Industry heavyweights Vanguard, BNY Mellon, Franklin Templeton, and State Street completed a pilot to trade FX forwards using DLT.
Nasdaq has entered into a long-term partnership with blockchain vendor R3 to support institutional grade services for digital assets.
R3 confirms the appointment of Dorothy Copeland as its new global head of partner ecosystem & alliances amid expansion strategy.
Report on London’s blockchain ecosystem from Outlier Ventures labels the city the best destination in Europe for blockchain startups.
In launching the service, the platform will allow for the simultaneous exchange of cash and securities between broker-dealers to settle US listed-equities trades.
FX settlement provider CLS has added three major investment banks to its blockchain-based netting platform, with nine institutions now live on the service.
Axoni has launched its distributed ledger network for equity swaps, with Citi and Goldman Sachs among the first to adopt the platform.
The partnership between HSBC, SGX and sovereign wealth fund Temasek marks the first end-to-end digitisation effort focusing on the Asian bond markets.
Paxos has been given the green light to launch its blockchain-based settlement service for certain broker-dealers, including Credit Suisse and Societe Generale.
Alex Knight spent 18 years with Citi, most recently heading up global sales and client coverage of the bank’s FX prime brokerage.