French State Bank BPI Gives €1M Loan to DeFi Project Atlendis

Reading Time: < 1 minute French public investment bank BPI has recently granted a €1 million loan to DeFi lending platform Atlendis.

Standard Bank Branch in South Africa Will Not Invest in Crypto Business, Not Yet

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Standard Bank branch in South Africa has not yet made a decision to invest in digital currencies or cooperate with crypto companies.

Singapore’s DBS Bank Adds Support for China’s e-CNY

Reading Time: < 1 minute DBS Bank, the largest Singaporean bank, has enabled customers to receive payments in the Chinese Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) or digital yuan (e-CNY).

EU Will Oblige Banks to Provide Data on Their Crypto Reserves

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Commission has recently proposed a clause to be incorporated into the newly approved MiCA (EU Crypto Regulation) legislature, requiring the banking sector to make information public concerning reserves held in digital currencies.

Central Banks Are Testing Curve AMM Technologies for CBDCs

Reading Time: < 1 minute The BIS Innovation Hub, working in collaboration with the central banks of France, Switzerland, and Singapore, have initiated Project Mariana with the aim of testing the Curve v2 hybrid automatic market maker function for wholesale CBDC pool operations.

Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman: Independent Third Party Should Be Hired to Investigate Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

Reading Time: < 1 minute Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman suggested on Friday that an independent third party should be hired to further investigate the events leading up to the abrupt failure of Silicon Valley Bank.

Standard Chartered Plans to Add 100 New Employees to Workforce for Chinese Investment Banking Unit

Reading Time: < 1 minute Standard Chartered is in the process of hiring at least 100 staff in China to launch an investment banking unit targeting niche bond deals.

Warren Buffett: Berkshire Hathaway Cautious on Banks

Reading Time: < 1 minute Warren Buffett noted on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway is being cautious with the banking sector due to the lack of clarity in messaging from government officials.

BNP Paribas Сhina Plans to Integrate Digital Yuan into Product Line

Reading Time: < 1 minute Corporate clients of the Chinese “daughter” of the financial holding BNP Paribas are able to make transactions with e-CNY in real time.