Banking

Cryptocurrencies have sparked a revolution in the banking sector.

Not only are banks adopting the blockchain, some are also developing their own cryptos.

In this section we cover banking-related topics, fintechs, central bank and state regulation and the busy intersection between legacy banking and cryptocurrencies.

“King of Brazilian Bitcoin” Claudio Oliveira owes investors U$ 125 million by @Cryptobill
According to news site UOL, Claudio Oliveira, president of Brazilian Bitcoin exchange Bitcoin Banco owes U$ 125 million to 6445 investors. Known in Brazil as "the king of Bitcoi...
My list of cryptocurrency friendly banks by @Cryptobill
In this article I'd like to compile a list of cryptocurrency-friendly banks from around the world. Do Your Own Research As with everything else related to cryptocurrencies, pleas...
Cryptocurrencies largely snubbed at Davos 2019 – Watch the Emerging Tech talks by @Cryptobill
Bankers are seriously worried about cryptocurrencies. The main agenda in Davos 2019 includes climate change, globalization 4.0 and social inclusion. There's one topic that few w...
Brazil’s second highest Court rules that banks can unilaterally close cryptocurrency-related accounts by @Cryptobill
Brazil's second highest Court, STJ, has decided in favor of Ita├║ Bank in a lawsuit started against them by Mercado Bitcoin, one of Brazil's largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges. ...
Bitcoin is faster than credit cards, SWIFT and Western Union by @Cryptobill
There's been a lot of criticism about Bitcoin on the Internet lately. Since November 2017, the unconfirmed transactions pool had been spammed by certain groups who invested heav...
e-Franc: Is Switzerland about to release a cryptocurrency version of CHF? by @Cryptobill
A statement by Romeo Lacher, chairman of the Six Swiss Stock Exchange, has generated much buzz in the cryptocurrency space today. Switzerland could soon adopt the e-Franc - a bl...
Most cryptocurrency market cap is fake by @Cryptobill
Impressive U$ dollar cryptocurrency market capitalization numbers are misleading new investors every day. The market cap metric is used heavily by investors to estimate crypto v...