Marc Mercuri of Microsoft explains where the tech giant sees room for blockchain solutions in the future.
As global banks seek to promote trade finance as an investable asset class to the buy side, the sector’s lack of technology and data infrastructure have come to light.
While tech advancements are being made, buy-side firms still rely on humans to make sense of alt data.
As some firms are pushing forward with blockchain projects, others are saying it's not yet ready for prime time.
Investments into blockchain have continued to grow despite the crypto winter and the downfall of ICOs. VC investors are banking on their belief that blockchain will ultimately offer transformation across many industries,.
Bond.One is aiming to introduce distributed-ledger tech to solve issues associated with fragmented fixed-income markets.
The event specification module will allow for a common DAML library that references machine-executable trade lifecycle events.
Questions of price discovery and centralized infrastructure point to an asset class that may have to lose its rebellious luster to become more widely accepted.
ASX plans to release the CHESS replacement in 2021 and the hope is to cut into Swift settlements.
The credit derivatives processing facility will go live on the distributed ledger platform by the end of the year.
Fabrice Silberzan is playing a key role in the transformation of BNP Paribas Asset Management. With his background working across different cultures and various roles, from IT to securities and HR, the opera-loving Frenchman has a lot of lessons to share…
Velocity Ledger Financial will also soon launch an issuing-and-settlement platform to tie together different kinds of blockchains.
The foundation will be completely separate from R3, and will be governed independently to assure participants that the network will not be monetized.
The company's CEO says central security depositories are well-placed to offer new digital services in tandem with current traditional services.
From the data battle between the SGX and India to the ASX green-lighting its clearing blockchain project, Wei-Shen Wong looks back on topics that made headlines this past year.
The crypto space dominated headlines over the past 12 months and WatersTechnology looks at some of the top stories.
The bank currently has two blockchain projects in train, for private equity and clearing.
Cindy Chen will oversee HKEx’s blockchain-enabled post-trade allocation and processing platform project.
The network provider estimates the global cost of fund distribution could be reduced by as much as $4.35 billion.
Within the symbiotic relationship between technology and standards, Jamie Hyman investigates the exciting technological breakthroughs that are pushing standards toward industry-wide adoption, while the very survival of some technology—namely, blockchain…
The age-old problem of achieving straight through processing remains a challenge for some buy-side firms today. But time is running out.
The testing will include 15 global banks and is aimed to end by the first quarter of 2019.
The crypto markets need a body that fulfils the role of depositories adequately, say settlement specialists