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Bank of Canada Mulls Launching Its Own Digital Currency
FinTech
Canada’s central bank, the Bank of Canada, has been researchingthe
South Korea Is Looking to Put Trade Finance on the Blockchain
The South Korean government wants all trade to be on
NexChange Interview Series: Dr. Patrice Poujol, Part 2
In this installment of the NexChange Interview Series, NexChange’sOlga Yaroshevsky
Asia’s Richest Man to Build India’s Largest Blockchain Network
Blockchain
Reliance Industries chairman, Mukesh Ambani, is looking to build one of the world’s largest blockchain networks over the next 12 months, according to Coin Geek. The network will be built by Reliance’s telecom subsidiary, Reliance Jio Infocomm, and will reportedly have “tens of thousands” of operational nodes on day one. Ambani, who shared his plan at a recently held annual
A Sustainability Framework: Societal Shifts as Investment Risks
Successful long-term investing depends upon the identification of sustainable companies. We believe traditional investment analysis tends to underestimate some risks faced by companies today. In particular, we see rising risks to sustainability from the potential breakdown of relationships between industries and companies with society. Each company and industry operates under a "societal license” that, if damaged or revoked, can ultimately
New Zealand Legalizes Salary Payments In Crypto
It was announced yesterday that New Zealand has become the first country ever to legalize salary payments in cryptocurrency. geralt / Pixabay This ruling was signed on June 27 by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) agency’s Director of Public Rulings, Susan Price. It will be put into effect for three years from September 1, 2019. The ruling states that the
Canadian Pacific Railway Joins Blockchain In Transport Alliance
Blockchain
Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE: CP) has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). In joining the Alliance, CP is supporting BiTA's mission of producing blockchain  standards that allow for interoperability between participants in the global supply chain. Blockchain is an open, extensible platform capable of sharing shipping events, messages and documents across all the actors and systems in the supply