A year after issuing the first blockchain-traded bond, the lender says blockchain technology could drastically cut settlement times and costs.
As institutional interest in cryptocurrencies grows, new and old exchanges are now turning to futures contracts to grow institutional interest. After fits and starts, crypto futures might be nearing a tipping point.
Dr. Lee Braine walks through how the bank is experimenting with quantum computing and where the field is heading.
Waters Europe: Data requirements are driving better data for consumption across the bank.
WatersTechnology examines some of the disillusionment permeating the capital markets when it comes to blockchain.
The first rollout of the offering is geared toward smaller and new brokers looking to outsource their back-office tech.
Marc Mercuri of Microsoft explains where the tech giant sees room for blockchain solutions in the future.
While the initial go-live date of SFTR is set for early 2020, data availability and legacy processes remain the leading roadblocks.
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,.
A look at the massive tech projects (and legal battles) underway at the NYSE, which are being led by Stacey Cunningham.
Pérez-Tasso will take over from current CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt, who will step down in June.
The event specification module will allow for a common DAML library that references machine-executable trade lifecycle events.
DTCC can now focus on expanding coverage of the MTU with the addition of leading dealers.
ASX plans to release the CHESS replacement in 2021 and the hope is to cut into Swift settlements.
Velocity Ledger Financial will also soon launch an issuing-and-settlement platform to tie together different kinds of blockchains.
Buy-side participants are now more aware of the risks associated with FX settlement, and are getting more involved in managing them.
As interest in cryptocurrency trading refuses to wither, despite a bearish year, traders are increasingly calling for institutional-grade tooling from traditional markets to further develop the asset class.
Subject to regulatory approval, the newly created digital asset investment bank plans to launch a custody solution in April.
Market participants can now clear deliverable FX trades regardless of how they were executed.
As strides are being made to encourage greater institutional participation in the trading of cryptocurrencies, Wei-Shen ponders whether the crypto space will end up looking exactly like the traditional financial ecosystem.
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.
Turning traditional assets into digitally traded data is one of the most commonly cited benefits of emerging technology, including distributed ledgers. But the reality is that the process is far more difficult than it seems.
Chris Machin will lead development of the expansion of ReportShield to cover APA trade reporting.