UBS Invests Big in Blockchain

Global investment bank UBS is throwing its resources behind the blockchain's transformative potential, investigating a range of applications such as smart bonds, cross border payment transactions on the distributed ledger and a digital representation of physical currency. In 2015 the bank opened an innovation lab designed to explore how the blockchain could be used by [...]

By | October 22nd, 2016|Blockhain, Connecting business, ETS Agency Zürich|0 Comments

Luxury auctions shine

The value of the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index (KFLII) rose by 7% in 2015. This compares with a 5% drop in the value of the FTSE 100 equities index and a rise of only 1% for the top end of the London residential market. But the headline figure masks a mixed performance across the [...]

Banks and tech firms apply blockchain to trade finance

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-trade-blockchain-idUSKCN10L17D

By | August 10th, 2016|Banking, Blockhain, Connecting business, Optimum Atlas|0 Comments

PwC: The Future Shape of Banking in Europe

http://www.goldnews.com.cy/en/professional-services/pwc--the-future-shape-of-banking-in-europe

By | August 10th, 2016|Banking, Business in Europe, Connecting business, Optimum Atlas|0 Comments

Alibaba helps foreign tech firms enter China via the cloud

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/08/09/alibaba-helps-foreign-tech-firms-enter-china-via-the-cloud.html