Blockchain

Australian Central Bank Begins CDBC Pilot to Explore Its Use Cases

The Reserve Bank of Australia is collaborating with the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre (DFCRC) on a research project to explore use cases for a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The DFCRC is a 10-year, AUD$180 million research program funded

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Bank of Thailand Set to Kick off Retail CBDC Pilot by End of 2022

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) said on Friday that it will be conducting a retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) pilot at the end of 2022. According to the central bank, the BOT deems it necessary to extend the scope

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Here Are All The Licensed Crypto Services Providers in Singapore

On January 14, 2019, the Singapore Parliament passed its comprehensive Payment Services Act (PS Act), replacing the former Payment Systems Oversight Act and Money-Changing and Remittance Businesses Act to broaden the scope of regulated payment activities to include emerging trends

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MAS Issues Full DPT License to Digital Treasures Center

Digital Treasures Center (DTC), a payment company based on distributed ledger technology, announced that it has secured a Major Payment Institution (MPI) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The company was previously granted an in-principle approval in March

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OrBit Raises US$4.6 Million in Fundraise Led by Matrixport

OrBit Markets, an institutional liquidity provider in crypto options and structured products, has raised US$4.6 million in an angel funding round led by Matrixport, a digital assets financial services ecosystem. The oversubscribed round also witnessed participation from Brevan Howard Digital,

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FOMO Pay Taps Ripple’s Liquidity Solution for Same-Day Settlements Globally

Singapore-based major payments institution FOMO Pay announced that it will utilise Ripple’s crypto-enabled enterprise technology to improve its cross-border treasury flows. Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) leverages XRP, the digital asset built for payments as a bridge between two fiat currencies,

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MAS-Regulated Digital Asset Exchange SDAX Has Officially Launched

SDAX, an integrated digital investment and trading platform regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has officially launched. The platform offers access to curated institutional-grade investments focusing on real estate and ESG to institutional, accredited and retail investors. The

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Matrixport’s Cactus Custody Rolls Out Institutional Custody Service for NFTs

Matrixport, a digital assets financial services ecosystem, announced the launch of Warm and Cold custody services for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) via its third-party institutional custody service, Cactus Custody™. This latest NFT asset management offering provides institutions the ability to safely

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ADDX Partners China Construction Bank for China’s Offshore Investment Scheme

Private market exchange ADDX has partnered with the China Construction Bank (Chongqing and Singapore branches) to help domestic investors in China participate in the country’s official offshore investment scheme. Both entities signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together on

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Partior Sets up Development Center in India, Makes Several Key Appointments

Partior, a blockchain technology provider for payments clearing and settlement, has set up its new Hyderabad Development Center in India and made several appointments to its leadership team. The Hyderabad Development Center is the first in the company’s line-up of

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