Business Jan 23, 2020

Bank of Japan to ramp up research with an eye on its own cryptocurrency

The Bank of Japan has said it aims to accelerate research on digital currencies in cooperation with foreign central banks, amid rapid developments in financial technologies. Japan's central bank will study and analyze related technologies and the impacts of digital currencies on the economy, while ...

U.K.'s Lloyds Banking Group reports disruption to online services

Business Jan 2, 2020

U.K.'s Lloyds Banking Group reports disruption to online services

Britain's Lloyds Banking Group suffered an outage on Wednesday that left customers of its Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland operations unable to access their accounts online. Disruption to online services is a periodic problem for Britain's banks, and last month regulators told lenders that ...