When your bank doesn’t have a direct connection to Bitstamps’, SWIFT transfers go through a corresponding bank. Some are faster than others and some are more reliable than others.
Does anyone know which are best? Have you had fast / slow experiences, or funds being held, with any particular corresponding bank?
Physical bank branches are already losing their usefulness and appeal; entire financial sector will move to digital banking to compete for customers. #EXPERT BLOGRead More
Trust bank giant in Japan, Mitsubishi UFJ, prepares a system to protect crypto exchange users #NEWSRead More
A board member for Bundesbank has confirmed that the eurozone is not currently considering a national cryptocurrency in spite of previous statements made by the bank’s officials.Read More
Bloomberg reports that sources inside Goldman Sachs say the firm intends to set up a desk to trade Bitcoin and other digital currencies. This would likely have far-reaching effects as other investment banks rush to catch up. #BREAKING NEWSRead More
Long Island woman arrested attempting to send $150,000 in cryptocurrency to ISIS. She was charged with bank fraud and multiple counts of money laundering.Read More
In an interview with the Financial Times, Goldman Sachs’ Jeffrey Currie stated that investors buying into Bitcoin and gold are actually two different groups of people. He noted lack of regulation discourages traditional investors from entering the crypto market.Read More
UBS and a consortium of banks announced a new Ethereum-based Blockchain initiative, pushing the currency to new heights of over $600.Read More
Korean banking giant NH Nonghyup Bank has joined the R3 Blockchain consortium, according to reports from local media.Read More