Competition in the new issuance technology space is increasing and the first steps to re-stitch the primary landscape will be to focus on automating a manual process and providing transparency, says Charlotte Decuyper.
Report by AIMA, PWC and Elwood AM found that 47% of traditional hedge funds were investing or considering investing in cryptocurrencies.
PwC Hong Kong crypto lead expects more participants in the cryptocurrency space this year despite ongoing bear market and widespread regulatory concerns.
Research from AFME and PwC found that blockchain has little or no current technology investment focus for the majority of banks.
Survey conducted by PwC shows top banks are significantly increasing investments in market surveillance over the next 12-18 months.
Survey finds 95% of CEOs expect growth in the next three years, but cyber security is biggest threat in 2016.