Blockchains should do for the global value chain what shipping containers did for transport of goods, says HSBC trade finance expert Vinay Mendonca.
China's central bank has completed a blockchain-based system that digitizes checks in a move to counter fraud in the country.
"Convergence" means different things to different people in the blockchain space. But it's a word that's cropping up again and again.
IHS Markit is developing a blockchain-based system to handle cash payments in syndicated loans – and eventually, in a wider range of transactions.
Bangkok Bank has joined the Marco Polo trade finance initiative developed by blockchain startup R3 and trade finance technology firm TradeIX.
Thyssenkrupp successfully conducted a foreign exchange transaction using R3's Corda blockchain in partnership with Germany's Commerzebank.
A new Bank of America patent outlines how a permissioned blockchain might restrict users while still helping them access the information they need.
IT giant Infosys has built a blockchain-based trade finance platform involving seven Indian banks including ICICI and Axis.
Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country's first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain.
Most big firms find blockchain compelling, but some of those same firms also find it overhyped, according to a new survey.