In a move that could aid MiFID II compliance, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TMX) and the UK's National Physical Laboratory have carried out an experiment which saw atomic clocks used to timestamp trades which were then recorded directly on a distributed ledger.
Digital currency exchange Coinbase has joined the unicorn club after raising $100 million in a Series D funding round led by venture capital firm IVP.
SIX Swiss Exchange is to investigate the prospect of using distributed ledger technology in its over-the-counter structured product business as part of its long-standing trading technology contract with Nasdaq.
American e-commerce retailer Overstock has doubled down on its cryptocurrency bet, adding Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin to Bitcoin as payments options for nearly four million products on its site.
Thailand's Kasikorn Bank says that by 2018 it wants to process at least one-in-twenty electronic Letters of Guarantee in its corporate credit business over a new distributed ledger platform developed in concert with IBM
Cobalt, the FX post-trade processing network based on shared ledger technology, has closed an investment from Henry Ritchotte, the former Deutsche Bank COO who will also become a member of the startup's strategic advisory board.
Fintech is coming to the hallowed (virtual) halls of Oxford, thanks to an online programme from the university's Saïd Business School.
Dutch bank ING believes the days of mismatched trading tickets could be drawing to a close after conducting tests of a blockchain-powered trade confirmation platform in partnership with Calypso and the R3 consortium.
Fiinu, a UK startup building a "blockchain-friendly" bank has added a pair of senior financial services industry veterans to its board.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is planning to launch a new private market to provide early stage companies with a blockchain-based share registration and transfer platform for the conduct of pre-IPO financing off-exchange and clear of the regulatory remit of the Securities and Futures Ordinance.
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