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LA Ledger group calls for more participants

Blockchain

The Liquidity Alliance group of central securities depositories (CSDs) has called for further participants in their distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based LA Ledger prototype for cross-border mobilisation of security collateral.

NSD makes it possible to maintain financial privacy in blockchain use

Blockchain

It took just half a year for the team of National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, to find a solution for the challenge of maintaining confidentiality when verifying distributed ledger transactions.

Liquidity management: real-time nostro time?

liquidity management

As part of its global payments innovation initiative, Swift and a group of banks have been trialling distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the reconciliation of nostro databases in real-time.

Artificial intelligence: the shape of things to come

AI: the shape of things to come

Many financial services industry firms are examining the potential of distributed ledger and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Is it too early for any meaningful deployment?

Interview: Robert Barnes, TradeIX – the IX in Trade

Robert Barnes, TradeIX

In an exclusive interview with trade finance specialist TradeIX, co-founder and CEO Robert Barnes explains how banks’ senior management is focusing on one goal and why product silos simply do not work.

Ripple entices banks with new accelerator programme

Incentives matter

One of the first rules of basic economics is that incentives matter. Blockchain solutions company Ripple must be privy to this rule as it has unveiled a new accelerator programme and marketing incentives to promote bank interest.

Commerzbank, KfW and MEAG simulate blockchain-based security transaction

It's blockchain story time!

Commerzbank, KfW Banking Group and MEAG, the asset manager of Munich Re and ERGO, have replicated a jointly traded euro commercial paper (ECP) in a blockchain environment.

Infographic: UK’s blockchain job market

Infographic blockchain jobs UK

Blockchain vacancies in the UK increase by 25% with Britain posting three times as many jobs as Germany – and more findings in this infographic.

Abu Dhabi Global Market and UAE Exchange partner for “vibrant fintech ecosystem”

ADGM and UAE Exchange team for fintech ecosystem

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi and UAE Exchange have teamed up “to support, develop and promote the fintech” ecosystem in the country.

Infographic: how serialised blockchain will revolutionise supply chain

Blockchain infographics

This infographic, courtesy of Savi Technology, explains how blockchain links offer immutable, trackable parcels of data that can include “smart contracts”, instructions such as other transactions that will be triggered to perform automatically later.

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