DLT could give FX its ‘Netflix moment’

Blockchain’s proponents say faster settlement times make the technology akin to TV’s streaming revolution.

Maryanne Morrow remembers renting movies from her local Blockbuster in the 1990s. She can still recall the long lines of customers, and the additional fees if VHS cassette tapes were returned late or were not fully rewound.

That was before the widespread move towards streaming, and Blockbuster’s inability to respond to it, forced the video rental company out of business.

Morrow, the founder of distributed ledger technology settlement provider 9th Gear, believes another technological shift

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Systematic tools gain favor in fixed income

Automation is enabling systematic strategies in fixed income that were previously reserved for equities trading. The tech gap between the two may be closing, but differences remain.

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