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What Does It Mean to Burn Ethereum?

In a recent Twitter post by blockchain research firm CryptoRank, they revealed that over 1 million Ether (ETH), worth roughly around US$ 4 billion, had been “burned” since the EIP-1559 protocol (also called the London Hard Fork) was introduced in

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Partior Pilots SGD and USD Settlements in Near Real Time With Participating Banks

Partior, a blockchain technology provider for payments clearing and settlement, announced that it is operational and has begun its first pilot with participating banks, achieving end-to-end settlements in SGD and USD of less than 120 seconds. The new platform uses

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021

In its sixth edition, Hong Kong Fintech Week will completely reinvent your previous event experience by combining a physical conference in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre with digital access from anywhere in the world. With only a few weeks

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DBS, J.P. Morgan and Temasek’s Joint Venture Partior Taps OVO’s Former Chief as New CEO

Partior, a newly-created, blockchain-based clearing and settlement technology platform, announced the appointment of Jason Thompson as its Chief Executive Officer. The platform is a joint venture between investment company Temasek, and banks DBS and J.P. Morgan, with its genesis from

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The Trillion Dollar Cross-Border Payments Market is Getting a Makeover

The trillion-dollar cross-border payments market is getting a revamp, fueled by technological advances, a changing regulatory landscape and a rush of new entrants promising to solve customers’ long-lasting pain points. During Fintech Fireside Asia’s latest panel discussion, top executives from

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MAS Seeks Innovative Digital Currency Solutions Through New Global Challenge

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the launch of a global challenge for retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) solutions. The Global CBDC Challenge seeks innovative retail CBDC solutions to enhance payment efficiencies and promote financial inclusion. MAS had

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AFIN and R3 to Launch New Digital Currency Sandbox to Test CBDC Apps

The ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) has partnered with R3, an enterprise blockchain software provider, to enable banks and fintechs to build and test Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) applications and drive its innovation and adoption globally. AFIN is a

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3 Ways Singapore Is Trailblazing the Cross-Borders Payments Scene

As digitalization blurs the physical borders between countries, it is estimated that the total global cross-border payment flow can surpass USD156 trillion by 2022. In the European Union (EU), the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) is a timely solution that

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Deutsche Bank and STACS Complete PoC for Digital Assets and ESG Bonds

Deutsche Bank’s Securities Services in Singapore and Hashstacs (STACS) announced the completion of their proof-of-concept (POC) referred to as Project Benja on the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for digital assets and sustainability-linked digital bonds. Set in the context

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DBS, J.P. Morgan and Temasek to Develop a Blockchain-Based Interbank Payments Platform

DBS, J.P. Morgan and Temasek announced that they will jointly develop a blockchain-based platform for payments, trade and foreign exchange settlement. The company named Partior aims to use blockchain solutions to enable next generation, programmable value transfer for participating banks

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