Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ will be part of a global banking alliance that will tap the technology behind virtual currency to wire funds more efficiently.

Japan's BTMU plans international fund transfers via blockchain in 2018

Bank teaming up with global peers on next-gen network

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