Some of Asia’s largest banking institutions are working together on a “multiple” CBDC project, designed to cross borders and navigate regulations easier than fiat.
February 23, 2021
Bahrain-based crypto exchange CoinMENA acquired a major license ahead of its launch in several countries including the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
January 25, 2021
The Dubai Financial Services Authority is reportedly looking to introduce two crypto-related consultation papers as part of its business plan in 2021.
January 19, 2021
The joint report is among the most promising CBDC studies conducted by central bank authorities
November 29, 2020
The financial center in one of Dubai’s free-trade zones acts as an independent regulator with its own judicial system
November 8, 2020
The UAE project will allow clients to trade tokenized sugar 24/7 without brokers, and fits into the Emirate Blockchain Strategy 2021’s goals
October 25, 2020
Agriota E-Marketplace may give farmers in India more access to the UAE’s multi-billion dollar food industry.
September 1, 2020
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Blockchain firm HashCash plans to create a federated and sovereign digital identity architecture to be used in banking processes.
August 12, 2020
The United Arab Emirates is debuting a blockchain-based Know Your Customer, or KYC, platform.
July 29, 2020
A foreign resident of Abu Dhabi who was potentially facing jail time over an unpaid $100,000 loan received $27,400 in donations after his story spread.
June 19, 2020
A foreign resident of Abu Dhabi is facing jail time after his crypto investments from a $100K loan in 2017 tanked and he can no longer …
June 9, 2020
Blockchain-based solution may help to contain the growing cases of COVID-19 across the UAE.
May 21, 2020
Blockchain has become embedded in daily life in the UAE amid the implementation of its Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021 policies
April 27, 2020
While a local bank is using blockchain to execute cross-border transactions, Abu Dhabi Global Markets is preparing to launch this quarter
April 15, 2020
Mubadala Investment Capital invests in MidChains, a digital currency trading platform set to launch in late 2019 in Abu Dhabi
August 11, 2019
Etihad Airways has integrated blockchain-based platform for the travel industry Winding Tree to improve its internal processes
August 8, 2019
Question of Shariah acceptability of crypto is a matter of time and raising awareness, according to Malaysia’s Islamic finance expert
August 2, 2019
Bittrex has partnered with crypto exchange and custodian provider Rain Management WLL to launch a regulated digital asset exchange for the Middle East and North Africa
July 31, 2019