Category: UAE

HSBC becomes first foreign entity onboarded to Dubai’s KYC blockchain

HSBC becomes first foreign entity onboarded to Dubai’s KYC blockchain

HSBC plans to improve the KYC process for local investors and corporate clients by leveraging blockchain technology. 2212 Total views 7 Total shares Global banking giant HSBC has announced that it has been successfully onboarded to the regional Know-Your-Customer (KYC)-focused private blockchain backed by Dubai’s government. HSBC is the first overseas, and fourth founding member, […]

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Bahrain central bank licenses Sharia-compliant crypto exchange

Bahrain central bank licenses Sharia-compliant crypto exchange

Bahrain-based crypto exchange CoinMENA acquired a major license ahead of its launch in several countries including the UAE and Saudi Arabia. 8758 Total views 39 Total shares CoinMENA, a soon-to-launch cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in Bahrain, has obtained a license from the Central Bank of Bahrain, or CBB. The newly acquired “Crypto Assets Services Company License” […]

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Commodity trading gets sweeter with blockchain-based sugar exchange

Commodity trading gets sweeter with blockchain-based sugar exchange

The UAE project will allow clients to trade tokenized sugar 24/7 without brokers, and fits into the Emirate Blockchain Strategy 2021’s goals The world’s largest sugar refinery, Al Khaleej Sugar, officially announced the application of blockchain technology in its recently launched sugar trading platform, DigitalSugar.io. Users of the UAE-based platform will trade the spot price of […]

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