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PNC goes live on RippleNet

08/30/19

PNC has gone live on RippleNet, giving the blockchain company a major win in its effort to build a real-time cross-border payments network that includes large U.S. banks.

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Chinese payment giant Alipay downplays U.S. ambitions

03/28/19

The firm wants to expand its acceptance in the United States only to accommodate Chinese tourists, a company official said Thursday. But the CEO of a U.S.-based payments firm expressed skepticism.

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5 things JPM Coin will do for banking and blockchain

02/15/19

JPMorgan's blockchain effort could lead to solutions that overcome industry skepticism and regulatory concerns and perhaps attract more mainstream retail interest.

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Can JPMorgan Chase's JPM Coin knock off Ripple and Swift?

02/14/19

JPMorgan is prototyping its own digital currency to be used for cross-border payments and, later, other purposes. Will banks find this a palatable alternative to today's most well-known options?

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Is this Swift's answer to Ripple?

02/06/19

Swift is showing more swagger in its rivalry with Ripple thanks to progress it has made with a multifaceted payments-tracking technology called GPI.

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Amex suspends foreign currency boss; Deutsche bonuses may shrink

01/09/19

The unit is under investigation by federal agencies for misrepresenting pricing; investment bankers are looking at a possible 15-20% drop in bonus money.

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Could Ripple's XRP replace correspondent banks? This bank says yes

01/08/19

Despite controversy surrounding Ripple’s digital token, one bank is pushing forward to use it in cross-border payments.

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Ripple is aiming to overtake Swift banking network, CEO says

11/13/18

Ripple Labs Inc., the blockchain startup whose digital money is often used as a proxy for other cryptocurrency payments, is gaining new customers because financial firms are seeking faster, more up-to-date technology than the Swift banking network, Chief Executive Officer Brad Garlinghouse said.

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Fed looks at relaxing big bank rules; Wells western retail chief leaves

10/02/18

The central bank is mulling measures to broaden the number of banks receiving reg relief; Lisa Stevens was a top deputy to the former retail chief during the phony accounts scandal.

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PNC to use Ripple blockchain tech for international payments

09/19/18

The Pittsburgh bank joins Bank of America and other large financial players in a distributed-ledger network that seeks to make global payments in real time.

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