London-based digital asset and fiat custodian Koine Finance to launch in Q2 this year.
Avelacom will provide market data and order routing to help XTRD aggregate liquidity across exchanges globally.
Blockchain firm has launched its institutional OTC block trading venue for cryptocurrencies.
Libra and Circle strike new deals on back-office support and automated connectivity.
Despite being lauded for its potential to revolutionise the financial ecosystem, concerns remain over the energy use of blockchain after widespread reports of its impact on the environment.
Joseph Lubin describes CSDs as “conceptual construct” that can take a decentralised form, forcing Euroclear to defend their role.
Digital Asset to provide blockchain-based platform for completion of post-trade allocations and processing for northbound trades under Stock Connect.
Think about what blockchain technology can do internally for your organisation, says Digital Asset CEO
Blythe Masters also outlines the importance of interoperability between blockchain systems as it is unlikely there will be "a single solution or one approach to DLT".
Cryptocurrencies have come a long way since their early associations with libertarian aversion to government surveillance. Discussion, if not yet concrete application, of digital currencies has permeated banks and other financial institutions.
DTCC, Accenture, Digital Asset and R3 teamed up to build a US equity clearing and settlement system prototype.