Project led by Societe Generale that uses privacy-enhancing technologies to solve data management issues hopes to sign up five banks and launch as a legal entity.
Anthony first looks at the alternative data industry and connects to QAnon, before explaining why there needs to be more hard numbers in the world of blockchain.
As efforts continue to shorten the settlement cycle for US securities to T+1, market participants in Asia worry about the potential implications.
HKEx is looking to leverage smart contracts for its Synapse platform. Sell-side participants are generally positive as to the reasoning behind the build, but observers warn the ambitious project still has challenges to overcome.
While not a fan of blockchain, Anthony looks at some potential use-cases for the tool in the world of capital markets. He also gives his thoughts on Broadridge’s soon-to-launch LTX platform.)
Startup DLT provider TradeX proposes using blockchain's immutable ledger as an indisputable record of market data entitlements and consumption, to reduce licensing disputes.
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A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The central bank's report on the future of post trade will face the same competitive interests that have hindered previous attempts at eliminating inefficiencies and bringing automation to the back office.
The exchange will add further portfolio applications to the NFF according to market demand.
As the coronavirus drives trading volumes, post-trade processing is increasingly an area of operational risk, and firms should consider automation, analyst says.
As some firms are pushing forward with blockchain projects, others are saying it's not yet ready for prime time.
Torstone will add a risk management component to its post-trade platform through its acquisition of the vendor.
Market participants can now clear deliverable FX trades regardless of how they were executed.
Hobson, who has served as CFO of Corfinancial for the last 15 years, will be responsible for expanding its market share and products globally.
The two firms are moving quickly to complete their tie-up after UK antitrust regulators give the green light.
Influential lobby group urges European authorities to consider how technology could resolve outstanding issues with its single-market project.
Anthony and James take a look at some of the biggest news events from the past week.
The European Commission and the wider industry are turning their eyes to post-trade practices
Working group says rules can reduce risks and costs
The deal provides Trillium with experienced staff to manage the sales process for its Surveyor analysis and compliance tool.
Former Standard Bank chief executive to join IDB.
Johannesburg-based Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa, has become South Africa’s first domestic bank to execute a securities finance trade on the EquiLend trading platform. The move marks a progression toward the automation of Absa’s trading and…