JP Morgan Chase uses blockchain in cross-bank payments

Interbank Information Network (IIN) based on Quorum blockchain will help JP Morgan Chase to perform cross-bank payments
17 October 2017   1708

American financial holding JP Morgan Chase announced the launch of Interbank Information Network (IIN) based on Quorum blockchain. The solutionwill reduce delays in payments between banks. This is reported by the Reuters.

Representatives of JP Morgan Chase positively assess the prospects for implementing distributed registry technology in their activities.

IIN will enhance the client experience, decreasing the amount of time – from weeks to hours – and costs associated with resolving payment delays. Blockchain capabilities have allowed us to rethink how critical information can be sourced and exchanged between global banks.
 

Emma Loftus
Head, Global Payments and FX, J.P. Morgan Treasury Services

The project was launched in partnership with the Australian bank ANZ and Royal Bank of Canada. It is expected that later other financial institutions will join it.

Within the treasury service JP Morgan processes trillions of US dollars transactions daily.

Binance to Add WeChat and Alipay Support

According to the anonymous sources of The Block, the feature is in the testing stage for Android users
10 October 2019   114

Binance Exchange will add support for the largest Chinese payment systems WeChat and Alipay.

Referring to informed sources, The Block reported that this option is currently being tested for Android users, and will soon become available for iOS and the desktop version of the trading platform.

Note that in China, the activities of cryptocurrency exchanges were officially banned at the end of 2017. However, residents of the country are actively using P2P and OTC platforms to buy bitcoin.