Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and South Africa launch joint CBDC pilot

The central banks of Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and South Africa have announced a joint initiative to trial international settlements using central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

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MUFG boosts its crypto exposure following $41M Zipmex funding round

Thailand’s Bank of Ayudhya (BAY) – in which Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) holds a 76.9% stake – participated in the latest funding round for the Asia-Pacific-focused crypto exchange Zipmex.

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Australia and Singapore conclude digital verification blockchain pilot

The Australian Border Force (ABF), Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and Singapore Customs, along with other industry representations, have concluded a blockchain trial project analyzing the status of the countries’ digital verification systems in issuing and verifying trade d

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