markets following an Italian lawmaker?s anti-euro comments and as relief from a reworke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 15:54
Taggar: bank, market, oil, point

The Daily: Coinsquare Secures Banking Partnership, Québec Elections Bring Hope to Miners


"Cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has reached a partnership agreement with a major Canadian bank and we?ve covered the announcement in The Daily. Also in Canada, a large bitcoin farm may be cut off f..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 14:50
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, consumption, currency

Deep Web Roundup: Intelligence Official Charged With Selling Secrets, Disney Visits the Darknet


"A French intelligence official has been charged with selling state secrets on the dark web for BTC. Also in this roundup, we look at a new threat analysis tool trawling deep web sites for certain keyw..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 12:50
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin

Banks, Money Mules and Front Companies Aid Terrorists in Conflict Zones Launder Money


"Terror financing is taking on a new shape, but still retaining its old aides. Environmental crimes such as wildlife trafficking and illegal ivory sales have overtaken the drug trade as the major incom..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 10:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Portal Network Developers Announce Bitcoin Cash Name Service


"A development team called the Portal Network has announced the creation of a new platform called the Bitcoin Cash Name Service (BCNS). Essentially BCNS turns a long alphanumeric bitcoin cash address i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 16:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

India's Central Bank Denies 'Formal Creation' of Blockchain Unit


"The Reserve Bank of India has denied officially forming a new unit to research AI and blockchain technology, despite reports to the contrary."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-30 12:00
Taggar: bank, report

New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ?Candy?


"Following some notable premiers in the genre recently, the next batch of stablecoins is on the way. A British startup is partnering with a bank to launch a GBP-pegged crypto, a Swiss commodities trade..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 20:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, pound

September and Third Quarter in Figures


"Central bank policy rates were raised during the third quarter in the United States, U.K., and Canada but left unchanged in Japan, Switzerland and Euroland. Nevertheless, long-term interest rates clim..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 18:41
Taggar: bank, rate

Payments Platform Wirex Launches Iban for Spanish and French Users, Doubles Account Limits


"Wirex on Friday announced it had introduced International Bank Account Numbers (Iban) on its Euro accounts for customers in Spain and France. The bitcoin and cryptocurrency wallet firm also doubled ac..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 05:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Australia, India, Iceland, Poland, Sri Lanka, Romania and Mexico. Bank of Japan’s quarterly Tankan survey of corporate conditions and expectations will..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 19:17
Taggar: bank, rate

India?s Zebpay Shuts Down Exchange Activities


"One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, Zebpay, is shutting down its exchange activities due to the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. ?At this point, we are..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 13:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, point

PR: CrowdForce Launches ICO For Blockchain Based Agency Banking & Data Collection Platform


"94% of Transactions are done offline and 3 billion people are underbanked and unbanked in Emerging Markets ?CrowdForce? Announces Launching of ICO For Their Blockchain Based Agency Banking & Data..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, market

Colombia Crypto Exchange Asks New President for Banking Help


"Alejandro Beltrán of Colombia?s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Buda.com, effectively shuttered by banks in the country refusing to do business with it, has written an open letter to the nation’..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 04:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Sierra Leone to Develop Blockchain-Based ID Platform With UN Partnership


"Two UN entities are working with a tech startup to provide Sierra Leone a blockchain-based credit and identity platform for banking services."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 04:10
Taggar: bank

Gold Falls After US GDP Confirms Strong Pace of Growth


"Gold prices are lower on Thursday a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rate as anticipated. The central bank has lifted rates three times in 2018 and is on track to do so..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 20:09
Taggar: bank, gold, rate

Debit Card Issuer Bitnovo Announces Bitcoin Cash Support, as Acceptance Continues to Grow


"Bitnovo has launched support for bitcoin cash (BCH). Starting September 27, users of Bitcard and N26 account, both bank-free product offerings from the Spanish cryptocurrency trading platform, will be..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 19:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

Bank Indonesia Tightens Again


"Amid continuing domestic demand-led growth, a greater-than-desired current account deficit, and and external environment that puts many emerging market currencies and the financial markets at some ris..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 19:13
Taggar: bank, currencies, financial, market, rate

All Eyes on the Senate Judiciary Committee


"The testimonies of Kavanaugh and Blassey Ford start at 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT). This has been a busy day already from a central banking and data release standpoint. The dollar overnight firmed by 0.7% a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 15:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

How I Lost My Faith in Private Blockchains


"It remains to be proven if permissioned blockchains provide a real business benefit at all. Take it from one who used to advise banks on them."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 15:00
Taggar: bank

HK sees first rate hike in years


"Hong Kong?s home market will face headwinds after banks in the city raised mortgage lending rates for the first time in 12 years. HSBC was the first commercial bank to raise its prime rate in Hong Kon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 14:41
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

Chinese Banking Giant Issues $1.3 Billion in Securities on a Blockchain


"A state-owned commercial bank in China has completed the issuance of mortgage-backed securities worth $1.3 billion using a blockchain network."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 11:30
Taggar: bank

Former UBS Bankers Net $100 million to Build a Crypto Bank


"A Swiss crypto startup launched by several former UBS bankers has raised $104 million in a bid to establish a regulated cryptocurrency bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 08:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Philippine currency and equities in focus as rate hike looms


"Sept 27 (Reuters) – Most Southeast Asian equities fared well on Thursday after an anticipated U.S. Federal Reserve rate increase shored up regional sentiment ahead of expected rate hikes in Indo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 06:56
Taggar: bank, rate, share, shares

RBI Denies Creating Crypto, Blockchain and AI Research Unit


"India?s central bank has reportedly denied setting up a unit to research cryptocurrency, blockchain and artificial intelligence as the media reported last month. This unit was supposed to research, dr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 00:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, report

Pesamill Africa Launches as Kenya?s Latest Exchange Offering P2P And Centralized Trading


"Pesamill Africa started trading today in one of Africa’s most active bitcoin markets. The exchange will compete with the likes of Bitpesa, and market itself to more than 48 million Kenyans, prom..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 17:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, trading

The Daily: UK?s Revolut Seeks EU Licenses, Quppy Launches Wallet With BCH


"British-based digital bank Revolut has applied for financial licenses in two European Union member states, Lithuania and Luxemburg, in the light of risks associated with Brexit. We?ve covered its prog..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 15:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, market

Czech central bank hikes rates


"The Czech National Bank (CNB) hiked its key interest rate for the sixth time in 12-months earlier this morning. The CNB increased its two-week repo rate to +1.5% from +1.25%, and its Lombard rate to +..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 14:50
Taggar: bank, rate

Crypto Payments Startup Bitwala Raises ?4 Million in New Funding


"Blockchain startup Bitwala has raised ?4 million in new funding that will help develop a planned blockchain bank account offering."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 12:00
Taggar: bank

Regulations Roundup: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaj?s Assets Seized


"In recent regulatory news, a report published by Diar has found that U.S. government agencies have paid approximately $5.7 million USD to blockchain analysis contractors, India?s Enforcement Directora..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 06:15
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currencies, point, rate, report

European Banks Complicit as Corrupt African Leaders Plunder Their Home Economies


"European banks have allegedly been complicit as corrupt African leaders pilfer the wealth of their economies in the billions of dollars. The Angolan government on Monday arrested the son of ex-preside..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 02:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar

Mt Gox Bankruptcy Trustee Sells Approximately 25,000 BCH and BTC


"Mt Gox has published an announcement that its civil rehabilitation and bankruptcy trustee, Nobuaki Kobayashi, has liquidated 25,331 BCH and 24,658 BTC. The trustee is now working on “the prepara..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 22:15
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin

Mt Gox Trustee Has Sold $230 Million in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Since March


"The Japanese trustee for Mt. Gox has sold cryptos worth $230 million since March as part of the collapsed exchange's bankruptcy proceedings."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 16:11
Taggar: bank

Over 75 New Banks: JPMorgan Expands Blockchain Payments Trial


"A blockchain payments trial launched by JPMorgan, Australia's ANZ and the Royal Bank of Canada has just gained over 75 new banks as participants."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 13:40
Taggar: bank

Regulation News Moves Bitcoin Prices, BIS Report Says


"A new report from the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) contends that bitcoin markets are swayed by news events related to regulation."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 21:06
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, report

Gold trades mixed in Asia


"(Reuters) – Gold edged lower on Monday as the dollar held firm on news that China has cancelled trade talks with the United States, with the market also eyeing this week?s U.S. Federal Reserve m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 08:42
Taggar: bank, dollar, gold, market, rate

Swiss Bankers Association Acts to Prevent Crypto Firm Exodus


"The Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) has released a set of guidelines intended to bolster the availability of financial services to cryptocurrency companies. They are in response to the stubbornness of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-23 21:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, market

The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for Cryptocurrencies


"From Washington to Moscow, cryptocurrencies have entered the agenda of those who share a vocation to rule and regulate. Following the congressional summer vacation, the House of Representatives passed..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-23 13:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, share

RBI Argues Supreme Court Should Not Interfere With Its Crypto Decision


"The Reserve Bank of India has filed an affidavit with the country’s supreme court in response to one of the petitions against its crypto banking ban. The central bank reportedly argues that it h..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-23 01:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Steve Hanke: Central Banks Fuel Wealth Loss and Inflation ? The World Needs Less of Them


"Respected economist Professor Steve Hanke has chanted down central banks. While Hanke doesn’t tout cryptocurrency as an alternative, he does say that the world needs fewer central banks because..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-22 03:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, inflation

Next Week


"Central Banks: An FOMC meeting with updated forecasts and a press conference to follow. Other monetary policy reviews scheduled in The Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, New Zealand, the Czech Republi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 21:59
Taggar: bank

What is good for the Hong Kong dollar is bad for property markets


"The Hong Kong dollar on Friday posted its biggest gain against the US dollar since 2003, over concerns about tighter liquidity in the city, after the People?s Bank of China announced it would issue bi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 14:01
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial

Central Banks up the ante to normalize interest rates


"Friday September 21: Five things the markets are talking about Aside from trade, tariff and retaliation, central banks are upping the ante to “normalize” interest rates. This week, Norway&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 12:23
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Ex-Liberia Central Bank Chief Under Probe for Missing $104M, State Seeks FBI Help


"More than a dozen government officials, including former central bank governor and his deputy, have come under investigation in Liberia after $104 million of newly printed banknotes vanished from the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 23:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Treasury Committee Criticizes UK Regulators? ?Unsustainable? Crypto Stance


"The parliamentary report published by the UK Treasury Committee has advocated for regulation of the ?wild west? crypto-assets sector. The report criticizes the ?ambiguity? of the current stance of UK..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 17:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

RBS Blockchain Team Jumps Ship to Build New Startups Using R3's Corda


"A blockchain team from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has left to start a "venture studio" called Chorum from which full-blown startups an be spun out."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 17:35
Taggar: bank

Swiss Quarterly Monetary Policy Review


"A quarterly review of Swiss monetary policy kept the targeted interest rate at -0.75% within a range of negative 0.25% to negative 1.25% on 3-month Swiss Libor. A statement from the Swiss National Ban..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:49
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

An Initial Tightening of Norwegian Monetary Policy


"Norway’s key central bank rate was raised 25 basis points to 0.75%. That’s the first increase in many years but will not be the last. The rate had been lowered by 175 basis points between..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Danske Bank?s Alleged Money Laundering Now Totals $234 Billion, CEO Quits


"The investigation into Danske Bank?s alleged money laundering has uncovered new funds. The amount of “questionable money” flowing through the bank’s Estonian branch has grown from $1..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 11:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Brazil Moves to Probe Banks After Crypto Exchanges Denied Services


"Brazil's antitrust watchdog is investigating major banks for potentially collaborating to prevent crypto brokerages from gaining banking services."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 11:00
Taggar: bank

Brazil?s Biggest Banks Under Investigation For Monopoly In Cryptocurrency Trade


"Some of Brazil?s biggest banks have come under investigation for alleged monopolistic tendencies in the trade of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The Administrative Council for Economic Defense, a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 03:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, brokers, currencies, currency, currency trade, financial, trading

US Banking Giant PNC Becomes Latest to Adopt Ripple's xCurrent


"PNC Bank's Treasury Management division is to begin accepting cross-border transactions using Ripple's xCurrent product."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 15:59
Taggar: bank

PBOC Provides Update on Its Crypto Prevention Efforts


"The People?s Bank of China (PBOC) has issued a statement detailing its efforts to stop and prevent crypto and initial coin offering activities in the country. The bank outlines measures against the wi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 12:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, spread, trading

The Daily: Iran to Allow Mining Hardware Imports, Cyprus Creates Fintech Hub


"Following a decision to recognize mining as an industry, the Islamic Republic of Iran is about to legalize the import of mining equipment. Also in The Daily, an executive at a leading Spanish bank ins..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 10:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Denmark?s Largest Bank Took Two Years to Close Accounts of Blacklisted Russian Clients


"Denmark?s largest bank, Danske Bank, reportedly knew that some of its Estonian branch’s clients were on the Russian government’s blacklist but did not close their accounts for two years. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 05:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, report

Singapore Central Banker: No Crypto Tokens We've Seen Are Securities


"Damien Pang, head of the Technology Infrastructure Office at Singapore's central bank talks about the authority's insight on DTL and digital tokens."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 05:06
Taggar: bank

A Third of Humanity Remains Financially Excluded


"Unrestricted access to financial services is one of the main preconditions for achieving economic freedom. However, large portions of the planet?s population, especially in the developing world, remai..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-18 19:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

Five Major Banks Penalized in State Funds Theft Case in Kenya


"Kenya’s central bank has penalized five major commercial banks for handling stolen state funds in the corruption scandal involving the country’s National Youth Service and Ministry of Devo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-18 14:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Hungary central bank leaves rates unchanged


"As expected, the Hungarian Central Bank (MNB) left their base rate unchanged at +0.9% this morning. It’s the 28th consecutive pause for the base rate in the current easing cycle. Also, policy ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-18 14:18
Taggar: bank, rate

Fresh Decline in Turkish Lira


"Turkey grabbed the currency market spotlight on a day otherwise devoid of meaningful data to be reported. The lira dropped 2% against the dollar as President Erdogan took aim against opposition party..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-18 14:03
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, report

More Banks Sanctioned for AML, Fraud-Related Violations


"When societies discuss cryptocurrencies, the argument that the decentralized and unregulated nature of the crypto space leaves the door open to abuse, like money laundering and financial fraud, is oft..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 23:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial

North Queensland is Becoming a Hub of BCH Accepting Businesses


"The northern part of the Australian state, Queensland, is bustling with cryptocurrency energ. The region is extremely passionate towards one specific decentralized peer-to-peer electronic currency ? b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 17:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Google Security Expert Warns Against Bitcoin Bragging Online


"Mark Risher, Google?s director of product management, Google Identity, account security, and spam & abuse, recently urged cryptocurrency investors not to brag about their virtual currency holdings..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 03:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Growing Number of Indian Crypto Exchanges Say Fiat Support Is Back Despite RBI Ban


"A growing number of crypto exchanges in India have announced the return of fiat deposit and withdrawal support despite the crypto banking ban imposed by the country?s central bank. Several other excha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-16 22:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Netherlands? Largest Bank ING Group Fined $900M for Money Laundering


"This week Dutch authorities revealed to the public that the Netherlands? largest financial services provider, ING, had violated numerous money laundering laws because they didn’t scrutinize unus..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-16 20:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

The Daily: Binance Tests Fiat Exchange, Russians Mull Crypto Platforms


"Binance, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, has announced it will start testing a fiat currency trading platform in Singapore and we?ve got the story in Sunday?s edition of The Daily. Also, two isla..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-16 14:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

$150B Money Laundering Probe of Danske Bank Implicates Citigroup and Deutsche Bank


"U.S. law enforcement agencies have started their money laundering investigations of Danske Bank, Denmark’s largest bank, according to the Wall Street Journal. Citigroup and Deutsche Bank have be..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-16 07:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Nigerian President Demands HSBC Bank Return $100M in Stolen Money


"Decentralised cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are anathema to traditional banking. Bitcoin allows people to trade directly with each other, bypassing banks, the conventional middlemen. Banks make money..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-16 01:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Mexico Publishes Crypto Rules, Puts Central Bank in Charge


"The government of Mexico has published provisions regarding cryptocurrency. The Bank of Mexico will decide which cryptocurrencies are legal and fintech companies must gain approval from the central ba..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-15 11:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate

RBI Ban Hearing Delayed ? Indian Supreme Court Too Busy for Crypto This Week


"All petitions against the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) are supposed to have been heard by the country’s supreme court on September 11. However, the court has been busy e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 23:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Japan, Brazil, Switzerland, Norway, South Africa, Hungary, and Thailand. Minutes of the last Reserve Bank of Australia policy review to be published. RBA Kent..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 17:04
Taggar: bank

Bank of Russia Surprises Market with 25-Basis Point Key Interest Rate Hike to 7.5%


"According to a statement released by the Board of Directors, inflation is climbing toward 4% faster than expected and inflation expectations have moved slightly higher, warranting today’s decisi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 17:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

ECB Has 'No Plans' to Issue a Digital Euro, Says Mario Draghi


"The chief of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, said Friday that the institution has "no plans" to issue a digital currency, Reuters reports."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 16:11
Taggar: bank, currency, report

Indian Central Bank Argues Cryptos 'Not Valid' as Currency in Court Battle


"The Reserve Bank of India has argued at the Supreme Court that bitcoin cannot be recognized as either money or currency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 21:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

ECB Policy Meeting Produces No Surprises or Significant Developments


"The European Central Bank Governing Council left its policy settings unchanged. The three key interest rates — a zero percent refinancing rate flanked by a -0.40% deposit rate and a 0.25% margin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 20:25
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

GBP/USD ? British pound climbs to 6-week high, shrugs off BoE warning


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3104, up 0.44% on the day. On the release front, there were key events on both sides of the pond. The Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 17:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

Bank of England Leaves Policy Settings Unchanged


"A second Bank Rate hike of 25 basis points to 0.75% had been undertaken six weeks ago. The first being of similar size was made last November. The asset purchase program was not changed either, and cu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 17:32
Taggar: bank, point, rate

BoE leaves rates unchanged amid more Brexit uncertainty


"The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold on Thursday and highlighted greater financial market concerns about Brexit, a month after raising borrowing costs for only the second time in more than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 16:04
Taggar: bank, financial, market, rate

Draghi remains confident about eurozone economy


"The first signs of an impending global financial crisis were clear long before Lehamn Brothers collapsed, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi said on Thursday. Speaking at a post-policy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 15:59
Taggar: bank, financial, report

Faced With Cash And Forex Shortages, Zimbabweans Turn To Bitcoin ? Even When It?s Banned


"Cryptocurrency may be banned in Zimbabwe, but bitcoin is helping ordinary folk make payments bank-free. It makes for a great fit for the more than 10 million Zimbabweans who lack access to basic banki..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 15:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, forex

Turkish central bank aggressively hikes rates


"The Central Bank of Turkey increased its benchmark interest rate on Thursday to 24 percent, a hike of 625 basis points from the previous rate of 17.75 percent. The Turkish lira jumped more than 5 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 15:03
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, rate

Thursday?s Menu: Central Bank Decisions, Price Data, Hurricane Florence, and a U.S. Offer for a New Round of High Level Trade Talks with China


"The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey lifted its key 0ne-week repo rate by a greater-than-expected 625 basis points to 24.0%. The dollar lost 2.8% against the lira afterward and has also fallen 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 14:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, rate

Former RBI Governor Stirs Up PMO India ? Time For Better Banks


"Bank frauds in India have opened a can of worms this year, leaving the public questioning concepts such as board, governance, public sector, bankruptcy, and investor transparency with anxiety and ange..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 13:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance

CBRT takes the focus off BoE and ECB meetings


"Turkish central bank needs aggressive hike to settle investors Markets are trading relatively flat ahead of a slew of central bank meetings on Thursday, with the BoE, ECB and CBRT all scheduled to mak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 12:00
Taggar: bank, market, rate, trading

Mt. Gox Victims Must Take Claims to Tokyo, Not US, Judge Rules


"Since its implosion back in 2014, the Mt. Gox exchange hacks continue to loom large within the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania determined rec..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 08:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Public Anger Forces Bank CFO to Quit Over Huge Money Laundering Affair


"Bank executives rarely get punished for their misdeeds, leading to many people distrusting the entire banking system as plagued with widespread corruption. But once in a while someone has to bite the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 22:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, bull, spread

Indian Government Approves Bank's Blockchain Research


"India's top executive body has granted approval for the Exim Bank to conduct research into how blockchain technology may benefit the financial sector."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 20:05
Taggar: bank, financial

GBP/USD ? British slightly higher, U.S PPI declines


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains on Wednesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3065, up 0.25% on the day. In the U.S, PPI and Core PPI both came in at -0.1%, missing their estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 19:16
Taggar: bank, rate, trading

Start a Business ? Do Not Ask for Permission, Skip the Bank Account


"Doing business, relying on your own abilities and talents to make a living, shouldn?t be so hard to start. But unlike the times when almost everyone was a farmer, a craftsman, a merchant, basically a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 17:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Will we get fireworks from BoE and ECB?


"What to expect from a not-so-super Thursday Thursday has the potential to be another interesting day in the markets, with interest rate decisions due from both the Bank of England and the European Cen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 17:24
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Softbank Completes Blockchain PoC for Cross-Carrier Mobile Payments


"Japanese telecoms giant Softbank Corp. has completed a blockchain proof-of-concept that allows P2P mobile payments across different carriers."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 11:30
Taggar: bank

IMF Pressures Marshall Islands to Drop National Crypto


"The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has exerted pressure on the Marshall Islands to torpedo its proposed crypto. The move by the Washington-based global financial institution has been cited as evide..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 05:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

The Bank of Russia Says Its ICO Experiment Was a Success


"The Bank of Russia has successfully concluded an experiment in conducting ICOs, though questions remain as to their legality in the nation."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 21:00
Taggar: bank

China to seek closer Russia ties as US eyes more tariffs


"U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are going to lead to a “substantial improvement” between China and its neighbor Russia, the former People’s Bank of China (PBOC) Governor Zhou Xiaochuan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:59
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, point

Carney extends his stay at BoE to 2020


"The current Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has agreed to stay in his current role until the end of January 2020. “The extension was agreed in an exchange of letters between the Governor an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:34
Taggar: bank, finance

TRY weakens as CBRT meeting approaches


"The Turkish lira weakened slightly on Tuesday as investors weighed up expectations for this week?s central bank meeting, where the monetary policy committee is expected to raise interest rates. TRY ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:24
Taggar: bank, rate

BoE?s Carney to stay until January 2020 to smooth Brexit


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will stay at the central bank an extra seven months until the end of January 2020 to help smooth Britain?s departure from the European Union next year, finance min..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:10
Taggar: bank, finance

PR: Killing Banks ? A Financial Crypto Startup MoneyToken Announced 0% Loans and Token Burn This Wednesday


"MoneyToken crypto-backed loans platform has announced making zero-interest loans available for everyone. From 12th September September forward, anyone will be able to join the MoneyToken platform and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, forex, rate

Korean Banks to Limit Services for Crypto Traders Without Real-Name Verification


"South Korean banks are reportedly taking measures to limit services for customers who are not using the real-name system. It has been over seven months since the Korean government introduced the crypt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 09:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something Different


"People often wonder why a cryptocurrency with a limited supply like bitcoin has been gaining traction over the years. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the world?s central banks have printed around $12..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 05:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, inflation

India Cryptocurrency Winter Survivors: We Were Not Sleeping, But Hibernating


"The RBI Circular was intended to put a pause button on cryptocurrency activity in India, but as the mandate that restrained banks to be involved in this space goes through debate, protests, and court..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 04:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Riot Blockchain Replaces CEO Over $27 Million Pump and Dump Charges


"Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT), a company officially focused on cryptocurrency mining and the development of an exchange, has swiftly replaced its CEO after the SEC charged him in connection to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 18:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

The Daily: Revolut to Launch in North America, US Startup Presents Telegram Alternative


"Digital bank Revolut is planning to expand its operations in America and Russia. Also, payment card provider Fuzex signs an agreement with Dash, a US-based startup offers an alternative to Telegram, a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 14:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

Trump trade war worries


"Monday September 10: Five things the markets are talking about Trade talks, tariffs threats, EM contagion fears and central bank decisions are dominating asset price moves this month. Add geopolitical..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 12:00
Taggar: bank, market, trading

Can Bitcoin Save Argentina?


"A proposal to place a sliver of Argentina's central bank reserves in bitcoin is worth taking seriously, given the country's current dire straits."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 10:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

New York Regulator Approves Two New Stablecoins, Gemini Dollar and Paxos Standard


"Ever since fears arose around Tether (USDT), it seems like a new stablecoin is released every week to try and take its place. Today two new stablecoins have been revealed, with the distinction of bein..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 01:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar, financial

Denmark?s Largest Bank May Have Facilitated up to $150 Billion in Money Laundering


"Companies from Russia and other parts of the former Soviet Union have apparently turned the small country of Estonia into a massive money laundering haven. An investigation into the Estonian branch of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-09 22:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

RBI Ban Hearing in Two Days ? What Indian Crypto Exchanges Are Expecting


"The Indian supreme court will hear all petitions against the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the CEOs of several Indian exchanges to find out wha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-09 18:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, trading

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews at the European Central Bank, Bank of England, and in Turkey, Russia, Argentina and Peru. Publication of the Federal Reserve Beige Book on U.S. regional economic..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 21:52
Taggar: bank, bull

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 30)


"Another busy week for global markets   OANDA Senior Market Analysts Craig Erlam and Alfonso Esparza review the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Har..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 19:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Bear market blues


"Friday September 7: Five things the markets are talking about Trade talks, tariffs threats, EM contagion fears and central bank decisions are dominating asset price moves this month. Add geopolitical..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 12:14
Taggar: bank, market

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises After Bank of Canada Rate Hike Comments


"The Canadian dollar rose on Thursday after Bank of Canada (BoC) Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said that a breakdown in the US-Canada trade talks would not keep the central bank from raising interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 21:32
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, rate

Bitcoin ATM Maker Develops Payment Solution for Cannabis Dispensaries


"The legal US cannabis industry growing strong where local authorities have stepped out of its way. However, in combination with banks and credit card companies refusing to provide services to many bus..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 23:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Policy Monetary Policy Rate Left Unchanged at 1.5%


"The Monetary Policy Committee of the National Bank of Poland has left the reference interest rate at 1.5% since two 50-basis point cuts in the first quarter of 2015. That stance is being continued, ac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 21:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Canada?s Governing Council Holds its Fire


"Four previous 25-basis point increases of the Bank of Canada overnight interest rate had been implemented in September 2017 and January, May and July of this year. More are likely to follow. But consi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 20:53
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Goldman Sachs Out: No Crypto Trading Desk, Markets Fall


"Investment bank Goldman Sachs is ditching its plans to open a cryptocurrency trading desk, reports detail. It was only early last month when rumors circulated that the legacy financial institution was..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 18:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, financial, gold, investment, market, report, trading

Major Indian Bitcoin Exchange Discusses the Aftermath of RBI Ban


"It has been about two months since the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) went into effect. News.Bitcoin.com talked to Sathvik Vishwanath, CEO and co-founder of Indian exchange Unoc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 17:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

BoC Keeps rates on hold at 1.5%, CAD falls


"No surprise, the Bank of Canada (BoC) has kept its overnight rate steady at +1.5%. The bank warned that heightened trade tensions represent a key risk to the global outlook. In the accompanying commun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 16:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Goldman Sachs Said to Have Sidelined Plans for Crypto Trading Desk


"Investment bank Goldman Sachs has reportedly dropped plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk, for now at least."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 15:45
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, gold, investment, report, trading

Ripio Rolls Out Crypto-Powered Loans Across Latin America


"Ripio is driving mainstream adoption among the unbanked of South America, offering crypto loans in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 15:00
Taggar: bank

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar under pressure over NATA concerns, BoC statement next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, after dropping sharply on Tuesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3178 down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, Canada re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 14:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, trade balance, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar under pressure over NAFTA concerns, BoC statement next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, after dropping sharply on Tuesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3178 down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, Canada re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 14:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, trade balance, trading

PBoC's Digital Currency Lab Launches New Research Center Outside of Beijing


"The Digital Currency Research Lab within China's central bank is expanding to Nanjing to enable wider deployment of blockchain and other fintech. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 11:00
Taggar: bank, currency

R3 Rejected in Attempted Takeover of Settlement Coin Blockchain Project


"Blockchain tech provider R3 tried to take over one of the most well-known bank blockchain projects this June. The only problem? It didn't work."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 10:00
Taggar: bank

Africa and its Antiquated Banking: Cryptocurrencies The Solution?


"Africa has steadily accelerated the switch to modern technologies. But can a continent facing a crisis with antiquated banking technologies, low rate of financial inclusion, poor confidence in the ban..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 04:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate, share, shares

A decade of easy money got us here ( OANDA Trading on Bloomberg Radio)


"Stephen Innes, Head: Trading Asia Pacific, Oanda, joined Juliette Saly and Bryan Curtis on Daybreak Asia to discuss how much pain there may be ahead for emerging market currencies. He moves onto the o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 04:52
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, trading

Canadian Dollar Falls as NAFTA 2.0 Agreement Remain Elusive


"Canadian Dollar Falls as NAFTA 2.0 Agreement Remain Elusive The USD/CAD rose 0.66 percent on Tuesday. The currency pair is trading at 1.3178 ahead of the release of the Bank of Canada (BoC) monetary p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 21:40
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, dollar, trading

Roger Ver and Jimmy Song to Debate Bitcoin on Blockchain Cruise


"Next Monday will witness an eagerly anticipated debate between two of bitcoin?s leading figures. Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver and Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy Song will go head-to-head aboard a blockchai..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 18:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

PBoC-Backed Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Enters Test Phase


"A blockchain trade finance platform spearheaded by the People's Bank of China has entered the testing phase ahead of an official roll-out."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 16:00
Taggar: bank, finance

Carney testimony in focus on Tuesday


"Will he stay or will he go? It?s been a relatively slow start to trading on Tuesday but things are expected to pick up, with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney making an appearance shortly and the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 12:44
Taggar: bank, trading

EM rout not yet complete


"Tuesday September 4: Five things the markets are talking about In the last week of August, it was trade and tariff wars along with EM currency capitulation that were the driving forces behind asset pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 12:26
Taggar: bank, currency, market, point

Abra Launches Services for SEPA Bank Account Holders


"Cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, Abra, has announced the launch of support for customers holding Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) bank accounts. The move allows the citizens of the 28 member states..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 12:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Emerging market losses continue on Tuesday


"Emerging-market assets held losses in Asian trading Tuesday, signaling Argentina?s plan to narrow its fiscal deficit and comments from Turkey?s central bank hinting at a rate increase have yet to shor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 09:46
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, rate, trading

25% chance of hard Brexit according to economists


"There is a one chance in four that Britain will leave the European Union in March without a deal, a Reuters poll found, while the Bank of England will wait until after Brexit before raising borrowing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 09:27
Taggar: bank

Carney faces another grilling amid uncertain future


"Mark Carney will have his chance to put speculation about his future as Bank of England governor to rest when he faces lawmakers on Tuesday. The U.K. parliament?s Treasury Committee?s session is bille..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 09:15
Taggar: bank

The Argentine peso woes mount


"Emerging-market assets held losses in Asian trading Tuesday, signalling Argentina?s plan to narrow its fiscal deficit and comments from Turkey?s central bank hinting at a rate increase have yet to sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 07:34
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, rate, trading

Exchanges Round-Up: DMM Bitcoin Launches Biometric Authentication, Ironfx Seeks Gibraltar Licensing


"In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, DDM Bitcoin has launched biometric authentication for Android users of its app, Fxcoin has hired former Deutsche Bank AG employee, Yasuo Matsuda..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 21:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Treasury hoping for Carney extension


"The Treasury and the Bank of England are in discussions about Mark Carney staying on as governor beyond his present departure date of June 2019. I understand the Treasury is concerned that trying to f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 17:21
Taggar: bank

Indonesia rupiah hits more than 20 year low


"The Indonesian rupiah fell to its weakest level against the dollar in more than 20 years on Monday, prompting the country’s central bank to say that it will intervene. Bank Indonesia said on Mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 17:20
Taggar: bank, dollar, foreign exchange, market, report

Binance Wants to Invest in Africa, Reaches Out to African Projects


"Africa is a market of over 1.2 billion consumers, with fast growing developing economies and hundreds of millions of unbanked people. As such, the continent offers plenty of opportunities for new cryp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 17:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Turkish central bank promises to act at next meeting


"Turkey?s central bank signalled on Monday it would take action against ?significant risks? to price stability, a rare move to calm financial markets after inflation surged to its highest in nearly a d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 16:36
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, rate

New Month Kicks Off with Further Evidence of Accelerating Turkish Inflation, a Whole Lot of PMI Surveys, and North American Holidays


"U.S. and Canadian Markets are closed for Labor Day holidays. Turkish CPI inflation accelerated two percentage points to 17.9% in August, its highest level since the end of 2003. PPI inflation catapult..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 15:44
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, market, point, rate

The Power of Private Blockchains Is Beginning to Show


"Is it time to rethink private blockchains? The World Bank's "blockchain bond" success has reinvigorated that question. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 14:00
Taggar: bank, rate

When central banks and the political worlds collide


"When central banks and the political worlds collide Global risk assets should remain under duress due to an ongoing potent mix of emerging markets spillover amidst concerns that President Trump moves..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-02 18:26
Taggar: bank, currency, market

Russian Police Seize 22 Cryptocurrency ATMs in 9 Cities


"Law enforcement officials in Russia have seized 22 BATMs installed at stores and restaurants in 9 different cities. The confiscation has been carried out on orders from the Prosecutor?s Office and the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-02 03:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, report

Japan?s Largest Bank Experiments Using Own Crypto at Convenience Store


"Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, one of the world?s largest financial groups, has been experimenting with using its own cryptocurrency, the Mufg coin, for payments at a convenience store for employees..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-01 01:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, report

Next Week


"Holidays: U.S. and Canadian Labor Day on Monday. Brazilian Independence Day on Friday. Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Canada, Serbia, Australia, Ukraine, Poland, Malaysia, Sweden, and Chile..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 20:54
Taggar: bank

August in Figures


"Many stock markets performed well in August as such had in July. Exceptions were those in the U.K., Switzerland, and Canada. The yen and Swiss franc rose against the dollar, which otherwise advanced a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 01:39
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, market

India Eyes State Digital Currency to Cut $90 Million Banknote Bill


"The Reserve Bank of India is mulling a central bank digital currency as a means to reduce the country's huge spend on minting physical cash."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 16:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Markets Update: BTC Consolidates Around $7K After Breaking Trendline


"The cryptocurrency markets are consolidating today, following BTC?s recent break above the major descending trendline dating back to December?s all-time highs and subsequent rally to approximately $7..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 13:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, trading

Reserve Bank of India Anticipates Shift to P2P Crypto Trading


"India’s central bank has released its latest annual report which includes a section dedicated to cryptocurrency. The Reserve Bank of India outlines the risks posed by crypto and emphasizes the n..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 09:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report, trading

Standard Chartered, Siemens Partner to Put Bank Guarantees on a Blockchain


"Multinational banking firm Standard Chartered is teaming up with manufacturing giant Siemens to put bank guarantees for trade finance on a blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 16:00
Taggar: bank, finance

Italy hoping for new round of bond buying


"Italy might be relying on the hope of a new round of government-bond purchases by the European Central Bank to shield its public debt from financial speculation and the threats of a rating downgrade..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 14:30
Taggar: bank, financial, report

Bithumb to Restart User Registrations as Bank Agrees Contract Renewal


"South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is reportedly renewing its contract with Nonghyup Bank after solving issues prompted by a June hack."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 11:30
Taggar: bank, currency, report

Coinbase: 42% of World?s Best Universities Offer Crypto Courses


"The ecosystem?s largest bank and quasi-exchange, Coinbase, commissioned a survey about higher education (students and faculty) attitudes toward crypto and blockchain. They found over 40% of leading un..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 09:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Venezuela's Maduro Orders Banks to Adopt Petro Cryptocurrency


"Venezuelan banks have been ordered to use the petro, the Maduro government-launched cryptocurrency, as a unit of account."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 23:00
Taggar: bank, currency

New Bill Clarifies Crypto Taxation in Poland


"A new draft introducing amendments regarding the taxation of crypto incomes has been published in Poland. The bill differentiates between decentralized cryptocurrencies and centralized virtual money..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 22:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, cable, currencies, trading

Treasury denies asking Carney to stay on as BoE Governor


"The Treasury denied a newspaper report on Tuesday that the government had asked Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to stay on for an extra year beyond his scheduled departure in June 2019. ?We don?t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 15:34
Taggar: bank, report

Details of Iran?s National Cryptocurrency Unveiled


"Iran has been developing a national cryptocurrency, a move that could allow them to evade US economic sanctions. Informatics Services Corporations, the country’s leading provider of banking syst..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 14:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Indian Exchange Resumes Fiat Deposits and Withdrawals Using New Method


"An Indian cryptocurrency exchange has come up with a new method to allow its users to deposit and withdraw rupees despite the crypto banking ban by the country?s central bank. The exchange also guaran..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 12:56
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Report Finds Mining Activity and Bitcoin Exchange Development in North Korea


"A report by South Korea’s state-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) suggests that North Korea has been mining cryptocurrencies, according to local media. In addition, a technology firm in the count..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 06:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Iran Expected to Lift Cryptocurrency Ban in September


"The deputy for innovative technologies at the Central Bank of Iran, Nasser Hakimi, has stated that Iran?s financial regulator will be reviewing the country?s blanket cryptocurrency ban. The central ba..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 20:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

Samsung Looks to Streamline Banking With Blockchain Tool


"Samsung SDS, a subsidiary of South Korea's tech conglomerate, has developed a blockchain-based certification platform for South Korean banks."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 18:35
Taggar: bank, rate

Reserve Bank of India Forms Unit on Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, AI


"The central bank of India has reportedly formed a special unit tasked to track emerging technologies such as those related to cryptocurrencies. Its members will be expected to research, draft rules, a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 18:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, report

GBP/USD ? Pound improves in thin holiday trade


"GBP/USD has posted gains in the Monday session. The pair is trading at 1.2891, up 0.34% on the day. With British banks are closed for a summer holiday, traders can expect a quiet day from the pair. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 17:29
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, trading

India Central Bank Forms New Unit to Tackle Blockchain Regulation


"India's central bank has formed a new unit within the organization to tackle research and regulatory frameworks for blockchain and cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 11:30
Taggar: bank, currency

Venezuela Bolivar Re-Denomination Gets Smartphone App


"Hyperinflation has taken off to cartoon proportions in Venezuela, leaving the government to take rather drastic steps in trying to restore confidence in its domestic market. That?s a very heavy, ambit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 05:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, inflation, market

Banks Freeze Company?s Accounts After Owner Traded on Localbitcoins


"The owner of cryptocurrency mining electric bicycle retailer, 50cycles, recently had his company’s accounts with HSBC and Barclays frozen within hours of transacting on peer-to-peer cryptocurren..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-26 11:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

P2P Exchange Options Increasing for Crypto Traders in India


"Since the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country’s central bank, banned banks from providing services to cryptocurrency businesses, traders are increasingly trading on peer-to-peer (P2P) platf..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-26 06:09
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

Bank of America Files Patent for Cryptocurrency Custody System


"The Bank of America Corporation has filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office for a secure means for the storage and custody of cryptocurrencies. The filing describes a system for recording and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-26 01:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

US Dollar Drops After Powell Stresses Gradual Approach to Rates


"The US dollar is lower against most major pairs on Friday. The greenback was waiting for U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Powell?s speech at the central bank summit in Jackson Hole but in the end no new inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 22:55
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate, share

Wall Street Higher After Powell?s Speech in Jackson Hole


"Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting all-time highs, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank?s current approach to interest rate hikes wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 20:48
Taggar: bank, rate

Fed Chair Powell Sticks to Gradual Hike Path


"Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday defended the U.S. central bank?s push to raise interest rates as healthy for the economy and signaled more hikes were coming despite President Donald T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 20:46
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Iceland, Israel and South Korea. The annual central banking symposium in Jackson Hole, WY winds up on August 25th. Bank of Governor Poloz and Bank of Japan Bo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 19:29
Taggar: bank

World Bank's Blockchain Bond Experiment Raises $81 Million


"The World Bank's blockchain bond raised $110 million AUD, and is based on a private ethereum network."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 18:05
Taggar: bank

GBP/USD ? Pound edges higher ahead of US durable goods


"The British pound has reversed directions on Friday session and posted gains. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2845, up 0.26% on the day. On the release front, the number of mortgages..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 14:04
Taggar: bank, pound, report, trading

Bitcoin ATM Card Goes Metal, Offering Cryptocurrency Cash Back


"Revolut Metal is the latest offering from the United Kingdom-based digital bank, Revolut. It claims to return cryptocurrency cash back on purchases, higher withdrawal limits, and even a personal conci..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 13:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Singapore Stock Exchange Taps Blockchain for Faster Settlements


"Singapore's stock exchange is working with the city-state's central bank to adopt blockchain for faster and cheaper securities transactions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 12:00
Taggar: bank

Liechtenstein Bank to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Backed by the Swiss Franc


"Union Bank AG, a bank in Liechtenstein that offers corporate banking services mainly to companies based in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Middle East, has announced that it will be launching it..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 23:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Fed Chair Speech Could Focus on Next Downturn


"Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell may use his closely-watched speech in Jackson Hole to discuss how the central bank plans to fight the next downturn. The topic is front and center because ?we?re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 22:20
Taggar: bank

Fed?s Kapan States Fed Will Remain Independent


"Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan became the second central bank figure Thursday to state the central bank’s independence. Kaplan said the Fed would make its decisions on interest r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 22:18
Taggar: bank, rate

Swedish Bank Inks Deal to Offer Crypto Fund Trading


"A blockchain startup based in Sweden, has signed a software license agreement with a local bank to deliver a crypto fund trading service."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 21:00
Taggar: bank, trading

Fed?s George Says President Comments Don?t Alter Her Actions


"President Donald Trump’s criticism isn’t influencing the way Kansas City Fed President Esther George, long one of the central bank’s most hawkish members, conducts policy. George off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:49
Taggar: bank, rate

ECB Minutes Show Concerns for Trade Protectionism


"Protectionism and the threat of a global trade war are the biggest risks to the euro zone economy but growth for now remains firmly on the path seen earlier, European Central Bank policymakers conclud..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:39
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, share

Saudi Arabia to Borrow $12B After Aramco IPO on Hold


"Saudi Arabia?s sovereign fund is set to borrow up to $12 billion from international banks after IPO plans for state energy group Saudi Aramco were put on hold, the Financial Times reported, citing sou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:33
Taggar: bank, financial, oil, report

Merkel Focused on EC Presidency not ECB for Germany


"Germany?s Jens Weidmann is seeing his prospects of becoming European Central Bank president fade, amid signs that trade issues handled in Brussels are eclipsing Berlin?s concerns about securing its ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:25
Taggar: bank, report

Tariffs support U.S dollar


"Thursday August 23: Five things the markets are talking about The U.S dollar has rallied for the first time in six-sessions as the markets waits for rhetoric from Jackson Hole where a meeting of globa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 12:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

The World Bank Is About to Settle a Blockchain Bond Worth $73 Million


"The World Bank is expected to settle its first blockchain-based bond worth $73 Million at the end of this month."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 11:30
Taggar: bank

Swedish Tech Company to Trade Crypto Fund in Exclusive Partnership With German Bank


"Stockholm IT Ventures AB (SITV), a Swedish technology company specialized in cryptocurrency production, announced that its subsidiary, Blocktrade Technology Ltd. (BTT), has signed a software license a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 09:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Bank of Thailand Developing Central Bank Digital Currency


"Following the adoption of the country?s first cryptocurrency regulation, the central bank of Thailand is working on its own digital currency in collaboration with the country’s largest banks. In..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 01:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

USDCAD Canadian Dollar Rises Despite US Fed Minutes Suggesting September Rate Hike


"The Canadian dollar rose 0.29 on Wednesaday against the US dollar. The USD/CAD is trading at 1.2996 after the U.S. Federal Reserve published the minutes from its August Federal Open Market Committee (..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 20:32
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, trading

Focus on Fed Minutes and Jackson Hole


"August Fed minutes in focus today Central banks are back in focus as we head into the second half of the week, with the Federal Reserve minutes being released on Wednesday ahead of the Jackson Hole sy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 13:56
Taggar: bank

Thailand's Central Bank Is Developing a Digital Currency Based on R3 Tech


"The Bank of Thailand is developing its own digital currency, aiming to complete a first proof-of-concept by March 2019."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 11:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Hungary?s Monetary Policy Held Unchanged


"The Monetary Council at Magyar Nemzeti Bank kept its interest rate structure unchanged. Hungary’s deposit rate has been at -0.15% since a 10 basis point cut last September, and the overnight and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 18:54
Taggar: bank, point, rate

EUR/USD ? Has Trump ended the decline?


"Central Bank Pressure and Intervention Speculation Weigh on USD Donald Trump’s recent comments on the dollar, in which he openly criticized the central banks of the US and the eurozone, may have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 17:12
Taggar: bank, dollar

DAX gains continue as trade tensions ease


"The DAX index continues to point higher and has recorded considerable gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 12,420, up 0.73% on the day. There are no German or eurozone event..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 15:23
Taggar: bank, point, trading

What impact will Jackson Hole have on markets?


"Wall Street investors are awaiting a key gathering of prominent central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wyo., which could have implications for an array of assets, from international stocks and bonds to emer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:13
Taggar: bank, market

Trump wants Fed?s help on economy


"U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ?not thrilled? with the Federal Reserve under his own appointee, Chairman Jerome Powell, for raising interest rates and said the U.S. central bank sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:11
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

UK posts budget surplus in July


"Britain reported its biggest budget surplus for the month of July in 18 years on Tuesday, giving finance minister Philip Hammond some extra room for manoeuvre as he faces pressure to relax his grip on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:09
Taggar: bank, finance, pound, report

Thai Central Bank Defends Cryptocurrencies


"In the high-profile Thai crypto fraud case involving an actor, Thailand’s central bank has clarified that the fraud is not related to cryptocurrency trading, but a general misuse of money. Thail..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, currency trading, trading

China Zheshang Bank Issues Securities Worth $66 Million on Blockchain


"One of the largest privately held commercial banks in China has completed the issuance of securities worth $66 million via blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 08:00
Taggar: bank

Softbank, Baidu Lead $3 Million Funding for Ex-Googler's Crypto Startup


"Atlas Protocol is getting initial backing from Softbank China Capital and BV (Baidu Venture), who are betting on onchain data as a marketing asset."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 23:30
Taggar: bank, market

The Weekly: McAfee?s Doomed Wallet, Altcoin Panic, Binance Launches Fiat-to-Crypto


"In this week?s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported on McAfee’s “Doomed” wallet, a panic in the altcoin markets, Binance’s new fiat-to-crypto platform in Liechtenstei..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-19 11:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, report

Norwegian Mining Company Receives Bomb Threat in Escalating Noise Complaint


"Kryptovault, a Norwegian company specializing in ?large-scale cryptocurrency mining and data center operations,? has recently received a bomb threat amid escalating noise complaints pertaining to its..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 22:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Next Week


"Holiday and Special Event: The Islamic Festival of the Sacrifice will be observed Wednesday in countries such as Indonesia, Singapore, and India. The Kansas City Federal Reserve’s sponsored symp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 18:26
Taggar: bank

Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners


"In a chilling but sadly all-too-familiar sequence of events, UK banks have been targeting cryptocurrency owners. Individuals who have cashed out large amounts of cryptocurrency ? legitimately ? have h..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 15:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Risk appetite boosted by higher yuan fix


"Yuan fixed higher for first time in seven days At this morning?s yuan fix, the People?s Bank of China strengthened the yuan for the first time in seven days, moving the mid-rate to 6.8894 from 6.8946..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 05:20
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

PR: Vaultbank Partners with Kingdom Trust for Qualified Custodial Services for Crypto Assets


"Vaultbank has partnered with Kingdom Trust to provide a qualified custodial solution for digital assets. Vaultbank has built a digital asset platform allowing for the tokenization of real assets and f..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-16 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, report

Indonesia?s Fourth Central Bank Interest Rate Hike Since Mid-May


"In the face of a wider current account deficit in Indonesia, intensifying global trade tensions, and Turkey’s crisis, which makes many emerging economies more vulnerable, Bank Indonesia’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 17:06
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Caribbean Central Bank Explores Issuing Its Own Digital Coin


"A growing number of governments and central banks around the world are looking to the possibility of issuing their own digital coins these days. The latest financial institution to join this trend is..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 23:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

Euro rebounds as markets find relative calm


"After the Monday Mayhem from the Turkey contagion, a sense of calm descended on FX markets during today?s Asian session. USD/TRY headed lower from its record high yesterday as the markets digested the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 10:02
Taggar: bank, currencies, fx market, market

Venezuela?s Constituent Assembly Drafts Law to Create Central Bank for Crypto


"A member of the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly has reportedly revealed that the assembly is preparing a reform to the country’s Constitution that includes a central bank for cryptocurr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 05:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Turkey must ensure independence of central bank


"German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Turkey on Monday to ensure the independence of its central bank as other senior officials said that Turkey?s economic woes were causing great concern. The Turkish..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 18:18
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy

Bitt Inks Blockchain Deal With Another Caribbean Central Bank


"Bitt is partnering with the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten to look into issuing a central bank-backed digital currency for the two nations."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 18:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Deepening Turkish Crisis Kindles Contagion Fears


"The dollar has appreciated another 8.7% against the Turkish lira and is hovering around 7/USD. The lira touched a record low of 7.2 per dollar earlier. Turkish share prices have fallen 4.7%, and the 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 14:20
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, share

USD/ZAR touches two year high on Turkey contagion


"Turkey attempts to calm markets USD/TRY retreated from record highs above 7.00 struck early in today?s trading as markets took notice of comments from Turkish authorities on Sunday that they have draf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 10:02
Taggar: bank, market, trading

Euro touches lowest in more than a year as Turkey effect continues


"Turkey says it has an action plan The EUR touched a 13-month low versus the US dollar as trading got underway this week, with markets preparing for more turmoil involving the Turkish lira. The seeming..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 04:20
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, market, oil, trading

Regulations Round-Up: Central Bank-Issued Digital Currencies, Regulatory Clarity


"In recent regulatory news, Spain’s Central bank has issued a report favoring the development of a central bank-issued digital currency (CBDC), the president of Taiwan’s central bank has ad..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-12 14:58
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Stablecoins Gaining Popularity in India to Minimize Central Bank?s Impact


"A growing number of cryptocurrency exchanges in India are adding stablecoins such as trueusd (TUSD) and tether (USDT) to their platforms. They are part of the solutions exchanges have come up with in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-12 00:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Huge Demand for ?P2P? Crypto Trading Seen in India After RBI Ban


"Exchange-escrowed trading directly between cryptocurrency buyers and sellers is growing in popularity in India following the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. One local e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 22:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

US Sanctions on Turkey Drive EUR/USD Down


"EUR/USD dropped to the lowest level in a year today on concerns that the negative impact of US sanctions against Turkey can spill over to the European bank..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 20:27
Taggar: bank, cpi, currency, currency pair, inflation

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Norway and Indonesia. Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe delivers semi-annual parliamentary testimony. Holidays: Assumption Day observed Wednesday in a f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 18:56
Taggar: bank, industrial production, retail sales

More Volatile Global Markets as Concern Mounts about Turkey


"Turkey commands the spotlight of global financial markets this Friday. Talks broke down between the U.S. and Turkey over the latter’s continuing detention of an American evangelical pastor, whic..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 15:19
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, inflation, market, rate

Turkey investors take a bath


"Today’s sharp slide in the Turkish lira (currently down -6% at $5.9446, but was down -15% at $6.200 at one point) has obviously seeped through into broader financial markets, causing the USD and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 13:49
Taggar: bank, financial, market, point

Ecobank Report Finds Significant Presence of Crypto in 36 African Countries


"A report published by the pan-African bank, Ecobank Transnational Inc., has found that despite cryptocurrencies exerting a notable presence in each of the 36 African countries in which the company ope..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 09:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, rate, report

World Bank Taps Australia's CommBank to Issue Its First Blockchain Bond


"The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been chosen by the World Bank Group to help issue a bond over a blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 08:00
Taggar: bank

Filipino Monetary Response Escalated Amid Rising Inflation


"A May central bank rate hike in May — the first hike of the overnight reverse repo rate since 2014 — was followed one month later by a second tightening. Both increases were 25 basis point..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 20:43
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Reuters Poll Shows Loonie Rising But NAFTA a Question Mark


"Canada?s dollar will rise over the coming year as the Bank of Canada hikes interest rates and higher oil prices become more supportive of the currency, a Reuters poll showed, but it will take a NAFTA..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 18:46
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, foreign exchange, oil, rate

Barclays Is Pitting Blockchains Against Each Other (For a Cause)


"The bank's DerivHack event will attempt to suss out which of the major enterprise DLT platforms works best for derivatives life cycle smart contracts."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 10:00
Taggar: bank

Swiss Banks Are Onboarding Crypto Clients and Assets


"Another Swiss private bank has announced in a statement that it’s open to on-board cryptocurrencies. Maerki Baumann private bank in Zurich is open to accepting assets that were generated with cr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 20:06
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, rate

Brexit Worries Take Pound Lower


"The pound has fallen below $1.29 for the first time in almost a year on continuing worries Britain will leave the EU without a trade deal. Sterling also hit a nine-month low against the euro, and was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 19:08
Taggar: bank, pound

US Mortgages Fall as House Prices Rise


"Rising home prices hit the mortgage industry hard last week. Total mortgage application volume fell 3 percent from the previous week, and 17 percent from a year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 19:05
Taggar: bank, market, report

Saudi Arabia sells off Canadian assets, loonie falls


"It’s being reported by FT that the Saudi’s are selling off Canadian assets in response to Ottawa?s criticism of the arrest of a female activist last week. Apparently, the Saudi central ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 15:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, report

State Street Opens Up About Its Internal Blockchain Debate


"The global custody bank's tech and product teams are keen to transform securities lending into a peer-to-peer market, but not all are on board."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 15:00
Taggar: bank, market

PR: Stemcell-pj ? Tech to Reverse Ageing: Blockchain Startup Joins the Fight for Longevity


"The mythical fountain of youth. The tales of it appeared in writings by Herodotus, it was sought by the emperors of ancient China, for its sake alchemists spent years trying to create a philosopher's..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, dollar, rate

Aussie moves higher as RBA holds rates at record low


"AUD/USD breaks above 0.7400 The RBA held rates steady for the 21st time, a move that had been unanimously expected, keeping them at record lows as it targets sustainable growth and achieving the infla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 10:20
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Bob Goodlatte Becomes First Member of Congress to Disclose Crypto Holdings


"Bob Goodlatte, the chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary, has reported his private cryptocurrency holdings – making Mr. Goodlatte likely the first member of the United States Congress to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 05:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, report

?People?s Money? Crypto to Outlast Fiat ?Scam? ? Rich Dad, Poor Dad Author


"The author of the best-selling book ?Rich Dad, Poor Dad?, Robert Kiyosaki, has spoken in favor of virtual currencies during a recent podcast. Mr. Kiyosaki described the United States Dollar (USD) as c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 03:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, dollar, financial

Indian Exchange Zebpay Enables Trueusd (TUSD) Stablecoin Trading


"One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, Zebpay, has enabled Trueusd (TUSD) trading, deposits and withdrawals. The dollar-pegged stablecoin is offered as an alternative to fiat trading wh..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-06 19:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, dollar, trading

Many Swiss Bankers and Financial Regulators Quit to Join the Crypto Space


"A lot of people in Switzerland have left the traditional financial sector to work in the crypto space, in which the banking nation is now developing a niche market. The Swiss banks don?t show enthusia..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-06 17:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, market

Sterling Slide Extended


"The pound ended last week on a weak note after Bank of England Governor Carney flagged “an uncomfortably high” risk that Britain leaves the EU without any negotiated deal. That message was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-06 14:00
Taggar: bank, pound

Bank of Thailand Green-Lights Financial Companies for Crypto Activities


"Thailand?s central bank has announced the rules under which financial institutions, including commercial banks, and their subsidiaries can engage in cryptocurrency activities. They include securities..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-06 09:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Coinbase Seeks Online Merchant Crypto Adoption by the Millions


"Adoption news keeps flowing this week, from Wall Street to Australia, and now San Francisco. The United States largest cryptocurrency bank, Coinbase, announced it is expanding its commerce section to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-06 07:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Bithumb Resumes Deposit and Withdrawal Services ? Upbit Reveals 127% Cash Reserves


"South Korean exchange Bithumb has resumed deposit and withdrawal services for a number of cryptocurrencies after the recent hack. Another major Korean exchange, Upbit, has released an audit report sho..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-04 21:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, report

Next Week


"Central Banks: Central banks hold monetary policy reviews in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, The Philippines, Peru, Romania and Serbia. Australia’s quarterly Monetary Policy Statement and minu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 22:24
Taggar: bank

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 26)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Head of Trading Asia Steve Innes review the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Nick Howard. This week’s b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 18:26
Taggar: bank, market, rate, trading

BoE Carney Says No Deal Brexit is Highly Undesirable but Possible


"The possibility of a no-deal Brexit is “uncomfortably high” and “highly undesirable”, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has told the BBC. Mr Carney said the prospect of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 15:28
Taggar: bank

Indians Use Creative Means to Trade Bitcoin Amid RBI Ban


"Indian crypto traders have found some creative ways to trade cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin, to circumvent the crypto banking ban imposed by the country?s central bank. The Reserve Bank of India..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 04:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

Bank of Mexico Decides Not to Raise Interest Rate after Latest Policy Review


"The Governing Board kept its overnight interbank interest rate at 7.75% but observed in a released statement that “since the last monetary policy decision, the balance of risks to the forecasted..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 22:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Czech National Bank Lifts 2-Week Repo Rate to 1.25% from 1.00%


"Developing economies like that of the Czech Republic depend on capital inflows, and these have diminished as a result of U.S. President Trump’s protectionist agenda. Currencies have depreciated..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 16:33
Taggar: bank, currencies, inflation, rate

GBP Dives on Dovish BoE Hike


"Profit taking seen as MPC doesn?t combine hike with hawkish rhetoric Sterling tumbled on Thursday after the Bank of England raised interest rates by 0.25% to a post-financial crisis high. The hike, wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 15:21
Taggar: bank, financial, profit, rate

Bank of England Tightens a Second Time


"Following up on an initial interest rate hike last November, the Monetary Policy Committee by unanimous vote raised Britain’s Bank rate from 0.50% to 0.75%, highest since March 2009. The policy..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 14:39
Taggar: bank, rate

BoE hike a close call


"Thursday August 2: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of England is more likely than not to hike interest rates +25 bps to +0.75% this morning (07:00 am EDT), but this has only recentl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 12:31
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Japanese Bank Mizuho is Being Sued by Mt Gox Customer


"According to regional reports the Japanese financial institution, Mizuho Bank, is being accused of creating issues for Mt Gox customers who were hoping to withdraw funds after the exchange collapsed. ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 11:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, rate, report

Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Suspends Opening New Virtual Accounts


"Bithumb has suspended issuing new virtual accounts to crypto traders starting on August 1 after failing to renew the contract with its bank. These accounts are part of the real-name system enforced by..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 07:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Brazilian and Indian Monetary Policy Decisions


"Central Banks in two of the four BRIC economies held monetary policy reviews. Coincidentally, while the Brazilian Selic rate was left unchanged at 6.50%, the Indian repo rate was lifted 25 basis point..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 03:07
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Atlanta Fed Upgrades US GDP Forecast to 5.4%


"Economic growth is expected to continue at a rapid pace in the third quarter, according to a very preliminary forecast from the Atlanta Fed. The central bank district estimates that GDP will increase..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 19:51
Taggar: bank, rate

BoE Super Thursday to live up to its name


"Surely they won?t bottle it again, right? Super Thursday promises to live up to its name one way or another this week, as the Bank of England either raises interest rates to post-financial crisis high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 19:17
Taggar: bank, financial, market, rate

Swissquote Reports 44% Increase in Profit After Adding Crypto Services


"Swiss online banking group, Swissquote, has benefited greatly from the addition of cryptocurrency investing to the set of services it offers, reporting a significant increase in its H1 2018 profits. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, profit, report

UK Manufacturing Slows to 16 Month Low Ahead of BoE Decision


"U.K. manufacturing growth slowed more than expected last month, casting doubt on the strength of the economy as Bank of England policy makers hold their crunch meeting. IHS Markit?s Purchasing Manager..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:49
Taggar: bank, economy, report

Reserve Bank of India Hikes Rate for 2nd Meeting in a Row


"India’s central bank has served up its second consecutive interest rate hike, and there could be more to come. The Reserve Bank of India raised the rate at which it lends to banks from 6.25% to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:44
Taggar: bank, rate

Goldman Sachs Devises Different Strategies Depending on Trade War Outcome


"If the U.S.-China trade war escalates, investors should be betting on domestic-focused U.S. stocks, according to Goldman Sachs. If the tensions ease, however, China-exposed companies would likely outp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:43
Taggar: analysis, bank, gold, report

Northern Trust Is Helping Hedge Funds Invest in Cryptocurrencies


"U.S.-based custody bank Northern Trust is helping traditional "mainstream" hedge funds expand into cryptocurrencies, says Forbes."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

Billionaire Backed Bitcoin Bank Trading on Major Stock Exchange


"Coming off fresh first quarter losses undeterred, giant cryptocurrency merchant bank, Galaxy Digital, began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange August, 1, 2018. It is one of the earliest banks in th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 13:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, trading

PR: Keynote Brings the World Blockchain Forum to London


"The world?s largest blockchain conference explores the promise of blockchain technology, trends and investments. Keynote is excited to announce the program agenda for their next endeavour, the world?s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, investment

Thomson Reuters Eikon to Display Data on 50 Cryptocurrencies From Cryptocompare


"Institutional financial traders are about to receive access to new data feeds on fifty cryptocurrencies supplied by Cryptocompare. These will be added to Eikon, Thomson Reuters? flagship financial inf..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 19:16
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, financial trade

BOJ Keeps QE in Check But Will Allow Yields to Rise More Naturally


"At a two-day rate review that ended on Tuesday, the Bank of Japan kept its interest rate targets steady but for the first time adopted a forward guidance on future policy, saying it will keep rates ?v..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 18:41
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Bank of Japan


"The Bank of Japan did not change its policy interest rates of negative 0.1% on overnight Policy-Rate balances or about zero percent on the 10-year JGBs. In controlling the yield curve, officials still..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 16:18
Taggar: bank, rate

Exhausting Barrage of Data and Developments on Final Day of July


"The dollar recovered 0.4% against the yen while sliding 0.3% relative to the euro and Australian dollar, 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie and Swiss franc. The Bank of Japan changed t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 15:52
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, margin, market

BoJ?s new script supports the carry-trade


"Tuesday July 31: Five things the markets are talking about Sovereign government bonds prices have rallied overnight as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) again committed to keep its “ultra-loose” mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 12:35
Taggar: bank, market, rate

BBVA Can't Hold Cryptocurrency ? And That's a Problem


"The bank wants to use ethereum as a notary, but regulators discourage holding even the tiny bit of ether needed to put data on the public blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 10:00
Taggar: bank

Commodities Weekly: No traction for commodities as the dollar softens


"The US dollar is facing a mild period of weakness ahead of a slew of central bank rate decisions and key data this week. Despite the dollar?s retracement, commodities have mostly failed to capitalize..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 08:38
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate

Banking Giant Trials Blockchain for Issuance of Land-Backed Loans


"One of the "Big Four" commercial banks in China has completed the issuance of a loan worth $300,000 using a blockchain system. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 08:00
Taggar: bank

Exchanges Round-Up: Dcex Uses XRP as Base Currency, Blocktrade Enters Beta


"In recent news regarding bitcoin exchanges, Dcex has launched a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange that will use XRP as its base currency, ESMA regulated exchange, Blocktrade, has opened for beta te..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 04:45
Taggar: bank, base currency, bitcoin, currency, trading

July in Figures


"Net dollar movement against currencies in other well-developed economies was modest in July, but the U.S. currency extended gains against developing country monies. The rise in long-term U.S. interest..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 01:10
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, rate

Wall of worry builds around the US tech sector 


"Wall of worry builds around the tech sector  US equity markets continue to absorb Facebook’s swoon which is weighing down FAANG’s ahead of Apple earnings announcement on Tuesday. Indeed th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 22:13
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, oil, us market

Novogratz's Galaxy Digital Will Start Trading on a Stock Exchange This Week


"Cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital will begin trading on the Toronto TSX Venture Exchange this week. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 21:25
Taggar: bank, currency, trading

US Dollar Lower on Monday Ahead of Central Bank Announcements


"The US dollar is lower against most major pairs on Monday. The week will feature a host of central bank policy announcement that kick off with the Bank of Japan (BOJ) on Monday night. The Fed is not e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 21:20
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar

BOJ Likely to Cut Forecasts but Maintain QE Unchanged


"The Bank of Japan concludes a two-day policy meeting on Tuesday amid intense speculation that it may adjust its massive monetary stimulus program. Economists who study the BOJ closely say such talk is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 21:18
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Football Team in Gibraltar to Pay Its Players in Cryptocurrency


"Gibraltar just scored a major unexpected goal in the great tournament to be known as the most Bitcoin-friendly jurisdiction in Europe. A local football team made international sports headlines for dec..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 21:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Stocks Steady Ahead of Central Bank Busy Week


"World stocks and the dollar were broadly steady on Monday as a busy week of central bank meetings and company updates began, while Japanese government bonds sold off before possible monetary policy tw..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 15:58
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, share, shares

Banks Don?t Really Want to Use ?Blockchain? for FX Settlement After All


"It seems that whenever members of the legacy financial establishment talk about Bitcoin these days its only to bash it in comparison to ‘Blockchain’, claiming that they can usurp the techn..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 15:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

G7 FX moves look to central banks for direction


"Monday July 30: five things the markets are talking about Stocks begin a new week under pressure, as investors mull over some lofty corporate earnings and a number of key policy meetings. A host of G1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 12:03
Taggar: bank, market, rate

IBM, Barclays and Citi Team Up to Launch Blockchain App Store for Banks


"Announced Monday, LedgerConnect is the offspring of bank-owned currency trading utility CLS and enterprise software giant IBM."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 10:00
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, trading

Commonwealth Bank Claims Success in Global Trade Blockchain Trial


"Commonwealth Bank of Australia has announced the completion of a cross-border shipment that was tracked with blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 08:00
Taggar: bank

Flow and Cryptomkt Enable Crypto Payments at 5000+ Stores


"Cryptocurrency exchange Cryptomkt has partnered with Chilean payment platform Flow to allow customers to pay with three cryptocurrencies at over 5,000 stores. The announcement follows two Chilean cour..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-29 21:30
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Giant Bitcoin Merchant Bank Posts Losses Over $130 Million


"Galaxy Digital, one of the earliest and largest cryptocurrency merchant banks in the space, founded by billionaire Mike Novogratz, posted first quarter earnings. Published accounts suggest the firm ha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 10:45
Taggar: bank, bear, bitcoin, currency, market

The Story of How Bitcoin Was Compromised


"Cryptocurrency is to money what the internet is to information. It is a powerful and potent technology, with the power to transform the world. It is an evolutionary tool in the sense that it is alread..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 01:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point

Next Week


"Central Banks: The Federal Reserve, Bank of England, and Bank of Japan lead a list of central banks reviewing monetary policy next week that also includes centrals in India, the Czech Republic, Sri La..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 21:44
Taggar: bank

PR: Bringing the Blockchain Conference and Luxury Cruising Together ? Coinsbank?s 3rd Blockchain Cruise


"If you thought blockchain events were all skinny men in dark, dusty rooms, think again. Coinsbanks is once more bringing luxury travel and blockchain together on Coinsbank?s third Blockchain Cruise fr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 25)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: US/EU set for tariff deal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 19:19
Taggar: bank, market, rate, share, shares

UBS Says US-China Trade War Could Erode 20% of S&P 500


"Investors could see steep drops in global stock markets if tensions between China and the United States escalate into a full-blown trade war, analysts at UBS said in a note Friday. Assuming virtually..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 15:29
Taggar: bank, market, profit

Central Bank Crypto Could Bring Economic Gains: Bank of Canada Paper


"Central bank-issued cryptocurrency could bring economic welfare gains for Canada and the U.S., according to a researcher from Canada's central bank. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 11:30
Taggar: bank, currency

Dollar Rebounds in Anticipation of Q2 GDP Release


"The US dollar is higher across the board against major pairs on Thursday. The first estimate of second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) in the US will be published on Friday, July 27 at 8:30 am ED..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 23:34
Taggar: analysis, bank, dollar

Canada Central Bank: Bitcoin Safe From 51% Attack, Double Spending


"Canada?s Central Bank (BOC) released a working paper this month, Incentive Compatibility on the Blockchain. In it, BOC seems to argue the world?s most popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is safe from a 5..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 21:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Crypto Bank Galaxy Digital Loses $134 Million in Q1


"Crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital lost $134 million in the first quarter of 2018, largely due to declining cryptocurrency prices."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 20:05
Taggar: bank, currency, investment

BRICS Bank Consortium to Research Blockchain Applications


"BRICS nations' state-owned development banks plan to research blockchain technology for international transactions and other products."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 18:50
Taggar: bank

EUR/USD Volatile After ECB Meeting, Settles Lower


"EUR/USD was volatile after the European Central Bank policy meeting but ultimately decided to go lower. As was expected, the ECB kept its policy unchanged. ECB President Mario Drag..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 15:25
Taggar: bank, rate

Draghi?s assessment at ECB press conference


"The ECB has made no changes to its policy or forward guidance, and comments during the press conference are likely to confirm the bank’s optimistic but cautious stance. “Prudence, Patience..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 14:50
Taggar: analysis, bank

PR: Propy ? This California Property Was Sold On The Blockchain Without Using Banks


"PALO ALTO, California ? Propy, the global real estate store with a decentralized title registry, announced the successful execution of a historic real estate deal on the Blockchain in the State of Cal..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, real estate

Novogratz? Galaxy Digital Leads $52.5 Million Blockfi Fundraiser


"Galaxy Digital, a merchant bank founded by famed bitcoin investor and president of the Fortress Investment Group, Michael Novogratz, has led a $52.5 million investment round for cryptocurrency-backed..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 03:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment

FINMA Seeks to Stem Exodus of Swiss Cryptocurrency Firms


"The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has met with representatives of the country?s banking sector in the hopes of stemming a nascent exodus among cryptocurrency companies from Swit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 21:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, market

No Turkish Interest Rate Hike This Month


"Amid a vicious circle of currency depreciation and accelerating inflation, policymakers at the Central Bank of Turkey had hiked their benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points in April, 300 bps at an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 19:03
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market, point, rate

Turkish Lira Slumps while Global Equities Perform Better


"Turkey’s sharp monetary tightening in May and June was unexpectedly not extended further this month, and the lira fell as much as 4% today. Turkish bond prices also fell sharply. Turkey’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 16:57
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation

Turkey?s central bank leaves policy rate unchanged, defying expectations


"Turkey?s central bank left its policy rate unchanged on Tuesday, bucking market expectations of a hike and sending the lira down sharply in the bank?s first policy decision since President Tayyip Erdo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 14:46
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

India Exchange Unocoin Suspends Withdrawals Following Central Bank Demands


"“Deposits/Withdrawals Notice,” came the post title from popular Indian cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin this week. ?As per orders from RBI,? the exchange explained, ?bank INR withdrawals an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 09:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Coinbase Flexes Political Muscle, Beating While Joining Them


"Widespread reporting revealed the United States? largest cryptocurrency bank, Coinbase, has formed a political action committee (PAC). This is the debate. Is onboarding broader sectors, mainstream fol..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 07:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report, spread

UK Central Bank Says New Payments System Will Be Blockchain Friendly


"The Bank of England confirmed it is going to update its Real-Time Gross Settlement system to potentially interact with blockchain-based forms."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 04:00
Taggar: bank

Regulations Round-Up: Malta Clarifies Law, UK Wealth Managers Urge FCA Action


"In recent regulatory news, Malta?s financial regulator has sought to clarify the nation?s cryptocurrency regulations following the passing of an act pertaining to crypto assets, UK-based wealth manage..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 01:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

EU Study: International Nature of Cryptocurrency Markets Is a Challenge for Regulators


"An EU study claims that the international nature of the cryptocurrency markets is a challenge for European regulators because many players, especially miners, are outside their reach. The researchers..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 22:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

G20 Asks FATF to Clarify AML Standards for Cryptocurrencies


"Financial ministers and central bankers from the G20 states met over the weekend in Argentina to discuss the challenges for the global economy. They reiterated their position that cryptocurrencies do..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 20:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, economy, financial, rate

Indian Crypto Regulation Ready by September: Official


"The Indian government is expected to issue detailed cryptocurrency guidelines by September, a senior official from the country?s Ministry of Finance reportedly said. Consultations with all stakeholder..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 16:35
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, finance, report

G20 Warn That Downside Risks Are Increasing


"Global finance leaders called on Sunday for stepped-up dialogue to prevent trade and geopolitical tensions from hurting growth, but ended a two-day G-20 meeting with little consensus on how to resolve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 16:34
Taggar: bank, finance

Bank of Japan (BOJ) Hints At Tightening Sooner than Expected


"Signs that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) might scale back its monetary stimulus faster than expected sent tremors through bond markets on Monday, while European stocks and U.S. futures slipped as threats of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 16:31
Taggar: bank, market, report

BoJ easing talk sends bond yields up


"Signs that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) might scale back its monetary stimulus faster than expected sent tremors through bond markets on Monday, while European stocks slipped as threats of further U.S. tar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 14:58
Taggar: bank, market, report

PR: Vaultbank to Bring Free Stock Trading with Margin, Top 20 Cryptos, 120+ Fiat Currencies


"SAN FRANCISCO -- Vaultbank announces the addition of free stock trading to its October Launch. This is in addition to crypto trading and issuance of security tokens. With all of these services on one..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, margin, trading

Indian Central Bank Makes a Case Before Supreme Court Against Allowing Crypto Use


"India?s central bank told the country’s supreme court on Friday that ?allowing dealings in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin would encourage illegal transactions.? Other crypto petitions being heard..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-21 01:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Vietnam?s Central Bank Thinks Cryptocurrency Miners Should Be Banned


"According to regional reports, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has agreed with a proposal to ban imported cryptocurrency mining machines in order to keep the digital currency economy tethered tightly..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 22:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, report

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews at the European Central Bank (followed by ECB President Draghi’s press conference) and in Turkey, Hungary, Colombia, Chile and Russia. St. Louis Fed Presid..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 20:58
Taggar: bank, bull, finance, home sales, oil

India's Supreme Court Pushes Crypto Banking Ban Hearing to September


"A Supreme Court decision on the Reserve Bank of India's efforts to bar crypto firms from receiving banking services has been pushed to September."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 18:30
Taggar: bank

Indian Supreme Court Heard Crypto Petitions Today but RBI Ban Stays


"India’s Supreme Court heard the petitions against the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today. After hearing some arguments from both sides, the court decided to set another..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 16:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Yuan?s fall extends to a fourth straight day


"PBOC weakens yuan by most in two years at daily fix China?s central bank weakened the yuan by the biggest single daily devaluation since June 2016. While the direction of spot USD/CNH could in some wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 05:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

Credit Rating Firm Backs $8 Million Fundraise for Crypto Alternative


"A blockchain startup has raised $8 million in a seed funding round with a mission to develop a protocol to serve the unbanked. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 02:00
Taggar: bank

Ukraine?s Financial Stability Council Supports Crypto Regulatory Concept


"Ukraine has taken a positive step towards legalizing cryptocurrencies. A new regulatory concept, one that recognizes coins and tokens as financial instruments, has won support from the members of the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 01:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial

Barclays Seeks Twin Blockchain Patents for Banking Services


"Barclays Bank proposed using blockchain to make various banking processes more efficient in a pair of patent applications."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 22:45
Taggar: bank

South African Reserve Bank


"While many central banks in emerging economies have been tilting policy in a more restrictive direction, the last two South African interest rate changes were cuts. Reduction of 25 basis points each l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:43
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Indonesia?s 7-Day Reverse Repo Rate Left Unchanged at 5.25%


"The Board of Governors at Bank Indonesia took a pause after having hike its interest rate three times in the space of six weeks. This had lifted the key 7-day reverse repo rate to 5.25% as of June 29t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:30
Taggar: bank, rate

South African reserve bank leaves repo rate unchanged at 6.5%


"South Africa?s central bank kept its benchmark repo rate unchanged at 6.5 percent in a unanimous decision by members of the Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday, saying risks to inflation cited at pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 15:51
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Vietnam Inches Closer to Suspending Imports of Cryptocurrency Miners


"The country's central bank has agreed to a proposed suspension of cryptocurrency miner imports, a local new source reported on Thursday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 14:00
Taggar: bank, currency, report

PR: trade.Io Appoints Banking Veteran David Hannigan to Run OTC Desk


"Wednesday Lugano, Switzerland ? trade.io, a leading cryptocurrency exchange and innovator of the industry?s leading liquidity pool, today announced that David Hannigan has joined the company as its Ch..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point, trading

All 'Big Four' Auditors to Trial Blockchain Platform for Financial Reporting


"The world's four biggest auditing firms will join 20 banks to trial a blockchain service for validating public companies' financial reports. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 11:30
Taggar: bank, financial, report

No Matter How You Slice It ? Token Assets Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash


"Two more types of BCH tokenization projects have been announced on July 18, giving the BCH community a wider variety of different ideas that can bring forth the concept of representative tokens into r..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 07:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Eastern Europe: Regulation Postponed, Tax Abandoned, Banks Enlightened


"Eastern European nations have been following closely regulatory developments in the West to better understand where the wind is blowing before addressing the challenges presented by cryptocurrencies..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 03:12
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, rate

Barclays, 300 Year-Old UK Legacy Bank, Files Crypto Patents


"The UK?s Barclays, arguably the most powerful international corporate bank in the world, filed two crypto-related patents this week. The 300 year-old legacy bank gobbled up exclusivity over cryptocurr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 01:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Powerful Cryptocurrency Firms on the Road Towards Becoming Banks


"When bitcoin came out, supporters believed that the decentralized cryptocurrency would decimate the banking industry. Years later, as digital currencies became more mainstream, these networks were sud..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, market, share, shares

Is BoE Rate Hike in Doubt After Inflation Data?


"GBP slides as core inflation falls below BoE target Focus is back on the central banks on Wednesday as we await the second appearance this week of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Bank of E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 13:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

Fed Powell advances the dollar


"Wednesday July 18: Five things the markets are talking about U.S assets get another leg up from rookie Fed Chair Jerome Powell who again expressed optimism over the U.S’s economic growth and sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 12:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

IBM Backs the Development of Latest New Stablecoin, Stronghold USD


"It seems like a new alternative for Tether (USDT) pops up at least once a week recently. And the latest stablecoin to hit the market involves an interesting supporter, computer technology giant IBM. S..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 11:21
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar, market

USD/JPY advances to six month high post-testimony


"Economy faces years of strong jobs growth in a low inflation environment The dollar continued to push higher in Asian trading, building on gains made in the previous session after Fed Chairman Powell?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 08:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, inflation, trading

Litecoin's Lee: Bank Deal Might Lead to New Crypto Services


"Charlie Lee took to reddit Tuesday to clarify his and the Litecoin Foundation's roles in the new acquisition of nearly 10 percent of a German bank. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 22:00
Taggar: bank

GMO's New Internet Bank Will Settle Payments With Blockchain


"Japanese digital services firm GMO Internet has just launched a new web bank that it says will soon use blockchain to facilitate payments."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 14:30
Taggar: bank

Banks Take Sides as Blockchain Trade Finance Race Heats Up


"NatWest, part of Royal Bank of Scotland, has joined Marco Polo, a blockchain consortium started by R3 and trade finance specialist TradeIX."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 12:41
Taggar: bank, finance

EUR/USD ? Euro edges higher, investors eye Powell testimony


"EUR/USD has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1733, up 0.18% on the day. In economic news, there are no events in the eurozone. The U.S releases manufacturing an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 11:36
Taggar: bank, cpi, indicators, trading

Goldilocks economy warrants a Goldilocks Federal Reserve chairperson.


"Goldilocks economy warrants a Goldilocks Federal Reserve chairperson. U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday, extending a recent upswing after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, appearing before th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 01:42
Taggar: bank, economy, gold

Trade ,earnings ,teapots and the US dollar


"Trade, earnings, teapots and the US dollar Strong domestic growth and on-target core inflation continue to suggest the US economy is in that happy place,  but this week’s US economic data will b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-15 14:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, inflation, market

What Crypto Really Thinks About Litecoin's Banking Ambitions


"A much-talked-about deal between a cryptocurrency non-profit and a bank saw cheers and jeers this week, and all sorts of reactions in between."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-15 13:30
Taggar: bank, currency, profit

Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank


"In an ongoing dispute between banks and cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile, an appeals court has finally ruled in favor of one crypto exchange against one of the largest banks in the country. Five majo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-15 02:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Indian Central Bank Justifies Its Crypto Stance ? Outlines Key Areas of Concern


"The Reserve Bank of India has justified its crypto banking ban to an industry group which has been trying to convince the central bank to ease crypto restrictions. In response, the central bank outlin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 18:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Muh Monopoly! How a Banker's Talk Sparked All Kinds of Crypto Mockery


"The head of the Bank of International Settlements briefly became the butt of crypto Twitter trolling last week after issuing new comments on the tech."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 10:10
Taggar: bank

Australian Bank Bans Use of Mortgage Funds for Crypto Speculation


"One of Australia?s oldest financial institutions, Bank of Queensland, has prohibited the use of home equity loans for virtual currency speculation. The move has been attributed to concerns pertaining..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 08:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, point

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in South Africa and Indonesia. Jay Powell delivers semi-annual Humphrey Hawkins testimony to Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday and House Financial Services Com..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 20:08
Taggar: bank, financial

Binance, Crypto Investors to Launch a Bank in Malta


"Crypto exchange Binance is working on a project to launch a decentralized bank bridging the crypto industry with conventional banking. The financial institution will be based in Malta and fundraising..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 16:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

Why Litecoin's Creator Is Buying Into A Bank (And How It Could Go Wrong)


"If all goes according to plan, TokenPay and Charlie Lee's Litecoin Foundation will transform a tiny German bank into crypto's smoothest on-ramp."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 06:00
Taggar: bank

Tether Announces Appointment of New Chief Compliance Officer


"Tether has announced the appointed of Leonardo Real, a former anti-money laundering (AML) quality control manager at Bank of Montreal, as the company?s new chief compliance officer (CSO). The announce..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 00:30
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, point

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 23)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Trump NATO summit meltdow..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 00:04
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Tether Hires Former Bank Analyst as Chief Compliance Officer


"Tether, the company behind the dollar-tied USDT, has hired a chief compliance officer from the eighth-largest bank in North America."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 19:40
Taggar: bank, dollar

Binance Exchange Backs First-Ever Decentralized Bank in Malta


"Binance is reportedly among a number of investors backing a decentralized, blockchain-based bank to be launched in Malta."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 17:00
Taggar: bank, report

Fed?s Mester Says US Economy Can Handle Two More Rate Hikes


"Members of the Federal Reserve are telegraphing two more rate hikes this year, with Federal Open Market Committee voting member Loretta Mester on Wednesday repeating the central bank’s expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 16:38
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

Bank of Queensland Rules Out Crypto Purchases With Mortgage Funds


"The Australian retail bank has revised its loan agreements to prohibit borrowers from using mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 14:00
Taggar: bank, currency

85% Of Canadians Are 'Aware' Of Bitcoin, Says Bank of Canada


"The results of a nationwide bitcoin survey conducted December by the Bank of Canada are now in."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 04:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Indian Central Bank Responds About Crypto Restrictions


"India’s central bank has responded to a representation about its crypto banking ban. The Supreme Court gave the central bank seven days to reply following a hearing last week of the petition by..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 23:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Canadian Dollar Lower Despite BoC Hike and Hawkish Comments


"The Bank of Canada raised interest rates on Wednesday, as expected, and said further gradual rate hikes will be warranted, but warned mounting trade tensions will have a larger impact on investment an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 19:46
Taggar: bank, investment, rate

US Mortgage Refinancing Drops to 8 Year Low


"U.S. loan applications to refinance existing homes fell to their lowest in over 17-1/2 years even as most 30-year home borrowing costs fell last week, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 19:44
Taggar: bank, finance

Bank of Canada Tightens Further


"Canada’s overnight target central bank rate was lifted to 1.50% today. Bank of Canada officials had prepared markets to expect such a move today. It follows similar 25-basis point increases enac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 17:53
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

Stiglitz Predicts Cryptocurrencies Will Be ?Regulated Into Oblivion?


"Joseph Stiglitz, the former chief economist of the World Bank and Nobel laureate, has predicted that cryptocurrencies will be ?regulated into oblivion? in future, with Mr. Stiglitz saying that BTC may..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 17:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Litecoin Price Spikes Above $80 on Bank Acquisition News


"Litecoin is reporting gains on Wednesday, following news that its foundation has acquired a stake in a German bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 17:00
Taggar: bank, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar dips, BoC rate decision looms


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3154, up 0.31% on the day. On the release front, In the U.S, the focus is on inflation reports..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 13:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

Litecoin Foundation Acquires 9.9% of Bank in Payments Partnership


"Litecoin Foundation, the non-profit behind the popular cryptocurrency, says it now owns part of a German bank thanks to a new deal with TokenPay."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 11:01
Taggar: bank, currency, profit

Litecoin Foundation and Tokenpay Acquire Stake in German Bank


"Tokenpay Swiss AG has officially confirmed that it has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in WEG Bank AG in partnership with the Litecoin Foundation. The terms of the agreement will also include options to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 01:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Bank of Canada Expected to Hike on Wednesday


"The US dollar is mixed against majors on Tuesday. The JPY has lost as risk appetite is back in vogue with investors and the GBP has risen after the market digested the resignations of pro-Brexit membe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 23:33
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, rate

Cryptocurrency Concept Is a 'Fallacy' Says Finnish Central Bank Advisor


"A paper published by the Bank of Finland explains why cryptocurrencies will never become a form of money."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 22:15
Taggar: bank, currencies

Government Investigator Says ?Darwinian? Selection Led to Dominant Cryptocurrencies


"The Deputy Governor of the Bank of France, Jean-Pierre Landau, also named  ?Mister Bitcoin? by the French government, submitted a report to Bruno Lemaire, the French Minister of Finance and Economy. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 15:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, economy, finance, report

PBoC Will 'Crush' Foreign ICOs Targeting Chinese Investors: Official


"Pan Gongsheng, a vice governor of the People's Bank of China, has once more issued strong statements on initial coin offerings."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 13:30
Taggar: bank

When the going gets tough, the tough get going


"When the going gets tough, the tough get going U.S. stocks are trading off their intraday highs late in the NY session weighed down by financials profit-taking ahead of the deluge of bank earnings rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 00:23
Taggar: bank, financial, profit, report, trading

Indian Crypto Exchanges Forge Ahead With Solutions to RBI Ban


"Indian cryptocurrency exchanges are forging ahead with their solutions to the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. A growing number of exchanges have stopped fiat support as..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 14:53
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

World's Largest Bank Eyes Faster Asset Exchange With Blockchain


"ICBC, one of China's "Big Four" state-owned commercial banks, is seeking to patent a blockchain system to better execute financial asset transactions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 14:00
Taggar: bank, financial

Kuroda says BOJ sticking to game plan


"BOJ to adjust policy to achieve price target In a speech today, BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda vowed to continue to expand the monetary base to maintain the economy?s momentum in order to achieve the BO..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 08:19
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Policy Easing, New Crypto Classification in South Korea


"South Korea has been busy revising its cryptocurrency regulations. The regulators plan to ease the rules on crypto assets in line with G20 policies. While a new crypto classification system has been c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 07:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

German Bank Offers Special Accounts to Cryptocurrency Firms


"The Berlin-based Banking-as-a-Platform (BaaP) institution Solarisbank has recently announced the launch of their new banking service plan that’s focused on clients from the blockchain and digita..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 05:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

PBoC: Bitcoin Trading in Chinese Currency Drops Below 1% of World Total


"Bitcoin trading in renminbi (RMB) has dropped to less than 1 percent of the global total, the central bank of China announced. The People?s Republic banned yuan-crypto trade last year, prompting the e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-08 21:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

Indian Police Seek to Sell Crypto and Bypass RBI Ban


"Indian police are reportedly facing a challenge of how to liquidate cryptocurrencies they seized since the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has banned banks from providin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-07 22:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, report

Regulatory Round-Up: U.K. Chief Blockchain Officer, DLT Cohort in FCA Sandbox, Central Bank Calls Crypto ?Fallacy?


"In recent regulatory news, U.K. minister, Eddie Hughes has published a report that advocates for the creation of a ?Chief Blockchain Officer,? the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has announced that a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-07 20:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, report

Switzerland?s Main Stock Exchange Dives Deep Into Crypto


"Switzerland’s principal stock exchange has announced that it is building a platform for the trading, settlement, and custody of digital assets. This announcement follows reports of government of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-07 06:20
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, report, trading

Huobi Launches in Australia Offering 10 AUD Pairs


"Crypto exchange Huobi has started trading in Australia with 10 pairs against the AUD, including bitcoin cash (BCH). More trading pairs will be added in the future. The platform also plans to partner w..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 21:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, investment, trading

Philippines Government Approves Two New Crypto Exchanges


"The central bank of the Philippines has reportedly approved two new cryptocurrency exchanges, bringing the total number of accredited crypto exchanges in the country to five. Meanwhile, crypto transac..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 19:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings in Canada, South Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine, Israel, and Peru. Fed officials speaking publicly include Bostic and Kashkari. Scheduled U.S. Statist..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 19:16
Taggar: bank, consumer sentiment

The Daily: Bittrex Invades Europe and Blockchain Gets Raunchy


"From the sublime to the smutty, today?s Bitcoin in Brief runs the full gamut of emotions and stories. These include Bittrex?s new foray into Europe, EOS? quest to offload its billion-dollar warchest a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 13:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar

Switzerland Considers Granting Crypto Businesses Access to Banking Services


"Crypto companies based in Switzerland may receive access to regular banking services as early as this year. Political will and economic wisdom seem to be in place as some government officials and bank..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 04:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Europe?s Top Speed Trading Firm Flow Traders Joins the Crypto-Economy


"This week one of Europe?s largest speed trading platforms and exchange-traded fund (ETFs) dealers, Flow Traders NV, announced the firm is entering the cryptocurrency space by offering bitcoin and ethe..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 00:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, economy, trading

BoE Carney Warns Trump that More Tariffs Would Hurt US


"The governor of the Bank of England has warned Donald Trump that further escalation of US trade disputes around the world would damage the American economy most, with potential to lower US growth by a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:22
Taggar: bank, economy

BoE Governor Confident in UK Economic Growth


"The Bank of England governor now has more confidence in the UK economy, in a speech which could stoke expectations of an interest rate rise in August. Mark Carney said recent data had given him “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:20
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Unaware Where Bitcoins Are Mined, RBZ Governor Embraces Blockchain


"The governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has made several statements about cryptocurrencies that attest to insufficient knowledge of the matter. The central bank, which recently banned financial i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial

The Daily: Malta Enacts Crypto Bills, Bermuda Wants New Banks, Dotcom Loses Appeal


"In today?s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover stories from various corners of the world. In Malta the parliament has enacted three crypto bills into law, in Bermuda the authorities want to create a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 15:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

BIS Chief to Crypto Coders: 'Stop Trying to Create Money'


"Agustín Carstens, general manager of the Bank for International Settlements, made strong comments again on cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 14:46
Taggar: bank, currency

Crypto Exchanges Are Already Adapting to India's Bank Account Ban


"As the Indian Supreme Court declined to end the Reserve Bank of India's crypto curb, exchanges in India are taking different actions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 08:00
Taggar: bank

Indian Crypto Exchanges Drop Fiat Support as Banks Close Their Accounts per RBI Ban


"Cryptocurrency exchanges in India have one by one announced the shut down of their fiat deposits and withdrawals as banks start closing their accounts per RBI’s crypto banking ban. Meanwhile, th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 23:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen steady in holiday-thin trade


"The Japanese yen has ticked lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.50, down 0.08% on the day. U.S banks and stock markets are closed for the Fourth of July..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 16:44
Taggar: bank, market, trading

Global Stocks Lower Ahead of Chinese Tariff Deadline


"World stocks treaded water on Wednesday amid growing anxiety ahead of Washington?s end of week deadline to impose tariffs on Chinese imports, while the yuan steadied after China?s central bank acted t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 16:18
Taggar: bank, share, shares

EU Regulator: DLT In Trade Finance Still Faces Legal Uncertainty


"The European Banking Authority published a report to raise public awareness of the benefits and risks associated with the use of DLT in finance."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 14:00
Taggar: bank, finance, report

EU Report Advises Regulators Not to Ban or Ignore Cryptocurrencies


"A recent report published by the European Parliament advises policymakers and regulators not to ignore cryptocurrencies or attempt to ban them. It discusses how crypto should be treated, their taxatio..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 09:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, report

The Yuan airbrake


"The Yuan airbrake Thankfully for regional risk, the PBoC engaged the Yuan airbrake yesterday afternoon and at least for the time being, with the help of Chinese state-owned banks who were seen selling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 02:21
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market

Court Says India's Crypto Exchange Bank Account Ban Will Continue


"India's central bank won a key victory in court this week. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 17:11
Taggar: bank

Indian Supreme Court Heard Crypto Petition but Upholds RBI Ban ? Effective in 2 Days


"The Indian Supreme Court heard one petition against the crypto banking ban by the country’s central bank today. However, the court did not grant a stay and the ban is set to proceed as planned..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 15:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Bankers Tout Trade Finance as the Sweet Spot for Blockchain


"London's Blockchain Summit heard banks weigh the possible savings blockchain could bring to global trade ? as well as noting the pain points."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 10:00
Taggar: bank, point

European Banks Complete First Live Blockchain Financial Trades


"We.trade, the blockchain-based financial trade platform jointly developed by nine European banks, has completed first live cross-border transactions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 07:00
Taggar: bank, financial, financial trade

Indian Crypto Exchanges Launching P2P Trading Services ? Bypassing RBI Ban


"With the impending banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India, cryptocurrency exchanges in the country are scrambling to find banking alternatives. Two Indian exchanges have announced that they are laun..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 15:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

EU Report Says Cryptocurrencies 'Unlikely' to Challenge Central Banks


"Cryptocurrencies are "unlikely" to shake up the dominance of central banks and sovereign currencies, the EU's newest report says."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-01 11:30
Taggar: bank, currencies, report

Major Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange Shares What to Expect When RBI Ban Begins


"The banking ban by India’s central bank is set to begin on July 5. One of the largest crypto exchanges in the country, Unocoin, is working on banking alternatives. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-01 10:38
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, share, shares

Payments Giant Qiwi Unveils Crypto Investment Bank


"Russian epayment giant Qiwi is launching a crypto investment bank to advise ICO investors and help companies tokenize their assets."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-30 10:50
Taggar: bank, investment

Managers at Payments Giant Qiwi Unveil Crypto Investment Bank


"Employees at Russian e-payment giant Qiwi are launching a crypto investment bank to advise ICO investors and help companies tokenize their assets."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-30 10:50
Taggar: bank, investment

Execs at Payments Giant Qiwi Launch Crypto Investment Bank


"Senior staff at a Qiwi subsidiary are launching a crypto investment bank to advise ICO investors and help companies tokenize their assets."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-30 10:50
Taggar: bank, investment

ICO Round-Up: Social Media Influencers Bypass Ad Ban, Centra Tokens Deemed Securities


"Three stories dominate this week’s initial coin offering (ICO) round up: It appears many ICO projects are reaching out to social media influencers in an effort to thwart advertising bans across..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-30 06:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Third Indonesian Central Bank Interest Rate Hike Since May 17th


"Bank Indonesia’s Board of Governors today raised the 7-day reverse repo rate by a greater-than-expected 50 basis points to 5.25%. The move followed quarter percentage points hikes on May 17 and ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 19:39
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Polish Bitcoin Association Challenges Banks Over Crypto Account Refusals


"An industry group in Poland is attempting to challenge banks that have allegedly denied services for firms working with cryptocurrencies. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 16:10
Taggar: bank, currencies

Polish Bitcoin Association Seeks Protection from Alleged Banking Embargo


"The Polish Bitcoin Association has reportedly appealed to Poland?s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (OCCP) to protect the country?s cryptocurrency sector from what it perceives as a growi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 13:55
Taggar: bank, bear, bitcoin, currency, financial, market, report

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews are scheduled in Australia, Sweden, and Romania. FOMC minutes and the results of the quarterly Bank of Japan survey of business conditions and expectations will..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 01:52
Taggar: bank

Indian Exchange Zebpay Boosts Trading Support for 19 Cryptos Ahead of RBI Ban


"Leading Indian cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay has added new cryptocurrencies to its crypto-to-crypto trading platform. The exchange now supports 19 cryptocurrencies and over 35 trading pairs, as it pr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 00:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, trading

Former Fed Chair Doesn?t Forecast Big Impact From Trump Tax Cuts


"U.S. President Donald Trump?s tax cuts are likely to give only a meager boost to productivity growth in the United States, former Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen said on Thursday. Yellen led the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 20:15
Taggar: bank

No Plans to Lift New Zealand?s Official Cash Rate Anytime Soon


"The best contribution we can make to maximising sustainable employment, and maintaining low and stable inflation, is to ensure the OCR is at an expansionary level for a considerable period. So conclud..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 19:55
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation

Stronger Canadian Dollar


"Today’s major dollar change has been a decline against other North American currencies. The loonie is up 0.7%, as investors have become more confident that the Bank of Canada will raise its inte..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 19:31
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, loonie, rate

Bank of England Warns Finance Firms Over Crypto Risks


"A Bank of England official has warned banks and other financial firms about exposure to cryptocurrency-related assets in a letter."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 17:00
Taggar: bank, currency, financial

Bank Regulator Proposes Chinese Crypto License In Research Paper


"A research paper from China's banking regulator suggests the country should let ICOs operate legally under a financial regulatory framework."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 08:17
Taggar: bank, financial, rate

Kiwi slides on dovish RBNZ meeting


"RBNZ to keep expansionary rate climate At today?s monetary policy meeting, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand opted to keep its official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75%, a move that had been unanimous..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 05:58
Taggar: bank, rate

Cryptocurrency to Fiat Transactions Remain High in the Philippines


"The Filipino central bank has revealed that the trade between fiat and cryptocurrencies on authorized bitcoin exchanges in the Philippines has maintained its high level for the country from the boom t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 22:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Coinbase CEO Unveils Crypto Charity for the Unbanked


"Coinbase CEO and co-founder Brian Armstrong wants to help the unbanked access financial services with a new charity, GiveCrypto.org."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 21:30
Taggar: bank, financial

GBP/USD ? British pound slips as trade jitters boost US dollar


"The British pound is under pressure, as GBP/USD continues to lose ground. In Wednesday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3137, down 0.65% on the day. In economic news, the Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 17:51
Taggar: bank, financial, pound, report, retail sales, trading

Korean Watchdog Tightens Rules on Crypto Exchange Bank Accounts


"Banks in South Korea are now required to monitor all accounts held by crypto exchanges following a tightening of anti-money laundering measures. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 11:40
Taggar: bank

Hong Kong Seeks to Widen DLT Use in Trade Finance


"Hong Kong's banking regulator is planning to widen its works on cross-border trade finance using distributed ledger technology."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 08:00
Taggar: bank, finance

Crypto Exchange Resumes Trading in India Despite Problems with Banks and RBI


"Cryptocurrency exchange Belfrics has resumed trading operations in India after halting earlier this year due to banks refusing to provide payments solutions to the exchange. Belfrics has also added fo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 06:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, trading

If You Can?t Beat Them, Join Them ? Bitcoin Is Hiring Regulators


"While everyone is looking for an indication that institutional money is about to flood into bitcoin and revive the market, we just got another conformation that crypto has indeed entered the big leagu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 20:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

GBP/USD ? British pound edges lower, markets await BoE stability report


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3240, down 0.32% on the day. In the U.K, mortgages provided by major banks rose to 3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 18:01
Taggar: bank, point, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen ticks higher as inflation meets expectations


"The Japanese yen is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.95, up 0.16% on the day. In Japan, the focus is on inflation data. The Services Producer Pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 16:46
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index, trading

PBoC Filings Reveal Big Picture for Planned Digital Currency


"The continuing efforts by China's central bank to build a fully-featured digital currency product are revealed in its many patent filings."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 15:00
Taggar: bank, currency

2 APAC Nations Have Ruled Out Central Bank Digital Currencies


"The central banks of both Australia and New Zealand have said they do not plan to create their own digital currencies ? at least for now. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 13:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

Banks Are Trying to Launch Crypto Assets with R3 Tech


"Stealth project Cordite, led by the Royal Bank of Scotland, promises the equivalent of an ERC-20 token standard for R3's open-source Corda platform."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 10:00
Taggar: bank

Regulator Warns Financial Institutions Not Ready for Brexit


"Banks are not yet prepared for a “no deal” Brexit and must act now to avoid putting the stability of the financial system at risk, according to the European Union’s top regulator. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 19:18
Taggar: bank, financial

China cuts RRR as trade war escalates


"China?s central bank said on Sunday it would cut the amount of cash that some banks must hold as reserves by 50 basis points (bps), releasing $108 billion in liquidity, to accelerate the pace of debt-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 15:40
Taggar: bank, point, rate

How Commerzbank Is Throwing Out the Business Blockchain Playbook


"The German bank is building on five different blockchains, and not just to hedge its bets ? it sees a multi-chain future."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 10:00
Taggar: bank

China?s liquidity boost tempered by trade war jousting


"China increases liquidity China?s central bank announced on Sunday a 50bps reduction of reserve ratio requirements for some banks effective July 5, according to its website update. This is the third r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 09:52
Taggar: bank

No rest for the weary


"No rest for the weary No rest for weary as the markets will get bombarded by events risk from virtually every angle this week. Trade war, elections, US data, Fedspeak, Eurozone inflation and the Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-24 00:45
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

The Daily: Analysts Predict Bitcoin Will Rebound, Enthusiasm for State Coins Lost


"In today?s Bitcoin in Brief we mention some optimistic mid to long term predictions for crypto markets. And while decentralized currencies are hurting in a bearish month, the prospects for state-issue..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-23 13:35
Taggar: bank, bear, bitcoin, currencies, market

Indian Crypto Exchanges Prepare for RBI Ban ? New Trading Tools, No Fiat


"As the start of the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India approaches, cryptocurrency exchanges in the country are preparing to stop fiat deposits and withdrawals while boosting crypto-to-cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-23 01:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

US Federal Reserve Launches Cryptocurrency Index


"This week the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis added cryptocurrency to their Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) database. It?s a seemingly small gesture, but one that signals to most observers cryp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 16:42
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Mt Gox to Enter Civil Rehabilitation in Major Win for Creditors


"Mt. Gox's bankruptcy proceedings have been halted and its bitcoin holdings could soon be distributed to creditors seeking reimbursement."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 15:48
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Taiwan?s Financial Regulator to Conduct Limited Oversight of Cryptocurrencies


"The Financial Supervisory Commission of Taiwan has indicated its intentions to maintain only a limited oversight of cryptocurrencies. The regulator said it?s going to focus mainly on the enforcement o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 14:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial

Goldman Forecasts Lower Stock Prices Ahead


"A continued surge in corporate earnings will have only limited benefit for stock prices, which face multiple policy obstacles, according to Goldman Sachs. In fact, the bank’s strategists have ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 21:01
Taggar: bank, economy, gold, profit, rate

Bitcoin Businesses Denied Banking Services in Ireland


"Leading companies from the crypto sector in Ireland have complained they are being denied services by some of the country?s major financial institutions. Among the affected businesses are bitcoin exch..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 19:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

GBP/USD ? British pound gains ground on hawkish BoE stance


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3253, up 0.62% on the day. On the release front, Britain’s budget deficit narrowed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 17:18
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, trading

A Hands On Review of the New Card-Shaped Hardware Device Coolwallet S


"This week news.Bitcoin.com received the new Coolwallet S ? the cryptocurrency hardware wallet shaped like a credit card. As we previously reported, the interesting digital asset storage card started s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 15:22
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Oil falls -2% as OPEC nears deal to raise production


"Thursday June 21: Five things the markets are talking about Currently, there are many moving parts that are keeping capital market players on their toes. President Trump and Chancellor Merkel continue..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 12:31
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

St Louis Fed Now Tracks Crypto Prices on Its Research Database


"The St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank is now tracking the prices of four top cryptos in its economic research database, FRED. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 10:00
Taggar: bank

Robinhood Reportedly Considering Formal Banking Services


"Unnamed sources suggest popular free crypto and stock trading application (app), Robinhood, is negotiating with US regulators about prospects for it becoming a bank, complete with traditional services..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 09:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report, trading

License Needed for Crypto Trading, Circulation, and Settlement in Cambodia


"Three Cambodian government bodies have jointly announced that the propagation, circulation, buying, selling, trading, and settlement of cryptocurrencies without obtaining a license are illegal activit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 01:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, trading

Tether Shows Law Firm Its Funds But Stops Short of an Audit


"Tether has released a surprise ?Transparency Update? that purports to show it has enough funds in the bank to cover the $2.6 billion of USDT in circulation. The company has stopped short of a full aud..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 20:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Will the BoE lay the groundwork for August hike?


"Was recent data enough to ease concerns about first quarter downturn? The Bank of England meeting on Thursday should be another interesting affair following a week in which two other major central ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 19:35
Taggar: bank, market, rate

EUR/USD Recovers After Diving Intraday


"EUR/USD fell intraday during the current trading session but managed to bounce by now. The currency pair was under influence of various factors, including US tariffs and ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 17:48
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen trading sideways after BoJ minutes


"The Japanese yen has inched higher in the Wednesday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.17, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, Japan released the minutes of the Apr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 16:33
Taggar: bank, trading

Retail Adoption of Crypto Would ?Bring the Internet to a Halt? ? BIS Report


"The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has leased a chapter from its forthcoming annual report that delivers a critical appraisal of bitcoin and cryptocurrency. The report attacks virtual currenc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 10:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, point, report

North Carolina Banking Bill Passes ? Adds Virtual Currency License Requirements


"The state of North Carolina has pushed the passage of House Bill 86 and some digital currency advocates and firms like Coinbase believe the bill makes the state more friendly towards cryptocurrency bu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 01:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Live FX Market Analysis ? 19 June 2018 (Video)


"In this week’s webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discussed last week’s G7 summit, the trade spat between the US and China, the Federal Reserve decision, European Central Bank deci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 15:41
Taggar: analysis, announcement, bank, market

U.S. Executive Branch Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings, French ICO Regulations Coming by 2019


"In recent regulatory news, the United States Office of Government Ethics has issued a document advising employees of the U.S. executive branch to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings. In other news..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 11:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, market

Central Banks Will Jump-Start the Decentralization of Money


"While the thought may disappoint cypherpunks, the first step of a transition toward a true "money of the people" will be implemented by central banks."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 10:00
Taggar: bank, point

Strong Demand for Crypto Experts on the Russian Labor Market


"Statistics from leading job search platforms indicate that the demand for cryptocurrency and blockchain specialists in Russia remains strong. Most employers offering these vacancies are either IT comp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 02:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

Bank of Korea: Central Bank Cryptocurrencies Pose 'Moral Hazard'


"South Korea's central bank has announced that it does not plan to launch its own digital currency over fears it could destabilize the economy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 18:15
Taggar: bank, currency, economy

USD/JPY ? Japanese yen edges higher


"The Japanese yen has inched lower in the Monday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.45, down 0.19% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan held the course on mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 17:53
Taggar: bank, point, trading

FED NY: Statement from President Williams


"June 18, 2018 I am pleased to be starting my tenure today as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. As someone who has dedicated his career to public service, I can think of no bet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 16:00
Taggar: bank

Halt the Internet? BIS Report Critiques Blockchain and DLT Claims


"The Bank of International Settlements harshly reviewed the idea of cryptocurrencies, though it was more accepting of the idea of distributed ledgers."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 09:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

As Korean Crypto Exchanges Step Up AML Compliance, Banks Are Failing


"As the South Korean government steps up its anti-money laundering (AML) oversight, major crypto exchanges in the country are voluntarily complying while banks are reportedly failing to meet the guidel..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 07:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Russia's Largest Banks Are Piloting Bitcoin and Crypto Portfolios


"Two of Russia's largest banks are planning to launch a cryptocurrency portfolio product for their private banking clients, Kommersant reported."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 07:00
Taggar: bank, currency, report

Metropolitan Bank Is Handling Millions for Crypto Clients (And It Wants More)


"To most banks in the U.S., cryptocurrency businesses are pariahs. To Metropolitan Commercial Bank in New York, they're "pioneers.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 05:30
Taggar: bank, currency

Mario Draghi , the master of the dark art of central bank communiqué


"Mario Draghi, the master of the dark art of central bank  communiqué After last week?s dramatic price action dubbed ?the biggest week of the year” we have another potpourri of events to side-tra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-17 22:37
Taggar: bank

Etoro Is Launching an OTC Crypto Trading Desk for Institutions


"While the major banks are taking their time with offering OTC crypto trading, new entrants to the space are stepping up to fill the void. Social investing platform Etoro, which focuses mainly on retai..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-17 01:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, etoro, trading

BIS GM Argues New Cryptos Are ?the Alchemy of the Age of Innovation?


"The Bank of International Settlements (BIS), a transnational institution owned by and comprised of central banks that seeks to “fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serve..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-16 22:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, market, report

Bitgrail Bitcoin Assets Taken by Italian Government, Victims Still Fuming


"Embattled cryptocurrency exchange, Bitgrail, announced ongoing bankruptcy proceedings in Italy have turned full force, as the court seized the exchange?s bitcoin wallets. The ecosystem seems decidedly..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-16 00:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Bank of International Settlements to Publish New Crypto Research


"The Bank of International Settlements intends to publish two cryptocurrency-focused chapters of its annual report this weekend."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 22:00
Taggar: bank, currency, report

Dollar Higher After Fed Hike and Dovish ECB


"The US dollar gained against all major pairs this week. A hawkish Fed and a dovish European Central Bank (ECB) gave the edge to the American currency. Donald Trump scored diplomacy points in Singapore..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 21:59
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, point

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in the U.K., Switzerland, Thailand, Taiwan, The Philippines, Brazil, Mexico, Norway and Hungary. Release of Bank of Japan minutes. Fed officials speaking publicl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 18:36
Taggar: bank, bull

Bank of Japan Leaves Policy Unchanged, Downgrades Inflation Outlook


"Following four hours six minutes of discussion on Thursday and Friday, the Bank of Japan Board voted 8-1 to maintain its policy of quantitative and qualitative monetary easing with yield curve control..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 17:44
Taggar: bank, rate

More Trouble


"President Trump has approved a 25% tariff on $50 billion of Chinese imports. The Bank of Japan gave a gloomier assessment of inflation, downgrading its range to 0.5-1.0% from around 1.0% and observing..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 14:47
Taggar: bank, inflation

USD/JPY ? Dollar closing in on 111 yen as trade war escalates


"The Japanese yen has inched lower in the Friday session. In the North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.73, up 0.09% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan held the course on mone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 14:21
Taggar: bank, point, trading

Venezuela Begins Monitoring Bank Accounts for Crypto Transactions


"The government of Venezuela has started monitoring the bank accounts of its citizens for cryptocurrency-related transactions. Accounts found to contain crypto transactions at prices which the governme..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 12:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Markets pressured ahead of tariff announcement


"More Trump Tariffs Causing a Wobble in Markets It?s been a relatively mixed start to trading in Europe on Friday and the US is on course to post small losses at the open, as the focus shifts from cent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 12:49
Taggar: bank, market, trading

South Korean Government Agency Seeks Direct Supervision Over Crypto Exchanges


"The South Korean government is reportedly seeking to bring cryptocurrency exchanges under the direct supervision of the country’s Financial Intelligence Unit. This will obligate crypto exchanges..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 02:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, report

EUR/USD Crashes as ECB Promises No Rate Hikes in 2018


"EUR/USD was gradually rising today but crashed after the European Central Bank signaled that it is not going to raise interest rates this year. (Event A on the chart.) US macr..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 17:12
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, indicators, rate

EUR Falls After Dovish European Central Bank Rhetoric


"The euro fell sharply after the European Central Bank (ECB) outlined its exit from quantitative easing (QE), but also claimed interest rates won’t likely budge for more than a year. Sitting at a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 15:38
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, rate

ECB to End QE Program in December


"The European Central Bank (ECB) has confirmed it will end a huge programme to stimulate the eurozone economy in December. The ECB will stop its bond-buying scheme, worth ?30bn a month, as long as econ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 15:35
Taggar: bank, economy

Risk-Off Mood in Financial Marketplace


"Investors are reacting Thursday to An increasing likelihood of four Fed rate hikes this year and three more in 2019 following yesterday’s federal funds rate increase and hawkish press conference..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 14:30
Taggar: bank, rate

Chinese Banks to Put Credit Blacklist on a Shared Blockchain


"The banking arm of Chinese retail giant Suning is testing a blockchain that would allow banks to share a ledger of users with bad credit scores. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 10:00
Taggar: bank, share

Crypto Exchange Approved for Regulatory Sandbox License in Bahrain


"A Dubai-based cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly become the first crypto exchange in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to receive a regulatory sandbox license. The license was granted..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 04:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Russian Treasurers Association Joins Masterchain Banking Pilot


"The Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers is joining the nation's central bank in trialing the government-run Masterchain blockchain platform."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 00:00
Taggar: bank, rate

Hawkish Fed Boosts US Dollar But Tariffs Bring Currency Down to Earth


"The US dollar is lower against major pairs after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the benchmark Fed funds rate by 25 basis points on Wednesday. The move was heavily anticipated by the market, but the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 22:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, point, rate

Greenspan Disagrees with Trump on Trade


"Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan sharply disputed the notion the U.S. was being ripped off by other countries because of its trade deficit. The former central bank chief told CNBC that P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 18:32
Taggar: bank

Banks' Blockchain Budgets Spiked 67% in 2017, Survey Finds


"Blockchain budgets at global banks' increased sharply in 2017, pushing combined annual spending to $1.7 billion, according to a new survey."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 15:01
Taggar: bank

Awaiting FOMC Statement and Press Conference


"The Federal Open Market Committee is widely expected to raise the federal funds target later today and will hold a press conference afterward. Markets will comb the new forecasts and dot-plot indicati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 14:24
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Economic Projections Key as Fed Seen Hiking Rates


"Will a Fourth Hike in 2018 Be Included in New Projections? US futures are trading relatively flat ahead of the open on Wednesday, as we await the latest interest rate decision from the Federal Reserve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 14:02
Taggar: bank, market, rate, trading

Crypto Exchange Buda Subject of Sudden Banking Embargo in Colombia


"Major Latin American bitcoin exchange, Buda, recently suddenly become the subject of a banking embargo in Colombia, according to local reports. Buda similarly experienced the termination of its Chilea..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 06:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

CBDC Could Have ?Severely Negative Consequences? for ?Bank-Dominated Payments System? ? Former FDIC Chair


"The former chair of the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Sheila Bair, recently published an article imploring the U.S. Federal Reserve to explore central bank-issued digital curren..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 04:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

Report: Suspicious Transactions at Korean Exchange Coinrail Months Before Hack


"Following the announcement by South Korean crypto exchange Coinrail that it has been hacked, a local publication reported that some banks had identified suspicious transactions at the exchange and sto..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 02:40
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Switching Hats 


"Switching Hats  After rallying into the historic Singapore summit, stock indexes are little changed and for the most part, trading sideways as we enter the business part of the week. Dealers have swit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 02:37
Taggar: bank, trading

EUR/USD Higher Ahead of FOMC Meeting


"EUR/USD rallied today as traders were anticipating that the Federal Open Market Committee will announce an interest rate hike tomorrow. Today’s strong inflation data supported suc..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 21:06
Taggar: announcement, bank, inflation, market, rate

Reserve Bank of India Admits Issuing Crypto Ban Without Research


"RBI, the central bank of India, has not made a proper effort to thoroughly research the nature and usage of cryptocurrencies before issuing its crypto ban. This is according to a reply sent by the ban..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 19:58
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

India's Central Bank Stays Mum on Crypto Ban Reasoning


"The RBI has responded to a query about why it moved to block banks from dealing with crypto businesses earlier this year."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 19:30
Taggar: bank

Korean Banks Can Use Blockchain to Verify Customer IDs from July


"A national banking group from South Korea is to roll out a blockchain-based ID verification system for domestic banks next month."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 11:00
Taggar: bank

It?s showtime !


"Enough with the speculation and all the teasers, it’s showtime!chil Not surprisingly it was a quiet session overnight despite the abundance of commentary and conjecture for today?s Trump-Kim Sum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 02:55
Taggar: bank

AmEx Is Hiring to Help Sell a Ripple Powered Blockchain Product


"The partnership between American Express, Ripple and Santander Bank that began back in November of last year is reaching new heights."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 23:40
Taggar: bank

UK's Financial Watchdog Issues Letter to Banks on Crypto Risks


"The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority has written to bank CEOs over the risks of "facilitating financial crimes which are enabled by cryptoassets.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 17:35
Taggar: bank, financial

Geopolitics and Rate Calls to Dominate Busy Week


"Monday June 11: Five things the markets are talking about Investors’ focus now shifts from last weekend’s disastrous G7 meeting in Canada to tomorrows Trump-Kim summit in Singapore and a p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 12:02
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, rate, rate announcements

OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM ? 8 June 2018


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week’s big stories: G7 talks weigh on mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-09 14:04
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

The Daily: Swiss Vote on ?Sovereign Money?, Russian Banker Against Crypto Ban


"Swiss voters will decide this Sunday whether to turn back on fractional-reserve banking and support a ?sovereign money? concept for the nation?s finances. Proponents of the initiative prescribe deeper..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-09 13:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial

How Blockchain Can Finally Fulfill Its Promise in Global Payments


"Several leading institutions are working towards producing tokenized digital central bank money, a more viable approach than unbacked crypto-assets. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-09 13:30
Taggar: bank

Bank of Italy Official: Central Banks Not Ready to Issue Digital Currencies


"The Deputy Governor of the Bank of Italy believes that central banks are not yet ready to issue institute-backed digital currencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 21:20
Taggar: bank, currencies

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews by the FOMC, European Central Bank, Bank of Japan, Swiss National Bank, Central Bank of Chile, Bank of Russia, and Bank of Iceland. Powell, Draghi, Kuroda and Jo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 21:01
Taggar: bank

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s central bank policy rate was kept steady at 2.75%. That’s the level reached after a string of alternate odd-numbered monthly 25-basis point cuts beginning in May 2017 and ending in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 16:48
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Six Major Banks in Chile Sued by Another Cryptocurrency Exchange


"A local cryptocurrency exchange in Chile has reportedly filed a lawsuit against six major banks in the country for abusing their power and quashing its crypto payment business. This lawsuit follows an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 13:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Switzerland Shows the Way: Bank First to Offer Crypto Business Accounts


"Switzerland?s legacy bank, Hypothekarbank Lenzburg, announced this week it was accepting cryptocurrency related businesses as account holders, something many legacy financial institutions outright ref..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 11:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, investment

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s key interest rate has been cut twice already this year by 25 basis points each in March and April, but the latest review left the rate unchanged at 3.0%. According to a statement from t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 16:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Drop as Labor Market Gains Steam


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. The robust labor market and firming inflation have ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 15:39
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, market, point, rate

CBRT Raises Rates, Pushing Turkish Lira Up


"The Turkish lira has aggressively rallied this morning after the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey raise the one-week repo rate by +100 bps to +17.75%. Over 60% of FX dealers were expecting a tig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 15:04
Taggar: bank, rate

Dollar Loses Ground


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.9% against the euro, 0.5% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen, and nearly 2% vis-a-vis the Turkish lira. The lira had been slumping this year on rising infl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 14:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Will Ontario Election Shake Up Canadian Dollar?


"It has been an uneventful week for the Canadian dollar, and the trend has continued on Thursday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2958, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, the U.S unemploymen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 13:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, financial, trading

Dutch Central Bank: Blockchain 'Promising But Inefficient' in Payments


"Blockchain technology isn't yet a beneficial addition to the payment system in the Netherlands, according to the country's central bank. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 12:35
Taggar: bank

Thailand Trials Central Bank Digital Currency for Interbank Settlement


"Thailand's central bank is examining how a blockchain-based digital currency could make interbank settlement both faster and cheaper."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 10:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Indian Crypto Exchanges Engage with RBI to Offer Banking Ban Alternatives


"Indian cryptocurrency exchanges have followed the Supreme Court’s suggestion for them to present their cases to the Reserve Bank of India. They have sent letters to the central bank, offering al..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 09:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Virtual Currencies to Become ?Part of the Economic Practices? of All Nations ? CFTC Commissioner


"United States Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner, Rostin Behnam recently gave a speech in which he predicted that ?virtual currencies […] will become part of the economic..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 01:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, trading

PR: Penta Global Foundation Launches New Dynamic Stake Consensus Algorithm


"One of the interesting features of blockchain is that it is not just about technology, it is also about social ecosystems. Blockchain platforms are true ecosystems, where things of value are exchanged..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy

France Wants Ambitious Eurozone Reforms


"France wants a more ambitious reform of the euro zone than the one sketched out by Angela Merkel and will press the German chancellor for additional concessions on a euro zone budget and banking union..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 18:05
Taggar: bank

ECB to Take Step Towards QE Exit


"Central bankers gathered in Berlin Wednesday confirmed the European Central Bank (ECB) is set to finally discuss the end of its massive bond-buying program ? something that its President Mario Draghi ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 17:58
Taggar: bank

World Bank Offers Dire Warning on Tariffs


"A ramp-up in the pace and scope of tariffs could set the world back to 2008 in terms of global trade levels, the World Bank has warned. In its latest Global Economic Prospects report, published Tuesda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 17:56
Taggar: bank, finance, market, report

EUR/USD Rallies After Hawkish Comments from ECB Officials


"EUR/USD rallied today after European Central Bank chief economist Peter Praet said that the next week’s policy meeting will be a “judgment” call for the quantitat..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 17:45
Taggar: bank

National Bank of Poland


"The Polish central bank reference rate will stay at 1.5%, its level since cuts of 50 basis points each in January and March of 2015. According to a released statement, “Notwithstanding relativel..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 16:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Crypto Startup Circle to Seek Banking License in US


"Cryptocurrency startup Circle is in talks to become registered in the U.S. as a licensed bank and brokerage, according to a report. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 15:35
Taggar: bank, currency, report

Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: German Banks Trade Cryptos, US Universities Invest in Crypto Hedge Funds


"In today?s Bitcoin in Brief, regulators in Berlin have revealed that at least six German financial institutions are involved in cryptocurrency trading. Also, it has been reported that American univers..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 13:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, financial, investment, report, trading

South Africa's Central Bank Claims Success in Blockchain Payment Trial


"South Africa Reserve Bank indicates that tests of a blockchain-based system for interbank clearance and settlement produced astonishing results."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 11:00
Taggar: bank

IMF Says Bitcoin Could Create Less Demand for Regular Debt-based Fiat Money


"This month the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a report on global monetary policy in the digital age which explains that ?crypto assets may one day reduce demand for central bank money.? Th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 09:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, report

Circle to Seek Federal Banking Licensing with U.S. OCC


"Circle Internet Financial Ltd has revealed that it is currently seeking to obtain a federal banking license with the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in order to expand the service..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 01:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Australian Monetary Policy Stance Still on Hold


"The Reserve Bank of Australia’s official cash rate was last changed in August 2016 when it was cut 25 basis points to 1.50%. Each ensuing policy review — done once every month except Janua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:37
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.K retail sales boosted by hot weather


"Warmer weather, bank holidays and the royal wedding helped to boost retail sales in May, a survey has indicated. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said total sales rose by 4.1% in May from a year ea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:26
Taggar: bank, retail sales

Zimbabwe?s Golix Exchange Enters Kenya, Uganda, South Africa


"Crypto exchange Golix is entering three other African markets in an effort to survive the ban imposed by the central bank in its home country ? Zimbabwe. Moreover, the troubled trading platform claims..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 16:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, rate, trading

Russian Farming Village: Local Crypto, Bitcoin Reserves, No Govt Money


"Mikhail Shlyapnikov, cancer survivor turned quaint Russian farmer and cryptocurrency revolutionary, is well known within the ecosystem. He?s about as eccentric as imagined, defiantly taking on his gov..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 14:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

China Has Built a Blockchain System That Could Replace Paper Checks


"China's central bank has completed a blockchain-based system that digitizes checks in a move to counter fraud in the country."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 14:20
Taggar: bank

Crypto Point-of-Sale Devices Begin Roll-Out in Indonesia Despite Ban


"A network of cryptocurrency enabled Point-of-Sale (POS) payment devices has begun to spread in Indonesia, despite the ban by the central bank. Pundi X is laying the groundwork for Indonesian merchants..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 16:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, point, spread

SBI Launches Japan's First Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange


"Japanese banking giant SBI Holdings announced on Monday that its in-house cryptocurrency exchange is now live."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 05:21
Taggar: bank, currency

Zimbabwe Exchange Granted ?Interim Relief,? Ban Appeal Still Ongoing


"Despite reports of the Zimbabwe High Court?s reversal of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe?s (RBZ) recently issued cryptocurrency ban, the country?s leading bitcoin exchange, Golix, is yet to restore tradi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-02 23:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report, trading

Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrency Round Up: IMF, BoE, Hong Kong


"In recent days, central banks from the around the world have been actively exploring the prospect of issuing digital currencies. The Bank of England (BOE) has continued to press forward with research..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-02 01:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings scheduled in India, Australia, Poland, Serbia, Turkey and Peru. Bank of Canada Governor Poloz speaks publicly. Holidays and G7 Events: Queen’s Birthday ob..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 22:02
Taggar: bank, finance

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Expanding Horizons in a Bearish Month


"With banks in Europe, America and Asia doing ?everything to crush cryptocurrencies,? Binance CEO CZ says Africa can become a leader in their implementation. The major crypto exchange is thinking about..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 13:01
Taggar: bank, bear, bitcoin, currencies

IMF Official: Central Banks Need to Compete With Crypto


"An IMF official believes central banks need to offer "better" fiat currencies in order to fend off potential competition from cryptocurrencies. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 21:05
Taggar: bank, currencies

Money Transfer Firms Join Ripple's Payment Network


"Two money transfer firms are to open a new payments corridor using RippleNet, while a Kuwaiti bank has also signed up to use the service."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 18:00
Taggar: bank

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Asus Creates 20-GPU Mining Motherboard


"In today?s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we feature news from all over the world. These stories include a new multi-GPU mining motherboard from Taiwan’s Asu; a Singaporean businessman acquiring a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 13:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, market

Hong Kong Official Rules Out Plan for Central Bank Digital Currency


"Hong Kong's de facto central bank has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), a government official said on Wednesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 08:03
Taggar: bank, currency

Bank of Canada Moves Closer to Enacting a Fourth Rate Hike


"The Bank of Canada’s overnight rate hike had earlier been raised by 25 basis points each in July and September of 2017 and on January 17, 2018. While leaving the rate at 1.25% at this week’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 18:07
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Second Indonesian Central Bank Rate Hike Within Two Weeks


"In follow-up to the 25-basis point tightening done on May 17th, Bank Indonesia’s Board lifted the 7-day reverse repo rate by 25 basis points to 4.75% after an unscheduled meeting. The deposit fa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 17:59
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Bitbay Exchange Moves to Malta After Last Polish Bank Stops Service


"Hostile or just overly cautions countries keep losing cryptocurrency-related businesses to more attractive jurisdictions, along with the jobs and tax money that go along with them. The latest example..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 16:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Bank of Canada Holds Rates Steady


"The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1¼ per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1½ per cent and the deposit rate is 1 per cent. Global economic activity remains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 16:26
Taggar: bank, point, rate, report

Hackers Demand $1 Million in XRP After Bank Data Theft


"Hackers who stole personal information on 90,000 Canadian bank users have demanded $1 million in Ripple's XRP to not release the data trove."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 16:15
Taggar: bank

GBP/USD ? How Much More Downside Ahead? (Video)


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA to discuss GBPUSD and what factors are influencing the currency pair. Markets Pare Losses as Talks Continue i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 14:36
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, market

Bank of Canada Next


"Wednesday May 30: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged (+1.25%) during its policy meeting today (10:00 am EDT)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 12:33
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: China Fights Impersonators and Fraudsters


"In today?s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we feature stories that show cryptocurrency is still a hot topic in China, for better or worse. Additionally covered are market awareness in Germany, a mosque th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 12:21
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

Dominance of Big Banks in UK Means London Might Miss the Boat on Bitcoin


"London has enjoyed a status of a global financial hub for centuries and served as a pioneer for brand new trading options for decades. However, some fear it is now in danger of getting left behind by..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 19:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, trading

ECB Member Warns Germany of Central Bank?s Independence


"A key member of the European Central Bank (ECB) has fired a not-so-subtle warning to Germany over the central bank’s independence. Yves Mersch, an executive board member of the ECB’s monet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 15:50
Taggar: bank, finance

Italian Bonds Suffer Worst Day in More Than 25 Years


"A deepening political crisis in Italy, the euro zone?s third biggest economy, fuelled a selloff in Italian assets and the euro on Tuesday that was reminiscent of the euro zone debt crisis of 2010-2012..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 15:08
Taggar: bank, economy

Gold Edges Lower on Memorial Day Holiday


"Gold is trading quietly in the Monday session, hugging the $1300 level. In the North American session, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1298.76, down 0.24% on the day. On the release front, U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 18:14
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, gold, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Steady as U.S and U.K on Holiday


"With U.S and British banks closed for holidays on Monday, the currency markets are having a quiet day. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3309, up 0.06% on the day. There are no British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 17:50
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, currency, indicators, market, point, trading

Bank of Russia Official: Still Too Early to Gauge Blockchain's Potential


"A senior official at Russia's central bank has said blockchain technology is immature but may have industrial-scale applications."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 15:00
Taggar: bank

Chilean Bank Reopens Accounts of Cryptocurrency Exchanges


"Following the court order for three major banks in Chile to reopen current accounts of crypto exchanges, Cryptomkt and Buda.com, one bank has complied. Bancoestado has reportedly made arrangements to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 04:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Niall Ferguson Tells Bank of England Bitcoin Is Financial System of the Future


"Central bankers are being warned by researchers that the crypto revolution will overtake the system they are in-charge of preserving. Recently, British economic historian and author Niall Ferguson tol..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-27 22:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, bull, financial

Got 1 BTC? Another Japanese Exchange Wants to Borrow Your Cryptocurrencies


"Another government-approved Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has launched a program to borrow cryptocurrencies from its members. The exchange seeks to borrow 1 BTC or more. Initially, only BTC will be..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-27 00:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

SA Central Bank Comes Up With Another Nickname for Cryptos ? ?Cyber Tokens?


"Cryptocurrencies don?t meet the requirements of money, according to the South African Reserve Bank which has decided to call them by a different name. It?s one that does not imply either currency or c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-26 10:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

OANDA Market Insights Podcast With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week: Bank of England (BoE)issues stern Bre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 22:09
Taggar: bank, market

Singapore Warns Eight Unauthorized Token Exchanges


"The Monetary Authority of Singapore has warned eight digital token exchanges operating in the country over unauthorized securities trading. The regulator also stopped an initial coin offering, prompti..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 18:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, trading

Next Week


"The last week of May is crowded with holidays and economic data releases but very light from a central bank watching standpoint. Holidays: U.S. and British markets closed Monday for Memorial Day and t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 16:39
Taggar: bank, market, point

Bangkok Bank Joins R3's Trade Finance Blockchain Initiative


"Bangkok Bank has joined the Marco Polo trade finance initiative developed by blockchain startup R3 and trade finance technology firm TradeIX."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 14:00
Taggar: bank, finance

DAX Rebounds on Strong German Confidence Report


"The DAX is sharply higher in the Friday session, erasing the losses from the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,996, up 1.10% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 11:53
Taggar: bank, point

Fed Member Says Rate Hikes Could End in 2019


"Interest rate hikes could come to an end for this cycle in 2019, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Thursday. One of the more hawkish central bankers when it comes to monetary policy, Hark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 21:11
Taggar: bank, rate

Bank of Spain Governor: Cryptocurrencies Pose 'More Risks Than Benefits'


"Spanish central bank governor Luis Maria Linde believes cryptocurrencies are dangerous, but is open to blockchain technology."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 20:30
Taggar: bank, currencies

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"The world’s biggest currency market story earlier this week had been the accelerating dive of the Turkish lira, exacerbated by its central bank’s benign neglect of a deepening currency rou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:45
Taggar: bank, currency, market, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s policy interest rate was lifted four times within a half year: 100 basis points last October, December and March and by 15o bps in January. In a statement after keep the rate steady at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:28
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Commerzbank Conducts ?500k FX Transaction Using R3's Corda


"Thyssenkrupp successfully conducted a foreign exchange transaction using R3's Corda blockchain in partnership with Germany's Commerzebank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:20
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange

South African Reserve Bank


"A 25-basis point cut of the SARB repo rate to 6.50% in March had been the second such move since last July but was approved by only a thin 4-3 vote of the central bank’s monetary policy committe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Revolut App Adds XRP, Bitcoin Cash to Crypto Options


"Mobile banking app Revolut now lets users buy, sell and hold Ripple's XRP and bitcoin cash, in addition to bitcoin, litecoin and ether. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 16:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Turkey Attempts to Stop Lira?s Rout? Other Geopolitical Strains Simmer


"The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey hiked the late liquidity window interest rate by three full percentage points to 16.5% after the Monetary Policy Committee held an unscheduled meeting. The l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 14:27
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, point, rate

Singapore Warns 8 Exchanges Over Unregistered Securities Trading


"Singapore's central bank has warned eight digital token exchanges and an ICO issuer to stop trading tokens deemed unauthorized securities."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 14:00
Taggar: bank, trading

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Main Street Adopts Bitcoin Ahead of Wall Street


"In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we feature stories that show how fast and nimble banks that support cryptocurrency-based businesses are benefiting at the expense of the larger players tha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 13:51
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, market

Russian Institutions to Trial Central Bank ICO Platform


"Two financial institutions are set to test a regulatory platform set up by the Bank of Russia that aims to make ICOs more transparent and secure."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 13:00
Taggar: bank, financial

Zimbabwe High Court Reverses Central Bank?s Cryptocurrency Ban


"Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Zimbabwe-based exchange Golix filing a lawsuit over the recent Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) ?cryptocurrency ban? that was issued in a financial guidanc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 00:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, report, trading

Thai Bank Pilots Cross-Border Transaction Using Blockchain


"Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya successfully piloted a cross-border transaction using its own blockchain interledger, it announced Tuesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 21:00
Taggar: bank

Norway's Central Bank Mulls Digital Currency as Cash Use Declines


"Norges Bank has released a report suggesting it might one day launch a digital currency as citizens continue to turn away from physical money."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 17:00
Taggar: bank, currency, report

Bank of Canada (BoC) Expected to Hold Rates Next Week


"Normally, we?d preview the Bank of Canada?s next policy decision closer to the actual date. But all the relevant data has been published, so why wait? Unless the central bank scraps its story, it will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate

EU Still Expanding But Growth is Slowing Down


"Euro zone economic growth slowed much more sharply than expected this month, a business survey showed, which along with weaker inflation has intensified concerns there will be no return to the bloc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Rural Banks Tap Kaleido Blockchain for Faster Transactions


"Rural banks in the Philippines are looking to adopt ConsenSys' Kaleido blockchain platform in bid to boost financial inclusion."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 15:01
Taggar: bank, financial

Bank in Argentina Launches BTC Settlement Services


"A small bank from Argentina, Banco Masventas, announced this week that it’s allowing customers to make settlements using BTC as a payment rail. Argentina Banco Masventas says the firm partnered..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 10:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Singapore Proposes Regulatory Boost for Decentralized Exchanges


"Singapore's central bank is proposing a change to existing exchange market rules aimed to ease blockchain adoption and decentralization."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 10:15
Taggar: bank, market

Chilean President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies


"The Chilean president, Mario Marcel, has made comment seemingly in favor of developing a regulatory apparatus for virtual currencies. The apparent openness to regulating cryptocurrencies contrasts sig..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 08:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Golix Exchange Files Lawsuit Against Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe?s Cryptocurrency Ban


"On May 13 2018, the Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe (RBZ) issued guidelines in a circular that detailed cryptocurrency activities taking place within the country are now banned. The RBZ further stated that d..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 03:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Norway and England Contemplate Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies


"The central banks of Norway and England have published reports exploring different models for central bank-issued cryptocurrencies. By contrast, Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard, recently expre..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 00:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, report

Fed Minutes to Drive Market as Trade Concerns Recede


"The US dollar is mixed ahead of the release of the minutes from May?s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The central bank held rates unchanged but there is almost 100 probability of a 25 ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 22:24
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, market, point, rate

Bank of America Patents Blockchain Security Tools


"A new Bank of America patent outlines how a permissioned blockchain might restrict users while still helping them access the information they need."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 21:31
Taggar: bank

India's Supreme Court to Hold Crypto Lawsuit Hearing in July


"The Supreme Court of India has decided to hear crypto-related cases with respect to the news from RBI stopping banks from dealing with cryptos."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 20:00
Taggar: bank

Hungary?s Accommodative Monetary Policy Settings Left Unchanged


"The monetary council at Magyar Nemzeti Bank left its base rate at 0.90%, the level since a cut in May 2016 and its overnight deposit rate at negative 0.15%, its level since a reduction last September..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 16:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Steady, BoJ Inflation Falls Short


"The Japanese yen has ticked higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 110.92, down 0.12% on the day. On the release front, Bank of Japan Core CPI dropped to 0.5%, m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 15:52
Taggar: bank, cpi, trading

Trade Ceasefire Supports Risk Assets


"Tuesday May 22: Five things the markets are talking about Markets traded mixed overnight, with global equities drifting and a number of risk currencies finding support as investors digest easing trade..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 12:23
Taggar: bank, currencies, market

A Bank In Argentina Is Now Using Bitcoin for Cross-Border Payments


"Cryptocurrency trading startup Bitex has trialed a cross-border payments system using bitcoin with an Argentinian bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 04:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Drifting in Holiday Trade


"The Canadian dollar is steady in the Monday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2871, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, Canadian banks are closed and there are no Canadian indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-21 13:10
Taggar: bank, dollar, indicators, trading

Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia, Justice Minister Confirms


"The Russian Ministry of Justice has taken side in what looks like a lively debate about the status of cryptocurrencies that are still unregulated in the country. A bankruptcy case involving a modest a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-20 04:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Warren Warned By Billboards, Coinbase Tempted by Banking


"In Bitcoin in Brief today, billionaire Warren Buffett has been reminded that he was wrong about Google and Amazon, and told he might be wrong about bitcoin, too. Billboards have appeared outside his o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-19 13:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Japan Banking Giant Mitsubishi Goes Crypto With Own Coin


"Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc, one of the top five banks in the world, announced its intention of testing a proprietary cryptocurrency by 2019. The idea is to roll out its coin initially to a re..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 22:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in South Africa, Ukraine, South Korea and Hungary. FOMC minutes to be published. Powell, Harker, Evans, Dudley, Kaplan, Bostic and Kashkari of the Fed speak publ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 19:44
Taggar: bank

Five Petitions Pile Up Against India?s Crypto Crackdown ? High Courts Ordered to Ignore


"Five writ petitions have now been filed against the order by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) banning banks from providing services to entities dealing with cryptocurrencies. The country’s Suprem..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 17:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Loonie Plummets on Weak Data


"Data this morning showed that Canada’s annual inflation rate slowed slightly last month, but remained above the Bank of Canada’s (BoC) +2% inflation threshold for a third consecutive month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 15:12
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, market, rate

Bank of Mexico


"The Governing Board of the Bank of Mexico agreed unanimously not to raise the 7.5% overnight interbank rate further at this time. Higher inflation driven by peso depreciation driven by hostile U.S. po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 23:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network


"IT giant Infosys has built a blockchain-based trade finance platform involving seven Indian banks including ICICI and Axis."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 23:30
Taggar: bank, finance

Central Bank of Brazil Breaks Streak of Interest Rate Cuts


"Brazil’s key Selic interest rate had been reduced by a total of 725 basis points since October 2016, and Copom, the policy-making committee of the central bank, had not anticipated halting the e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 15:52
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bitfinex Starts Sharing Customer Tax Data with Authorities


"Bitfinex, an exchange famed for its opaque banking arrangements, has begun ordering its users to submit their tax details. The platform, which is registered in the British Virgin Islands, a known tax..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 15:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, share

Sberbank Buys Commercial Bonds Issued Over Blockchain Platform


"Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country's first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 11:00
Taggar: bank

EUR/USD Falls on European Politics


"EUR/USD dropped today on speculations that the Italian populist coalition may seek government debt forgiveness from the European Central Bank, though officials denied such allegations..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 17:29
Taggar: bank

National Bank of Poland


"A 1.5% central bank reference interest rate will continue to be flanked by a 0.5% deposit rate and a 2.5% lombard rate. In a released statement, officials note “persistently low domestic inflati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 17:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Italian markets jolted by 5-Star, League coalition proposals


"Italy?s borrowing costs jumped on Wednesday and its stocks fell after a draft program for a potential coalition government revealed plans to demand 250 billion euros of debt forgiveness and create pro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 15:05
Taggar: bank

Watching Several Situations


"A weaker-than-expected Japanese GDP report saw negative growth on both a nominal and real basis last quarter. There was additional evidence of less inflation than assumed in Europe, and Australian wag..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 15:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, report

The trend is your friend.


"The trend is your friend. Currency Markets There was an intense focus on Italy Wednesday thanks to speculation that its new coalition government would request that the ECB write-off the bank’s Q..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 01:30
Taggar: bank, currency, market, report

Live FX Analysis ? 15 May 2018 (Video)


"It’s been an interesting month in financial markets in which the dollar has rediscovered its mojo, geopolitical risk has remained heightened, US corporates have shown their strength and central..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 15:39
Taggar: bank, bull, dollar, financial, market, rate

ECB Policy Makers Remain Optimistic Despite Slowdown


"Three European Central Bank policymakers stuck with an upbeat assessment of the euro zone economy on Monday, shrugging off signs of a slowdown in inflation and activity.Bank of France governor Francoi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 15:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation

Fed?s Mester Warns US on Debt


"The U.S. should keep its debt-to-GDP (gross domestic product) in mind before things “get out of hand,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said Monday.Asked by CNBC&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 15:25
Taggar: bank

Week Starts with Two Surprises


"The governor of the Bank of France, who serves on the ECB Governing Council as well, indicated that not only is the European Central Bank likely to end its program of asset purchases later in 2018, bu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 14:04
Taggar: bank, rate

U.S Dollars Plight shaped by Trade Talks and Geopolitics


"Monday May 14: Five things the markets are talking about Last week was a light week on the economic data front as the market focused again on the continued outpouring of earnings reports and geopoliti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 12:24
Taggar: bank, market, report

Pakistanis Find Ways to Trade Bitcoin Rendering Ban Ineffective


"The crypto ban in Pakistan is proving to be not as effective as expected. If anything, the State Bank has barred commercial banks and financial firms from dealing in cryptocurrency which, of course, m..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 03:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

100+ Crypto Exchanges in South Korea ? Government?s Real-Name System Ineffective


"There are reportedly more than 100 exchanges in South Korea, most of which are not using the government’s real-name system. None of the small and medium-sized exchanges can use this system since..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-13 21:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace Period


"Zimbabwe?s central bank issued Circular to Banking Institutions No. 2/2018: Virtual Currencies, effectively banning all crypto activity in the African nation. Businesses dealing in decentralized curre..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-13 19:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

India?s Supreme Court Keeps Ban on Banks? Crypto Services, For Now


"According to a team of Indian lawyers, the Supreme Court of India refused request for a temporary injunction against restrictions imposed on banks regarding cryptocurrency by the country?s central ban..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-12 01:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings scheduled in Thailand, Mexico, Indonesia, Iceland, Poland, and Brazil. Publication of RBA minutes. Mester and Kashkari of the Federal Reserve to speak publicly..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 18:02
Taggar: bank

PR: Bitex Launches Token Pre-Sale to Bring Global Crypto-Banking to the Local Level


"Hyper-localized and global crypto-bank Bitex begins token pre-sale on May 8th, 2018 Singapore -- Bitex, the first locally-embedded global crypto-bank, today announced that they are launching their tok..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, rate

Telegram Reportedly Testing Service to Store Data for Identity Verification


"Telegram has been testing a new service that will store users? information and documents for verification purposes, according to Russian media reports. Telegram Passport will be used to keep personal..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 05:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

RBI Crackdown Triggers Migration of India?s Cryptocurrency Industry


"The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s prohibitive policies regarding India’s cryptocurrency industry has reportedly comprised the catalyst for a migration of Indian cryptocurrency entrepreneur..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 22:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"Among today’s many central bank reviews of monetary policy, the one in The Philippines proved to be the meeting that resulted in an actual change in policy rates, as the overnight reverse repo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 17:08
Taggar: bank, rate

Bank of England


"The latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting ended without any change in the 0.5% Base Rate or in the Bank of England’s GBP 10 billion of corporate bond purchases and GBP 435 billion ceiling on..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 15:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

GBP Slips as BoE Delays Hike and Lowers Forecasts


"The Bank of England monetary policy announcement and press conference went broadly as expected today, with the central bank holding off on raising rates while maintaining that they will rise gradually..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 15:24
Taggar: announcement, bank, rate

DAX Posts Gains, Investors Eye U.S. Consumer Inflation


"The DAX index has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,983 points, up 0.31% on the day. In economic news, German and French banks are closed for a holiday. The ECB release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 14:18
Taggar: bank, bull, cpi, inflation, inflation reports, point, report

Markets Flat Ahead of BoE Decision


"It?s been a relatively flat start to trading on Thursday as we await the latest monetary policy announcement from the Bank of England and the economic projections and press conference that follow. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 12:57
Taggar: announcement, bank, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady in Holiday-Thin Trade, US Consumer Inflation Next


"EUR/USD is showing little movement in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1884, up 0.27% on the day. In economic news, German and French banks are closed for a holiday. ECB rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 12:30
Taggar: bank, bull, cpi, inflation, inflation reports, report, trading

Bank of England to deliver a ?hawkish? hold


"With the Bank of England (BoE) widely expected to hold interest rates steady this morning (07:00 am EDT) after recent comments from Governor Carney and weaker economic data, the key focal point for ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 11:34
Taggar: bank, point, rate

BoE ? Will They or Won?t They?


"Is a Rate Hold Nailed On Or Are Markets Positioned For a Shock? The Bank of England meets on Thursday and, despite spending months preparing markets for a rate hike, the central bank is widely expecte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 21:18
Taggar: bank, market, rate

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Dips Despite Soft US Inflation Reports


"After showing little movement early in the week, the yen has lost ground in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.77, up 0.56% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 16:41
Taggar: bank, trading

BoE Strongly Expected to Leave Rates on Hold


"The Bank of England’s (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meets Thursday and is expected to keep interest rates unchanged, marking a sharp turnaround from early projections just a few weeks ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 14:35
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Argentina Turns to the IMF For Help


"Argentina has started talks with the International Monetary Fund seeking financial rescue once again, as inflation soars and the currency sinks.Buenos Aires looks to be going through another economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 14:33
Taggar: bank, currency, financial, inflation, rate

San Francisco Fed Says BTC-based Future Markets Played a Role in Price


"The U.S. Federal Reserve system has been very interested in bitcoin lately and has released a bunch of reports from Federal Reserve leaders and researchers from different offices. This past Monday, th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 13:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, report

PR: Ubcoin Market Receives Investment from Singapore-Based Amereus Group for the Expansion into the Asian Market


"A Singapore-based VC fund specializing in groundbreaking tech projects has become an investor in Ubank?s blockchain ecosystem for selling and buying real goods with cryptocurrency Ubank, the leading m..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment, market

Indian Ponzi Scheme-Funded Cryptocurrency Mine Raided by Police


"Indian police have raided a cryptocurrency mining operation whose establishment was funded by a nearly $15 million USD ponzi scheme. Police seized hundreds of mining cards. Also Read: Another Indian C..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 09:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, finance

$2.5 Billion Sent Out of Iran to Purchase Cryptocurrencies


"The chairman of the economic committee of Iran’s parliament has revealed that Iranians have sent more than $2.5 billion out of the country to purchase cryptocurrencies with. His statement follow..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 05:52
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Tel Aviv Court Forces Bank to Accept Funds From Sale of Bitcoin


"The Israeli banking system keeps mounting challenges for bitcoin users, be they exchanges, miners or just traders, and keeps getting slapped for it by the courts. The latest example comes from Tel Avi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 03:52
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Italian Bond Yields set for biggest monthly fall in 3-years


"Italy?s 10-year government bond yield was set on Tuesday to end October with its biggest monthly fall in more than two years. A decision by the European Central Bank last week to extend its asset purc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 15:27
Taggar: bank, market

Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Bank Wires, Tickets, and Diplomas on Blockchain Tech


"The prospect of transferring an entire national payment system to blockchain technology deserves attention and we are covering the story in today?s Bitcoin in Brief. Reports that Russia may transform..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 15:01
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Norwegian Court Rules Nordea Bank Can Close Account of Crypto Exchange


"A Norwegian district court has ruled in favor of Norway’s largest bank against a local cryptocurrency exchange. The court says the bank has full rights to close the account of the exchange, citi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 09:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

Bitcoin Cash Fund and Yeewallet Plan to Airdrop 20 BCH


"On Tuesday, May 8, the Bitcoin Cash Fund and the Yeewallet team announced a partnership that aims to further spread bitcoin cash (BCH) adoption. The organizations’ plan to bolster BCH adoption b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 01:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, spread

Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin's Price, Say Fed Researchers


"Researchers from the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank believe that the launch of bitcoin futures played a role in bitcoin's recent price slump."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 22:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

PR: Acorn Collective ? How the Blockchain Is Being Blended with Crowdfunding, and Making Staggering Results


"Prior to the revolution of the World Wide Web, entrepreneurs with big dreams would have to jump through hoops to secure funding from venture capitalists or bank loans, and local community projects wou..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s central bank Board hike the monetary policy rate by 25 basis points today to 2.50%. This action followed an initial 25-bp increase done in January. These two moves reverse half the tot..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 19:00
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher in Thin Holiday Trade


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Monday, erasing the losses seen on Friday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3571, up 0.29% on the day. British banks are closed for May Day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 17:17
Taggar: bank, pound, trading

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Trading Sideway, Shrugs Off Upbeat Minutes


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 109.27, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan released its minu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 16:49
Taggar: bank, trading

Sole Seven-Star Hotel in Venezuela to Accept Only Petro


"A luxury hotel, offering breathtaking views of Caracas and the Caribbean coast, will be accepting only payments in Petro, Venezuela?s national cryptocurrency. According to President Maduro, the renova..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 05:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Israeli Bitcoin Mining Company Sues Bank for Closing Its Account


"Despite already setting a precedent in a previous case, the Israeli courts system is again called upon to stop a bank from shutting down a crypto business. This time, Union Bank tried to refuse operat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-06 22:06
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, rate

JP Morgan Chase Eats Humble Pie, Applies for Blockchain Patent


"U.S. Patent and Trademark Office revealed this week JP Morgan Chase applied for a patent related to blockchain back in October of last year. It?s quite the turnaround for the bank, which has been on r..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-06 16:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Venezuela?s President Launches Crypto Funded Youth Bank, Encourages Mining Farms


"State news agency Telesur reports Venezuela president Nicolás Maduro has announced formation of a youth bank funded by the country?s recently launched cryptocurrency, the Petro. Mr. Maduro also took t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 20:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Another Indian Company Challenges Ban on Crypto Banking


"RBI?s ban on crypto-related banking services has been challenged again. Maharashtra-based Flintstone Technologies has turned to the High Court in Delhi to seek withdrawal of the April 6 circular issue..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 18:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, point

Indian Investors Flock to Trade Crypto Ahead of RBI Ban


"Investors in India are flocking to trade cryptocurrencies before the ban order by the Reserve Bank of India takes effect. There is a positive sentiment in the local crypto community that the Indian go..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 11:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, trading

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings in the U.K., New Zealand, The Philippines, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Serbia, and Peru. Publications of Bank of Japan Board summary and minutes. Bostic, Barkin, Georg..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 17:37
Taggar: bank

Venezuelan President Launches Cryptocurrency-Funded Youth Bank


"Venezuela is reportedly launching a youth bank to be funded by the state's controversial cryptocurrency, the petro."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 14:00
Taggar: bank, currency, report

12 Chinese Banks Adopted Blockchain Apps in 2017


"Nearly half of the 26 publicly listed banks in China said they deployed blockchain applications in 2017."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 13:00
Taggar: bank

Major Belarusian Bank Starts Offering Bitcoin CFD as Belarus Gets Less Crypto Friendly


"A well-known bank in Belarus will begin offering a bitcoin contract for difference (CFD) product through its platform, a joint project with a Swiss bank. Meanwhile, Belarus is growing less crypto frie..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 11:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Bitcoin Smart Banknotes Launched in Singapore


"A digital asset smart banknote manufacturer has launched bitcoin banknotes at a store in Singapore. Designed to make owning and circulating cryptocurrencies as easy as using paper money, they are curr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 10:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, manufacture

Bank of Norway


"Norway’s key central bank policy rate was left at 0.5%, the level since a 25-basis point cut in March 2016 culminated 175 basis points of rate reduction since 2011. A released statement after th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 17:10
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Czech National Bank


"The Czech two-week central bank repo rate was left unchanged at 0.75% by a six to one vote and will continue to be flanked by a 0.05% deposit rate and a 1.50% Lombard rate. The lone dissenting vote fa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 16:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bitcoin Is Not Used by Organized Crime Syndicates Says Hong Kong Government


"Bitcoin is often accused by regulators, governments and central bankers as being a tool for money laundering by criminal organizations, usually without presenting any evidence. A new report from Hong..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 02:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, report

Barclays CEO Pushes Back Against Crypto Trading Desk Reports


"The CEO of U.K.'s banking giant Barclays has shot down the rumor that the bank is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency trading desk. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 08:00
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, trading

Are Dovish Central Bank?s doing the USD heavy lifting ?


"Are Dovish Central Bank’s doing the USD heavy lifting? Currency Markets The US Dollar Bulls continued to lead the charge as traders remain centred favourably on the entrenched US data flow, desp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 02:11
Taggar: bank, bull, currency, dollar, market

London-Based LBX Exchange Adds Bitcoin Cash to Its Offerings


"London Block Exchange has listed Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) among its cryptocurrency offerings. The platform dedicated to the UK market now trades six cryptocurrencies against the G..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 17:58
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market

UK PMI Fell Raising Pressure on BoE To Hold Rates


"Fresh pressure on the Bank of England to delay raising interest rates has emerged after figures for manufacturing and consumer credit highlighted the weakness of the UK economy. Until recently, next w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 16:16
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Live FX Market Analysis ? 1 May 2018 (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews a busy week for financial markets which includes central bank announcements, big economic releases and more US companies reporting first quarter earnings. Cr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 16:09
Taggar: analysis, announcement, bank, financial, market, report

Ripple's Enterprise Blockchain Network Adds a New Bank


"Muscat-based financial management firm BankDhofar has become the first Oman bank to join RippleNet, a global enterprise blockchain network by Ripple."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:01
Taggar: bank, financial

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of Canadian GDP


"The Canadian dollar continues to trade quietly. In the Tuesday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2869, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases GDP, which is expected to rebound with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 12:41
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

Hungarian and Peruvian Localbitcoins Markets Post Record Volume


"The Localbitcoins markets of several nations have produced significant spikes in recent weeks, with the peer-to-peer (P2P) markets of Hungary, Peru, and Venezuela establishing new all-time highs for v..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 23:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

Dollar Bulls Lack Conviction


"April 30: Five things the markets are talking about The week offers a plethora of new data along with monetary policy announcements from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) later this evening and the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 12:31
Taggar: announcement, bank, market

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Outage Downs Telegram, Bitcoin Shines on a Bank


"Technical Issues, blockchain plans, and bitcoin pranks ? we?ve got a colorful selection of news in today?s Bitcoin in Brief. The popular messaging app Telegram was down for some users in Europe and th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 12:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

ANZ and IBM Build Blockchain Solution for Insurance


"ANZ bank has partnered with IBM to build a blockchain solution for transparent, secure transfer of data and premiums in the insurance sector. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 12:00
Taggar: bank

ICBC's First Blockchain Patent Is Now Public


"Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, a major state-owned bank, is exploring how to verify and share users' certificates on a blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 09:00
Taggar: bank, share

Banking Giant ING Is Quietly Becoming a Serious Blockchain Innovator


"Dutch bank ING, which made a splash last year with a modification to zero-knowledge proofs, is adding another innovative wrinkle to privacy in DLT."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 05:55
Taggar: bank

Iran Continues to Develop State Cryptocurrency Despite Central Bank Ban


"Iran has been developing its own cryptocurrency, a project which has yielded an experimental local crypto, despite the country?s central bank banning banks from dealing with cryptocurrencies. IranR..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 00:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

PR: Brock Pierce and 25+ Crypto Whales in the Most Expected Coinsbank Event of the Year


"Did you know that the flying cars from The Fifth Element and Blade Runner films have already become reality? Or that using a VR helmet allows you to sit in an office meeting with the world?s leading e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-28 23:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Bank of America Is Closing My Three-Year-Old's Account Over Crypto


"My daughter is 3 years old. Bank of America is closing her account because of her ?risk profile? and a highly indirect ?connection? to cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-28 11:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Chilean Minister Supports Cryptocurrencies After Court Sided With Exchanges


"The Chilean Minister of Economy has voiced his support for cryptocurrencies after the country’s anti-monopoly court ordered major banks to re-open the accounts of crypto operators. Three banks o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-28 00:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy

Dollar Slows Down Awaiting Employment Data


"The US dollar had massive weekly gains against all majors. The release of the gross domestic product for the first quarter of 2018 beat expectations but did little for a dollar that had rallied all we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 23:07
Taggar: bank, dollar

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Erase Two-Day Losses


"Cryptocurrencies are seeing some relief during today?s trading sessions just before the weekend, as the top ten digital assets are currently up 3-11 percent. Most of the losses that took place two day..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 18:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, trading

Bank of Japan


"After a two-day discussion lasting four hours 17 minutes, members of the Bank of Japan left their settings on their QQE policy with Yield Curve Control unchanged. A -0.10% short-term Policy Rate on cu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 18:02
Taggar: bank, financial, rate

Central Bank of the Russian Federation Leaves Policy as Is


"Breaking a streak of five straight reductions of the key central bank between last September and March and totaling 175 basis points, the Bank of Russia Board of Directors agreed to leave such unchang..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 17:24
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point

Court Forces Chile's Banks to Reopen Crypto Exchange Accounts


"A Chilean court has ordered banks to reopen the accounts of crypto exchanges after the institutions announced their plans to close them in March. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 17:00
Taggar: bank

Court Orders Chilean Banks to Re-Open Crypto Exchange Accounts


"Chile’s anti-monopoly court has ordered two major banks in the country to re-open accounts for a cryptocurrency exchange after it filed a lawsuit against 10 banks accusing them of anti-competiti..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 16:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Bitcoin Markets Steady for Another Gox Dump, 16,000 Coins Moved by Trustee


"Last time, analysts blamed Mt. Gox and its bankruptcy trustee for pushing hordes of bitcoin onto an already fragile market, crushing its price. Keen monitors of the notorious insolvent exchange?s wall..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 13:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

PBoC Research Lead Touts Hybrid Approach to Blockchain Decentralization


"Giving up full decentralization could solve many of blockchain's existing problems, says Yao Qian, research director at China's central bank. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 12:15
Taggar: bank

St. Louis Fed Rejects Notion of Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies


"The St. Louis Federal Reserve has published an essay critically evaluating the notion of cryptocurrencies that are issued by central banks. The article is highly dismissive in presenting what it descr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 04:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Revolut Raises $250 Million, Adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and XRP


"The European alternative banking app designed for the globally mobile generation, Revolut, has just secured a major infusion of capital. With the new funding at hand the startup will be expanding to n..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 02:36
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Dollar Rally Shows Staying Power as ECB Delivers Neutral Comments


"The US dollar is higher against major pairs except the JPY who is trading higher awaiting the Bank of Japan (BOJ) monetary policy statement and press conference. The European Central Bank (ECB) was le..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 23:21
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

ECB Keeps Policy, Guidance Unchanged


"The European Central Bank reaffirmed its ultra-easy policy stance on Thursday, promising to keep rates steady until after the end of bond buys and maintaining a pledge to extend the purchases, if nece..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 17:23
Taggar: bank, rate

A Trust-but-Verify Approach to ECB Monetary Policy


"At the third monetary policy review of 2018, members of the Governing Council left all elements of the European Central Bank’s current monetary stance unchanged. A zero percent refinancing rate..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 16:56
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

Swedish Riksbank Monetary Policy Left as It Was


"The Swedish central bank repo rate has been at negative 0.50% since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2016. By that time, the rate had been negative for a whole year, and it has been non-positive..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 16:26
Taggar: bank, point, rate

EUR/USD Recovers as Mario Draghi Downplays Poor Data


"EUR/USD dropped today after the European Central Bank left its monetary policy unchanged and signaled that it is going to keep interest rates low for a long time. (Event A..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 15:42
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, rate, report

BBVA Issues $91 Million Loan Using Two Blockchains


"Spanish banking giant BBVA has completed a pilot that issued a $91 million corporate loan using two different blockchain technologies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 14:15
Taggar: bank, rate

Modest Market Retrenchment Ahead of ECB Announcement


"The ECB Governing Council is holding a policy review to be followed by Draghi’s press conference. The Bank of Japan Board began a two-day meeting whose results will be revealed Friday. The BOJ a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 14:01
Taggar: bank

Barclays, Goldman Champion ISDA Standard for Blockchain Derivatives


"U.K.-based bank Barclays is pushing hard for a data standard for derivatives, as a foundation for that market to adopt distributed ledger technology."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 10:00
Taggar: bank, market

Germany Gets Its First Crypto Exchange for Whales


"Germany?s VPE Wertpapierhandelsbank AG (VPE) has announced its institutional investor cryptocurrency trading services and claims them to be the first of their kind for the country. Armed with a Bundes..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 01:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Turkish monetary policy was tightened slightly at the latest review. Most of the central bank’s interest rates — an 8.0% one-week repo, a 7.25% marginal borrowing rate, a 9.25% overnight m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 17:12
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

Central Bank of Hungary


"The latest review of Hungarian monetary policy by the central bank’s Council decided to keep their low interest rates unchanged. The overnight deposit rate has been at -0.15% since a ten-basis p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Canadian Monetary Policy Meeting of April 18th Left Stance Unchanged


"The April Bank of Canada Governing Council meeting coincided with the publication of a quarterly Monetary Policy Report and newly updated macroeconomic forecasts.  The last policy change in January, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate, report

Indian Exchange Zebpay Launches Crypto-to-Crypto Trading


"A leading cryptocurrency exchange in India, Zebpay, has introduced crypto-to-crypto trading on its platform. The launch closely follows the Reserve Bank of India banning banks from servicing crypto ex..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slide Continues as US T-Bills Shine


"The Canadian dollar has continued its losing ways in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at  1.2889, up 0.44% on the day. The Canadian dollar has slipped 1.0%.percent this week, as US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 14:07
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

20% of Financial Institutions Examining Starting Cryptocurrency Trading Soon


"The cryptocurrency trading market is about to receive an influx of more big banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions within the next few months to a year. A new survey shows that while most..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 19:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, financial, market, trading

USD/JPY ? Dollar Punches Above 109 Yen, Japanese Inflation Reports Meet Expectations


"USD/JPY continues to move upwards this week. In Tuesday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 109.14, up 0.40% on the day. On the release front, Japanese inflation data met expectation..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 16:51
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index, trading

India Divided on Whether to Ban Crypto Use


"As India works on the bill to regulate cryptocurrencies, each government department has its own opinion on whether to ban the use of crypto, including bitcoin. The Finance Ministry, the Reserve Bank o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 22:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance

Indian High Court to Hear Case Against Central Bank Crypto Ban


"The High Court of Delhi has recognized a petition over the Reserve Bank of India's ban on banks engaging with cryptocurrency services."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 16:35
Taggar: bank, currency

Central Bank of Iran Bans Banks from Crypto


"Iran’s central bank has issued a statement banning the country’s banks and financial institutions from dealing with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, citing money laundering and terrorism..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 16:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, rate

UK Exports to Switzerland, China and South Kore Grow


"Switzerland, China and South Korea are among the U.K.’s fastest growing export partners, according to researchers. The U.K.’s fastest growing markets are, in descending order, Switzerland..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 15:42
Taggar: bank, market

Iran Said to Bar Banks from Bitcoin Market


"The Central Bank of Iran is the latest national bank to sound the alarm on the cryptocurrencies, fearing of its misuse in money laundering and fraud."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 15:30
Taggar: bank, currencies

Nominee to New York Federal Reserve Claims That Crypto Isn?t Currency


"The current president and chief executive officer of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, and the man expected to soon be the New York Federal Reserve Bank, John Williams, has rejected the suggesti..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 04:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, trading

Saxo Investment Bank is Bullish on Crypto Over Next 3 Months


"Influential investment bank Saxo released the 35 page, Q2 2018 Quarterly Outlook. In it, the bank?s newly hired Crypto Analyst, Jacob Pouncey, noted the perils of this year?s first financial quarter w..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-22 03:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment

Wendy McElroy: Here, There Is No State


"The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 3: Decentralization Chapter 7, Part 2. Here, there is no State. The core innovation of cryptocurrency is decentralization?the diffus..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-21 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Central Bank Comments Boost US Dollar


"The US dollar is higher across the board after geopolitical tensions have eased and Fed speakers are making a case for a faster rate hike for US interest rates. The hawkish comments from Fed?s Loretta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 23:29
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate

JPMorgan Trial Puts Debt Issuance on a Blockchain


"JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and others to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 16:00
Taggar: bank

Blockchain Slump? Banks May Be Fatigued But Insurers Are Pumped


"Giving progress reports on their blockchain projects, bankers come across browbeaten and anxious, while their cousins in insurance sound spritely. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 09:10
Taggar: bank, report

Most Britons Won?t Support a Crypto Issued by the Bank of England Says Poll


"Almost two thirds of British people would not support a cryptocurrency issued by their central bank, according to a survey. Pollsters also found that the majority of Britons have already heard of bitc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 16:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Brazil?s Largest Brokerage Reportedly Working on OTC Bitcoin Brokerage


"The OTC bitcoin trading market appears to be attracting big banks and brokers from all over the world who wish to secure a piece of this growing pie for themselves. And the latest company that might c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 22:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, brokers, economy, market, report, trading

Bank of Japan Turns Back on State-Issued Cryptocurrency


"The Bank of Japan has become the latest government financial institution to recognize the risks of state-issued cryptocurrencies. According to its Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya, a national digital..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 20:22
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

BoC Stands Pat ? CAD Plummets


"No Surprise As expected the Bank of Canada (BoC) held its benchmark interest rate steady (+1.25%) this morning as it warned “rising geopolitical and trade conflicts risk undermining global growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 16:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

GBP/USD ? Are We Nearing a Top? (Video)


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA to discuss GBPUSD and this week’s UK data. Lower Inflation Poses Challenges For Central Banks Phew! Dol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 16:00
Taggar: bank, cpi, dollar, inflation, market

250 Corporates Join ICICI Bank Blockchain Test


"Indian private bank ICICI Bank has on-boarded more than 250 corporate firms to undertake trade finance transactions on blockchain network."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 14:03
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Bain, Lightspeed Back First ICO With $133 Million Basis Funding


"There are many stablecoins, but only one that has one investor who busted a central bank and another who used to help run one. Also, Google and Bain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 13:29
Taggar: bank

Yes, You Can Buy Your World Cup Ticket with Bitcoin


"Russian crypto-media have asked a meaningful question ? why World Cup tickets can?t be bought with cryptocurrency. Credit card payments and bank transfers are currently accepted, but are they an optio..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 12:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Indian Crypto Startup Files Petition Against Central Bank Ban


"An Indian startup is taking the country's central bank to court over its decision to bar banks from dealing with crypto businesses. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 04:00
Taggar: bank

Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban


"The Indian bitcoin community keeps fighting for their rights to operate freely in the country like any other industry. The latest show of defiance is a petition to the court against the actions of the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 01:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, rate

Tanzanian, Venezuelan, and Peru?s P2P Bitcoin Markets Witness Record Volume


"The trading volume for Tanzanian bitcoin pairings on Localbitcoins has spiked to establish a new record high this week. The sudden spike in volume has occurred after several months of increasing warni..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 19:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, trading

Barclays Testing the Waters for a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk


"While the big banks are usually very skeptical of bitcoin in public, below the radar they could all already be making plans to gain a foothold for themselves in the ecosystem. The latest example is Ba..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 17:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, report, trading

Japanese Official: No Plans For Central Bank Cryptocurrency


"The Bank of Japan said it has no plan to issue a central bank digital currency due to concerns over financial stability. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 07:00
Taggar: bank, currency, financial

Barclays Is Talking to Clients About Opening a Crypto Trading Desk


"A person with knowledge of the situation said all major banks are likely to be weighing the same decision."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 23:35
Taggar: bank

This Week?s UK Data Key Ahead of BoE Next Month


"Is UK Data Really So Important if a Rate Hike is So Priced in? The UK will release a variety of important economic reports over the coming days which, despite the multiple distractions elsewhere, will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 19:04
Taggar: bank, rate, report

Bank of Israel Retains 0.10% Policy Interest Rate


"The last central bank interest rate change in Israel was a cut of 15 basis points in February 2015 to 0.10%. Previously the rate had been lowered by 75 basis points per year in 2011-14. The latest pol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

GBP Heading into Soft Economic Releases


"The pound?s stellar run could prove vulnerable to data disappointments. Sterling rallied last week as Donald Trump?s tweets and the dovish account of the March European Central Bank meeting led invest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:17
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, pound, rate

Blockchain Mining Completes Bitfarms Merger, Stock Jumps 49%


"Israeli equity investors seem to maintain a strong appetite for exposure to the bitcoin ecosystem. The value of a public company traded on the TASE has increased by almost half after it officially com..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 15:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Long-Term Interest Rates Climb Higher


"Softer sovereign debt prices (higher yields) are the most consistent and significant market development this Monday. The week ahead will feature the semi-annual IMF/World Bank meetings and quarterly e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 13:53
Taggar: bank, market, point, report

How the Government Gave Your Money to the Banks ? Again and Again


"Bitcoin was created to bring back people’s control over their own hard-earned money. Perhaps no greater example exists of how we don’t currently have real influence over how our capital is..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 05:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

China?s Position on Crypto Likely to Harden Under New PBOC Governor


"China?s cryptocurrency markets have witnessed a number of significant events in recent weeks, including affirmation from the People Bank of China (PBOC)?s new governor, which will likely intensify the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 00:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market

Blind Denial of Cryptocurrencies Leads Nowhere, Bank of Lithuania Says


"The central bank of Lithuania has started discussions on regulations with crypto businesses and commercial banks. The reluctance to understand the world of cryptocurrencies leads nowhere, its fintech..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-15 05:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, investment

Chilean Crypto Exchanges Appeal Against Banking Embargo


"A number of Chilean cryptocurrency exchanges have sought to appeal the recent decision by several Chilean banks, including state-owned Banco del Estado de Chile, to suspend the accounts of cryptocurre..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-15 00:21
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Next Week


"Special Events: Semi-annual IMF/World Bank Meetings will be running throughout the week in Washington, DC. Highlights of the gathering will include publication of the World Economic Forum, a press con..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 21:44
Taggar: bank, finance

Vietnam?s Prime Minister Directs Central Bank to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Framework


"The Prime Minister of Vietnam has signed a directive for the country’s central bank and the Ministry of Finance to strengthen the management of cryptocurrency-related activities. This follows an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 17:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance

P2P Trade Spikes in Canada Amid Bank Restrictions on Crypto Transactions


"The volume of P2P bitcoin trade in Canadian dollars has increased significantly since leading banks in the country imposed bans on crypto-related transactions. Toronto-Dominion Bank, the Royal Bank of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 15:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, dollar

Kenya's Central Bank Chief Warns Again On Crypto Risks


"Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is now in line with other banks in blacklisting digital currencies and warns customers and banks dealing with it."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 14:30
Taggar: bank, currencies

Banking Giant SBI Subsidiary Joins R3 Blockchain Consortium


"SBI Bank LLC, a commercial bank owned by Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings, is joining blockchain banking consortium R3."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 11:00
Taggar: bank, financial

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Being an even-numbered calendar month, Peru’s central bank board did not change its policy interest rate in April. The last six reductions, each by 25 basis points, were made at scheduled monthl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 02:40
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of America Envisions Blockchain As Internal Ledger


"A newly released Bank of America patent application proposes securing health records on a permissioned blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 21:00
Taggar: bank

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues, Pushes to 2-Week High


"The British pound is on a roll and has recorded gains for a fifth straight day. In the Thursday session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4243, up 0.45% on the day. The pound has enjoyed a strong week, gaining..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 17:49
Taggar: bank, pound, trading

ECB Minutes Show Growing Concern About Trade and Currency Strength


"European Central Bank policymakers gathering last month expressed concern over the risk of a full-fledged trade war with the United States and fretted over the potentially harmful impact of the euro?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 17:10
Taggar: bank, economy

Bank of Korea Leaves Policy Rate Unchanged


"After its monthly policy review, South Korean central bank policy board released at statement that leads with a discussion of geopolitical risks. The global financial markets have shown high levels of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 16:36
Taggar: bank, financial, market

Indian Crypto Exchanges Strategize to Challenge RBI Crackdown


"Indian crypto exchanges are devising strategies to challenge and respond to the Reserve Bank of India’s order to prohibit banks from servicing businesses dealing in cryptocurrencies. News.Bitcoi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 16:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, rate

EUR/USD Accelerates Decline After ECB Minutes


"EUR/USD, which was holding ground yesterday, was falling today and accelerated its decline after the European Central Bank released minutes of its March policy meeting. (Event A on..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 15:28
Taggar: bank, rate

Pakistan?s Urdubit Exchange Shuts Down After Crypto Ban


"Urdubit, a leading Pakistani bitcoin exchange, has closed down permanently. The news came after the central bank of Pakistan announced a ban on dealings with cryptocurrencies. The trading platform urg..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 13:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, trading

Santander to Launch Ripple Payment App This Week


"Banking giant Santander Group is reportedly launching a blockchain-based application for cross-border foreign exchange on Friday. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 13:10
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, report

JP Morgan Chase Hit With Million Dollar Class Action Crypto Lawsuit


"The largest bank in the United States, JP Morgan Chase, found itself the subject of a federal class action lawsuit this week. The complaint alleges that after hindering customers from buying cryptocur..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 11:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, dollar, rate

Lawsuit Alleges JPMorgan Chase Overcharged Crypto Buyers


"An Idaho resident has sued the bank on behalf of "hundreds or thousands" of affected cryptocurrency investors."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 21:24
Taggar: bank, currency

Bank of England Eyes Regulatory Oversight of Private Blockchain Data


"The Bank of England is examining how to maintain data privacy over a DLT network while still allowing a regulatory window into transactions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 11:00
Taggar: bank

Bank of America: Bitcoin Bubble Is Already Popping


"In an analytical note, Bank of America researchers called bitcoin one of the greatest bubbles in history."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 04:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

EUR/USD Rallies on Risk Appetite, ECB Policy Outlook


"EUR/USD rallied today on risk appetite and the outlook for an interest rate increase by the European Central Bank. Traders’ sentiment improved after Chinese Pr..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 18:04
Taggar: bank, market, rate

GBP Higher After BOE?s McCafferty Urges Rate Hike


"Sterling rose to a two-week high Tuesday after comments from Bank of England policymaker Ian McCafferty that the central bank should not delay in raising interest rates again. “We shouldn’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 15:59
Taggar: bank, rate

23 Cryptocurrency Exchanges in South Korea to Self-Regulate, 10 Opt-Out


"The need for cryptocurrency self-regulation in South Korea is rising as banks still refuse to issue new virtual accounts for most crypto exchanges. The Korean Blockchain Association is preparing self-..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 13:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Samoa's Central Bank Investigates OneCoin Investment Scheme


"The Central Bank of Samoa is investigating the OneCoin crypto investment scheme and has issued a warning about the business to investors. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 19:00
Taggar: bank, investment

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Subdued, Housing Starts Next


"The Canadian dollar has started the new trading week quietly session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2791, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Housing Starts, which is expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 13:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

Trade Spat Fallout To Direct Markets


"Monday April 9: Five things the markets are talking about This week, the Fed and the European Central Bank (ECB) release minutes of their latest meetings, and China reports import, export (Friday) and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 12:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate, report

Korea to Inspect 3 Banks Over Crypto Exchange AML Compliance


"Three South Korean banks are to be inspected over their compliance with new anti-money laundering rules for cryptocurrency exchange accounts."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 10:10
Taggar: bank, currency

Over 16,000 Indians Sign Petition Against ?Irrational? RBI Crackdown


"Cryptocurrency users in India are using the internet to voice their protest over a recent crackdown by the country’s central bank. Instead of allowing it to be stifled, petitioners call on the g..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-08 22:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

PBOC Plans to Continue ?Rectifying Cryptocurrency Activity? in China


"Last year the Chinese government cracked down on initial coin offerings (ICO) and stopped all domestic cryptocurrency exchanges from dealing with the renminbi. According to local reports and the centr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-08 19:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Coindcx Launches Indian Crypto-to-Crypto Exchange Amid Regulations


"This week the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country?s central bank, has banned banks from dealing with cryptocurrency businesses. Indian financial institutions have three months to cease doing busi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-08 07:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Pakistan?s Central Bank Prohibits Crypto Dealings with a Circular


"The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued a circular on the ?prohibition of dealing in virtual currencies?. The measure comes right after a similar move by the central bank of neighboring India. Com..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-08 01:14
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

?Private Digital Money? Better than State-Issued, Swiss Central Banker Says


"Private digital currencies are better than any state-issued version, admitted a high-ranking representative of the Swiss National Bank. Cryptocurrencies are also less risky, according to Andrea Maechl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-07 19:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Pakistan Bars Banks from Crypto and ICO Trading


"A long-running cryptocurrency exchange in Pakistan is closing its door following a new advisory from the country's central bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 23:36
Taggar: bank, currency

Crypto Self-Regulation Deemed Likely in South Africa


"A ?self-regulatory approach? has been mentioned as a likely solution for the South African crypto sector. A non-government body could adopt rules and implement industry standards. The central bank in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 20:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

India's Exchanges Want to Challenge Central Bank's Crypto Crackdown


"India's cryptocurrency exchanges plan to fight back against the Reserve Bank's decision to cut them off from financial services."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 19:35
Taggar: bank, currency, financial

PR: Ubank Receives Investment from Inventure Partners to Develop a Blockchain Marketplace


"Ubank announced that it has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from Inventure Partners, a major investment fund specializing in cutting-edge tech projects The mobile payments app Ubank received..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment, market

India Orders Banks to Drop Cryptos, Studies Issuing its Own Digital Coin


"The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the nation?s central bank, has directed all regulated entities including banks not to provide services to businesses dealing in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. RBI i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 17:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Next Week


"Central Banks: Policy meetings in Poland, Ukraine, South Korea, Serbia, Peru and Mexico. Policy meeting minutes to be released by European Central Bank and the Federal Open Market Committee. Chicago F..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 16:01
Taggar: bank, market

Danske Bank Bans Investments in Cryptocurrency-Related Instruments


"Leading Danish bank, Danske Bank, has published a document announcing that the company does not wish to ?support the investment environment surrounding cryptocurrencies.? Danske bank will ?phase out t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 05:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment

Swiss Central Banker: State-Backed Crypto Would Pose 'Incalculable Risks'


"Swiss National Bank Governing Board member Andrea Maechler sees value in blockchain, but argues central banks should stay out of consumer payments."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 21:00
Taggar: bank

RBI Bars Banks From Doing Business With Crypto Firms


"The Reserve Bank of India announced today that the entities it regulates will be banned from dealing with cryptocurrency. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 17:31
Taggar: bank, currency

R3 Researcher: Central Bank Blockchain Could Go Live In 2018


"South Korea's first major blockchain conference saw discussion of the possibility of a central bank cryptocurrency Wednesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 04:15
Taggar: bank, currency

Bank of Montreal Expands Crypto Purchase Ban


"Canada's Bank of Montreal will prohibit customers from purchasing cryptocurrencies using Interac debit cards, on top of an existing Mastercard ban."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 22:45
Taggar: bank, currencies, mastercard

National Bank of Romania


"Following back-to-back quarter percentage point hikes in Romania’s monetary policy rate, now 2.25%, during January and February, central bank officials left the rate unchanged at today’s r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 19:43
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Standing Lending Facility Rate at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been cut 25 basis points to 8.50%. By keeping the Standing Deposit Facility rate unchanged at 7.25%, the range between them has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 18:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

?I don?t want this? says Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles in Surprise ?Ask-Me-Anything?


"On April 4, 2018, the notorious former CEO of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox started an Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) post on the Reddit forum /r/bitcoin. Mark Karpeles (AKA Magical Tux) explained th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 18:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

PR: Ubcoin Raises More Than $1 Million at Pre-Sale and Starts Main Token Sale Event


"Ubcoin Market, a peer-to-peer ecosystem that would allow its users to become crypto investors by selling real goods and receiving cryptocurrency in exchange, announces the start of the main stage of i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

Russia's Central Bank Mulls Ethereum System for Pan-Eurasian Payments


"The Central Bank of Russia may use its ethereum-based Masterchain software to communicate financial messaging across the Eurasian Economic Union."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 11:00
Taggar: bank, financial

PR: Spare Change Investment in Cryptocurrency App Coinseed Raises $1 Million Through ICO


"Cryptocurrency investment startup Coinseed, announced that it had raised $1 million in the first 12 hours of its ICO. They also recently announced their global release of their mobile app - that lets..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, dollar, investment

Australian Official Cash Rate Left at Record Low 1.5%


"As recently as two months ago, Reserve Bank of Australia Board members were sticking to the prediction that growth would rebound at least to 3% this year. The February post-meeting statement asserted..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 17:30
Taggar: bank, economy

March is Typically a Good Month For GBP


"The pound?s good fortune is set to continue this month, if seasonality is any guide.Sterling appreciated versus the dollar every April during the last 13 years in what Bank of America Merrill Lynch de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 15:51
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, pound

RBA Leaves Rates Unchanged


"Australia’s central bank left interest rates at record lows on Tuesday, the longest stretch without a change in almost three decades, and looked set to extend this period of “masterful ina..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 15:43
Taggar: bank, rate

Chile: Three Crypto Exchanges Dropped by State Bank


"Chilean cryptocurrency exchanges Buda, Orionx, and Cryptomkt were given notice their accounts will be closed by Banco del Estado de Chile. This comes after the three were also targeted with account cl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 15:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Taiwan Looks to Regulate Bitcoin Under Anti-Money Laundering Laws


"??? Yang Chin-long, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan), has suggested to the country?s lawmakers that bankers are watching cryptocurrency prices closely, and that it has re..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 13:51
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Report: Russia's Gazprombank to Test Cryptocurrency Service


"Russia's state-owned Gazprombank is reportedly looking into facilitating cryptocurrency transactions through a Swiss subsidiary. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 21:30
Taggar: bank, currency, report

Strict Rules for ICOs Prepared in Russia


"A new set of regulations for ICOs has been presented by the Russian Ministry of Communications. Companies organizing token sales will be obliged to guarantee that investors can sell back their tokens..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 17:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Taiwan Central Bank Proposes Money Laundering Rules for Bitcoin


"The Central Bank of Taiwan is eyeing new rules that would bring bitcoin under the island's existing anti-money laundering regulations."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 13:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

China and U.S Tit-for-Tat Tariffs Start


"Monday April 2: Five things the markets are talking about Trading remains light, with major currencies little changed, amid the last day of the Easter holidays. Note: There is a bank holiday in most o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 12:28
Taggar: bank, currencies, employment, inflation, market, trading

TD Bank Considers Public Blockchain for Asset Tracking


"A newly published patent application indicates that TD Bank may be considering the use of a public blockchain for certain kinds of transactions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 03:00
Taggar: bank

Research: Bitcoin Exposes Central Banks? Currency Manipulation and Capital Controls


"Now bitcoin can provide economic researchers a new tool for exposing both currency manipulation and capital controls, in a way never thought possible before due to a lack of a perfect benchmark. This..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-01 23:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

Kazakhstan Preparing to Prohibit Crypto Trading and Mining, Says Central Bank


"The chairman of the central bank of Kazakhstan said that the bank has prepared legislation to prohibit the sale and purchase of cryptocurrencies in the country as well as any kind of crypto mining, ci..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 21:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, trading

PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018


"The People?s Bank of China (PBOC)?s Institute of International Finance has released a report identifying cryptocurrencies as a top priority for 2018. The document claims that widespread retail investm..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment, report, spread

Chile's State-Owned Bank Cutting Ties with Crypto Exchanges


"Chile's public bank will terminate the accounts of three cryptocurrency exchange clients within 10 days, according to a local news report."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 21:30
Taggar: bank, currency, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as Markets Closed in US and UK


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Friday, after losing ground for three straight days. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4052, up 0.23% on the day. On the release front, British and US ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 14:31
Taggar: bank, indicators, pound, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Slightly Higher, Investors Look for Cues


"EUR/USD has recorded slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2327, up 0.21% on the day. German banks are closed for a holiday. With no eurozone or US indicators on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 12:40
Taggar: bank, indicators, inflation, trading

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit Re-Emerges Amid Insurance Controversy


"Cryptocurrency exchange Youbit has reportedly re-emerged after a series of hacks and a bankruptcy filing, amid an insurance claim controversy and civil lawsuits. The exchange continues to operate afte..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 10:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, report

Gazprombank to Try Crypto Deals in Switzerland


"Gazprombank, one of Russia?s largest financial institutions, is planning to perform some cryptocurrency deals by the end of the year. According to one of its top managers, the bank is responding to de..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 01:18
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Report: Kazakhstan's Central Bank Wants to Ban Cryptocurrencies


"The chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan told Sputnik News it is seeking an all-encompassing ban on cryptocurrency exchanges and mining. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 00:15
Taggar: bank, currency

Token Overload Is Causing Confusion


"With thousands of cryptocurrency tokens tradable on exchanges, and thousands more registered as ERC20s, confusion is inevitable. Many share extremely similar names and some have identical abbreviation..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 22:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, share

Cobinhood Delists Six Tokens Susceptible to Pump and Dump, Limits Tether Pairs


"As some cryptocurrency exchanges are adding new altcoins, tokens and forks all the time, cashing in on massive listing fees from promoters, the need arises to trim the fat ever so often. Now Cobinhood..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 20:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

Canadian Multinational Bank BMO Blocks Cryptocurrency Transactions


"Like taxi drivers attacking Uber or candle makers trying to block out the sun, another bank has taken a stand against bitcoin. BMO is apparently trying to protect its clients from themselves by taking..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 14:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

China's Central Bank Eyes Crypto as Possible Yuan Risk


"The People's Bank of China says cryptocurrencies will be a top priority for the agency this year, in an effort to protect the national currency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 14:00
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency

Survey: Younger Koreans More Likely to Invest in Crypto


"Nearly a quarter of South Koreans in their 20s want to invest in cryptocurrencies, according to a new poll conducted by Bank of Korea."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 19:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

Bank of Thailand?s Interest Rate Again Held at 1.50%


"A sole dissenting vote in favor of raising the Thai central bank interest rate to 1.75% was outgunned by a 6-vote majority of the Monetary Policy Committee that preferred leaving the rate at 1.5%. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 17:58
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Danske Bank Rules Out Crypto Trading But Won't Block Credit Cards


"The biggest bank in Denmark is banning cryptocurrencies from its trading platforms, but will still allow credit card purchases for general customers."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 15:00
Taggar: bank, currencies, trading

Bank of Korea Poll: 40% of Young Adults Enthusiastic About Cryptocurrency


"The Korean central bank has released the results of its nationwide poll which includes information about cryptocurrency acceptance. Among 25,011 poll participants, 40% of young adults are eager to pos..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 04:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Bank of England to Test DLT Use in New Settlement System


"The Bank of England has launched a proof of concept that will explore DLT-compatibility with its real time gross settlement service. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 23:45
Taggar: bank

PR: Ubank Launches Blockchain ? Based Platform to Enable Mass Consumer Investment in Cryptocurrency


"Ubank launches a Token Sale for Ubcoin Market, a peer-to-peer ecosystem that would allow its users to become crypto investors simply by selling real goods and receiving cryptocurrency in exchange The..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 19:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment, market

Bank Hackers Set up ?Enormous Network? to Mine Bitcoin for Laundering Money


"Europol has revealed that an international group of cyber criminals, which has stolen over a billion dollars from multiple banks by hacking their ATMs, has been using cryptocurrency as a means to cond..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 18:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, dollar

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Dips as Tariff Tensions Ease


"USD/JPY has posted gains in the Tuesday session, continuing the upward movement we saw on Monday. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 105.61, up 0.20% on the day. On the inflation fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 16:17
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, price index, trading

New Bill Aims to Allow Crypto Payments in Russia


"A draft law aiming to protect the rights of owners of cryptocurrencies, while regulating their use for payments, has been introduced in Russia?s parliament. The bill defines terms like ?digital money?..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 02:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Chile Call Out Banks for Denying Them Services


"Two cryptocurrency exchanges from Chile have called on the country?s baking association (Asociación de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras or ABIF) to issue a clear position regarding the new industry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 18:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

German Central Bank Chief Says Tariff Exemption is not Free Trade


"Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said an exemption of the European Union from U.S. metal tariffs isn?t a victory for free trade, even if it reduces the risk of an escalation in the conflict. Weidman..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 18:02
Taggar: bank

DAX Rebounds After Recent Losses


"The DAX index has started the week with considerable gains. In the Monday session, the DAX is trading at 11,955 points, up 0.58% on the day. On the release front, there are no indicators in Germany or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 13:41
Taggar: bank, indicators, point, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Starts Week with Gains


"EUR/USD is higher on Monday, continuing the gains which marked the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.24012, up 0.47% on the day. There are no data releases on the schedule. We’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 12:17
Taggar: bank, trading

P2P Market Paxful?s Reaches $40 Million in Monthly Bitcoin Volume in Africa


"With an estimated population of hundreds of millions of unbanked and underbanked people, Africa is a prime location for game changing financial technologies like bitcoin to take hold. A new report sho..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 01:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, market, report, trading

Wendy McElroy: The Satoshi Approach to Privacy


"The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 2: The Moral Imperative of Privacy Chapter 6: Privacy is a Prerequisite for Human Rights The Satoshi Approach to Privacy. (Chapter 6..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-24 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Central Bank of Russia


"The Board of Directors of the Russia’s central bank lowered the one-week repo rate another notch to 7.25% from 7.5% and served further notice in a released statement that they intend to “c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 16:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

9 Malaysian Banks Team Up for Trade Finance Blockchain Apps


"Nine Malaysian banks have teamed up to develop blockchain applications for trade finance, according to the country's central bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 16:00
Taggar: bank, finance

OECD Warns Crypto and Blockchain are Challenging Tax Transparency


"The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued a report to the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors. The report examines the accomplishments and aims of the OE..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, report

Blockchain Remittances Face Efficiency Hurdle, Says Taiwan Central Bank


"A trialed blockchain system for interbank clearance was not as efficient as the current centralized system, says a central bank report."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 11:00
Taggar: bank, report

Bank of England


"The surprising element is the latest monetary policy review was not that the Bank Rate was left at 0.5% or that no change was made to the stock of bank holdings of gilts and corporate bond purchases..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:30
Taggar: bank, rate

PR: Roger Ver, Founder of Bitcoin.com, and COO, Mate Tokay, Join MoneyToken Advisory Board ? Bringing Benefits to the BCH Community


"MoneyToken Financial Services welcomes the CEO and COO of Bitcoin.com onto the MoneyToken advisory board. MoneyToken.Com is a blockchain-based financial services platform founded by US and UK FinTech..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, gold

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Despite Sharp Retail Sales


"The British pound has headed lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4091, down 0.36% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales impressed with a st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:23
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

Bank of England (BoE) Keeps Rates on Hold Hints At Lift Going Forward


"The chances of a May rise in interest rates have increased sharply after two members of the Bank of England?s monetary policy committee voted for an immediate hike in borrowing costs. Sterling rose on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:53
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, point, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Cash Rate Remains 1.75%


"Seven consecutive cuts in the Official Cash Rate between June 2015 and November 2016 halved such to 1.75%, and a statement following the latest policy review opines that the stance is likely to remain..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:47
Taggar: bank, rate

Korean Regulators to Probe Banks' AML Measures for Crypto Exchanges


"Two South Korean regulators are reportedly launching an investigation of banks' implementation of anti-money laundering procedures for exchanges. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 13:10
Taggar: bank, report

Bitcoin Trade Drops in India Amid Uncertainty and Clampdown


"Regulatory pressures and a broadening bank clampdown have seriously affected cryptocurrency exchanges in India. Their representatives claim bitcoin trading has dropped as much as 90 percent in the las..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 21:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

US Fed Raises Rate by 25 Basis Points as Expected


"Interest rates are going up again, thanks to a well-telegraphed Federal Reserve move Wednesday. Central bankers, led by Jerome Powell in his first meeting as chairman, approved the widely expected qua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 21:13
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Will BoE Lay the Foundations For May Rate Hike?


"Guidance Key in BoE Minutes on Thursday Brexit, trade wars, slow economic growth and heightened tensions with Russia, what kind of central bank would consider raising interest rates when the country i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 18:56
Taggar: bank, rate

China?s First Central Bank Governor in 15 Years Likes Bitcoin


"The People?s Bank of China, the nation?s central bank, has a new governor, its first in 15 years. His name is Yi Gang and judging by previous comments the 60-year-old has made, he?s perfectly okay wit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 17:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

UK Wages Rose at 2 Year High Pace


"Higher interest rates from the Bank of England have moved a decisive step closer after the latest official figures showed earnings growing at their fastest rate in more than two years. The latest snap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 15:52
Taggar: bank, employment, market, rate

GBP/JPY ? Creeping Higher Ahead of BoE


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA to look at how GBPJPY is trading on the back of some interesting UK data and ahead of the Bank of England mee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 14:35
Taggar: announcement, bank, fed announcement, market, trading

G20 Argentina Ends With No New Cryptocurrency Regulation


"Nations forming the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Argentina this week issued Comunicado oficial de la primera reunión de ministros de Hacienda y presidentes de Bancos Centrales del G20, or first communi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 10:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Chinese Stock Exchanges Crack Down on Companies Falsely Claiming ?Blockchain?


"It appears that China?s stock exchanges are seeking to prevent companies from issuing misleading information in order to drive hype around blockchain technology – potentially influencing their s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 01:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, share

US Dollar Rises Ahead of Fed Rate Announcement


"The USD is higher against major pairs before the end of the March central bank meeting. The U.S. Federal Reserve will publish its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement on Wednesday, March 21..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 22:22
Taggar: bank, market

G20 Calls for Crypto Regulation Recommendations By July


"Argentina's Central Bank chairman, Frederico Sturzenegger, said the G20 members are looking for "specific recommendations" on cryptocurrencies. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 20:45
Taggar: bank, currencies

Live FX Market Analysis ? 20 March 2018 (Video)


"In this weeks FX webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the week’s key talking points, including the US Federal Reserve interest rate decision – including new economic projec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 18:49
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, point, rate

Bill ?On Digital Assets? Filed in the Duma, Disagreements Resolved


"The draft-law ?On digital financial assets? aimed at regulating crypto-related matters in Russia has been officially filed in the State Duma on Tuesday. Disagreements between the Central Bank and the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 17:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, financial

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Dips as US Dollar Posts Broad Gains


"The Japanese yen is lower in Monday trade. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 106.44, up 0.32% on the day. It’s very quiet on the release front, with no US events. In Japan, ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 17:07
Taggar: bank, market, trading

Russian Government Resolves Disagreement on Draft Crypto Law


"The Bank of Russia and the country's Finance Ministry have reportedly resolved a disagreement over the specifics of a proposed cryptocurrency law. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 11:00
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, report

Canada's VersaBank Lands 2 Prospects to Use Its Crypto Vault


"Canada's VersaBank has signed memorandums of understanding with a crypto exchange and a crypto fund that may use its custodial service."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 08:01
Taggar: bank

Chilean Policy Rate Left at 2.5%


"The Central Bank of Chile’s Board voted unanimously to keep its 2.5% monetary policy interest rate. It reached that level in May 2017 after the last of four 25-basis point cuts that year. A stat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 00:18
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

14 Thai Banks Back Blockchain Platform to Digitize Contracts


"Fourteen Thai banks will cooperate in the Thailand Blockchain Community Initiative, which will digitize letters of guarantee on a shared blockchain. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 23:50
Taggar: bank, rate, share

France's Central Bank: Keep Financial Institutions Out of Crypto


"A report from the Bank of France advocates strict regulations for crypto-assets, including a ban on activity by banks, insurers and trust companies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 21:00
Taggar: bank, report

Bitmex Research: New Data Points to Noble Being Tether?s Primary Reserve Bank


"One of the biggest mysteries in the cryptocurrency world at the moment is the location of the vast USD reserves meant to be backing Tether. The stablecoin is used by many exchanges as a proxy for fiat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 18:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point, trading

Mastercard ?Very Happy? to Use Cryptocurrencies, Just Not Real Ones


"When you are an entrenched player deep within a certain system, especially one as complex and inflexible as the banking industry, it can be hard to implement changes, even when there is a critical nee..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 16:37
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, mastercard

Coinbase Reveals Partnership With Barclays Bank


"Coinbase has revealed that it has obtained a bank account with major U.K-based multinational financial services company, Barclays. The partnership comprises the first agreement reached between a leadi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 16:03
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, trading

G20 Watchdog Says Cryptos Not a Risk, Resists Calls for New Rules


"The Financial Stability Board, G20?s global watchdog, does not consider cryptocurrencies a risk to financial stability. In a letter to the Group of 20 central bankers and finance ministers, its Chair..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 14:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial

Expect the Fed to Dial up on Rates


"Monday March 19: Five things the markets are talking about This week, the FOMC (Mar 21), the Bank of England and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Mar 22) will announce their monetary policy decisions..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 12:57
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Mt Gox Trustee Denies $400 Million Sale Caused Bitcoin Price Slump


"The bankruptcy trustee for the defunct Mt. Gox exchange has denied that the sale of $400 million in BTC and BCH caused the recent drop in prices."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 11:00
Taggar: bank

OANDA?s Innes Live From Kuala Lumpur on BFM Radio


"Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore Stephen shares his insights on his bi-monthly call in on World Market Watch – Leadership changes taking place at the top of the C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 09:10
Taggar: bank, market, share, shares, trading

Carney On Eve of G20: Cryptos Don't Pose Risks to Financial Stability


"A group of central bank regulators and government ministers said Sunday that cryptocurrencies don't pose a risk to global financial stability."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 05:00
Taggar: bank, currencies, financial

PR: Bank4YOU Announces Receiving Byteball Payments


"Bank4YOU keeps a hand on the pulse of the blockbuster market. A young currency Byteball has been added to the existing list of accepted fiat and cryptocurrencies. Top-management places great hopes on..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-18 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market

Consumer Complaints Rise 669% After Crypto Prices Decline


"Just recently a consumer research group called Valuepenguin did an analysis on complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) between June 1, 2017 and March 1, 2018. According t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 20:30
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

The ?Mt Gox Whale? Explains His Crypto-Selling Strategy


"On March 17 the Mt Gox bankruptcy trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi revealed some critical information about how he’s been selling the BTC and BCH he has in his possession. The news may comfort those wh..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 00:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Ukraine to Legalize Crypto Mining as Economic Activity


"The government in Kiev has taken concrete steps to legalize cryptocurrency mining. Ukraine?s Minister of Economy has ordered several ministries, agencies, and the National Bank to prepare the document..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 22:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, financial

Next Week


"Central Banks: A scheduled FOMC meeting dominates the coming week. Newly minted Chairman Powell will preside over his first post-meeting press conference, and a 25-basis point interest rate hike is wi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 20:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Lithuanian Central Bank Seeks Developers for Blockchain Sandbox


"The Bank of Lithuania has called for developer proposals to kick off its service-based blockchain platform called LBChain. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 18:00
Taggar: bank

BoE Warns About Material Risks of Brexit


"The Bank of England warned that regulatory authorities and politicians in both the UK and the European Union are not doing enough to prevent the ?material risks? of disruption presented by Brexit that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 15:48
Taggar: bank, financial

Royal Bank of Canada Explores Blockchain to Automate Credit Scores


"A patent application by the Royal Bank of Canada outlines ways of using a blockchain-based system to make the credit rating process more transparent. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 04:00
Taggar: bank

King for a day


" King for a day The dollar turned king overnight in a market lacking conviction across most asset classes and getting swept up by a wave of position adjustments as investors turn incredibly indecisive..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 02:31
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

Soon There Will Be More Bitcoin Investors Than Stock Traders in Indonesia


"Despite repeated warnings from the central bank of Indonesia about the supposed risks of cryptocurrency trading, everyday people keep turning to bitcoin in this highly populated Asian country. In fact..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 22:26
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

Central Bank of Norway


"Although the Executive Board of Norges Bank left the policy interest rate at 0.50%, it released a less dovish statement that moved up the likely first interest rate hike from next next autumn to the s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 18:27
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Swiss National Bank Keeps Negative 0.75% Interest Rate


"In mid-January 2015, the Swiss National Bank discontinued its intervention-enforced minimum exchange rate target of 1.2000 per euro but at the same time lowered the sight deposit target by a half perc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 17:16
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Taiwan Central Bank Chief Cautious on Central Bank Crypto


"The new governor of Taiwan's central bank has said speculation has taken over from cryptocurrencies' original role as a payments tool."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 13:15
Taggar: bank, currencies

Thursday March 15: Five things the markets are talking about


"Euro stocks are better bid despite an uncertain Asian session as the market assesses the implications of the latest personnel changes at the White House. In currencies, the NOK (?9.4980) rallies +0.7%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 12:40
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, rate

Op Ed: FinCEN Policy Positions Offer Murky Guidance for ICOs


"The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) appears to be taking steps to eliminate some of the ambiguity surrounding the status of ICOs as money services businesses (MSBs). On March 6, 2018..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 18:29
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, point, rate, report, share

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Higher as Kuroda Talks Exit


"The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at  106.14, down 0.41% on the day. In Japan, Core Machinery Orders rebounded with a strong gain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 17:52
Taggar: bank, trading

Central Bank of Iceland


"Sedlabanki’s Monetary Policy Committee, meeting just five weeks after the last policy review, decided to leave Iceland’s seven-day time deposit rate at 4.25%, the level since a 50-basis po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 17:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, margin, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank policy rate was sliced today to 3.25% from 3.50%. The rate previously had been reduced by 275 basis points during the final 8 months of 2013, by 150 bps in 2014, 350 bps in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 17:09
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Japan to Call for Crypto Rules at the G20 Summit


"Japanese representatives will push for the adoption of global rules on cryptocurrencies at the upcoming G20 meeting in Argentina. Next week, the summit will gather finance ministers and central banker..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 08:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance

Europe's Central Bank Touts Crypto As Underbanked Aid


"A new opinion piece from European Central Bank officials discusses the important role a central bank-backed cryptocurrency could play in society."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 03:53
Taggar: bank, currency

World?s Central Bank: Crypto Could Risk Bank Runs


"How many central banks are actually considering their own version of cryptocurrency is unclear, Russia and Venezuela being the most infamous examples. To perhaps ward off serious consideration from mo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 21:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

New York Legislator Proposes BitLicense Alternative for Cryptocurrency Users


"New York State Assembly legislator Ron Kim (D-40) has unveiled a bill that intends to protect cryptocurrency investors and ease the bureaucratic burden on crypto-related businesses. It?s the first..."

USD/CAD ? Unchanged as US Consumer Inflation Matches Expectations


"USD/CAD has ticked higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2850, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian indicators for a second straig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 15:49
Taggar: bank, cpi, indicators, trading

ECB?s Lane Urges Attention to Euro Swings


"The European Central Bank must keep its guard up against the risk of a sudden appreciation in the euro, according to Governing Council member Philip Lane. ?There?s no concern about the current level,?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 14:01
Taggar: bank

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Slightly Higher Ahead of US PPI reports


"USD/CAD has ticked higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2869, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian indicators for a second straig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 13:47
Taggar: bank, cpi, indicators, trading

Thai Bank Extending Ripple Remittances to Euro and Pound


"Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank is adding two new currencies to its Ripple-based blockchain remittance platform."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 13:30
Taggar: bank, currencies

G20 to Discuss Crptocurrencies Next Week


"Japan will urge its G20 counterparts at a meeting next week to beef up efforts to prevent cryptocurrencies from being used for money laundering, a government official with direct knowledge of the matt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 11:23
Taggar: bank, currencies, finance

Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Fuel Bank Runs, BIS Says


"A central bank-issued digital currency could fuel faster bank runs during periods of financial stability, the BIS said Monday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 23:06
Taggar: bank, currency, financial

Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto Laws


"Wopke Hoekstra, the Dutch finance minister, has issued a letter to Holland?s parliament describing the current regulatory framework pertaining to cryptocurrencies as ?insufficiently equipped.? The min..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 19:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment

Malaysian Central Bank Warns Over ICO's Use of Official Symbols


"A Malaysian initial coin offering organizer has been flagged by the central bank over its unauthorized use of national and institutional logos."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 13:50
Taggar: bank

Malaysian Central Bank Slams ICO for Misleading Logo


"A Malaysian initial coin offering organizer has been flagged by the central bank over its unauthorized use of national and institutional symbols."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 13:50
Taggar: bank

China?s PBOC Governor Speaks Against Speculative Cryptocurrencies


"This week the People?s Bank of China (PBOC) governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, spoke about both public and privately issued cryptocurrencies. Zhou details that the central bank dislikes ?speculative cryptocurr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 05:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Excessive Crypto Regulation Not Optimal, EU Banking Authority Says


"The Chairman of the European Banking Authority has spoken against excessive regulation of the crypto sector, warning it might constrain financial innovation. Outlining EBA?s position in regards to the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-11 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

Finnish Crypto Services Provider Prasos Loses 4 of 5 Banking Partners


"Finnish bitcoin services provider, Prasos, has lost all but one of its banking partners. Prasos? chief executive officer recently revealed that four Finnish banks have terminated services with the com..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-11 15:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

Week in Review: ?Defining? Moments in Cryptocurrencies


"While Japan has been cracking down more on cryptocurrency exchanges recently, we see the state of Wyoming opening things up to make the state more attractive to the technology. At the same time, th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-10 16:01
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, market, rate, spread

PBoC Chief Won't Rule Out Distributed Ledger for New State Currency


"PBoC chairman Zhou Xiaochuan said the central bank will one day have a digital currency, though several requirements must be met first."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 21:35
Taggar: bank, currency

Fed?s Evans Still Concerns About Low US Inflation


"Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans told CNBC on Friday he’s still nervous about continued low inflation and would prefer to “wait a little longer” than the March meeting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:37
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, rate

Gusto Dollar


"Gusto Dollar Broad-based dollar strength dominated overnight markets as a combination of a dovish Draghi, tariff and position adjustments ahead of Friday AHE print were the primary drivers The EURUSD..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 02:17
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

Dollar Divided on Trade Anxiety and Jobs Data Anticipation


"The USD was higher on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) published a hawkish statement but was neutralized by the central bank?s President Mario Draghi who remains concerned about low infl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 22:51
Taggar: bank, inflation

USD/JPY ? Japanese Yen Trading Sideways Ahead of BOJ Rate Decision


"The Japanese yen continues to have a quiet week, and has posted small gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 106.11, up 0.04% on the day. In economic news, Japan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 18:28
Taggar: bank, trading

ECB Drops Easing Bias, EUR Climbs


"As expected by many, the European Central Bank (ECB) have held rates steady, but tweaked some of the language at its monetary policy decision. The EUR (?1.2423) has rallied after the ECB dropped its e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 15:13
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

SWIFT Claims 'Huge' Progress on DLT Bank Pilot


"SWIFT, the interbank communications firm, has announced the results of a proof-of-concept program using DLT for bank transactions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 07:00
Taggar: bank

Ex-Trump Chief Strategist Bannon: Cryptocurrencies Make Central Banks Redundant


"Bitcoin has always been considered by its staunch supporters a tool to bring about personal financial freedom from government control and censorship as well as taxation via inflation. As such, most po..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 00:36
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, inflation, rate

Bitmain Wants to Invest in Blockchain-Powered 'Central Banks'


"Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu said the bitcoin mining hardware giant intends to invest in as many as 30 startups working to create "private central banks.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 22:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

ECB to Prepare Markets For End of QE


"Traders Look For Subtle Clues Ahead of September Expiry Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting may not go down as the most exciting on record but it could contain some very subtle hints that t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 19:28
Taggar: bank

Bank of Canada Keeps Rate Unchanged Mentions Trade Uncertainty


"The Bank of Canada did what was expected of it on Wednesday, opting not to change its benchmark interest rate from its current level of 1.25 per cent. But in a statement, it seemed to hint at concern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 18:45
Taggar: bank, rate

Mt Gox Trustee Sells $400 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash


"Mt Gox's bankruptcy trustee has sold $400 million worth of cryptocurrencies in the past few months. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 18:30
Taggar: bank, currencies

EUR/JPY ? Major Levels and Key Upcoming Events


"In this interview with Core TV Finance, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam looks at the key technical levels on EURJPY pair and discusses the week’s events that could shape it in the near-term, i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 13:49
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, finance, market

Japanese Banks to Harness Ripple DLT for Consumer Payments App


"A group of Japanese banks is planning to use Ripple's blockchain-based payments technology in a smartphone app aimed at general consumers."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 10:30
Taggar: bank

PBoC's Yao: Chinese Digital Currency Should Be Crypto-Inspired


"Yao Qian, digital currency research director at PBoC thinks a central bank digital currency should incorporate some features of cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 06:01
Taggar: bank, currency, rate

Russia Drafts Law to Criminalize the Use of Cryptocurrencies as Money


"The Russian Ministry of Finance is drafting a law to criminalize the use of cryptocurrencies as money substitutes. The Bank of Russia and the finance ministry have previously opposed the use of crypto..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 23:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance

Japan?s SBI Holdings Claims 40% Stake in Hardware Wallet Company


"This week the Japanese financial services management group SBI Holdings has announced that it has acquired 40 percent of the Taiwanese digital currency hardware wallet startup Coolbitx. Over the past..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 20:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Rebounds, Ivey PMI Next


"The Canadian dollar has edged lower on Tuesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2870, down 0.73% on the day. On the release front, there are no major US indicators. Canada will release Ivey PMI. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 15:08
Taggar: bank, dollar, indicators, trade balance, trading

?Decentralized Bank? ICO Miroskii?s Entire Team Is Phoney


"A new initial coin offering (ICO) called Miroskii hopes to build a ‘decentralized bank? by utilizing blockchain technology. Looking at the white paper and the website, it appears to have solid i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 11:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Patent Data Reveals the Banking Sector?s Strange Relationship with Bitcoin


"Banks and bitcoin are odd bedfellows, but they do share some things in common. To its proponents, bitcoin is the future of money, but it still takes ?traditional? money to purchase cryptocurrency, and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 08:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, share

Korea?s Mandatory Crypto Real-Name System Neglected ? 19% Conversion Rate


"South Korea?s real-name system for cryptocurrency trading has been enforced for over a month, but most accounts have not been converted to the new system. Banks are still not converting accounts for m..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 03:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, rate, trading

I won?t back down


"I won’t back down While the markets get distracted by Central Bank discourse and Friday’s crucial NFP report, the tariff story continues to linger over the market like the foul smell of ro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 02:03
Taggar: bank, market, report

UK PM Tries to Reduce Bank?s Brexit Anxiety


"British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to ease bankers’ concerns after she torpedoed one of their biggest demands for Brexit during a speech on the country’s future relationship with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 19:37
Taggar: bank, financial

Canadian Regulator Warns Against 'Illegal' Crypto Investment Scheme


"A provincial finance regulator in Canada has warned about a so-called "cryptocurrency bank" and its associated token."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 01:00
Taggar: bank, currency, finance

Next Week


"Special Events: Italian parliamentary election on March 4th and announced details of U.S. tariffs. Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings scheduled in Australia, Japan, Canada, Euroland, Malaysia, Tu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-04 23:46
Taggar: bank

Liechtenstein Bank Offers Account Holders Direct Crypto Investments


"This week the private bank headquartered in the Principality of Liechtenstein, Bank Frick, announced its customers will now have the ability to directly invest in cryptocurrencies. According to the fi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-03 15:36
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, investment

PR: The Most Significant Event of March 2018! Don?t Miss out on Datarius Cryptobank ITO!


"Less than a week is left until one of the major events of Spring 2018. On March 5 at 12:12 UTC Datarius, the first social p2p cryptobank, launches its Main ITO Round. The project has already experienc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-03 12:30
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin

Bitpay Launches Bitcoin Cash Debit Card Top Ups


"In late 2017 the bitcoin payment processor Bitpay revealed it would add the ability to process payments for multiple blockchains ? starting first with the bitcoin cash (BCH) chain. Now on Thursday, th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 22:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, visa

Goldman Sachs Thinks Tariff Move Spells End of NAFTA


"President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum likely precedes an exit from NAFTA, according to Goldman Sachs. The bank’s chief economist noted that whil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 18:07
Taggar: bank, gold

Liechtenstein Bank Opens Up Cryptocurrency Investment for Clients


"A Liechtenstein bank has become one of the first in the world that allows clients to directly invest in cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 18:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

UK Central Bank to Clamp Down on Crypto Money Laundering


"The head of the Bank of England has said that the institution will step up its efforts to combat cryptocurrency money laundering."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 15:15
Taggar: bank, currency

JP Morgan Chase Fears Crypto Is Disruptive Competition


"Perhaps cryptocurrency?s largest institutional nemesis is JP Morgan Chase. Led by the ever-belligerent Jamie Dimon, it and he have taken numerous opportunities to sandbag bitcoin and its spawn. Theori..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

South Korean Bank Trials Ripple for Overseas Remittances


"South Korea's Wooribank has reportedly completed an overseas remittance test using Ripple's DLT solution."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 10:30
Taggar: bank, report

Dutch Bank That Once Called Bitcoin ?High Risk? Considers Building Crypto-Wallet


"A Dutch multinational financial provider, Rabobank has announced the possible introduction of a ?cryptocurrency wallet? tethered to the company?s banking services. The news follows the bank’s re..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 02:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, trading

National Bank of Ukraine


"A fourth sharp central bank interest rate hike since late October was been engineered in Ukraine. It’s size like the one last October 26th and a second move in mid-December was by 100 basis poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 19:34
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Nigeria's Central Bank Again Warns on Crypto Investments


"The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued another warning to residents and financial institutions over the risk of cryptocurrency investments."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 18:10
Taggar: bank, currency, financial, investment

Swoon of Stocks Continues Amid More Released Data and Ahead of Round 2 of the Powell Testimony


"The newly minted Fed Chairman Jerome Powell will reprise his congressional Humphrey-Hawkins testimony at 10:00 EST, this time before the Senate Banking Committee. In the past two sessions since he tes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 17:01
Taggar: bank, financial

US Regional Banks Begin to Cite Crypto as Business Risk


"It's not just America's biggest banks that are worried about cryptocurrency adoption, public filings show."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 17:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Court Will Not Seize Crypto as Debt Payment from Bankrupt Citizen in Russia


"The Moscow bankruptcy court has ruled that cryptocurrencies of a bankrupt debtor will not be seized to pay his creditors. The trustee for the case has failed to convince the judge to include the debto..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 14:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

132 Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against Coincheck


"This week local Japanese news outlets report that the exchange Coincheck, who suffered from a $530Mn USD loss of the cryptocurrency NEM, is facing a class action lawsuit. Reports detail that 132 Coinc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 13:58
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Singapore Weighs Need for New Rules to Protect Crypto Investors


"Singapore's de facto central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, is looking at whether new regulations are needed to protect crypto investors."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 11:00
Taggar: bank

AriseBank ICO Fraud Case May Ensnare Additional Parties


"A court filing indicates that the SEC-appointed receiver for AriseBank is searching for undisclosed assets and investigating third-party involvement."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 04:15
Taggar: bank, point

Coinbase Reveals ?Overhauled? Changes and Tax Tools


"This week the popular cryptocurrency service Coinbase revealed a slew of announcements concerning certain aspects of the business. The exchange details its Segregated Witness (Segwit) rollout, plans t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 01:55
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, paypal

UK Bank HSBC Might Soon Pilot Live Blockchain Payments


"Executives from HSBC Bank revealed in a conference call this week they intend to pilot projects for blockchain-based transactions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 21:00
Taggar: bank

Lawyers Discuss Challenges Posed by Cryptocurrencies During Divorce


"Several lawyers have discussed some of the challenges that arise from cryptocurrency ownership during divorce. The anonymous nature of cryptocurrencies creates the possibility for spouses to accumulat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 20:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, gold

Lithuanian Banking Group Warns Over Crypto Investments


"A self-governing banking association in Lithuania just issued a warning to residents regarding the risks of investing in cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 19:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

JPMorgan Says It May Have to 'Adapt' to Counter Crypto Adoption


"JPMorgan Chase has become the third major banking institution to list cryptocurrencies as a possible risk factor for its business. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 18:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

New ?Sovereign? Cryptocurrency Will Be Legal Tender in the Marshall Islands


"The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean with a population of about 50,000, is poised to become the first sovereign nation to issu..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 17:14
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, market, oil, point, rate

Digital Currency Group Welcomes Bitcoin-Friendly Bank to the ?DCG Family?


"This week the ‘bitcoin-friendly’ financial institution Silvergate Bank sold 9.5 million shares that raised a sum of $114Mn USD during the common stock sale. Some of the capital injection w..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, share, shares

Banking Group SBI Delays Crypto Exchange Launch


"The launch of Japan's first bank-backed cryptocurrency exchange has again been postponed as it seeks to strengthen security measures. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 15:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Bitcoin ATMs Thriving in Michigan?s Most Populous City


"Low-income areas in the city of Detroit are seeing a bunch of cryptocurrency-based automated teller machines (ATM). According to local reports, ATMs are popping up in great number in liquor stores, ga..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 08:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Customer ID Now Required for Crypto Exchange Purchases in Malaysia


"Malaysia's central bank is now requiring domestic crypto exchanges to comply with anti-money laundering and know-your-customer mandates. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 05:11
Taggar: bank

Goldman Sachs Exec: Central Bank Cryptos Could Be 'Incredibly Useful'


"A Goldman Sachs exec believes that cryptocurrencies ? at least those that might one day be created by central banks ? could be "incredibly useful.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 23:00
Taggar: bank, currencies, gold

Op Ed: Why Millennials Migrate to Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency in Droves


"Millennials welcome new industry dynamics, but they have their own motivations for supporting the ascendancy of open-source, decentralized blockchains, many of which are unique to trends common for..."

Powell Testimony


"By law, the Federal Reserve Chair is required to testify before congressional committees (House Financial Services and Senate Banking) twice a year on the economy, monetary policy and anything else le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 22:06
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

Central Bank of Hungary


"At Magyar Nemzeti Bank, the Base Rate has been at 0.90% since a 15-basis point cut in May 2016, and the overnight deposit rate has been at minus 0.15% since a 10-basis point cut in September 2017. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 21:05
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of Israel


"Although Israel’s central bank interest rate has been only 0.10% since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2015 and a combined three percentage points of rate cuts over the prior four years..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 20:48
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Las Vegas Strippers Accept Bitcoin via QR Tattoos


"There has been a lot of talk recently about the missing representation of women in the male-dominated cryptocurrency ecosystem. While Las Vegas strippers are not the representation some hoped for, the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 20:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Israeli Supreme Court Rules for Bitcoin Broker in Bank Dispute


"A cryptocurrency brokerage based in Israel won't have its bank account closed ? for now ? thanks to an intervention by the Supreme Court.  "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 17:15
Taggar: bank, currency

Another Thai Bank Shuts Down Accounts of Local Crypto Exchange


"Another major Thai bank is reportedly terminating transactions involving cryptocurrencies through the bank accounts of a local crypto exchange. This decision follows a similar move by another major Th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 16:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, report

Powell Sees Gradual Rate Hikes Amid Strong U.S. Growth Outlook


"Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank can continue gradually raising interest rates as the outlook for growth remains strong, and the recent bout of financial volatility shouldn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 16:03
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, rate

Bitwala Launching Full-Fledged Crypto-Friendly Banking Service with Debit Card


"Bitwala has announced that it is launching a new banking service with real debit cards. Its application with the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany (Bafin) is pending. Once approved, c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, visa

Traders Cautious Ahead of Powell Testimony


"Powell Appearance Eyed For Interest Rate Clues US futures are slightly in the red ahead of the open on Tuesday as traders adopt a cautious approach ahead of Jerome Powell?s first appearance as Chairma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 13:44
Taggar: bank, financial, rate

Will Dollar Rally or Fade on Fed Powell?s Comments?


"Tuesday February 27: Five things the markets are talking about New Fed Chair Jerome Powell makes his first public appearance as the central bank?s new leader today. He starts with the release of his p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 12:13
Taggar: bank, financial, market

Digital Currency Group Invests in Bitcoin-Friendly Silvergate Bank


"Cryptocurrency VC firm Digital Currency Group has confirmed an investment in bitcoin startup-friendly Silvergate Bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 12:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment

Israeli Supreme Court Forbids Bank From Denying Service to Bitcoin Exchange


"The Supreme Court of Israel issued a temporary injunction order on Monday forbidding Bank Leumi from sweepingly halting the account activity of the Bits of Gold bitcoin exchange. This is seen as a maj..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 10:52
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, gold

Taiwan's New Central Bank Chief Eyes Blockchain Boost


"The new head of Taiwan's central bank said in a brief speech on Monday that his agency will eye on blockchain to improve the payment system in Taiwan."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 07:30
Taggar: bank

Circle Leaps Into Exchange Business With Poloniex Acquisition


"Circle, a mobile payment app company backed by Goldman Sachs, has announced it is buying U.S.-regulated cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex Inc. ? a move that will transform Boston-based Circle into o..."

Credit Suisse to Terminate 250 positions in London due to Brexit


"Credit Suisse plans to move about 250 banker jobs out of London under its first phase of Brexit planning, according to reports. Employees in areas such as trading and mergers and acquisitions were lik..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 20:43
Taggar: bank, report, trading

Op Ed: What Do We Mean When We Talk About the "Blockchain Ecosystem??


"Ethereum has just announced its Ethereum Community Fund (ECF) grant program, an initiative launched by a collection of major players in the Ethereum world that is designed to accelerate the develop..."

Chinese E-Commerce Giant JD.com Launches Blockchain Accelerator


"Chinese e-commerce company JD.com, a member of the Fortune Global 500 headquartered in Beijing, is launching AI Catapult Accelerator (AICA), an accelerator program designed to unlock the transforma..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 19:27
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate

Goldman Sachs Latest Bank to Label Crypto A Business Risk


"Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has cited its connection to cryptocurrencies and blockchain as a potential business risk, public records show."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 19:00
Taggar: bank, currencies, gold, investment

Bitpay Bans Payments to Merchants of Explicit Content, Cloud-Mining and Gambling


"Bitcoin was originally created to free people’s money from the control and censorship of regulators, banks and governments. Companies in the ecosystem are supposed to be infused with this ethos..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 14:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

50 Cent Says He 'Never Owned' Bitcoin in New Court Filing


"Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has claimed in a bankruptcy filing that he has never owned bitcoin, contrary to reports that he is a "bitcoin millionaire." "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 00:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Thai Bank Terminates Account of Local Cryptocurrency Exchange


"A major bank in Thailand has reportedly terminated the bank account of a local cryptocurrency exchange, following an announcement by the central bank prohibiting financial institutions from five crypt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-25 21:30
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, report

Some Major Canadian Banks Still Allow Cryptocurrency Credit Card Transactions


"While TD Bank has revised its policies and stopped allowing customers to purchase cryptocurrencies using its credit cards, some major banks in Canada still allow crypto credit card transactions, the b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-25 17:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Bank of America Acknowledges the Threat Posed by Cryptocurrency


"For all the inroads that bitcoin has made on the current financial system, it has yet to threaten their ascendancy. The CEOs of Paypal, Visa, and other legacy payment systems may have been monitoring..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-25 08:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, paypal, report, visa

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM’s Jonny Hart discuss the week’s notable events in financial markets including a new first for cryptocurrencies and three major central banks p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 22:22
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, financial, inflation, loonie, market, rate

Vladivostok Discussed as Russia?s New ?Crypto Hub?


"Bankers and government officials have discussed the possible creation of a crypto valley on Russia?s Pacific coast. Representatives of the Central Bank and the executive power in Moscow have taken par..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 09:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Finance Ministry Employees Caught Mining Cryptos in Kazakhstan


"The Ministry of Finance in Kazakhstan has announced measures to improve security and oversight in its IT department after catching four employees mining cryptocurrencies on its servers. Joking that th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 23:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, finance

Bank of America Now Considers Crypto a Business Risk


"The bank warns its investors that cryptocurrencies could hamper its ability to comply with anti-money-laundering regulations, among other dangers. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 22:05
Taggar: bank, currencies

Fed Rhetoric to Drive Dollar


"US central bank members in full force on Friday The USD appreciated during the week against major pairs. The currency got a boost from the release of the minutes from the January Federal Open Market C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 19:59
Taggar: bank, currency, market

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in South Korea, Israel, Ukraine, and Hungary. Fed Chairman Powell’s initial semi-annual Humphrey Hawkins testimony (Wednesday before the House Financial Se..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 15:47
Taggar: bank, financial

Maduro Asks Venezuela?s Banks to Mine and Use Cryptocurrency ? Unions Outraged


"Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has authorized all savings banks in the country to mine and use the recently launched national cryptocurrency, the petro. Union leaders are outraged by the s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 14:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Bank of China Thinks It Has a Solution to the Blockchain Scaling Issue


"Bank of China has filed a patent application for a process it says is better able to scale blockchain systems."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 14:00
Taggar: bank

Fed Rhetoric to Dictate Dollar Direction


"Friday February 23: Five things the markets are talking about Ahead of the U.S open, Euro equities are struggling for direction after a positive Asian session as the market debates the outlook for cen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 13:56
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

The Next Petro? Iranian Minister Reveals Cryptocurrency Plans


"Iran's central bank is developing a cryptocurrency, though it has no plans to embrace bitcoin. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 22:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Spokesperson Confirms Bitfinex Is Client of ING


"Major Dutch financial services company, ING, has confirmed that Bitfinex holds an account with the company in the Netherlands. The bank issued a statement regarding its relationship with Bitfinex afte..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 21:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, report

Tezos Foundation Reorganizes, Gevers Steps Down


"After months of infighting between the organizers of Tezos, a blockchain project currently in development, and the Tezos Foundation, a Swiss nonprofit that controls the project?s pursestrings, the..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 21:53
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, profit, rate, report, share

Kavita Gupta on Lubin, Buterin and Entrepreneurship in the Blockchain Space


"When ConsenSys, a Brooklyn, New York?based firm that builds decentralized applications and blockchain ecosystem tools on Ethereum, launched a $50 million venture arm, it turned to Kavita Gupta to r..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 21:27
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar, finance, investment

EUR/USD Rises Following Dovish ECB Minutes


"EUR/USD bounced today after losing yesterday’s gains by the end of the previous trading session. The currency pair displayed a significant volatility following the&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 20:42
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, trading

ECB Optimistic But Cautious


"The euro rose to a day’s high on Thursday shortly after the European Central Bank (ECB) released minutes of its January meeting.The currency hit $1.23085 at around 12:30 p.m. London time (7:30 a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 17:09
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation

Too Many Rate Hikes Could Harm Economy


"Central bankers need to be careful not to increase interest rates too quickly this year because that could slow the economy too much, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard told CNBC on Thu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 17:08
Taggar: bank, bull, economy, rate

This Upstart Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Making Inroads in Canada


"Cryptocurrency and precious metals exchange Coinsquare is taking steps toward its goal of leading the cryptocurrency exchange market in Canada. On February 20, 2018, it announced a new partnership..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 21:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, forex, gold, investment, market, rate, share, trading

GBP/JPY ? Bearish Breakout Ahead of Jobs Data and BoE


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks to Core Finance about the recent bearish break in GBPJPY and whether it signals more pain ahead. He also previews the UK jobs data and Bank of England inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 18:59
Taggar: bank, bear, finance, inflation, market, rate, report

Ripple Adds 5 New Clients Across 4 Countries


"Two banks and three money remittance firms across four different countries are turning to Ripple's blockchain networks for cross-border payments."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 17:05
Taggar: bank

R3 Pilots Blockchain Trade Finance Platform with Global Banks


"Blockchain startup R3, trade finance tech provider TradeIX and major banks have moved their Marco Polo trade finance platform to the pilot stage."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 16:01
Taggar: bank, finance

BoE Hearing and Fed Minutes in Focus


"US Futures Continue to Pare Last Week?s Gains US equity markets are expected to open in the red again on Wednesday, tracking losses in Europe as stocks continue to pare last week?s strong rebound. It?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 14:19
Taggar: bank, market

Dollar Rebounds Awaiting Fed Minutes


"Rising inflation could urge central bank to tighten faster The USD rebounded against on Tuesday with North American markets coming out of a long weekend. The correlation between rising US bond yields..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 23:59
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market

Bangladesh Authorities on ?Hunt? for Bitcoin Traders


"Bangladesh – one of the few countries presently attempting to enforce a ban on cryptocurrency trading and use – has announced that several major state institutions will begin ramping up ef..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 23:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, financial, trading

Israeli Bitcoin Company Sues Banks for Not Letting it Open Accounts


"An Israeli company that was created in January has gotten its business rejected by all banks in the country, and is now suing them. Without a bank account, an Israeli exchange would not be able to leg..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 18:58
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Wyoming House Unanimously Approves Two Pro-Blockchain Bills


"In a watershed moment for United States blockchain and cryptocurrency law, Wyoming?s House of Representatives unanimously voted ?aye? to pass two blockchain bills ? HB 70 the ?utility token bill? a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 16:42
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment, market, rate, share

Higher Yields Pushing Dollar Up


"Tuesday February 20: Five-things the markets are talking about Overnight, global stock indexes have declined along with U.S futures, while the ‘big’ dollar has rallied a tad as U.S Treasur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 12:25
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

Rural Russia Prepares to Attract Crypto Loans


"A proposal was presented at the Russian Expert Council for Non-Bank Credit Organizations to allow rural businesses in the country to receive crypto loans to attract funds from abroad. The chairman of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 11:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Regional Government in Russia to Test Blockchain Payments


"Russian development bank Vnesheconombank has partnered with Kaliningrad's regions government to pilot blockchain-based payment solutions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 09:00
Taggar: bank

Dutch Bank ING Says Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Is An Account Holder


"Dutch bank ING Groep NV confirmed Tuesday that Bitfinex had an account with it."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 01:00
Taggar: bank

South Korea Supports ?Normal? Cryptocurrency Transactions


"The director of the South Korean Financial Supervisory Service has announced that the government will support “normal” transactions of cryptocurrencies. Acknowledging that most crypto exch..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 00:04
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

Bitcoiner Faces Charges After Selling BTC to an Undercover Cop


"On February 9, 2018, officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security, arrested Morgan Rockcoons (aka ?Morgan Rockwell? or..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 22:04
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, manufacture, oil, profit, rate

Gold Trading Sideways in Thin Holiday Trade


"Gold prices are trading sideways in the Monday session. Currently, the spot price for an ounce of gold is 1347.25, down 0.02% on the day. There are no US releases on Monday, as bank and stock markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 19:51
Taggar: bank, gold, market, trading

System to Guarantee ICO Investments Being Built in Russia


"A system to guarantee the investments in initial coin offerings (ICO) is being built in Russia by Globex, a commercial bank subsidiary of the state-owned VEB bank, and the Russian Association of Crypt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 18:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment

Lithuania's Central Bank Probes 100 Million Euro ICO


"Lithuania's central bank has said it is probing Bankera's initial coin offering after determining that the token offered counts as a security."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 18:00
Taggar: bank

Op-ed: How Decentralized Protocols Are Threatening Traditional Business Models


"Corporates, suits and CEOs of traditional companies beware: decentralized protocols powered by blockchain technology are redefining your traditional business models, and you should be worried. Busi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 17:03
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, margin, market, oil, profit, rate, share, shares, spread

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged, No Fundamentals to Start Off Week


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in the Monday session, after posting losses on Friday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2493, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 15:10
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

Sidechains: Why These Researchers Think They Solved a Key Piece of the Puzzle


"New blockchains are born all the time. Bitcoin was the lone blockchain for years, but now there are hundreds. The problem is, if you want to use the features offered on another blockchain, you have..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 14:12
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, point, rate, share, shares, spread

Ellen DeGeneres Is Down with Bitcoin


"US daytime television chat show queen, Ellen DeGeneres, featured bitcoin in a recent segment, wondering aloud about its fundamental mysteries with her enthused audience. And while it was a funny look..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-17 04:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Decentralized Exchanges Stake Their Claim in the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem


"The cryptocurrency ecosystem has continued to take some major hits lately, causing many investors and holders to rethink the way they trade their crypto assets. Several high profile cryptocurrency..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 22:11
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, market, point, rate, trading, visa

Next Week


"Holidays: Lunar New Year Closures Monday in China, Hong Kong and Singapore. China remains shut on Tuesday and Wednesday. U.S. and Canada are also closed on Monday for Washington’s Birthday and F..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 18:32
Taggar: bank

No Change Made in Sri Lankan Monetary Policy Stance


"The Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s standing deposit facility rate and standing lending facility rate have been at 7.25% and 8.75% since an increase of 50 basis points in July 2016. That was the sec..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 17:46
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of America Has Filed More Cryptocurrency Patents Than Any Other Company


"Think of cryptocurrency developers and names like Satoshi Nakamoto, Gavin Andresen, and Nick Szabo spring to mind. Individuals who place principles ahead of profit and are more aligned with open sourc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 07:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, profit

Berkshire Hathaway: Bitcoin Is Disgusting, Detestable, Noxious Poison


"Daily Journal?s annual shareholder meeting usually involves Berkshire Hathaway?s vice chairman, Charlie Munger, giving his overview of things economic. This Valentine?s Day, the 94-year-old right-hand..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 03:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, share

Coinbase Customers Cry Foul After Unexpected Bank Charges


"A number of Coinbase users report unauthorized charges to their bank accounts, in some cases draining funds and leaving them with overdraft fees."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 22:45
Taggar: bank, report

CFTC Advisory Committee Recommends Creation of Virtual Currency Subcommittee


"On Wednesday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Committee?s (CFTC) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) held a public meeting at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. During the meeting, members of th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 21:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, point, share, trading

High Levels of Canadian Debt Worry BoC


"A senior Bank of Canada official says the central bank is looking at how the high levels of household and public debt could pose a challenge to how it manages monetary policy. In a speech to the Manit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 21:22
Taggar: bank

Bank Indonesia Keeps Policy Stance on Hold


"The 7-day reverse repo rate, the deposit rate and the overnight lending facility rate were retained at 4.25%, 3.5%, and 5.0%, respectively, at the February monthly meeting of Bank Indonesia’s Bo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 17:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Philippines Banks to Use Visa's Blockchain Payments Platform


"Five banks in the Philippines are teaming up to use Visa's blockchain-based payment system, according to a report. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 16:45
Taggar: bank, report, visa

Hong Kong Crypto Traders Turn to U.S. Futures Markets


"An increasing number of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency traders are reportedly turning to U.S.-based bitcoin futures. The shift away from domestic markets has been spurred by a perception that the Amer..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 23:33
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trade, market, report

Citibank India to Not Permit Card Customers Purchasing or Trading Crypto


"Citibank India notified debit card and credit card clients via email on the 13:th of February they would no longer be able to participate in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Citing regional and globa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 23:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, trading

Malaysia Central Bank to ?Let Public Decide? Crypto?s Fate


"Malaysia?s central bank, Bank Negara, is set to release a ?concept paper,? calling for the public to decide the fate of cryptocurrencies in the country, according to a recent report. Bank Negara gover..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 22:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Saudi Central Bank to Test Ripple Payments Tech


"Ripple has struck a deal with Saudi Arabia's central bank on a pilot program that will see banks in the country trial the company's tech."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:20
Taggar: bank

Bank of Thailand


"Thailand’s central bank policy interest rate has been at 1.5% since 25-basis point cuts in March and April of 2015. Monetary Policy Committee members decided to keep it at this pro-growth, accom..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:12
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

South Africa's Central Bank Eyes JPMorgan Blockchain Tech


"South Africa's central bank has launched a program that will trial JPMorgan's Quorum blockchain for interbank clearing and settlement."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 15:00
Taggar: bank

Bank of Thailand Bans Banks From Cryptocurrency Activities


"The Thai central bank has prohibited financial institutions in the country from five key cryptocurrency activities, including banning customers from buying cryptocurrencies with credit cards. Also rea..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 02:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

Fed Chair Powell Says CB Will Remain Alert to Financial Stability Risks


"New Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the central bank ?will remain alert? to any risks to financial stability, marking his maiden attempt to soothe financial markets. In brief pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 19:06
Taggar: bank, financial, market

Regulate Bitcoin? 'Not The ECB's Responsibility,' Says Mario Draghi


"Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said it's not his institution's job to regulate cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 18:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

A 25-Basis Point Cut in the Bank of Russia?s Main Interest Rate to 7.5%


"During calendar 2017, a combination of three 50-basis point central bank interest rate reductions including one in December and three other cuts of 25 basis points lowered the rate to 7.75% from 10.0%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 21:05
Taggar: bank, point, rate

New Crypto Exchanges Launch in South Korea Despite Lack of Fiat Deposits


"A number of new cryptocurrency exchanges are launching in South Korea despite being unable to provide full service due to regulatory challenges. Since the Korean government enforced the real-name syst..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-11 22:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrency Using Government Supercomputer


"Russian nuclear scientists working at a top-secret nuclear center have been arrested for allegedly using the center?s computer facilities for the purpose of mining cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Russia?..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-10 22:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Next Week


"Holiday Closures: Japan Founders Day on Monday. Brazil observes Mardi Gras on Monday and Tuesday. Several Asian countries will be closed Thursday and/or Friday for the Lunar New Year that ushers in th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 21:57
Taggar: bank

Kuroda Nominated to Lead BOJ for Another Term


"Japan?s government has decided to nominate Haruhiko Kuroda to serve as governor of the central bank for another term when his current one expires in April, according to media reports, a sign the count..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:39
Taggar: bank, point, report

Russia?s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto


"Russia’s largest bank, the state-controlled Sberbank, has reiterated that it is not mining cryptocurrencies. However, the bank says that it has often caught its employees crypto mining using the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 01:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, rate

Besides the Meme Jokes Crypto-Enthusiasts Are Actually Buying Lamborghinis


"The luxury Italian sports car, Lamborghini, otherwise referred to as the ?Lambo? has become a ‘holy grail’ for some cryptocurrency enthusiasts. As ridiculous as $200K+ automobile may sound..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 23:28
Taggar: aussie, bank, bitcoin, currency

Bank of Mexico Tightens


"Mexico’s overnight interbank facility rate was lifted again, this time by 25 basis points to 7.5%. Today’s action is the twelfth increase dating back to December 2015, prior to which the p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 22:20
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Fed Dudley Says Stock Market Correction is Small Potatoes


"The recent tumult in stocks has not changed New York Fed President William Dudley’s view that the economy is likely to continue to grow above its normal pace. “So far I’d say this is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:55
Taggar: bank, economy

Bank of England


"As had been expected, the Monetary Policy Committee by unanimous consent did not change policy settings. The Bank Rate has been 0.50% since being doubled three months ago in a move that reversed the 2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino overnight reserve repo rate was left at 3.0%. It’s been at that level since early June 2016 when the central bank monetary board abandoned a point target of 4% and adopted a 3-4% ta..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:23
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Novogratz's 'Crypto-Bank' Is Backing Everipedia's Blockchain Pivot


"Galaxy Digital, the crypto-asset merchant bank launched by former fund manager Mike Novogratz, has made its first major investment."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 20:00
Taggar: bank, investment

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as BoE Hints at Rate Increase


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3919, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 19:26
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, trading

ECB's Mersch Airs Concerns Over Crypto 'Gold Rush'


"The ECB executive board member has supported recent criticism of bitcoin by Agustin Carstens, head of the Bank for International Settlements."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Bitcoin Cash Markets Recover ? While Infrastructure Support Increases


"This past week bitcoin cash (BCH) markets have been suffering from the bearish sentiment plaguing cryptocurrencies across the board. On February 6 the price of BCH reached a low of $740 per coin but h..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 08:20
Taggar: aussie, bank, bear, bitcoin, currencies, market

Reserve Bank of New Zealand


"New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate was left at 1.75%. In seven increments of 25 basis points, such was halved between June 2015 and November 2016 and has been at 1.75% fifteen  months. A released..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 08:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as BoE Hints at Rate Increase


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3919, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 00:25
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, trading

Central Bank of Iceland


"The Monetary Policy Committee at Sedlabanki kept Iceland’s seven-day term deposit rate at 4.25%, its level since a 25-basis point cut in October 2017 that culminated four moves totaling 125 basi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:20
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Poland


"The Monetary Policy Council at Narodowy Bank Polski agreed to leave interest rates unchanged at this week’s policy review. Since March 2015, a 1.5% reference rate has been flanked by by a 0.5% d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Are BoE Interest Rate Expectations Too Bullish?


"BoE to Release New Economic Forecasts Alongside Rate Decision The Bank of England holds its first monetary policy meeting of the year this week, after which it will release the quarterly inflation rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 19:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

Leading Australian Banks Allow Customers to Purchase Cryptocurrencies


"Three of Australia?s ?big four? banks have issued comments regarding their respective policy positions with regards to their customers? ability to purchase cryptocurrency using accounts issued by said..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 19:00
Taggar: aussie, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Phony PBOC Email Sent to U.S. Media Aimed to Manipulate BTC Price


"According to reports on Tuesday, a large quantity of U.S. media outlets were sent an email from an individual claiming to be a representative of the People?s Bank of China (PBOC). The message containe..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 17:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Landmark Senate Crypto Hearing Seen as Mostly Positive by Bitcoiners


"Virtual Currencies: The Oversight Role of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission began in earnest at the United States Senate Dirksen office buil..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 16:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, trading

ECB President: EU Banks Show 'Limited Appetite' for Cryptocurrencies


"Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said credit institutions in Europe are not as keen on cryptocurrencies as the public."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 13:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

World Central Banker to Central Banks: Bitcoin Is a Bubble, Ponzi, and Disaster


"General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Agustín Carstens, gave a talk at Goethe University in its House of Finance, Tuesday, 6 February in Frankfurt. Titled Money in the Digit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 08:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance

Russian Bankruptcy Court Orders Debtor to Disclose Cryptocurrency Holdings


"The Moscow bankruptcy court has ordered a bankrupt debtor to provide information about his cryptocurrency holdings. The trustee has requested that his cryptocurrencies be included in the bankruptcy es..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 23:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Reserve Bank of Australia?s Official Cash Rate Left at 1.5%


"The OCR has been 1.5% since the second of two 25-basis point cuts in 2016, which was engineered in August. The Reserve Bank of Australia Board schedules policy reviews on a monthly basis but skips Jan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 21:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, point

BIS Chief Slams Bitcoin As Ponzi Scheme and Threat to Central Banks


"The head of the Bank for International Settlements has blasted bitcoin as "a bubble," "a Ponzi scheme" and an "environmental disaster.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 18:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Market Volatility has Funds Looking again at FX Hedging


"A pick up in currency market volatility over the last few days after years of suppression by central banks? easy-money policies has prompted some investors to look again at protecting against, or prof..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 16:34
Taggar: bank, currency, market, profit

Coinbase Confirms 4 Banks Blocking Bitcoin Purchases on Credit Cards


"Coinbase has confirmed that users from four banks in the U.S. are now barred from buying cryptocurrencies using credit cards. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 11:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

Major British Credit Card Issuers Ban Customers From Buying Cryptocurrencies


"Britain’s largest banking group is banning its credit card customers from buying cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. Credit card issuers that are banning crypto transactions include the UK’..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 04:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Global Equity Correction Extended


"The unprecedentedly harsh Federal Reserve sanctions announced Friday against Wells Fargo Bank injected fresh impetus to last week’s global correction in share prices. So did a further basis poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 18:42
Taggar: bank, point, share

Lloyds Banking Group Blocks Bitcoin Purchases Using Credit Cards


"The Lloyds ban applies to the group's 89 million credit card holders, including across subsidiaries such as Halifax, MBNA and Bank of Scotland."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 13:00
Taggar: bank

Most Korean Crypto Exchanges Unable to Use Government-Mandated System


"The majority of cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea are unable to use the new government-mandated system which was recently implemented. Six major banks have installed the real-name system, but on..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 01:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on Search Engines and Social Media


"Hong Kong-based media have reported that the country?s major search engines and social media networks do not appear to be presenting paid adverts for products or companies associated with bitcoin and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-04 05:30
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Bank of America Becomes the Latest Credit Card-Issuer to Ban Bitcoin


"U.S. banks really aren?t big on bitcoin. That?s the inference to be drawn from a widespread crypto crackdown led by major financial institutions. Bank of America, the country?s second largest bank, is..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-04 02:14
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, spread

Russia Urges 4 Other Countries to Develop Common Approach to Cryptocurrencies


"The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has asked the leaders of the Eurasian Economic Union countries to jointly develop a common approach to cryptocurrencies. Both the Russian central bank and th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-03 23:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

South Korea Discusses Cryptocurrency Policies With China?s Central Bank


"The South Korean Minister of Strategy and Finance has met with the governor of the People’s Bank of China to discuss and share economic policies including cryptocurrency countermeasures. While C..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-03 16:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, finance, rate, share, trading

Central Bank of Chile


"There were four Chilean central bank interest rate cuts in 2017, each by 25 basis points and all done by May. The key rate has been at 2.5%, and officials unanimously decided to it there at the first..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 20:04
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Next Week


"Central Banks: A considerable list of monetary policy meetings scheduled next week features the Bank of England, Reserve Bank of Australia, Reserve Bank of India, and Bank of Russia and also includes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 19:46
Taggar: bank

Bank of Russia Allows Crypto Mining But Proposes Miners Sell Their Coins Overseas


"The Bank of Russia said it will allow cryptocurrency mining in the country, given tax, control, and reporting considerations. However, the central bank also proposes for crypto miners to sell their co..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 14:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

Deutsche Bank Sell-Off Sends CAC Lower


"The CAC index has posted losses in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 5385.25, down 1.27% on the day. A sharp loss in Deutsche Bank shares has dragged European stock markets lower. On the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 13:56
Taggar: bank, market, price index, share, shares

Report: Bank of America, JP Morgan Ban Credit Crypto Purchases


"Two of Wall Street's biggest banks are reportedly taking steps to bar customers from using credit cards to purchase cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 00:55
Taggar: bank, currencies, report

OANDA Weekly Podcast


"  A look back at the Business week with Jonny Hart from the Jazz FM Business Breakfast and OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam. Talking points include Craig’s “moment of the week”..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 00:37
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, point, rate

EUR/USD Resumes Rally After Pause Caused by FOMC Statement


"EUR/USD resumed its rally today after ending the session almost flat yesterday. The dollar bounce caused the FOMC policy statement proved to be short-lived as monetary tighten..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 18:00
Taggar: bank, dollar

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Strong GDP and Persistent USD Weakness


"The Canadian dollar is higher on Wednesday after the economy accelerated its growth in November. Canadian GDP is posted monthly and showed a gain of 0.4 percent in November. The Canadian economy start..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 21:11
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, rate

Canadian GDP Rose 0.4 in November


"The Canadian economy accelerated in November by the most in six months, with activity broad-based across a number of sectors including manufacturing and keeping the Bank of Canada on track to raise in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 20:21
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

SEC Halts AriseBank ICO, Calling It ?an Outright Scam?


"In a statement from the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), an emergency relief action was filed to shut down AriseBank, which it described as ?an outright scam.?In a growing list of enforcement..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 18:08
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, point, trading, visa

ECB Coeure says Inflation will Reach CB Goal Very Gradually


"Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said euro-area inflation will converge ?only very gradually? toward the European Central Bank?s goal, justifying the need to continue providing stimulus. Drawing a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 17:02
Taggar: bank, inflation

Sberbank to Bypass Russian Regulations and Trade Cryptocurrencies Overseas


"The largest bank in Russia, the state-owned Sberbank, has reportedly announced its plans to bypass the Russian cryptocurrency regulations and offer crypto trading to customers overseas. The bank is lo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 09:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report, trading

State of Texas Orders ?Decentralized Bank? ICO Project to Cease Operations


"This week the Texas Department of Banking Commissioner, Charles G. Cooper, issued a cease and desist order to an alleged ?decentralized cryptocurrency-bank? called Arise Bank. The commissioner explain..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 05:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Chinese Investors Continue to Obtain Bitcoin Using Thriving OTC Platforms


"A year ago today China?s central banks temporarily scared the cryptocurrency community when they stopped bitcoin exchanges from operating. Since then the top mainland-based digital asset exchanges mov..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 04:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Nassim Nicholas Taleb vs David Birch on The Bitcoin Standard


"The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking, by bitcoin maximalist Saifedean Ammous, is set for a spring release, having managed to make news ahead by snagging philosopher N..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 21:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Brexit is Already Impacting the UK Economy


"What will Brexit mean for the British economy? Executives, forecasters and bankers have been trying to answer that question for at least two years. The U.K. government has done its own analysis, and a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 18:57
Taggar: analysis, bank, economy, report

Hyperledger Releases Sawtooth 1.0


"Hyperledger is a collaborative cross-industry effort to advance blockchain technology that is hosted by The Linux Foundation. Today, January 30, 2018, sees the release of Sawtooth 1.0, the second a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 17:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, consumption, rate

US Financial Regulator Requests Crypto Trading Data From South Korea


"The New York State Department of Financial Services has asked two South Korean financial authorities to share cryptocurrency-related data they obtained from their recent inspections of six major Korea..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, share, trading

SEC Files Fraud Suit Against Crypto Bank ICO


"The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is charging cryptocurrency banking firm AriseBank over alleged fraud and violations of securities rules."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 16:50
Taggar: bank, currency

South Korea Ends Anonymous Cryptocurrency Trading Today


"The new South Korean cryptocurrency account system has entered into force nationwide today, ending the current practice that allowed for anonymous trading of cryptocurrencies. Traders must open real-n..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 13:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, currency trading, trading

Texas Halts Crypto Banking Operation over Regulatory Violations


"A Texas financial regulator has issued a cease-and-desist order, this time to decentralized banking platform AriseBank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 12:02
Taggar: bank, financial

Report Finds Correlation Between USDT Issuances and BTC Price Moves


"The Tether Report, a pseudonymously authored analysis examining the speculative assertion that bitcoin price volatility is highly correlated to the issuance of new USDT, has claimed that approximately..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-28 00:34
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, bull, report

Cobinhood to Adopt Controversial Stablecoin Tether After Termination of Banking Services


"Recently launched cryptocurrency service platform, Cobinhood, has announced that it has suffered a termination of services from its banking partners. In order to continue operating, the exchange annou..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-27 13:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You Think


"The whole point of cryptocurrencies is that they?re decentralized. Peer-to-peer cash; trustless exchange; bypassing intermediaries. So why are numerous cryptocurrencies structured more like central ba..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 20:03
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, point

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings are scheduled in the United States (the last one with Yellen as chair), Czech Republic, Chile and Hungary. A summary of the Bank of Japan board meeting last wee..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 18:28
Taggar: bank

Bank of Japan: No Big Problems With Bitcoin So Far


"It’s not the sexiest headline in the world, but so far things with bitcoin seem to be going relatively well in Japan, according to a Bank of Japan (BOJ) Director-General. With increasing calls f..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 16:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

PBoC Official Pushes for Centralized State Digital Currency


"China's central bank is considering its own digital currency, but it may not be built with blockchain technology, according a senior official."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 11:00
Taggar: bank, currency

FX Platform Integral Now Covers Bitcoin, BCH and a Dozen More Cryptocurrencies


"As more FX traders are demanding access to the hottest market these days, all banks and brokers will have to respond sooner rather than later to keep their clients. Institutional technology providers..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 08:12
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, brokers, currencies, financial, fx trade, market, oil

CFTC Files Against ?My Big Coin? for Scamming $6 Million USD


"The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a lawsuit against ?a virtual currency know as My Big Coin (MBC).? The CFTC alleges that the company raised more than $6 million USD by making..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 04:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

Canadian Financial Service Versabank Launches Digital Asset Vault


"The well known Canadian financial institution Versabank has announced it is in the midst of building a new vault initiative for customers so they can securely store digital assets. Versabank?s latest..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 02:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial

EUR/USD at New Highs After ECB Stays Put


"EUR/USD continued to rise today after the European Central Bank left its monetary policy unchanged and ECB President Mario Draghi voiced confidence in economic growth and infl..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 21:12
Taggar: bank, inflation

Indian Government Turns Fiat Currency War on to Cryptocurrencies


"The cryptocurrency marketplace in India is facing a siege from multiple parts of the government as several incidents amount to a buildup of the Narendra Modi?led government?s actions on regulating..."

Bitcoin Won't Cause Lehman-Style Meltdown, Says MAS Fintech Chief


"The fintech chief at the Monetary Authority of Singapore believes bitcoin won't cause a financial meltdown like the 2008 Lehman Brothers bankruptcy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

Bank of Norway


"The Bank of Norway kept its key policy rate steady at 0.50%, the level since a 25-basis point cut in March 2016 capped 175 basis points of easing since 2011. In a released statement, members of the ex..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:12
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Security Firm Guardtime Unveils Crypto Asset Storage Product


"Guardtime and Metaco launched yesterday, "SILO", a new cryptocurrency asset management solution for banks and financial institutions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 17:15
Taggar: bank, currency, financial

Dollar Extends January Losses


"The dollar declined overnight by 0.5% versus the yuan, 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc and sterling, and 0.2% against the euro, yen, and peso. President Trump arrived in Europe to attend the Davos Wo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 15:57
Taggar: bank, dollar

Dollars Downfall Remains Intact, ECB Next


"Thursday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about It was another mixed picture overnight, as capital markets digested the weakening dollar and a protectionist push from the U.S. The green..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 13:34
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, dollar, market

Vouching Bitfinex and Tether?s Bank Accounts Hold Nearly $3 Billion USD


"Zhao Dong, a prominent Chinese early bitcoin adopter and shareholder in Bitfinex, recently posted on Weibo seeking to provide anecdotal evidence as to the integrity of Bitfinex and Tether?s financial..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 12:54
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, share

Dollar in the Dumps


"US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross defended those tariffs and warned Washington would be prepared to fight back in future against countries it felt had flouted the rules. The dollar’s sell-off wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 06:25
Taggar: bank, dollar

Canada's VersaBank Unveils 'Digital Vault' Blockchain Service


"VersaBank, based in Canada, is developing a "blockchain-based digital safety deposit box" as part of an effort to tap the tech for new services."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 20:00
Taggar: bank

'Not True': Goldman Denies Bitcoin Trading Rumor


"The CEO of Goldman Sachs has denied a report from last year which said that the investment bank was moving to launch its own bitcoin trading desk."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 18:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, gold, investment, report, trading

Jerome Powell Confirmed as Fed Chair to Face Inflation Challenge


"It would seem like a pretty good time to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Jerome Powell has won Senate confirmation to head the U.S. central bank, inheriting an economy on a roll, a boomi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 17:46
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, market

US Mortgage Applications Rise Ahead of More Rate Hikes


"Spring has sprung early in this housing market. Buyers, seeing a new trend toward higher interest rates, are rushing in before the first buds appear. Mortgage applications rose 4.5 percent last week f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 17:36
Taggar: bank, market, rate, report

South Korea Releases Official Guidelines for Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Banks


"The South Korean government has officially released two sets of previously promised guidelines that specify cryptocurrency regulatory measures. In addition to details of the new real-name system to en..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 11:33
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, trading

USDJPY remains under pressure


"SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar touched a four-month low against the yen on Wednesday, pressured by simmering concerns that the U.S. currency?s yield advantage will start to erode as major cent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 04:20
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar

South Korea Allows Cryptocurrency Trading for Real-Name Registered Accounts


"Six Korean banks will begin allowing the simultaneous opening of accounts, deposits and withdrawals, as well as transfers of funds between these accounts and exchanges, beginning on January 30, 201..."

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground as BoJ Cautiously Optimistic


"The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 110.33, down 0.46% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan maintained interest rates at -0.10% at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 21:53
Taggar: bank, rate, trade balance, trading

Bank of Japan Stays Its Course


"The board of the Bank of Japan deliberated over two days for a combined four hours 35 minutes and arrived at the same decision as in December or October for that matter when the previous Outlook for E..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 18:51
Taggar: bank, rate

Northern European Bank Nordea Confirms Bitcoin Ban for Employees


"As News.Bitcoin.com learned two weeks ago, one of Europe?s largest banks, Nordea, will enact a company-wide policy to effectively ban its employees from owning or trading in cryptocurrency. Citing ris..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 13:07
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

China's Banking Regulator Pushes Blockchain Adoption for Credit Market


"China's banking regulator, the CBRC, thinks the country should double down on its adoption on blockchain technology to improve the credit market."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 12:30
Taggar: bank, market

The Bank of Japan policy is under pressure


"The Bank of Japan policy is under pressure An extremely active twenty-four hours in all asset markets in what was expected to be an extremely busy and no less noisy week for the markets. Currency mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 01:56
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market

BofA raises US Stock Market Forecasts for 2018


"Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists say this could be a record year for merger activity and corporate spending should help continue to fuel stock market gains. The strategists Tuesday raised the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 00:12
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Asian Central Banks Could Start Hiking Rates


"In the wake of the global economic crisis, Asia?s central banks, like their counterparts in the advanced economies, took on a leading role in supporting domestic growth. But, as the global economic re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 00:09
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, gold, market

EUR Rises Ahead of European Central Bank Policy Statement


"The euro edged higher against the U.S. dollar on Monday, as market participants awaited the outcome of the European Central Bank’s meeting on Thursday for possible clues to future shifts in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 19:32
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, market

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued Ahead of BoJ Rate Announcement


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 110.83, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Jap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 19:22
Taggar: bank, rate, trading

Op Ed: Here?s What Paul Krugman Got Wrong in His Bitcoin Tweetstorm


"Like many other mainstream economists, Paul Krugman has long-shown a complete disdain for Bitcoin. In late 2013, he went as far as to write a piece titled ?Bitcoin Is Evil? for his column in The Ne..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 17:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, financial, gold, inflation, market, paypal, point, rate

Russian Bill Requires Deputies to Declare Their Cryptocurrency Investments


"The bill for the regulation of cryptocurrencies in Russia submitted by the finance ministry and the central bank requires State Duma deputies to declare their cryptocurrency investments. Currently, go..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 15:03
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment

Central Banks Key to Dollars Short Term Direction


"Monday January 22: Five things the markets are talking about Despite the distraction of a U.S government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 13:23
Taggar: bank, market

Korean Crypto Exchanges to Share Data with Banks in New Account System This Month


"The South Korean government has announced that six major banks will be ready to provide services to cryptocurrency exchanges this month. Under the new system, the government requires exchanges to shar..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 09:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, share, trading

BNM MPC Preview


"KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit remains undervalued versus regional peers as expressed through a trade-weighted average which suggests the fair value of the ringgit should be closer to 3.50-3.70, says OANDA..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 03:21
Taggar: bank, forex, forex trading, trading

Consumer Protection Association Slams Bank for Blocking Transfers to Bitcoin Exchanges


"From Israel to Australia, commercial banks in various parts of the world have tried preventing people from entering the cryptocurrency market by blocking money transfers to bitcoin exchanges. Now the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 02:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

Next Week


"World Economic Forum: Annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, bringing together leaders of business, politics and academia. This year’s theme is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured W..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 21:38
Taggar: bank, share

Two New Services Could Help Investors Rate Cryptocurrencies


"Increasing interest in cryptocurrencies has led to an influx of new investors. Unlike traditional markets, there are few tools that can help people make informed decisions, a situation that has alr..."

South African Reserve Bank Repo Rate Kept at 6.75%


"The main South African central bank interest rate was reduced 25 basis points six months ago to its current 6.75% level. This move represented a directional shift. Six prior increases from June 2014 u..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 18:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

What is Ripple?


"By Shawn GordonWhat is Ripple? Technically speaking, is Ripple a cryptocurrency in the mold of Bitcoin? The short answer is probably ?no,? but that doesn?t stop it from often being lumped into that..."

Cornell IC3 Researchers Propose Solution to Bitcoin?s Multisig ?Paralysis? Problem


"Owning cryptocurrency comes with its own set of challenges. One of the biggest of those challenges is managing the private keys that enable you to spend funds. Lose your private keys, and your mone..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 16:07
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, rate, report

Cryptoruble Delayed ? Russian Central Bank Worried It Could Bypass Regulations


"Russia’s national cryptocurrency, the cryptoruble, is unlikely to be created in the foreseeable future, according to the Bank of Russia. The central bank believes that it could be used to bypass..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, finance, trading

2018's Challenge: Promote Responsible Blockchain Innovation


"The chief innovation officer at the U.S. regulator for national banks details the agency's efforts to support fintech while still mitigating risk."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 15:00
Taggar: bank

Commission Income From Crypto Accounts Jumped 36 Times for South Korean Banks


"South Korean banks have been providing virtual account services to cryptocurrency exchanges and earning commissions from them. According to data obtained by the country’s Financial Supervisory S..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 13:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, trading

The ECB Wants to Hear Your Cryptocurrency Questions


"The European Central Bank is soliciting questions for president Mario Draghi, specifying that cryptocurrency-related questions should be a topic."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 09:00
Taggar: bank, currency

US Dollar Vulnerable to Political Drama


"Central banks and growth indicators to feature alongside Washington Turmoil The USD dollar remains weak versus most majors due to the downward pressure from the threat of a government shutdown. The Ho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 00:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, indicators, oil

Turkish Central Bank Keeps Rate on Hold


"The Central Bank on Thursday announced its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had decided to keep short-term interest rates constant. The bank said in a statement that the one-week repo rate, also known..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 19:43
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Turkish central bank interest rates were not changed at the latest policy review. The one-week repo rate has been at 8.0% since a 50-basis point increase in November 2016. And the 9.25-7.25% overnight..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 18:11
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s seven-day repo rate of 4.25% since last September was again left unchanged. A released statement observes a more resilient domestic economy, including a sounder current account, low..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 18:01
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation, rate

Bank of Korea


"South Korea’s central bank interest rate had been at 1.25% from June 2016 until late November of 2017 following five 25-basis point cuts in the space of 2-1/4 years. At the end of November, mone..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 17:55
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.S Dollar Looking for a Toe Hole


"Thursday January 18: Five things the markets are talking about Europe’s single currency and regional equities remain on firmer footing as Asian data lends the global growth story more momentum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 13:23
Taggar: bank, currency, gold, market

Hyperledger?s Behlendorf: 2018 Will Bring Breakthrough Blockchain Developments


"Brian Behlendorf is confident that 2018 will be a peak year, not only for Hyperledger ? the international consortium of companies and organizations developing open source, permissioned blockchain t..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 22:21
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, rate

St. Louis Federal Reserve Reps in Favor of Cryptocurrencies


"Aleksander Berentsen and Fabian Schär of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis have recently published an article that emphasizes many of the benefits of cryptocurrencies. The article states ?that cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 21:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Crackdown on Bitcoin Hits Businesses in Bali


"Having issued a stark warning to ?all parties? against any use of ?virtual currency?, Bank Indonesia has now joined forces with local police to prevent bitcoin transactions where they are most likely..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 20:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Cryptocurrency?s Red Tuesday Firesale Leaves Everyone Speculating


"The cryptocurrency sky fell yesterday as 49 of the top 50 coins (by Market Cap) were down with only Tether (USDT) posting a gain. In fact, only two coins, KuCoin Shares and VeChain, showed losses l..."

Canada?s Third 25-Basis Point Central Bank Rate Hike in Six Months


"The Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Council raised the overnight interest rate target to 1.25% from 1.0% today, following similar moves last September and July. A released statement revised upw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Loonies Wild Ride: Bank of Canada (BoC) Hikes Rates


"The Bank of Canada has hiked overnight rates by a +25 bps to +1.25% on the strength of stellar employment data and a pickup in inflation. It can be viewed as a “dovish” hike as the BoC sig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:08
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Subdued Ahead of BoC Rate Announcement


"USD/CAD continues to trade sideways this week. In the Wednesday session, the pair is trading at 1.2444 up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, all eyes are on the Bank of Canada, which is expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 14:52
Taggar: bank, rate, report, trading

Is the Market Too Aggressive on a BoC slam-dunk rate hike?


"Wednesday January 17: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is due to announce its interest rate decision at 10:00 am EDT and a full rate increase of +25 bps is almost pri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 13:25
Taggar: bank, market, rate

DAX Dips as Eurozone Final CPI Edges Lower


"The DAX has posted losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the index is trading at 13,217.50, down 0.22% from the Tuesday close. On the release front, Eurozone Final CPI edged lower to 1.4%, match..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 12:56
Taggar: bank, cpi, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as Eurozone Final CPI Matches Forecast


"The euro has posted losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2234, down 0.18% on the day. In economic news, Eurozone Final CPI ticked lower to 1.4%, matching expectations. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 12:27
Taggar: bank, cpi, trading

BNM Rate hike hopes support the Ringgit


"KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is expected to strengthen against major currencies following Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)’s policy normalization, says foreign currency analyst Stephen Innes of Oanda in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 04:04
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, foreign currency, market

Hackers Steal $400k from Users of a Stellar Lumen (XLM) Web Wallet


"Another cryptocurrency service provider has been hacked, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of losses to Stellar users this time. DNS hackers have hijacked the Blackwallet server, redirect..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 23:52
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, dollar

Metropolitan Bank Denies Ceasing Cryptocurrency-Related International Wires


"Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the company Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp (NYSE: MCB) allegedly ceasing international cryptocurrency transfers. The bank is well known for being called the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 23:03
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Japan?s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange


"As bitcoin trading becomes the new mainstream in Japan, leading financial firms are stepping in to offer services to preserve their market share. MUFG, the largest bank in the country, is now planning..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 20:58
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, market, share, trading

Live FX Analysis ? 16 January 2018 (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam gives his live analysis on EURUSD (8:24), GBPUSD (10:13), EURGBP (14:02), AUDUSD (15:38), USDCAD (16:53), GBPCAD (17:55), NZDUSD (20:13), USDJPY (21:57), GBPJPY (24:0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 18:52
Taggar: analysis, bank, cpi, market, rate

Metropolitan Bank Denies Policy Change on Crypto Wire Transfers


"Metropolitan Bank released a statement stating that it had a "long-standing policy" barring crypto-related wire transfers outside the U.S."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 18:20
Taggar: bank

E-Book Review: Forex Exchange Training Manual by Lehman Brothers


"Lehman Brothers was a titan of financial trading before going bankrupt in September 2008. In March 2010, Anton R. Valukas and his law firm Jenner & Block produced a ..."

China to Coordinate Against ?3,000 Fake Blockchain? Platforms


"This week China?s central television (CCTV 2) reported the Peoples Bank of China (PBOC), its Ministry of Public Security, in coordination with other regulatory agencies, will work to combat cybercrime..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 17:22
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, report

Dovish BoC Remains a Risk Ahead of Rate Decision


"Tuesday January 16: Five things the markets are talking about Are investors getting ahead of themselves on the number of Bank of Canada rate hikes in 2018? A small percentage of Canada ‘bears..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 13:25
Taggar: bank, bear, economy, market, rate

PBoC Official Calls for Wider Ban on Chinese Crypto Trading: Report


"The vice governor of China's central bank is reportedly seeking a wider ban on services related to cryptocurrency trading in the country."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 12:00
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, report, trading

Euro should remain bid on dips


"SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The euro inched lower on Tuesday, taking a breather after having rallied on the back of optimism about the euro zone?s economic outlook and expectations for the European Ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 03:54
Taggar: bank, rate

Canadian Dollar Awaits Central Bank Anticipated Rate Hike


"The BoC will become the first G7 nation to raise rates in 2018 The USD/CAD has been almost flat this week awaiting the rate decision by the Bank of Canada (BoC). The central bank is expected to raise..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 00:30
Taggar: bank, rate

Luno Exchange Bank Account Frozen by Malaysian Tax Officials


"Over the past few weeks, regulators and financial institutions have been reacting to the worldwide popularity of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. In another regulatory-related matter, this week in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 22:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, trading

Moscow Exchange Ready for ?Fast and Easy? Crypto Trading


"With authorities in Moscow still trying to find their bearings on Bitcoin, the largest Russian exchange has announced its readiness to organize cryptocurrency trading. It would be faster and easier, M..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 20:30
Taggar: bank, bear, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, finance, trading

Moscow Exchange Ready for ?Fast and Easy? Crypto Derivatives Trading


"With authorities in Moscow still trying to find their bearings on Bitcoin, the largest Russian exchange has announced its readiness to organize trading of crypto-based financial instruments. It would..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 20:30
Taggar: bank, bear, bitcoin, currencies, financial, trading

German Central Banker: Cryptocurrencies Must Be Regulated n a Global Scale


"A director of Germany's central bank said at an event that cryptocurrencies must be regulated at a global scale, not just on a national level."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 19:45
Taggar: bank, currencies

Lithuania's Central Bank Unveils Blockchain Startup Sandbox


"The central bank of Lithuania has launched a new regulatory "sandbox" for startups working with blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 18:45
Taggar: bank

Metropolitan Bank Ceases Cryptocurrency-Related International Wires


"Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp (NYSE: MCB), one of the fastest growing banks in the United States, is used by a number of major cryptocurrency exchanges. But the NYSE traded bank has ceased all crypto..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 18:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

St. Louis Fed: In Some Ways, Bitcoin Is More Robust Than Many Fiat Currencies


"In a recent article on the basics of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (PDF), Aleksander Berentsen and Fabian Schär of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis cover the usefulness of bitcoin and oth..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 18:04
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, consumption, currencies, currency, dollar, gold, investment, point

Credit Suisse Argues Irrational Exuberance Around ICOs Indicates Bitcoin Bubble


"In a paper written in the fall of 2017 and published on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) on Friday, January 12, 2018, Credit Suisse?s Dietmar Peetz and Gregory Mall argue that the boom in..."

Bundesbank to Add Yuan to Its Currency Reserves


"Germany?s central bank has decided to include the Chinese yuan in its own reserves, in a further boost to the international status of the currency. Speaking at an event in Hong Kong on Monday, Bundesb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 17:46
Taggar: bank, currency, investment

Euro Rises on EU Growth Optimism


"The euro shot to a three-year high on Monday as optimism around growth buoyed expectations of tighter monetary policy from European Central Bank, while the chance of a pro-European Union coalition in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 16:57
Taggar: bank

U.S. Markets Shut but Dollar Still Slides


"The United States is observing the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. President Trump once again rejected the criticism that he’s a racist. The Bank of Japan has held a quarterly branch manager..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 15:26
Taggar: bank, report

The Radical Vision of Futures-Backed Cryptocurrency


"An expert at software giant SAP has a radical idea for how central banks can eliminate inflation with cryptocurrency assets."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 15:20
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation

South Korean Banks Reverse Decisions on Cryptocurrency Accounts


"South Korean banks have backtracked from their decisions to stop servicing cryptocurrency accounts as crypto investors protested and the government re-discussed its policy. The country’s 6 major..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 14:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Rally Continues, US Markets Closed for MLK Day


"The euro has started off the trading week with considerable gains. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2280, up 0.66% on the day. In economic news, it’s a quiet start to the week. In the eurozone..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 12:40
Taggar: bank, trading

Indonesia Central Bank: Cryptocurrency Payments 'Not Legitimate'


"Bank Indonesia has warned that cryptocurrencies may not be used for payments in the country."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 12:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

Euro remains firm in APAC trade


"@12:44 PM Sydney Traders are focusing on the euro today after the currency’s spectacular rally on Friday following European Central Bank commentary last week and some hope that Germany will soon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 03:57
Taggar: bank, currency, trading

Whistleblower Details Big Bank?s Plans to Prohibit Employees Owning Bitcoin


"This week News.Bitcoin.com carried the breaking story alleging employees of giant Northern European bank Nordea were being forbidden by company policy from owning or trading cryptocurrency. Since publ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-14 17:57
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

South Korea Announces Crypto Traders Could Face Fines Under New System


"The South Korean government has announced that cryptocurrency traders will be fined if they do not convert from existing virtual accounts, which allows for anonymous trading, to real-name accounts. Re..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-14 16:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trade, trading

Calls for ?Legal Bitcoin? in Ukraine, as Natsbank Mulls E-Fiat


"Ukraine, now serious about crypto regulation, is setting up a special working group to oversee the completion of the necessary framework. Dedicated legislation has been making its way through parliame..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-14 03:57
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Ditch University and High Transaction Fees ? Praxis Accepts Bitcoin Cash


"Praxis is an intern, apprentice-like placement company, acting as a practical, resumé building experience for those who believe university is a waste of intellect and time and treasure. Recently, they..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-13 06:51
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Bank Indonesia: Do Not Sell, Buy, Trade Cryptocurrency


"Bank Indonesia, Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia?s central bank, has issued perhaps its bluntest statement yet on curbing the use of cryptocurrency, affirming a hardening stance on the popul..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-13 01:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Belfrics Granted ?Sandbox License? to Open Cryptocurrency Exchange in Bahrain


"The Central Bank of Bahrain has awarded bitcoin technology provider, Belfrics Global, a sandbox license to open and operate a cryptocurrency exchange in the Arabian Gulf nation. As such, Belfrics is r..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 21:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate, report

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings are scheduled in Canada, South Africa, South Korea and Indonesia. The Fed Beige Book of regional economic conditions and the Bank of Canada’s quarterly Mo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 20:12
Taggar: bank, report

Strict Regulations Force South Korean Banks to Stop Servicing Cryptocurrency Exchanges


"Following the inspections of six major banks this week, South Korean regulators have uncovered some inadequate internal controls for handling cryptocurrency exchanges. Given the government’s str..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 18:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Euro at Three Year High on Possible Coalition Deal


"Friday January 12: Five things the markets are talking about On Thursday, the European Central Bank (ECB) delivered some good cheer to the EUR with a set of monetary policy minutes that supported mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 13:34
Taggar: bank, market

Russia's Sberbank Has Launched a Blockchain Lab


"Sberbank, one of the largest banks in Russia, has built a blockchain laboratory to develop and test blockchain-based solutions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 12:00
Taggar: bank

Chinese Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Establishes Branch in Zug, Switzerland


"For centuries Switzerland was known around the world for its tradition of banking secrecy, but now a new financial industry is taking root in the country. Local leaders tried to establish a cryptocurr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 04:29
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peruvian Central Bank Board members continued the pattern of cutting their policy rate every other monthly meeting. As they had done in May, July, September, and November, officials cut such by 25 bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 04:14
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Swedish Bank Allegedly Forbids Employees from Owning Cryptocurrency


"A giant Northern European bank, Nordea, has allegedly enacted a company policy which forbids its employees from owning or trading in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. The bank?s current executive tea..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 00:42
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, trading

National Bank Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank policy rate was lowered by 825 basis points from April 2013 though July 2016, but the executive board has implemented just a single 25-basis point cut in October 2017 to 3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 19:16
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

India?s Bitcoin Exchange Koinex Suffers From Bank Blocking Crypto Accounts


"India continues its shaky experiment with money?s future as its domestic population is wild about cryptocurrency. Its government and regulators are less than thrilled, though. The banking system is si..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 18:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point

ECB may start tweaking policy message in early 2018


"The European Central Bank should revisit its communication stance in early 2018, accounts of its December meeting showed, suggesting that policymakers could soon start preparing markets for the end of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 16:12
Taggar: bank, market

Upbeat ECB Minutes Lift Euro


"Minutes of the December ECB Governing Council meeting seem to proclaim the beginning of the end of the central bank’s ultra-easy stance. Quantitative settings were not changed, and a continuing..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 15:50
Taggar: bank

Korea's Central Bank Forms Task Force to Study Cryptocurrency Impact


"The Bank of Korea, South Korea's central bank, has launched a cryptocurrency task force to explore the technology's effects on the financial system."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 12:00
Taggar: bank, currency, financial

Goldman Sachs Recognizes Bitcoin?s Future Potential


"First, Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase says he regrets calling bitcoin a fraud. Now, legacy bank Goldman Sachs is formally recognizing how cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin could act as global money. 20..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 05:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, gold

Review of this weeks MYR action


"THE ringgit rally took a breather yesterday after slipping, and stayed at RM4 against the greenback following a newsbreak that China?s central bank would suspend its counter-cyclical factor which diss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 05:56
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, market

Blockexplorer.com Declares a Preference for Bitcoin Cash Over ?Blockstream Fork?


"Blockexplorer.com has announced that it will henceforth refer to Bitcoin Cash as Bitcoin only and the ?Blockstream fork of bitcoin? as Bitcoin Legacy.  Also Read: Michael Novogratz $400 Million Bet: F..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 04:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Bitstamp Is Asking Users Who Want to Withdraw a Lot of Questions


"Customers of Slovenia’s Bitstamp exchange are being forced to jump through hoops to meet an unprecedented level of compliance. A widely circulated image, purporting to reveal Bitstamp?s enhanced..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 01:17
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Michael Novogratz $400 Million Bet: Form Giant Crypto Merchant Bank


"Billionaire investor Michael Novogratz pulled back from bitcoin toward the end of last year, citing market volatility, and ultimately scrapped his much-anticipated crypto hedge fund as a result. He?s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 18:11
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, gold, market

Bank of Israel Maintains Status Quo


"Having implemented three 25-basis point reductions per annum from 2011 to 2014 and one more 15-bp cut in February 2015, Israeli monetary officials have kept their central bank interest rate at 0.10% f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 17:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

The PBoC?s not so invisible hand


"The dollar weakened against the yen a day after the Bank of Japan said it would cut back on its purchasing of bonds as part of its huge stimulus programme. While not a massive reduction, the move indi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 05:39
Taggar: bank, dollar

Mike Novogratz Unveils Plan for Cryptocurrency 'Merchant Bank'


"Billionaire and ex-fund manager Mike Novogratz has unveiled the launch of a cryptocurrency "merchant bank.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 01:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Yen Surges After BOJ Trims Bond Purchases


"The U.S. dollar advanced against most major rivals Tuesday, but dropped against the yen after the Bank of Japan trimmed its purchases in long-dated Japanese government debt. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 19:31
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU, and IMF to Collaborate on Curbing Crypto Trading


"The South Korean government has called for financial regulators and central bankers of 23 other countries as well as 12 organizations, including the International Monetary Fund and the European Union..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 18:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, financial, rate, trading

Iranian Banker Calls for Cryptocurrency Acceptance


"An official at Iran’s biggest bank called for bankers to use digital currencies themselves and design a domestic digital currency.  Also Read: Iranian Bitcoin Adoption Surges Amid Political Prot..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 17:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Firmer Yen


"The Japanese yen advanced 0.4% overnight against the dollar and by even more versus main European currencies. Investors reacted after the Bank of Japan bought fewer 10-year and longer JGBs in its oper..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 15:42
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, price index, share

Bank of Israel: Digital Currencies Are an Asset Not a Currency


"The deputy governor of Israel's central bank has said that digital currencies like bitcoin are more of a financial asset than a currency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 12:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

Oil extends gains in APAC


"OIL EXTENDS GAINS The dollar held on to its gains against major peers, consolidating its recent mini-rebound with the euro unable to make inroads despite data showing eurozone economic sentiment at it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 06:33
Taggar: bank, dollar, oil

First Romanian Policy Interest Rate Hike since 2003


"The first change of a key central bank interest rate was made by the National Bank of Romania, where the key policy rate, deposit facility rate, and lending facility rates were raised 25 basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 19:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Confusion Grows Surrounding Official Chinese Position Regarding Bitcoin Mining


"In recent days a number of conflicting reports have surfaced pertaining to the stance of China?s government with regards to bitcoin mining. Last week, Bloomberg reported that the People?s Bank of Chin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 19:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

Banks and the Blockchain Blues


"Banks excited about their blockchain work may do well to monitor their signal-to-noise ratios in 2018."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 16:00
Taggar: bank

USD/CAD ? Sizzling Job Numbers Sends Loonie to 14-Week High


"The Canadian dollar has paused in the Monday session, after posting strong gains on Friday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2408, down 0.06% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Canada re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 15:02
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

Yuan Rises in early APAC


"The yuan strengthened on Monday after a central bank researcher said there was room to raise interest rates in the short term, easing expectations of capital outflow from the mainland. ?There is room..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 12:19
Taggar: bank, profit, rate

South Korea to Cooperate with China and Japan on Regulation


"South Korean regulators are seeking cooperation with counterparts from Beijing and Tokyo to address cryptocurrency speculation. Six commercial banks have been targeted by Seoul authorities inspecting..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 01:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

South Korean Banks Face Scrutiny Over Crypto Exchange Ties


"South Korea's financial regulators began inspecting commercial banks to monitor their compliance with new cryptocurrency exchange rules."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 00:45
Taggar: bank, currency, financial

This Week in Bitcoin: The Hunt for the Next Bitcoin Intensifies


"Well, that just happened. What happened? Let?s see: crypto penny stocks mooning. Centralized banking coins mooning. Long forgotten alt bags and even abandoned projects languishing on Cryptopia mooning..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 21:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Korean Government Starts Inspecting Major Banks for Crypto Regulation Compliance


"The South Korean authorities will start inspecting major banks for their compliance with cryptocurrency regulations on Monday. This move follows the regulators’ recent announcement prohibiting t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 19:25
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, trading

Wall Street Wants Bitcoin ETFs with Twice the Risk/Reward


"The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) received yet another request to approve Wall Street bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This time, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) wishes to list f..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 17:09
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar, leverage

British Bank Says ?No? to Crypto Firms from Gibraltar


"Less than a week since it started licensing blockchain businesses, Gibraltar has received bad news from the United Kingdom. A leading British bank has refused to process orders from crypto firms based..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 03:06
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Korean Crypto Exchanges Go on Hiring Spree, Stealing Workers From Banks


"Major South Korean exchanges are on a hiring spree. The demand for cryptocurrencies and the government’s mandate for stronger security systems are driving the need for additional manpower at cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-06 16:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, employment, financial

Next Week


"Central Banks: Policy meetings are scheduled in Israel, Poland, South Korea, Peru, Serbia, and Romania. Many Fed officials have scheduled public speaking engagements: Kashkari, Dudley, Evans, Bullard..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 22:39
Taggar: bank, bull

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Missing In relation to Mysterious Death of Exchange CEO


"State owned media outlet, Russia Today (RT), reports the suicide of an exchange CEO was in actuality something more sinister and connected to Mt. Gox’ 650,000 still missing bitcoin, according to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 22:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar, report

Analysts Point to Regulatory Vacuum as Driving Australian Cryptocurrency Banking Woes


"There are increasingly publicized challenges posed to the Australian cryptocurrency industry by the country?s ?big four? banks’ refusal to provide financial services to crypto companies. Many an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 14:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, point

Bank of England Backtracks on Plan to Launch Cryptocurrency


"The Bank of England has dropped plans to launch its own digital currency amid concerns about its impact on the financial system."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 12:05
Taggar: bank, currency, financial

French Entrepreneur?s Case to Overturn the Bitlicense Dismissed


"This week the longstanding New York Supreme Court case involving the state?s Bitlicense was dismissed. The lone bitcoin entrepreneur, Theo Chino, who has been fighting in court for years, relentlessly..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 11:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar

Bitconnect Slapped with Securities Emergency Cease and Desist Order


"On Thursday the Texas Securities Commissioner (TSC) signed an Emergency Cease and Desist Order to stop Bitconnect from operating. The mysterious company is a popular bitcoin lending platform with a 4..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 04:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar, market

BTCC Founder Positive the PBOC Will Remove China?s Exchange Ban


"This week the founder and CEO of the trading platform BTCC, Bobby Lee, was featured on the broadcast ?Squawk Box? and spoke about last year?s banning of Chinese bitcoin exchanges. Lee believes that it..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 23:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, trading

Market Trends to Watch for in 2018


"Capital Market trends investors will be looking at for 2018: Crypto-currencies: Bitcoin – the rise of regulators U.S corporate tax cuts: What’s the ‘real’ potential? Interest r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 19:48
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, rate

European PMI Surveys Point to Strong Growth


"The euro zone economy closed out the year with the strongest growth in nearly seven years, driven by accelerating services and manufacturing activity across all major economies, a survey showed on Thu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 17:24
Taggar: bank, economy

Bitcoin Futures Flat as Contracts Move Short and Merrill Lynch Imposes Ban


"The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the industry?s main regulatory arm,  reports a net increase in short contracts; volume is sluggish, and a legacy bank has now outright forbid clients a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 14:33
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report, trading

Merrill Lynch Bans Clients from Investing in Bitcoin Fund


"Merrill Lynch, the brokerage arm of Bank of America, has blocked financial advisers and clients from trading in bitcoin-related investments."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 12:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, investment, trading

Austrian Brokerage Service Bitpanda Adds Full Bitcoin Cash Integration


"Bitpanda (formerly known as Coinimal) is a cryptocurrency broker based in Vienna, Austria that operates brokerage services with dash, litecoin, etheruem, and bitcoin. Now on January 3, Bitpanda has an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 10:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

African Holding Company VP Urges Central Bank to Buy Bitcoin and Ditch Dollar


"Concerned about the US dollar?s predicted drop in value, and many African countries relying on USD cash reserves, vice president of Groupe Nduom, a leading financial holding company, Papa-Wassa Chiefy..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 02:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, dollar, financial, investment

Chinese Central Bank Hosts Closed-Door Meeting on Electricity Usage of Bitcoin Miners


"The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) today had a closed-door meeting on the use of electricity for bitcoin mining. The legitimacy of the news has been confirmed by Tencent Finance.  Also Read: Pete..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 22:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, market

RBC Report: Crypto and Blockchain Could Unlock $10 Trillion Market


"A new report by a Royal Bank of Canada analyst outlines potential use cases for blockchain technologies while predicting a $10 trillion industry."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 21:15
Taggar: bank, report

India Faces Rising Oil Prices and Central Bank Policy as Main Macro Risks


"Rising oil prices and hawkish policy from its central bank are the two biggest risks for India’s economy in 2018, a financial expert told CNBC on Wednesday. The increasing price of oil is “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 18:21
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, oil

ECB Official Calls for Tax on Bitcoin Transactions


"Bitcoin should be regulated and even taxed, according to a European Central Bank (ECB) governing council member."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 17:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Inflation to Remain Key to Fed Minutes


"Janet Yellen?s Federal Reserve probably didn?t make much progress last month toward resolving the biggest topic of debate during her tenure leading the central bank: low inflation.Minutes of the U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 16:57
Taggar: bank, inflation, market

Putin Wants to Use Cryptoruble to Evade Sanctions But Bank of Russia Skeptical


"Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has reportedly commissioned work to create a cryptocurrency as a tool to circumvent international sanctions. His economic adviser explained that ?no mining is p..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 05:22
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, finance, report, share

Gibraltar Launches Regulation to Protect Cryptocurrency Value and Reputation


"A mechanism tailored to protect customers of cryptocurrency businesses in Gibraltar, and its own reputation, went into effect on January 1. The regulation targets blockchain technology ? companies sto..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 04:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Bitcoin Futures Are a Threat to Whole Banking System, Fears ECB Director


"While major stock brokers are lining up to add bitcoin futures to their platforms, central bankers are apparently not too happy about it. A member of the European Central Bank (ECB) executive board ha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 01:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, brokers, financial

Bitcoin Adoption in Africa Hinders EAC Plans for a Unified Currency


"Due to a declining economy and eroding national currencies, the East African Community (EAC), an intergovernmental central bank organization composed of six countries in eastern Africa have plans to a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, economy

ECB May End QE in 2018 if Growth Continues in Europe


"The European Central Bank may end its stimulus program this year if the euro zone economy continues to grow strongly, ECB rate-setter Ewald Nowotny told a German newspaper. The ECB has said it will bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:17
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Improves to 3-Week High, Markets Eye Fed Minutes


"USD/JPY has started the week with losses. In the Tuesday session, USD/JPY is trading at 112.11, down 0.51%. On the release front, there are no Japanese events on the schedule, and Japanese bank are cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 17:43
Taggar: bank, trading

Eurozone Manufacturers End 2017 on a High


"Euro zone manufacturers ended 2017 by ramping up activity at the fastest pace in more than two decades, a survey showed on Tuesday, and rising demand suggests they will start the new year on a high.Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 14:39
Taggar: bank, economy, manufacture

UK Central Bank Mulls Cryptocurrency Linked To Pounds Sterling


"A research unit at the Bank of England is reportedly investigating the introduction of a cryptocurrency linked to pounds sterling."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 12:00
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, report

The Bitcoin Exchange That Once Dominated China Is Heading to Japan


"At one time the Beijing-based digital currency exchange Huobi was once the largest bitcoin trading platform in China before the central bank stopped domestic exchanges from trading cryptocurrencies. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 08:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, trading

Bank of England Could Issue ?Bitcoin-style Digital Currency? in 2018


"The Bank of England might have ?its own Bitcoin-style digital currency? this year already, according to the country?s legacy media. The more than three hundred year old bank set up a research unit bac..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-01 17:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

CME Launches Bitcoin Futures Trading Simulator


"Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has launched a market simulation tool that allows newcomers to practice trading bitcoin futures without risking any capital. The free tool has been added to the compa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-31 12:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, trading

Korean Exchange Youbit May Avert Bankruptcy ? Members Have 3 Options


"South Korean exchange Youbit filed bankruptcy last week but has now come up with additional options to pay back its members. The exchange is asking them to vote between three options. Also read: Russi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-30 22:06
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Australian Freeze: Big Aussie Banks Denying Bitcoiners


"Bitcoiners in Australia claim banks are on purpose freezing their bank accounts, disallowing exchange transfers, and at least one exchange is over-reacting to the freeze. They?re so unnerved they?ve d..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-30 13:00
Taggar: aussie, bank, bitcoin

Thailand?s Year of Bitcoin Ends with Central Bank Education Push


"This week the Kingdom of Thailand announced its major regulators would team up in order to better educate its people about the world?s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, openly worrying it might be..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-30 05:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Russian Cryptocurrency Bill Is Ready ? Regulators Share Details


"The bill for the regulation of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Russia is ready. It was jointly developed by the country’s central bank and finance ministry. The regulators..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 17:01
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, share

Ross Ulbricht?s Fate in the Hands of the US Supreme Court


"Ross Ulbricht formally submitted a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), seeking a hearing for the overturn of a decision upheld this year by the Second Circuit Court..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 17:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

UK Mortgage Approvals Falls to 15-Month Low


"British banks approved the fewest mortgages in 15 months in November, when the Bank of England raised interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, industry figures showed on Thursday.Banks..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 15:11
Taggar: bank, rate

EU Central Banker: ?Stop Calling the Bitcoin a Coin?


"European Union central bankers are becoming increasingly vocal on the subject of the world?s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. Its precipitous price increase this year seems to coincide with wide-..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 06:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair on Bitcoin: ?Value ? Like Beauty ? Is in the Eye of Beholder?


"Former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chair Sheila Bair was given a platform on Yahoo! Finance to share her thoughts on the world?s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. While she trucks..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 16:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, finance, share

Markets Quiet in Run Up to New Year


"Markets Flat in Thin Trade It?s been a relatively flat start to trading on Wednesday, broadly speaking, and US futures suggest more of the same is to come. This period between Christmas and New Year i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 14:08
Taggar: bank, market, trading

Major Korean Banks Drop Bitcoin Point Swap Services


"South Korean banks are further distancing themselves from bitcoin following the government’s ?emergency? regulation which bans them from direct involvement in cryptocurrency-related activities..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 10:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, point, report

Markets Update: Deflated Digital Asset Prices Bounce Back


"The price of bitcoin (BTC) has rebounded significantly since our last markets update. BTC markets reached a high of $16,100 across many global exchanges around 11:00 am EDT on December 26. The price s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 20:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

A Central Bank Cryptocurrency? Not in 2018


"Central bank digital currencies may sound like a nice idea, but blogger JP Koning argues they'll remain just that in 2018 ? an idea. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 19:30
Taggar: bank, currencies

Fidelity Investments Charitable Collected $22 Million in Bitcoin this Year


"The Year of Bitcoin continued apace with Fidelity Investments Charitable collecting a whopping 22,000,000 USD in the world?s most popular cryptocurrency. Bitcoiners are known for their generosity, and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 17:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment

Bundesbank Board Member: ?No Plans to Issue State-Backed Cryptocurrency?


"Online German news site, ?uro am Sonntag, interviewed Bundesbank board member Carl-Ludwig Thiele who revealed the European Union has no plans to issue a state-backed cryptocurrency. He also goes on to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-25 12:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

PR: Cryptobank Datarius Integrating Bancor Protocol


"San Jose, Costa Rica ? Datarius, a new blockchain cryptobank has today announced collaboration with Bancor to minimize the risk of volatility. Datarius will activate a Token Relay? with 7% of its circ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-23 12:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Fedcoin Could Be Coming Soon, But Would It Really Challenge Bitcoin?


"The idea of ?Fedcoin,? a cryptocurrency sponsored by the U.S. government and managed by the Federal Reserve, has been around for quite some time. ?Imagine that the Fed, as the core developer, makes..."

Cleaning Up the Crypto Markets: A Job for 2018


"Regulation may be a four-letter word in the crypto markets, but that doesn't mean it should be embraced according to one bank analyst."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 19:00
Taggar: bank, market

Sberbank Chairman: Blockchain Adoption Could Take 10 Years


"The head of Sberbank believes that the wider-scale implementation of blockchain in Russia could take as long as a decade."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 16:10
Taggar: bank

Doing a 180 ? Goldman Sachs Goes Crypto


"The Year of Bitcoin continues to get more interesting, as reports surfaced today that legacy bank Goldman Sachs will open a cryptocurrency trading desk by mid 2018. It’s a momentous occasion for..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 10:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, gold, report, trading

Not all doom and gloom for the AUD


"1:33pm AST Here is Stephen Innes at OANDA on the local currency: “We’ve had a lot of interest for the Antipodeans after the robust GDP data out of New Zealand. Given the slow unwind of pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 04:56
Taggar: bank, currency, kiwi, point

Wikileaks Founder Responds to Banking Blockade 2.0: ?Use Cryptocurrencies?


"This week the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, told his 600,000 Twitter followers that the website that exposes government corruption is suffering another ?banking blockade.? According to Assange..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 20:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Bank of Japan Maintains Status Quo


"The Bank of Japan has a stimulative monetary policy that goes by the title of “quantitative and qualitative easing(QQE) with yield control.” The unchanged settings at the final scheduled p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 18:03
Taggar: bank, rate

Yen Yawns as BoJ Stays on the Sidelines


"USD/JPY is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.51, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan maintained monetary poli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 17:34
Taggar: bank, rate, trading

Bank of Japan Maintains Accommodative Stance


"The Bank of Japan said Thursday it is holding its monetary policy steady, as inflation is still far from the targeted 2 percent despite a growing economy.At the end of its two-day policy meeting, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

How Regulators Become Blockchain Innovators


"Don't believe the crypto hype? On a large enough scale, no institution is safe from dramatic change, argues Central Bank of Aruba's Ryan Peterson."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 16:00
Taggar: bank

Bank of England Chief: Bitcoin Isn't a Threat to Financial Stability


"Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said that bitcoin's meteoric price gains do not pose a threat to global financial stability."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 12:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

The Philippine Central Bank Considers Regulation Standards for Bitcoin


"The Philippine central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the country?s regulators are planning to create regulatory standards for digital assets like bitcoin. This week the BSP Deputy Govern..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 05:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

USDJPY steady ahead of BoJ


"SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar held near a one-week high against the yen on Thursday, supported by a rise in U.S. bond yields, with moves limited ahead of a Bank of Japan policy decision and a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 03:12
Taggar: bank, dollar

Swedish Riksbank


"Sweden’s repo rate will stay at negative 0.50% after a unanimous vote of the central bank executive board. It was zero percent from October 2014 until a 10-basis point cut in February 2015 pushe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:36
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Central Bank of Hungary


"The central bank’s monetary council again kept the Hungarian base rate at 0.90%, its level since a 15-basis point reduction in May of last year. Inflation still hasn’t risen in a sustained..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Morgan Stanley: Hedge Funds Poured $2 Billion into Cryptos in 2017


"Banking giant Morgan Stanley has estimated that hedge funds invested $2 billion in cryptocurrencies this year."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 13:01
Taggar: bank, currencies

After Second Hack This Year, South Korean Exchange Youbit Closes Down


"South Korean exchange Youbit announced on its website today that it is closing down after a hack early Tuesday, December 19, 2017, that resulted in the loss of 17 percent of its assets.The exchange..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 22:02
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currencies, rate, report, share

Bitcoin Exchange Youbit to Declare Bankruptcy After Hack


"A South Korean bitcoin exchange is moving to declare bankruptcy following what it said was a debilitating cyber attack."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 17:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit to Close After Second Hack in a Year


"South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit has revealed plans to file for bankruptcy. The decision to close operations follows announcements that the exchange was hacked for the second time this year..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 15:50
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, market

Vaultbank Forges New Path to Value Creation


"There was a time back in 2016 when the price of bitcoin was worth less than $1,000. During that year, a number of digital assets saw a significant rise in value. Few really knew what Bitcoin was, l..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 14:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, financial, investment, market, rate, share, trading

PR: Investing Platform Coinseed Announces ICO Pre-Sale for Spare Change Investment in Cryptos


"Coinseed Announces Its Pre-Sale ICO As we launched our iOS and Android app on November 21, 2017, we had a tremendous growth without any paid marketing. We already hit our banking deposit limit only wi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 12:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, investment, market

'Stay Away' from Bitcoin, Warns Danish Central Bank Chief


"The director of Denmark's central bank has given a warning on bitcoin, describing it as "dangerous" and unregulated."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 12:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Bitcoin Likely to Become 'Niche' Product, Says ING's Top Economist


"The chief economist for Dutch banking giant ING believes bitcoin will likely wind up as a niche financial product, according to a new report."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 09:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, report

Op Ed: Bitcoin?s Scaling Challenge Brings the Battle for Liberation of Cyberspace


"This year brought a climax in the prolonged Bitcoin block size debate. Heated disputes over scaling that have become toxic in the ecosystem have overshadowed the technology. The cancelation of SegW..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 20:31
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, gold, margin, market, point, profit, rate, share

More Firms Entering the Bitcoin Market See Stocks Soar


"It appears that public companies have found a new way to attract investors to their stocks, implying they are becoming a part of the booming bitcoin market. Also Read: Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Bitcoi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 19:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Danish central bank head issues stark warning on ?deadly? bitcoin


"Potential investors in bitcoin should steer clear of a dangerous gamble and not complain to financial regulators if things do go wrong, Denmark?s central bank governor warned. FILE PHOTO: Virtual curr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 16:08
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Danish central bank head issues stark warning on ?deadly? bitcoin


"Potential investors in bitcoin should steer clear of a dangerous gamble and not complain to financial regulators if things do go wrong, Denmark?s central bank governor warned. ?You should stay away (f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 16:08
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

INR spooked by election headlines


"By Kenan Machado  @kenanwsj India?s stocks and currency swung sharply in the first hour of trading, taking attention from strong bank-fueled gains in Japan and Australia and the start of bitcoin tradi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 08:16
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, dollar, trading

Bitcoin Fees Have Become Infeasible


"In 2013, one bitcoin cost $20. In 2017, it costs $20 to send one bitcoin. With record highs, thriving adoption, and media attention, this should be a celebratory time for bitcoin believers. And yet it..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 03:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, point

2018: The Year Central Banks Begin Buying Cryptocurrency


"A former central banker is predicting big changes on major central bank balance sheets as cryptocurrencies continue to gain adoption and market share."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-17 15:30
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, share

Japanese Investors Increasingly Switching From Traditional FX Trading to Bitcoin


"A growing number of Japanese retail investors are switching from leveraged FX trading to leveraged cryptocurrency trading, thus driving the crypto market, according to a recent Deutsche Bank?s researc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-17 12:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, fx trading, leverage, market, report, trading

PR: Dimpay ICO ? Don?t Miss Your Chance to Invest in Dimpay Before the Exchange Listing!


"Invest on DIMPAY.io with a bonus of 5% (15% if you pay with XEM). This is a last chance to invest before the listing on the exchange on 18th December 2017. The DIM Ecosystem has expanded further with..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-16 12:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial

Malaysia Issues Proposed Digital Currency Regulations for Public Review


"Just recently, the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the country?s central bank, has issued drafted digital currency regulatory guidelines for citizens and businesses residing in the region. The new regulat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 21:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy meetings are scheduled in Japan, Sweden, Thailand, the Czech Republic, and Hungary. Minutes from this month’s meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia will be publ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 21:47
Taggar: bank

Bank of Russia


"Russia’s key monetary policy rate has been reduced by a greater-than-expected 50 basis points to 7.75%. A main reason why central bank officials were able to slice 50 basis points from their int..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s central bank interest rate was raised by another full percentage point to 14.5% just seven weeks after an initial increase of 100 basis points. As in Mexico, inflation has been higher..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:42
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Another Rate Hike at the Bank of Mexico


"Citing higher-than-desired inflation, the Bank of Mexico under a new president has raised its one-day interbank rate to 7.25% from 7.0%. This is the fourth increase of 25 bps in size this year, follow..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Korean Regulation Fails to Shake Bitcoin Market But Could Wipe Out Some Exchanges


"After South Korea’s regulators announced their emergency measures for cryptocurrencies, the bitcoin market breathes a sigh of relief. While a blanket ban was not adopted, other smaller bans rema..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 14:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, report

South Korea Releases Emergency Measures for Cryptocurrency Regulation


"South Korea’s government released emergency measures for cryptocurrency regulation on Thursday. Bitcoin exchanges will now be regulated. Among other measures, there will be a ban on banks, minor..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 11:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report, trading

Central Bank Rates in Chile, Peru and Colombia Left Unchanged


"The Central Bank of Chile’s main interest rate was retained at 2.5%, but a released statement expresses some concern about the effect of inflation staying below target might have on actual infla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"There has been a Filipino central bank rate of 3.0% since a pair of 25-basis point cuts in the third quarter of 2014, and monetary officials still see no need to change that level. A statement after t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Norway


"The policy interest rate at Norges Bank has been 0.50% since March 2016 when a 25-basis point cut culminated 175 basis points of easing since December 2011. Norway was the first central bank in Europe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:03
Taggar: bank, point, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Poloz Hawkish Comments


"The Canadian dollar appreciated on Thursday after Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Stephen Poloz spoke at the Canadian Club in Toronto. His speech was titled ?The Three Things Keeping Me Awake at Night?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 23:12
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy

Malaysia's Central Bank Releases Draft Rules for Cryptocurrency Exchanges


"Bank Negara Malaysia published draft guidelines for cryptocurrency exchanges to report their usage statistics to prevent illicit transactions."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 22:00
Taggar: bank, currency, report

South Korea Moves to Regulate Domestic Bitcoin Trading, Exchanges


"Since late November 2017, South Korea has looked to regulate cryptocurrency trading in domestic exchanges, including Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit,  The Korea Herald reports. Now, trying to tame the..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as BoE Stays on the Sidelines


"The British pound is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3429, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, Retail Sales jumped 1.1%, crushi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 19:07
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

Many Central Bank Decisions and Released Data for Markets to Digest


"The People’s Bank of China raised short-term interest rates by 5 basis points. The modest tightening was the first in nine months and painted as a response to the Fed’s rate hike on Wednes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 18:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

ECB Lifts Economic Growth Forecasts for 2017 to 2.4%


"The European Central Bank (ECB) has lifted its economic growth forecasts as growth across the eurozone picks up. It now expects the eurozone’s economy to grow 2.4% this year, ahead of its previo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 18:10
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Japan's GMO Internet Group Will Pay Thousands of Workers in Bitcoin


"Blockchain development companies and the cryptocurrency press have been paying their workers in cryptocurrencies for years, but one realizes that the times are truly changing when mainstream compan..."

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher, US Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2864, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases NHPI and Bank of Canada Stephen Pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:43
Taggar: bank, dollar, indicators, retail sales, trading

Chances of Disorderly Brexit Reduced According to BoE


"Last week?s breakthrough in Brexit talks has reduced the risk of Britain leaving the European Union in a disorderly way and may boost economic confidence, the Bank of England said on Thursday after it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:32
Taggar: bank, rate

Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Bitcoin Is Rising as Banks Are Destined to Disappear


"With the meteoric rise in the value of bitcoin this year and the media cacophony around it, its a surprise that not all world leaders have spoken about the subject yet. One political figure that we ca..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

BoE Leaves Interest Rates at 0.5%


"The Bank of England’s (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted 9-0 on Thursday to keep its monetary policy unchanged, leaving the U.K. interest rate at 0.5 percent in a result widely expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Does Draghi Have One More Treat Up His Sleeve?


"ECB, BoE and SNB Headline Packed Session We have a jam packed session in store on Thursday as we get monetary policy decisions from three major central banks, as well as a host of important economic r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 09:20
Taggar: bank

South Korean Banks Drop Crypto Accounts as Government Plans a Ban


"South Korean regulators have announced a plan to ban banks from activities involving cryptocurrencies, prompting major banks in the country to declare they will no longer issue accounts required for c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 04:00
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, trading

The Great Central Bank Yawn


"The Great Central Bank Yawn Neither the ECB or the BOE offered up much of anything at yesterday’s  Central Bank events. Not wanting to impede the nascent EU economic recovery via a stronger Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 01:51
Taggar: bank, rate

Bank of England


"The Bank of England was not expected to tighten policy at consecutive monthly meetings, and the Monetary Policy Committee was unanimous in voting to retain a 0.50% bank rate and leave asset purchase c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 01:01
Taggar: bank, rate

Swiss National Bank


"Swiss monetary policy gets reviewed quarterly, which is less frequent than the practice at many other central banks. The current interest rate settings of a negative 0.75% sight deposit rate within a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 00:51
Taggar: bank, rate

Mt Gox Creditors Petition the Court to Get Full Distribution of Bitcoins


"Within the cryptocurrency community, the Mt Gox legal proceedings have been a very topical subject with a court case that has been dragged out for four years. Now a group of creditors are pleading wit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 23:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

BANKEX?s Ambitious Crusade to Reshape Traditional Finance


"A lack of synergistic connection points between the blockchain sector and traditional finance is currently hindering progress within the world of banking. Opportunities abound for the deployment of..."

Can the ECB and BoE Deliver a Holiday Treat?


"Investors Seeking Further Tightening Clues It may be a decade since the start of the global financial crisis but only this year have central banks around the world began dialling back their emergency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 18:40
Taggar: bank, economy, financial

How will the markets respond to Fed projections? (Video)


"As this is the last big week in data before the markets wind down for the festive period. We have a few central bank announcements. The Fed announcement tonight is the event that has Craig, Senior Mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 15:07
Taggar: announcement, bank, fed announcement, market

Move Over Alabama, Fed Next


"Wednesday December 13: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have struggled a tad overnight as investors wait for monetary policy decisions by G10 central banks. Note: The ECB, BoE..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 13:14
Taggar: bank, market

USPTO Approves Bank of America?s Cryptocurrency Exchange Patent


"During the first week of December, the second largest bank in the U.S., Bank of America (BOA), was awarded a cryptocurrency exchange patent. The BOA cryptocurrency trading platform?s concept summary o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 09:20
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, trading

Futures Markets and Record Prices Spark Regulatory Warnings


"Bitcoin?s skyrocketing price has triggered a wave of warnings from regulatory institutions. The European Central Bank (ECB) has implored the European Union (EU) to regulate bitcoin, whilst the Associa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 07:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Saudi, UAE Central Banks Team Up to Test Cryptocurrency


"The central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly testing a new cryptocurrency for cross-border payments."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 00:15
Taggar: bank, currency, rate, report

IcyWallet Offers a Cold Storage Bitcoin Wallet for the Visually Impaired


"Safely storing cryptocurrency can be confusing, especially for newcomers to the space, but for people with visual impairments, finding an accessible option is especially challenging.IcyWallet is a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 18:27
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, point, rate

Goldman Sachs to Talk to UK Labour Party


"The British Labour Party?s would-be finance minister, John McDonnell, has accepted an invitation for talks at the Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs (GS.N) as it seeks better relations with a political pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 16:27
Taggar: bank, finance, gold

Central Bank Vigil: FX Steady and Going Nowhere


"Global equities are struggling for traction, while the U.S dollar trades in a tight range as Treasury prices rally ahead of this week?s G10 central bank meetings. Note: Federal Open Market Committee (..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 13:03
Taggar: bank, dollar, dollar trade, market

Overstock.com Shares Skyrocket as Morgan Stanley Buys Passive Stake in Bitcoin-Friendly Company


"In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Morgan Stanley has revealed it owns a large passive stake in online retailer Overstock.com. News of the company being gobbled up by the l..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 12:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, share, shares

Precious Metals and Commodities Weekly 12th December


"Our weekly journey through the precious metals and commodities CFD?s available with OANDA. Jeffrey analyses each using a combination of technical and fundamental analysis. It’s a central bank fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 11:06
Taggar: analysis, bank, fundamental analysis, rate

A lull in currency markets


"A lull in currency markets New York traders started their day off with terror incident at the Port Authority train station, but as we’ve seen so often in the past, the market is desensitised to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 02:11
Taggar: bank, currency, market

Bitcoin Futures Are Here: The Story So Far


"The week ahead will give better future indication of Bitcoin derivatives products as yesterday at 6 p.m. EST, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) allowed bitcoin futures to begin trading unde..."

Central Banks in Focus This Week


"Fed, ECB and BoE to Make Rate Decisions It?s been another quiet start to trading in what is otherwise going to be a very busy week in financial markets, with a number of central banks scheduled to mak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 14:57
Taggar: announcement, bank, financial, market, rate, rate announcements, trading

UBS to Launch Live Ethereum Platform with Barclays, Credit Suisse and More


"Swiss banking giant UBS and a group of major banks plan to launch a live application later this month using the ethereum blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 14:00
Taggar: bank

Bitcoin Opens for Future Business


"Monday December 11: Five things the markets are talking about Central Banks will again dominate proceedings this week while economic data is on the thin side. Within in the G10, four central banks mee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 13:08
Taggar: bank, market

The Ringgit closes higher


"KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 ? The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar, on the back of encouraging October trade data amid expectation that Bank Negara Malaysia will raise interest rates next year, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 12:41
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate

South Korean NH Bank Joins R3 Distributed Ledger Consortium


"South Korea's NongHyup Bank has joined the R3 distributed ledger consortium, saying it will launch a pilot blockchain project."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 12:00
Taggar: bank

Deutsche Bank: Blockchain Opportunities Are 'Huge'


"A presentation by the bank's wealth management execs declared that blockchain technology has a lot of potential, but was lukewarm of cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 05:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

Bulgarian Exchange Crypto.bg to Resume Trading on Monday


"Crypto.bg, a leading Bulgarian exchange effected by the unexpected banking clampdown on coin-traders in the country last week, is set to resume trading on Monday. The company?s management announced th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-10 17:30
Taggar: bank, base currency, bitcoin, currency, trading

Central Banks competing for stage time with the Crypto Craze


"Central Banks competing for stage time with the Crypto Craze A quorum Central bank policy decision will take place this week; only the Fed is expected to change its policy. None the less policy guidan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-10 01:22
Taggar: bank

The Satoshi Revolution ? Chapter 3: Civil Liberties and Central Banks (Part 3)


"The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 1 : The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter 3: Trying to Undo Satoshi by Wendy McElroy Bad News: Civil Liberties and Central Banks..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-09 18:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

30 People Who Were Really Wrong About Bitcoin


"?The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty ? a fad.? So scolded a bank president in 1903, warning Henry Ford?s lawyer not to invest in the motor company. 80 years later, inventor..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-09 16:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Next Week


"Central Banks: The Fed, ECB and Bank of England lead a long list of central banks holding their final monetary policy reviews of 2017. Other countries on the list are Switzerland, Russia, Norway, Icel..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-09 03:30
Taggar: bank

Dollar Higher Ahead of Fed December Rate Hike


"Central bank decisions to dominate busy week The US dollar appreciated during the week as the tax reform inched closer to reality. Fundamental data in the US was positive for the currency but hourly w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 22:46
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, indicators, inflation, point

Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, and Token Sales


"The Russian Ministry of Finance has revealed some details of the upcoming bill to regulate cryptocurrencies which the ministry has been preparing in collaboration with the central bank. The ministry i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 20:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, market

NYSE Owner on Bitcoin Futures: ?We May Be Stupid for Not Being First?


"The chief executive of the owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE), has discussed the company’s decision not to launch bitcoin futures markets. Jeff Spre..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 17:39
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Deutsche Bank: Bitcoin is One of the Greatest Market Threats in 2018


"Deutsche Bank has issued a market briefing for 2018. The document, created by Chief International Economist Torsten Slok, lists 30 possible threats that could disrupt global markets next year. Alongsi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 16:31
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

Microlending Trends As Startups Look to Blockchain for Loans


"Blockchain is now being touted as a way to revive a long-promised method of boosting financial access for the underbanked."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 16:00
Taggar: bank, financial

DAX Soars to 4-Week High on Brexit Progress


"The DAX index has posted sharp gains in the Friday session, and is poised to record a third straight winning week. Currently, the DAX is at 13,201.00, up 1.26% on the day and at its highest level sinc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 13:34
Taggar: bank, financial

Bankers Have Shut Down All of Bulgaria?s Bitcoin Exchanges


"Bulgarians have lost all of their bitcoin exchanges overnight thanks to a sudden banking crackdown. In a well-orchestrated operation, Bulgaria?s major banks swung into action and blocked the accounts..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 10:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Heading into Sunday?s Bitcoin Futures, Big Banks Refuse Customers Access


"Fresh reporting on what amounts to one of the most eagerly anticipated events in bitcoin history ? pending futures markets and contracts ? suggests that some of the larger banks are less than thrilled..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 09:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, report

Fintech and Crypto Regulations Expected to Pass in Mexico on December 15th


"On Tuesday, Mexico?s Senate passed a bill designed to regulate the country?s emerging fintech sector, including regulatory provisions pertaining to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Mexico.  Also..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 21:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank executive board decided not to change its key policy rate which has been at 3.5% for the past two months. Such had been cut 275 basis points in the final eight months of 20..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 20:15
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Politics to Carry Markets into Year End


"US Futures Higher After Wednesday?s Tech Rebound US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open on Thursday, as yesterday?s rebound in tech stocks gave the impression that the buy the dip mentality..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 14:59
Taggar: bank, point

Bank of America Wins Patent for Crypto Exchange System


"In a patent awarded Tuesday, the second-largest bank in the U.S. describes a potential cryptocurrency exchange system for its corporate clients."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 05:00
Taggar: bank, currency, rate

Mexican Lawmakers Advance Bill to Regulate Bitcoin, Fintech Firms


"The upper chamber of Mexico's national legislature has approved a bill that would bring bitcoin exchanges under the oversight of the central bank."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 18:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Canadian Overnight Interest Rate Target Left at 1.0%


"A statement released after the final scheduled Bank of Canada Governing Council meeting of 2017 observes that growth has evolved since the prior meeting along expected lines but also concedes that inf..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 17:30
Taggar: bank, inflation

Bank of Canada Holds Target Rate at 1% Forecasting Moderate Growth Ahead


"The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. The global economy is evolvin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 16:55
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, report

Australia's CommBank Plans to Issue a Bond on the Blockchain


"The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has revealed a plan to issue a bond over a blockchain system in collaboration with a major world issuer."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 15:00
Taggar: bank

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of BoC Rate Decision


"The Canadian dollar continues to have a quiet week. In the Wednesday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2667, down 0.16% on the day. On the release front, both Canada and the US release Trade Balance, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 14:33
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, trade balance, trading

Indonesia's Central Bank Mulls Bitcoin Payments Ban


"Indonesia's central bank has revealed is considering regulations that would outlaw bitcoin transactions from 2018."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 13:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

India's Central Bank Sounds the Alarm (Again) on Bitcoin


"The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a new warning on cryptocurrencies, the second time this year the central bank has done so."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 07:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Drops After BoC Keeps Rate Unchanged Signals Caution


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Wednesday after a wait-and-see statement from the Bank of Canada (BoC) and falling oil prices. The BoC kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.00 percent. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 00:05
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, oil, rate

Australian Official Cash Rate Kept at Record Low of 1.5% as Expected


"The OCR of the Reserve Bank of Australia has been 1.5% since a pailr of 25-basis point reductions in May and August of last year. Governor Lowe’s statement after this month’s Board meeting..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 21:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Many Data Released But Market Attention Focused on U.S. Congress


"Purchasing manager surveys are among a slew of economic statistics reported around the world today. A highly partisan U.S. Republican tax bill grinded further toward approval, and so did the Senate co..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 19:19
Taggar: bank, report

South African Drivers Can Now Pay Traffic Fines in Bitcoin


"A traffic fines administrator from the city of Alberton, South Africa has started accepting payments in bitcoin. Drivers from all over the country who wish to pay their tickets with the cryptocurrency..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 18:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Improves to 2-Week High, Trade Balance Next


"The Canadian dollar continues to move higher on Tuesday, after starting the week with slight gains. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2644, down 0.24% on the day. On the release front, both Canada an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 14:28
Taggar: bank, dollar, trade balance, trading

Azerbaijan Rejects Crypto as Means of Payment


"The chairman of Azerbaijan’s Central Bank (CBA), Elman Rustamov, has described the nation?s position regarding cryptocurrencies as ‘conservative’ according to local reports. Mr. Rust..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 02:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, report

Salt and Coinloan Promise Crypto-Asset Backed Fiat Loans


"Typically, when we think of taking a loan, we think of going to a bank, filling out a ton of paperwork and then getting denied the loan unless a guarantor or cosigner signs as well. However, blockchai..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 00:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Trump Administration Risky NAFTA Strategy Could Backfire


"Five of seven planned rounds of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement recently concluded in Mexico City, yet we remain far from a deal. As an investment banker and trade negotiator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 19:06
Taggar: bank, investment, rate

US Stocks Rise on Tax Reform Optimism


"The dollar jumped on Monday versus the currencies of most other developed and emerging nations while Treasury yields rose and Wall Street was primed for a another record-setting day after the U.S. Sen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 16:54
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar

Closing China's Bitcoin Exchanges Was the Right Move, Says PBoC Official


"The vice governor of the People's Bank of China has said that regulators took the right decision in banning ICOs and closing cryptocurrency exchanges."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 15:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Three Kenyans Face Felony Charges for Selling Bitcoin to a Bank Robber


"One of the fundamental aspects of money is that its origins are irrelevant for its use or value (Pecunia non olet), also called fungibility. Simply put, one shouldn’t face charges if someone use..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 14:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

The Ukrainian Central Bank Is Expanding Its Blockchain Team


"Ukraine's central bank has expanded the group of people working to move the country's national currency to a blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 12:00
Taggar: bank, currency

No clear sailing to 114.00 USDJPY -Market Talk


"By Wire News @SuryatapaB ? Japanese stocks sold into the close despite the yen easing against most other currencies. Concerns about the Mueller investigation ultimately overshadowed tax-reform legisla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 08:38
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, rate

Dutch Columnist: Bitcoin Destabilizes the Economy and Undermines Banks


"A Dutch columnist has come under flak for urging readers to sell their bitcoins because they?re ?dangerous?. In a widely shared op-ed, the writer asserts that ?bitcrash? is dangerous because it has no..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 08:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, financial, share

Are the Aussie Dollar Days Numbered ? ( Radio Interview)


"Presented by: Tan Chung Han @hanctan  Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore The Reserve Bank of Australia is set to make its monetary policy decision on December 5, with mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 05:23
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, market, pound, trading

Tax Reform follow through


"By Wire News @JamesGlynnWSJ 1922 ET ? Two of China?s largest infrastructure banks have refused funding for a giant coal mine planned by Indian conglomerate Adani in Australia?s Queensland state. Indus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 03:17
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, report

Dilemma for Ukrainian Regulators: Bitcoins Cannot Be Recognized as Money, Legal Tender, Currency or Securities


"A joint statement between the Ukrainian central bank and the country?s top financial regulators shows that existing legal concepts do not apply to cryptocurrencies. For example, they cannot be recogni..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-03 21:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

Coinsource Adds 18 Bitcoin ATMs in Atlanta, Among Ten Most Unbanked US Cities


"The Texas-based bitcoin ATM network, Coinsource has deployed 20 new machines in the state of Georgia, marking its single largest installation to date. 18 bitcoin ATMs have been installed in the city o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-03 20:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

ECB Wants Digital Cash for Banks to Keep up With Bitcoin


"While American central bankers are still just monitoring the risks bitcoin poses to the established banking system, their counterparts across the Atlantic are already preparing to compete with the pop..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-03 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Bitcoin Pushes Canada Toward State Crypto Coin


"You’ve read in these pages of the possible Cryptoruble, Russia’s attempt to stave off bitcoin. The European Central Bank and Swift is also trying to speed up its legacy payments processing..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-03 14:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

?Only After Regulation Will Banks Work With You? ? Japanese Exchange Operator Kayamori on Singapore Expansion


"Can a legal, licensed crypto exchange be unregulated at the same time? While that might sound counter-intuitive, cryptocurrency exchanges that expand to overseas markets are finding themselves in this..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-02 16:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

?No Regulation Needed? ? Moscow Stock Exchange Plans to Trade Bitcoin Futures


"The largest stock exchange in Russia, Moscow Exchange, has been building an infrastructure for the trading of cryptocurrencies. However, recently the central bank has reportedly ?banned? the exchange..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-02 10:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report, trading

Indonesian Media Urge Bitcoiners to Cash In Ahead of Crypto Ban


"“Bank Indonesia will enact a regulation that confirms the ban on using virtual currency,” announced Pikiran Rakyat. The Republic of Indonesia’s central bank appears to be pushing for..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-02 09:33
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, report

Invest in Bitcoin 'At Your Own Risk,' Warns French Central Bank


"The chief of the French central bank has warned on the risks of investing in bitcoin, calling the cryptocurrency "speculative.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 17:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Too Soon to Have a Bitcoin Strategy, Says Goldman Sachs CEO


"Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said bitcoin is still too volatile for the bank to consider a strategy for the cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 13:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, gold, rate

Bitcoin Too Volatile for Goldman Sachs, Says CEO


"Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said it's to early for the bank to consider a bitcoin strategy as it "doesn't feel like a store of value.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 13:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, gold, rate

Russia Developing Global ICO Ratings Standard With 30 Countries


"The Russian Association of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency has partnered with representatives of 30 countries to develop a global ratings standard for initial coin offerings (ICOs). The association is a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 13:03
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment

White House ?Monitoring The Situation? While Study Shows Illicit Use of Bitcoin Has Dropped


"To aging heads of state and conservative bankers, bitcoin is a tool for criminality. To those in the know, nothing could be further from the truth; most bitcoin transactions are for legitimate purpose..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 09:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Bank of Canada Paper Weighs Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrency


"Developed and developing economies would see different benefits if their central banks issued a cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 07:45
Taggar: bank, currency

Malta Bitcoin Schizophrenia: Government and Banks Send Mixed Signals


"Malta Financial Services Agency (MFSA) has issued its Discussion Paper on Initial Coin Offerings, Virtual Currencies and related Service Providers, “to present to the industry a proposed policy..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 04:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial

Next Week


"Central Bank Policy Reviews: Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Poland, and Serbia. Purchasing Managers Surveys: Private domestic, non-oil, or manufacturing PMIs for November to be released for South A..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 00:59
Taggar: bank, oil, rate

SF Fed President: No Plans to Put USD on a Blockchain


"But central banks will likely continue discussing government-backed digital currency, said John Williams of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 21:00
Taggar: bank, currency

ECB's Yves Mersch: Banks Need Faster Payments to Counter Bitcoin


"European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch has said banks need to launch instant payments systems to counter the rise of cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 19:10
Taggar: bank, currencies

Central Bank Round-Up: Brazil & New Zealand Issue Statements, Cryptos are Assets or Securities in Canada


"During November, several central banks addressed bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. New Zealand’s central bank has issued a statement seeking to educate citizens of the fundamentals underpinning cryp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 12:58
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

Investors Taking a Risk Buying Bitcoin, Says ECB Vice President


"The vice president of the European Central Bank said yesterday that investors are taking a risk buying bitcoin at current high prices."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 12:01
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Fed Chair Yellen Remains Committed to Raising Rates


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank is concerned with growth get out of hand and thus is committed to continuing to raise rates in a gradual manner. “We don’t want to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 22:28
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Bitcoin 'Ought to Be Outlawed,' Economist Joseph Stiglitz Says


"Bitcoin "doesn?t serve any socially useful function," says Joseph Stiglitz, a former World Bank chief economist and onetime adviser to the U.S. president."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 20:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

ECB VP Says US Stock Market Valuations Could Be in for a Correction


"The vice-president of the European Central Bank (ECB) warned Wednesday that current high valuations in U.S. equities could spark a possible correction in global stock markets. Speaking to CNBC, Vitor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:37
Taggar: bank, market

Fed Chair Yellen Calls on Congress to Adopt Pro-Growth Policies


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen called on Congress to adopt policies that will get U.S. economic growth out of its “disappointingly slow” post-recession pattern. In what is likely her f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:35
Taggar: bank, point

Weekly US Mortgage Applications Fell 3.1 Percent


"In a week that saw no change in interest rates and a holiday tacked onto the end, mortgage volume really had nowhere to go but down. Total applications fell 3.1 percent for the week, according to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:33
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs as Britain Sweetens Brexit Pot


"The British pound has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3443, up 0.77% on the day. On the release front, British Net Lending to Indiv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:18
Taggar: bank, pound, trading

Rapid U.K Consumer Borrowing Growth Cools Again


"Britons took on credit at the slowest rate in 18 months in October, easing some of the Bank of England?s concerns about a rapid build-up of household debt, but other figures on Wednesday pointed to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 15:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point, rate

Russian Central Bank Issues New Warning Against Cryptocurrencies


"Russia's central bank warned against investing in cryptocurrencies in its annual Financial Stability Report released Tuesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 14:00
Taggar: bank, currencies, financial, report

Credit for Cryptos: For Better (or Worse) Leverage Trading Is Arriving


"The arrival of institutional investors has created openings for services similar to the prime brokerage that banks have long provided to hedge funds."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 05:45
Taggar: bank

Love It or Hate It: Anarcho-Capitalist Luminaries Weigh In On Bitcoin


"Bitcoin is a fascinating monetary tool that many believe will help fight the central banking system, corrupt economic planning, and help stop a small group of individuals from controlling the world?s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 05:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

Bitfinex Faces Further Scrutiny Over Tether Liquidity Concerns


"Keeping a smaller currency constantly pegged to a larger national one, to a regional one or even to a global reserve currency, is a difficult task which many central banks around the world have failed..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 22:58
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Carney Spooks Markets


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3223, down 0.66% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of England publish..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 18:43
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, financial, pound, report, trading

Abra Adds Ether, Launches New Multi-sig Wallet for Holding Digital Assets


"The new Bitcoin-based, multi-signature wallet from Abra is being released hot on the heels of their recent funding announcement, supporting ether and 52 fiat currencies.Now, after running our servi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 18:28
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, paypal, rate, real estate

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground, Investors Eyeing Powell Testimony


"The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 111.31, up 0.18% on the day. In the US, CB Consumer Confidence jumped to 129.5, above the estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 17:33
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, point, trading

Fed?s Powell Speech Eyed, Bitcoin Nears Milestone


"Powell Testimony Eyed For Fed Direction Clues US equity markets are expected to open slightly higher on Tuesday following a flat and rather slow start to the week. Federal Reserve Chair-designate Jero..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 16:05
Taggar: bank, market

DAX Gains Ground, German CPI Ahead


"The DAX index has recorded slight gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,042.50, up 0.33% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate is expected to edge up to 10..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 13:17
Taggar: bank, point

PR: One of the Top-9 Most Anticipated ICOs ? Bankex Tokenization Platform ? Launches Its Token Sale Today


"The long-anticipated BANKEX token sale is live, starting today. BANKEX?s breakthrough technology has already generated a lot of buzz in the crypto community. A Top 50 FinTech company, which is ranked..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 12:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, rate

Won heck of a story unfolding in Asia FX


"Won heck of a story unfolding in Asia FX After a relatively uninspiring Asia session yesterday, equity markets returned to recent form overnight after the Senate Budget Committees stamped their approv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 01:44
Taggar: bank, financial, market

Regulation Round-Up: Kenya, Ghana and Algeria Fudding and Fighting Bitcoin


"Governments across Africa are striking a firm tone regarding bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, with Algeria’s congress expected to ban all cryptocurrencies, and Kenya’s central bank warning ag..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 22:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Inflation Views a Highlight of Jerome Powell?s Confirmation


"At this week’s confirmation hearing of Jerome Powell for Federal Reserve chairman, his views on inflation may now be question No. 1. Powell is scheduled to testify on Tuesday before the Senate B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 18:26
Taggar: bank, inflation

Addressing Healthcare Inefficiencies and Costs Through Robomed Network


"The effective management of costs and efficiencies is a vital element for ensuring high-functioning healthcare systems. Nowhere is this trend being more closely watched than in the U.S. and U.K. Ac..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 16:53
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, investment, point, rate, report, trading

Russia?s VTB Bank?s CEO ?Very, Very Dangerous to Invest in Cryptocurrencies?


"Several Russian analysts have made comments regarding bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in recent weeks. German Gref, the head of Sberbank, has stated that cryptocurrencies are becoming a part of daily lif..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 16:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

USD on the Back Foot Again


"Central Bankers in Focus on Monday It?s been a relatively slow start to what is otherwise likely to be a busy week for the markets, with appearances from prominent central bankers being accompanied by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 16:13
Taggar: bank, market

This Week in Bitcoin: Record Highs, Bankers Pile In, and a Wild Dragonmint Appears


"Welcome to the second installment of This Week in Bitcoin in which we round up the most enthralling stories from the past seven days and repackage them in bite-size chunks. It?s like having your own b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-26 17:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Swiss National Bank Chairman on Crypto: ?Central Banks Are Working on This Very Intensively?


"International bankers are daily confronted with an eight hundred pound gorilla hogging every conversation, bitcoin. Sberbank’s Herman Gref is begrudgingly accepting of cryptocurrencies in a regi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-25 12:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, pound

Regulatory Round-Up: South Korea Says Laissez Faire, Zimbabwe Dislikes and Singapore to Regulate


"South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service has stated that it won’t regulate the digital token markets due to cryptocurrencies not comprising a legally recognized financial instrument. In..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 21:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, market

Swissquote Bank Launches Exchange-Traded Bitcoin Certificates


"The firm Swissquote Bank SA has announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency based exchange-traded product called ?bitcoin certificates.? The certificates will be Swissquote?s first actively managed f..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 17:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Online Bank Swissquote Launches Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Product


"Online banking service Swissquote has launched a bitcoin exchange-traded certificate that it claims will curb the cryptocurrency's volatility."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

USD Lower Again as Week Drifts to a Close


"Quiet Post-Thanksgiving Session Expected US investors return briefly from the Thanksgiving bank holiday on Friday, although the session is likely to be very quiet given the early market close and the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 13:18
Taggar: bank, market

Swiss Central Banker: Bitcoin Is 'More Investment Than Currency'


"The chairman of Swiss National Bank said yesterday that he sees bitcoin more as an investment than a currency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 11:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment

Despite easing today the Yuan is on a roll


"SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China’s yuan weakened against the U.S. dollar on Friday, with strong corporate demand supporting the greenback but the Chinese currency is on course for its be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 06:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, point, rate

Eurozone Momentum Gathers Into Year End


"Euro zone business growth is roaring as the year draws to a close, a survey showed on Thursday, supporting the European Central Bank?s move last month to announce a throttling back of its monetary sti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 17:40
Taggar: bank

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Ticks Higher, Retail Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2679, down 0.13% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases retail sales reports. Retail Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 14:45
Taggar: bank, dollar, report, retail sales, trading

Yuan rallies as funding cost highest in five months


"Nov 23 (Reuters) - Most Asian currencies firmed on Thursday as the U.S. dollar weakened after the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's last meeting revealed dovish tones. The minutes showed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 13:35
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, inflation

Gobble Gobble ? Dollar in Trouble


"Thursday November 23: Five things the markets are talking about While investors believe the Fed will raise rates in December, many are trying to gauge how aggressively the central bank will tighten mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 13:22
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Enlists in R3 Blockchain Consortium


"Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has become the first Austrian banking group to join the R3 distributed ledger consortium."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 12:00
Taggar: bank

Malaysia to Place Bitcoiners Under Existing Anti-Money Laundering Laws


"In order “to prevent the abuse of the system for criminal and unlawful activities and ensuring the stability and integrity of the financial system,” Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Tan Sri M..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 10:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, trading

Ringgit appeal


"Currency traders are pricing in a rate hike by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) as early as January next year, and the current wind behind the ringgit could see it strengthening further against the greenbac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 00:50
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, rate

Standard Chartered, Axis Launch Payments Service With Ripple Tech


"Standard Chartered and Axis Bank have announced a new cross-border payments platform built on top of technology developed by Ripple."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 19:00
Taggar: bank

USD/JPY ? Yen Hits 8-week High as US Durable Goods Decline


"The yen has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 111.64, down 0.71% on the day. The yen is at its highest level against the dollar since l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 17:26
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

Bitcoin Is Not 'Allowed,' Says Zimbabwe Central Bank Chief


"The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has warned that bitcoin is currently illegal in the country."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 17:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Central Bank of Malaysia Plans Cryptocurrency Reporting Rules


"The governor of Malaysia's central bank has provided more detail on upcoming regulations aimed to counter the illicit uses of cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 16:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

Bitcoin Exchange Globitex Granted European Electronic Money License


"Globitex, a new bitcoin exchange co-founded by former Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Jon Matonis, is announcing that its parent Globitex Holding (Latvia) group company NexPay UAB has been gr..."

Australian Company Processes $1 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency in Bill Payments Weekly


"Living Room of Satoshi, an Australian company that allows its customers to make payments via credit card, direct bank, or BPAY using eleven different cryptocurrencies, has revealed that the company is..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 15:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency

Italian Bank Intesa Sanpaolo Is Exploring Ethereum Derivatives


"One of Italy's largest banks is re-imagining what the $1.2 quadrillion derivatives market would look like on a public blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 10:00
Taggar: bank, market

ECB President Draghi: Cryptocurrency Impact Still 'Limited'


"European Central Bank president Mario Draghi reiterated his view that cryptocurrencies are too small to regulate on Monday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 18:50
Taggar: bank, currencies, rate

NAGA Flourishes at the Epicenter of Blockchain?s Digital Disruption


"Blockchain technology?s disruptive force in business and commerce has been well documented. With strong momentum ensuing from its beginnings as the foundational technology supporting Bitcoin, distr..."

Erdogan Stirs ?Toxic Cocktail? for Turkish Lenders


"Lenders caught in crossfire as president slams central bank Bank stocks post biggest five-day drop since failed 2016 coup Turkish lenders are being snared in a battle between President Recep Tayyip Er..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 15:22
Taggar: bank, rate

To and Fro , here we go


"To and Fro, here we go Firming US yields overnight contributed to a stronger USD outperformance with the DXY breaching the 94 resistance level. While economic data drivers were few and far between dea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 03:05
Taggar: bank, market

State Bank of India to Beta Test Blockchain Smart Contracts Next Month


"The State Bank of India is planning to beta launch smart contracts and blockchain-based know-your-customer processes."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 21:30
Taggar: bank

Goldman to Focus on Frankfurt and Paris Post Brexit


"Goldman Sachs (GS.N) Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein said the bank would have hubs in Frankfurt and Paris after Brexit and that it would be up to the staff to decide where they want to move to from Lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 16:23
Taggar: bank, gold

Hong Kong Bitcoin Businesses are Frozen Out of Banking


"Hong Kong legacy banking outlets are making it difficult, if not impossible, for bitcoin-related businesses to run smoothly. Reports from the Chinese region include denial of accounts, freezing existi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-19 16:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, report

From JP Morgan and DBS to Iran and Portugal, Bankers Continue to Sound the Bitcoin Alarm


"Of late, bankers public and private have increased their criticisms of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, especially as valuation all time highs appear to have no quick end in sight. From destabilization t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-19 11:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

South African Author Implores Gupta Family to Use Bitcoin to Circumvent Banking Embargo


"A South African author has published an open letter imploring Atul and Ajay Gupta to use bitcoin as a means to circumvent the banking embargo targeting the family. The Gupta family came to South Afric..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 21:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Blockchain Coalition Seeks to Make Bitcoin Welcome in Wyoming


"A group of people are on a mission to bring Bitcoin back to the state of Wyoming after unfriendly laws made it impossible to transact with cryptocurrencies there more than two years ago.The Wyoming..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 20:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After Soft Inflation to Lead BoC to Wait on Rates


"The USD/CAD gained 0.92 percent during the last five trading days. The currency is trading at 1.2801 despite the price of oil walking back most of the losses this week. A low inflation data point on F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 20:12
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, oil, point, trading

Next Week


"Central Banks: There are monetary policy meetings in South Africa, Hungary and Colombia. Meetings of recent meetings will be released at the Fed, ECB and Reserve Bank of Australia. Fed Chair Yellen de..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 18:36
Taggar: bank

ECB Council Member: Central Banks Considering Crypto Regulation


"The European Central Bank's Ewald Nowotny has said that China's recent crackdown has brought new focus on cryptocurrency regulations."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 17:30
Taggar: bank, currency

Concerns Return to Market


"Questions have resurfaced about the strength of China’s economy. Retail sales, industrial production, and business investment posted slower on-year gains in October, and the People’s Bank..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 15:10
Taggar: bank, economy, industrial production, investment, retail sales

Over 20 Banks Join Singapore-Hong Kong Blockchain Trade Network


"A number of banks have joined the recently announced blockchain-based trade network pilot jointly set up by Hong Kong and Singapore."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 12:20
Taggar: bank

ECB Monetary Policy Has Not Hurt Bank Profits


"European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi said Friday that the environment of low rates in the euro zone has not hurt the profits of European banks.”As regards bank profitability, ECB r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 11:52
Taggar: bank, profit, rate

High Demand Prompts Japanese Bitcoin Exchange to Seek Partner in Russia


"A major Japanese bitcoin exchange is looking to enter the Russian cryptocurrency market and is seeking a local partner. The exchange?s CEO says ?demand is huge? and urges Russia to look at Japan as a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 11:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market

EUR/USD ? Euro Remains Steady, Markets Eye Draghi Speech


"The euro has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1791,up 0.17% on the day. In economic news, the eurozone releases current account, with the surplus expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 10:17
Taggar: bank, trading

Five Countries Where Bitcoin is Illegal


"To those who understand it, bitcoin is a blessing, but not everyone shares that sentiment. From scaremongering CEOs to entrenched central bankers, bitcoin?s list of detractors runs long and deep. Elec..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 08:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, share, shares

Swiss Firms to Let Traders Short Bitcoin With New Futures Products


"Swiss bank Vontobel and Leonteq Securities announced that they will start trading Switzerland?s first two mini futures to short bitcoin on Friday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 07:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, trading

Local Japanese Government Considers ICO to Revitalize Region


"A local Japanese government is considering a municipal initial coin offering (ICO) in order to raise funds to revitalize the region. It has partnered with private enterprises to begin research into ho..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 00:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market

$100 Bitcoin? Japan Post Bank's CIO Blasts 'Bubble' Value


"Bitcoin's astonishing price rally this year continues to attract skeptics, including the CIO of Japan Post Bank. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 19:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

Eurozone Inflation Unrevised For October


"Euro data this morning offered up no new surprises – Eurostat’s second estimate of eurozone inflation for October was confirmed at +1.4%, down from +1.5% in September and well below the Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 12:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

India's Supreme Court Calls on Government to Regulate Bitcoin


"The court asked India's central bank and several government agencies to respond to a petition that expressed concern about tax dodges and ransomware."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 05:30
Taggar: bank

New ?Semi-Decentralized? Cryptocurrency Exchange Navigates Murky Compliance Waters


"Tetra, a new entrant in the cryptocurrency exchange sector, describes itself as a semi-decentralized, peer-to-peer exchange with an emphasis on security and usability: ?Tetra will help create the n..."

Supreme Court of India Issues Notice to Reserve Bank Seeking Regulation of Bitcoin


"The Supreme Court of India issued a notice on 13 November 2017 to the nation’s central bank and related financial ministries to hasten their regulatory mechanisms with regard to bitcoin. Concern..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 18:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial

Zen Protocol Advances Smart Contracts for Financial Services


"Shunry? Suzuki, the S?t? Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Zen Buddhism in the United States, once remarked that, "In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 15:29
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, brokers, currencies, currency, finance, financial, market, rate

Fed?s Evans Struggling to Explain Phillips Curve Conundrum


"There’s one key economic model that the Federal Reserve has struggled to understand, Charles Evans, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, told CNBC on Wednesday.”We donR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 14:27
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

Italy Finance Minister More Optimistic on Outlook


"Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan is confident that measures implemented by his government to strengthen a fragile banking sector will deliver dividends, based on a declining debt forecast an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 09:57
Taggar: bank, finance

Singapore's Central Bank Outlines When ICOs Are and Aren't Securities


"Singapore Central Bank issued guide to digital token offerings providing general guidance on the application of securities laws administered by MAS."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 07:00
Taggar: bank

Russian Central Bank Official: ICOs Have 'Huge Potential'


"A senior official at Russia's central bank said earlier today that he believes initial coin offerings could drive funding opportunities for startups."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 19:00
Taggar: bank

The IRS May Get Approval to Conduct Coinbase Tax Probe


"This week the battle between the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the San Francisco firm Coinbase is heating up once again as a U.S. Magistrate Judge is siding with the tax collector. Also read..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 18:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady, US Inflation Data Next


"The Canadian dollar has edged higher in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2713, down 0.16% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 14:31
Taggar: bank, dollar, indicators, trading

CAC Slide Continues Despite Solid Eurozone Data


"The CAC remains under pressure, and has posted slight losses on Tuesday. Currently, the CAC is at 5,331.50, down 0.19% on the day. On the release front, Eurozone Flash GDP remained unchanged at 0.6%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 13:51
Taggar: bank, point

Dollar not Weak, EUR is Strong


"Tuesday November 14: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, European equities have shrugged off the broad-based declines in Asian stocks as better-than-expected German growth data this m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 12:52
Taggar: bank, market

I'll Give You My Bitcoin When You Pry It From My Cold, Dead Hands


"Unlike money in the bank, cryptocurrency can't be unilaterally seized by governments, clawing back a modicum of power for the individual."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 11:00
Taggar: bank, currency

Irani Central Banker: 'Risky' Bitcoin Requires Review


"A deputy director from the Central Bank of Iran is reviewing the country's cryptocurrency policy amid a wider fintech push."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 07:15
Taggar: bank, currency

Russia Has Found Best Location for Crypto Miners


"The Russian Association of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency has conducted a study to determine the best location for cryptocurrency mining in the country. The best region found is a major transport and d..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 05:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

Singaporean Mining.sg Reports Increasing Hardware Demand


"Mr. Dexter Ng of Singaporean company Mining.sg has reported growing demand for his company?s cryptocurrency mining hardware. Mr. Ng told Channel News Asia that ?customers come in and order 50 rigs on..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 00:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, report

USD/JPY ? Yen Looking for Direction, Investors Eye Kuroda Comments


"USD/JPY is showing limited movement in the Monday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.49, down 0.03% on the day. On the release front, Japanese PPI jumped to 3.4%, above the fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 17:35
Taggar: bank, indicators, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady in Thin Holiday Trade


"The Canadian dollar has edged higher in the Monday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2707, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, Canadian banks are closed for Rememb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 15:29
Taggar: bank, dollar, trading

'Immature' No Longer: Brazil's Central Bank Is Ramping Up Its Blockchain Work


"Brazil's central bank is now moving to increase the quantity of its blockchain work ? months after abandoning the effort."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 15:00
Taggar: bank

Yuan weakens on seasonal USD demand


"SHANGHAI, Nov 13 (Reuters) – China’s yuan eased against the dollar on Monday, thanks to continuing corporate demand for the greenback and a weaker official fixing. The dollar got a lift ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 07:00
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, pound, rate

Aussie pressured in early trade


"Cheang Ming | @cheangming   CNBC Singapore  Watching the dollar The Australian dollar edged down to trade at $0.7644 at 8:16 a.m. HK/SIN compared to Friday’s close of $0.7661. The currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 02:49
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar

Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market


"Russia has been suffering from a shortage of graphics cards that can be used to mine cryptocurrencies, causing their prices to almost double. However, it was not ordinary households that purchased mos..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-12 21:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market

Next Week


"Central Banks: Just a couple of monetary policy meetings, notably in Chile, Iceland, and Indonesia. However, there are many central bankers who’ll be speaking publicly such as Yellen, Evans, Har..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 22:12
Taggar: bank

Bank of Mexico


"In ten moves from December 2015 to June of this year, Mexico’s one-day interbank interest rate was raised from a low of 3.0% to the current 7.0% at which by unanimous vote this week it will rema..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 17:33
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Singapore Central Banker: Regulators Have 'Duty' to Learn from ICOs


"An executive Singapore's central bank has said that developments around initial coin offerings and cryptocurrencies can offer lessons for regulators."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 17:00
Taggar: bank, currencies

Governments Not Taking Bitcoin Disruption Lightly, Says Citigroup CEO


"While Wall Street heavies publically shamed bitcoin and its users, Citigroup is taking a more nuanced approach. In a wide-ranging interview at a futuristic conference in New York City, its CEO describ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 05:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

National Bank of Serbia


"Having been cut by 50 basis points at the prior meeting of the Serbian central bank executive board a month ago, officials made no further change at this time. The policy rate stays at 3.5%. There wer..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:27
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank Negara Malaysia


"A statement released after this year’s last scheduled meeting of 2017 announces that the Central Bank of Malaysia’s overnight policy will stay at an accommodative 3.0% but includes a hint..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:19
Taggar: bank, rate

Is Powell a Good Pick as Fed Chair?


"Years before he was tapped to lead the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell brought to the world?s most powerful central bank a lesson he learned in the business world: manage or be managed.On everything fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 15:54
Taggar: bank

Banking License Applicant Revolut to Offer One-Click Bitcoin Buying In-App


"Britain?s Revolut filed a formal application for banking licensing this week. Established British banks are bracing for rule changes domestically and internationally, as more digital-only banks are ev..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 13:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground, BoJ Summary of Opinions Next


"USD/JPY has posted losses in the Wednesday session, erasing the gains seen on Tuesday. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.64, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, there are no..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 17:36
Taggar: bank, trading

Chicago Options Exchange Getting the Bitcoin Bug: ?We Believe? says President


"In a conference call updating investors and media on its third quarter (Q3) earnings, Cboe Global Markets, which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and BATS Global Markets, said it’s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 16:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, bull, currencies, market

India Central Banker Doubles-Down on Suppressing Bitcoin


"S Ganesh Kumar, Executive Director at the Reserve Bank of India, answering audience questions during a conference, continued the government’s official hostility toward the world’s most pop..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency

SIA Group, R3 Team Up for Blockchain Finance App Network


"Technology infrastructure provider SIA Group and DLT consortium R3 have teamed up in an effort to get banks and corporates using blockchain apps."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 10:40
Taggar: bank, rate

European Central Bank Member: We Aren't Ignoring Cryptocurrency


"European Central Bank board member Benoît C?uré says that the group is following bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but do not consider them threats."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 09:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After USD Resurgence


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Tuesday with little support from Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Stephen Poloz who gave a speech in Montreal. U.S. Federal Reserve officials Randal Quarles and Fed Cha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 23:35
Taggar: bank, dollar, market

Morgan Stanley Raises Oil Price Forecast


"Morgan Stanley has raised its forecast for oil prices through 2020, saying the world is hungry for more U.S. shale crude at a time when it’s uncertain American drillers can deliver it. The bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 20:12
Taggar: bank, oil

Thai Bank Taps IBM for Contract Management Blockchain Pilot


"Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya and IBM have completed a blockchain pilot aimed to streamline the contract management process."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 14:00
Taggar: bank

US Futures Flat Ahead of Fed Speeches


"Central Banks Back in the Spotlight After another day in which US equity markets set new records, futures are pointing to another flat open on Wall Street in the absence of much direction from Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 13:45
Taggar: bank, market, point

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips, Investors Eye Poloz, Yellen Speeches


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Tuesday session, erasing the gains from Monday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2763, up 0.43% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 13:42
Taggar: bank, dollar, indicators, trading

U.S Tax Reform Optimism Fuels Markets


"Tuesday November 7: Five things the markets are talking about It’s a very light week for the economic calendar. In the U.S, today’s JOLTS data will update job openings, which have been far..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 13:22
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, market

RBA : Don?t rock the boat baby


"RBA: Don’t rock the boat baby The RBA proved yet again to be one of more predictable  G-10 Central Banks offering up standard fare of no rate cut with no serious attempt to adjust forward guidan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 08:24
Taggar: bank, rate

DBS Q3 net profits collapse 23%


"SINGAPORE: DBS reported a surprise 23 per cent year-on-year drop in its net profit for the third quarter, largely due to hefty provisions on its exposure to the oil and gas industries. The bank, South..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 08:13
Taggar: bank, oil, profit, report

PBoC Research Lead: 'Crucial' to Issue Central Bank Cryptocurrency Soon


"The lead cryptocurrency researcher at the People's Bank of China has said it is "crucial" to issue digital legal tender as soon as possible."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-06 17:00
Taggar: bank, currency

New York Fed President Dudley to Retire


"The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today announced that William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer, intends to retire from his position in mid-2018 to ensure that a successor is in pla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-06 16:04
Taggar: bank

Next Week


"Central Bank Beat: Monetary policy reviews scheduled in Australia, New Zealand, Poland, Serbia, Romania, The Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Peru and Mexico. The Reserve Bank of Australia&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-05 14:48
Taggar: bank

Turkish Central Bank President: ?Cryptocurrencies May Contribute to Financial Stability?


"Bitcoin is trending in Turkey, and the country?s central bank officials are starting to notice. This week President Murat Cetinkaya of the Central Bank of Turkey (CBRT) said the financial institution..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 21:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial

A Noteworthy Week to End with the Release of U.S. Monthly Labor Market Data and the Start of Trump?s 11-Day Trip to Asia


"Over the past week, Republican lawmakers pressed hard in their quest to pass a major tax cut by Christmas. Jerome Powell, viewed widely as a continuity choice, was nominated to be the next Federal Res..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 14:07
Taggar: bank, rate

Jerome Powell Gets the Nod From Trump


"President Donald Trump has named Jerome Powell as his pick to lead the Federal Reserve.Mr Powell, a Republican and multi-millionaire, currently serves as a member of the bank’s board, to which h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 12:48
Taggar: bank, point

UK Services Sector Experiences Sharp Improvement in September


"Britain?s services sector enjoyed a sharp pick-up in growth last month but companies were nervous about Brexit, a closely watched survey showed on Friday, a day after the Bank of England raised intere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 12:43
Taggar: bank, rate

Jobs Data Wraps Up Big Week for the US


"Jobs Report Eyed as Fed Gets New Chair It?s been a very busy week for financial markets in which the Bank of England has raised rates for the first time in a decade, Donald Trump has elected a new Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 09:42
Taggar: bank, financial, market, rate, report

Dollar steadies ahead of NFP


"SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar held steady versus a basket of currencies on Friday, as focus shifted to U.S. jobs data, with President Donald Trump?s nomination of Federal Reserve Governor Jer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 04:40
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar

Bank of England Lifts Interest Rate as Expected


"The Bank Rate was doubled to 0.50% because of a “steady erosion of slack” that “has reduced the degree to which it is appropriate for the MPC to accommodate an extended period of inf..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 18:15
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Regulation Round-Up: Central Banks in Kenya, Swaziland & Australia Have Their Say


"The Central Banks of Kenya and Swaziland have recently made statements pertaining to cryptocurrencies, with Kenya?s central bank indicating that the nation?s financial regulatory bodies will meet at t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial

Czech National Bank Raises Interest Rates


"The Czech National Bank’s first interest rate change was enacted in early August when the 2-week repo rate and Lombard rate were increased 20 basis points and 25 bps  to 0.25% and 0.50%, respect..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:48
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Plunges as BoE Raises Rates


"The British pound has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3090, down 1.18% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of England raised intere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:47
Taggar: bank, point, pound, rate, trading

?One and Done? Hike Triggers GBP Selling


"Carney on the Defensive, Tax Reform and Fed Chair Announcement to Come   Post Rate Hike Thoughts A dovish rate hike from the Bank of England on Thursday has triggered a sell-off in the pound while yie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:16
Taggar: announcement, bank, pound, rate

Pound Plummets 1% on BoE Decision


"BOE Nov Minutes: MPC Voted 7-2 to Raise Bank Rate to 0.5% BOE Nov Minutes: 2 Voted to Keep Rate Unchanged BOE Nov Minutes: 7 Voted to Increase Rate BOE Deputy Governors Ramsden and Cunliffe Voted To L..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 13:56
Taggar: bank, financial, rate

Powell Poised For Fed Chair Nomination


"Jerome Powell, said to be President Donald Trump?s pick to be the next Federal Reserve chairman, is set to take the reins of the world?s most important central bank at a time when the U.S. economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 13:35
Taggar: bank, economy, employment, inflation

BoE Decision to Rock Sterling


"Thursday November 2: Five things the markets are talking about In the U.K the Bank of England (BoE) is expected to hike interest rates for the first time in more than a decade (+0.25 bps to +0.5% at 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 11:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Next Generation of Canadian Banking Customers Want Bitcoin


"Doug Alexander of Bloomberg Technology reports an online lender’s stock price and value “rose the most in eight months after moving a step closer to giving customers the ability to hold bi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 04:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies,