Report: Banking Giant Natwest to Refuse Service to Businesses That Accept Cryptocurrencies

Report: Banking Giant Natwest to Refuse Service to Businesses That Accept CryptocurrenciesThe major retail and commercial financial institution National Westminster Bank (Natwest) has categorized cryptocurrencies as “high risk” and refuses to serve business customers who accept digital assets for payments. A Natwest board member, Morten Friis, explains the bank has no appetite for dealing with these types of customers as Natwest is taking a “cautious approach” […]

JPMorgan Boss Says ‘Emerging Issues’ Like Cryptocurrencies ‘Need to Be Dealt With Quickly’

JPMorgan Boss Says 'Emerging Issues' Like Cryptocurrencies 'Need to Be Dealt With Quickly'JPMorgan’s boss Jamie Dimon has a bone to pick with cryptocurrencies, shadow banking, and the financial technology (fintech) economy. In a letter to JPMorgan shareholders, Dimon explained that banks are “playing an increasingly smaller role in the financial system” and there’s a list of items like digital currencies he’s named that needs to be “dealt […]