Goldman Sachs Files Blockchain Patent for Foreign Exchange Trading – CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News


Since the introduction of bitcoin, banks have slowly been turning their attention to its underlying technology, the blockchain, as a way of processing transactions that are faster and more cost efficient.

Ripple, a blockchain startup, is one company that has partnered up with banks such as Santander and UBS. According to the Goldman Sachs patent, though, there are drawbacks associated with these systems.

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Sydney Stock Exchange Confirms Public Blockchain Platform for Instant Settlements – CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News


The Sydney Stock Exchange is pressing ahead with a new blockchain settlement system that will position itself as a low-cost alternative to the current clearing and settlement system delivered by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). via Sydney Stock Exchange Confirms Public Blockchain Platform for Instant Settlements – CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News