126. Are banks banking on crypto in 2020?

Episode 134 · December 12th, 2019 · 45 mins 10 secs

About this Episode

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat again and this week he's joined by returning guest Aman Kohli, CTO of Banking & Capital Markets UKI at DXC. Together they talk about the latest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:

  • Brave Passes 10 Million Monthly Active Users and Sees 19% Growth since 1.0 Launch (02:15)
  • SEC Reveals Telegram’s Communications With Investors, Seeks to Question Advisor (09:45)
  • With parliament approval, German banks to sell and custody crypto in 2020 (13:01)
  • China begins Phase 2 of digital yuan roll-out (18:42)
  • Commerzbank, Credit Suisse and UBS execute first live transactions on the Deutsche Börse-HQLAx securities lending platform (25:28)
  • Huobi joins China telecom and finance giants to form state-backed blockchain alliance (34:16)

The Tweet of the Week comes from Twitter CEO @Jack about his upcoming move to Africa. Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (37:13)

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