Northern Trust Turns to DLT for the Future

Distributed-ledger technology will help ensure asset safety and allow custodians to provide more value to clients using AI and analytics. 

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Though the allure of distributed-ledger technology has waned for large-scale use within the capital markets, some market participants, such as Northern Trust, are still investing in the technology because execs there believe it has the potential to offer valuable change over the next decade for targeted use-cases. 

In a whitepaper published in October reimagining what custody will look like in 10 years, Northern Trust details how over the past decade, global custodians have moved away from

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