A London-based start-up that invests in the technology behind crypto-currency bitcoin is planning to list on London's AIM in what is believed to be the first IPO for a blockchain company.
Thirteen major global banks, ICAP plc and market infrastructures The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and Euroclear have joined forces with AcadiaSoft, Inc. to solve a vexing industry problem involving margin flows.
Five of the world’s leading investment banks – BofA Merrill Lynch, Citi, Jefferies, Morgan Stanley and UBS – have announced the formation of a new company, Visible Alpha LLC, to create a common language and platform for analysts’ financial models and forecasts.
UBS and the New York Stock Exchange today announced a new strategic relationship whereby UBS customers can connect to NYSE Bonds through the UBS Bond Port (formerly named UBS PIN-FI) to access a centralized pool of corporate bond liquidity.
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and a group of 10 leading financial institutions today opened the application period for the second class of the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, kicking off a competitive search for the top financial technology (fintech) innovators in the region.
UBS has devised a novel way of weeding out unsuitable candidates for roles at its new London innovation lab: tweeting a cryptic message that sends job seekers on a hunt to the blockchain.
SIX, UBS and Zürcher Kantonalbank are to launch a new P2P payment app, Paymit, that enables users to to request and make payment transfers by smartphone across Switzerland from the end of May.
Nodal Exchange, LLC announced today that UBS Securities, LLC, through its LCH.Clearnet Ltd membership, is now offering clients Clearing Member services for Nodal Exchange.
The Swiss bank is planning to open an innovation lab in Level39's high growth space, HighGrowth:42, to explore the role of blockchain technology in financial services.
UBS Fund Services has implemented SunGard's Investran Insight to provide investment managers and investors with interactive reporting, advanced analytics, and data visualization across its private equity value chain.
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