Barclays Crypto Project ‘Put on Ice’

Major investment bank Barclays has reportedly put its cryptocurrency trading project on ice amid a prolonged bear market that has dampened interest in the asset class among many investors.

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Barclays Launches European Digital Corporate Banking Platform

Barclays has rolled out a new digital platform in Western Europe as part of a wider move to boost its corporate banking operations in the region. The new platform is designed to bring the products and processes already enjoyed by Barclays’ UK corporate banking clients to those domiciled in Europe.

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Barclays Seeks Twin Blockchain Patents for Banking Services

Barclays Bank may be looking to blockchain to streamline fund transfers and know-your-customer processes, according to newly-released patent applications. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published two applications by the U.K.’s second-largest bank Thursday, both of which revolve around account security.

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