Aussie banks ANZ and NAB won’t ‘endorse’ retail speculation on crypto

Executives at two of Australia’s “big four” banks have ruled out allowing retail customers to trade cryptocurrency on their platforms, with one reasoning that customers don’t understand “basic financial well-being.” Speaking at the Australian Financial Review Banking Summit on May 31 Maile Carnegie, executive for retail banking at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) … Read more

Commonwealth Bank puts crypto trading trial on ice as regulators dither

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has put its plans for a second pilot program of crypto trading services on hold indefinitely and cut off access to those in the first round of testing. CBA sent Cointelegraph a transcript of a Tuesday bank briefing where CEO Matt Comyn said that he was still waiting on … Read more