Iran’s central bank bans the country’s banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies over money-laundering concerns, as the country tries to halt a currency crisis (Reuters)

Reuters: Iran’s central bank bans the country’s banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies over money-laundering concerns, as the country tries to halt a currency crisis  — 

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Goldman Sachs buys personal-finance app Clarity Money, sources say for a “high eight-figure sum”, to acquire a mobile storefront for its growing consumer bank (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Goldman Sachs buys personal-finance app Clarity Money, sources say for a “high eight-figure sum”, to acquire a mobile storefront for its growing

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Santander becomes first international bank to launch cross-border, blockchain-based payments, in Spain, UK, Brazil, and Poland on Friday, uses Ripple tech (Nicholas Megaw/Financial Times)

Nicholas Megaw / Financial Times: Santander becomes first international bank to launch cross-border, blockchain-based payments, in Spain, UK, Brazil, and Poland on Friday, uses Ripple

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