A new trade management platform in Japan prevents data tampering using blockchain technology.
Seven firms in Japan deploy blockchain to digitize trade paperwork
The metals and minerals subsidiary of Mitsubishi has launched a blockchain platform to digitize metal trades.
Mitsubishi Launches Blockchain Platform for Metal Trading
Japan’s largest financial institution, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is planning to issue the MUFG token in the second half of 2020.
Japanese Banking Giant to Issue Its Own Stablecoin in Late 2020
California-based fintech company Figure Technologies has completed its $103 million funding round led by Morgan Creek Digital.
Pomp Joins Figure’s Board as Firm Completes $103M Funding Round
A statement from MUFG contradicts earlier press reports, which claimed that it would launch a digital currency in 2020 following a recent partnership.
Japan: MUFG Bank Denies Reports It is Developing New Digital Currency
U.S. financial services giant BNY Mellon has joined R3’s blockchain trade finance network, the Marco Polo Network.
BNY Mellon Officially Joins Blockchain-Based Marco Polo Network
Coinbase-backed token issuance protocol Securitize completes a new funding round led by the VC arms of Banco Santander, MUFG and Nomura Holdings.
Major Banks Santander, MUFG Lead $14M Investment in Securitize