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Instant Access to Liquidity for Payment Providers on the Blockchain

Instant Access to Liquidity for Payment Providers on the Blockchain

In this final installment in our miniseries on “Demystifying Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain-based Applications and Opportunities in the B2B Payments Space" in partnership with Ripple, we explore new and more efficient ways for banks and other financial services companies to source liquidity, thanks to blockchain.

Expedited cross-border payments for Corporates on the Blockchain

Expedited cross-border payments for Corporates on the Blockchain

In this third article of our miniseries titled "Demystifying Cryptocurrencies: Blockchain-based Applications and Opportunities in the B2B Payments Space", in partnership with Ripple, we look at the benefits of using blockchain to power international payments.

Looking at a Future Without SWIFT: Financial Institutions and Blockchain

Looking at a Future Without SWIFT: Financial Institutions and Blockchain

In this second installment of our miniseries on “Demystifying Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain-based Applications and Opportunities in the B2B Payments Space,” we will address how a decades old "messaging service" — SWIFT — is likely to be displaced for good by blockchain applications.

Demystifying Cryptocurrency: Blockchain-based Applications and Opportunities in the B2B Payments Space

Demystifying Cryptocurrency: Blockchain-based Applications and Opportunities in the B2B Payments Space

The first installation in this blog miniseries in partnership with Ripple, the Solutions for Business team at OANDA will demystify the world of cryptocurrencies and present corporate audiences with the benefits and opportunities of B2B blockchain-based payment applications.

US Tax Reform, Brexit, and Bitcoin to Dominate into Year End

US Tax Reform, Brexit, and Bitcoin to Dominate into Year End

December will be dominated by Donald Trump’s pledge on tax reform, Brexit negotiations, and Bitcoin's remarkable run. 

The Crypto Conundrum: Planning for Central Bank Adoption of Digital Currency

The Crypto Conundrum: Planning for Central Bank Adoption of Digital Currency

Record-setting prices for cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, have caught the attention of the South African Central Bank who looked to issue their own digital currency. But where does cryptocurrency fit in with monetary policy?