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Securities markets: standing at the crossroads

At the crossroads

Financial technology has the potential to radically transform the securities industry. The fast pace of change could lead to disintermediation, according to an Iosco study.

Daily News at Sibos 2017 – Day 2

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Read our second Daily News at Sibos edition of the Sibos 2017 conference in Toronto – all the latest news and analysis from Swift’s premier event of the year. Free to read online or pick up a complimentary print copy if you are at Sibos!

Saxo Bank Securities in Japan warms to Torstone’s Inferno for regulatory reporting

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Japan-based Saxo Bank Securities has selected Torstone Technology’s Inferno to replace its legal ledger and comply with regulatory reporting requirements. It will initially use Inferno to improve its post-trade reporting processes and is looking to add additional features in future unspecified phases. Torstone says Inferno is a modular solution, giving organisations the “opportunity to incrementally […]

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.

Ping An Securities live with Finastra’s FusionCapital tech

Finastra gains live site in China

Ping An Securities has implemented a new front-to-back office securities brokerage platform, FusionCapital Summit, supplied by Finastra (formerly Misys).

Russia’s CSD develops blockchain platform with Waves

Time for blockchain news!

National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository (CSD), and Waves, a decentralised platform for launching crowdfunding campaigns and issuing digital assets, have embarked on a blockchain project.

Vietnam welcomes first derivatives market and clearing house, GMEX provides tech

First derivatives market and clearing house launched in Vietnam

Vietnam’s first derivatives market and clearing house has gone live on the GMEX Technologies platform. The project is a collaboration between Hanoi Stock Exchange and Vietnam Securities Depository, and has been carried out together with local system integrator FPT Information System.

IBM blockchain powers Borsa Italiana’s digital securities scheme

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Italy’s only stock exchange Borsa Italiana, part of London Stock Exchange Group, and IBM are building a blockchain solution to digitise the issuance of securities for unlisted small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Europe. The aim is to simplify the tracking and management of shareholding information, and create a distributed shared registry containing a record […]

BNP Paribas and SmartAngels develop share register tool on blockchain

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BNP Paribas Securities Services and SmartAngels have developed a share register management tool using blockchain. The platform enables unlisted companies to digitalise their financial securities and to manage their shareholder register using a decentralised, distributed ledger. It was developed as part of their partnership formed last year. During testing, BNP Paribas Securities Services and SmartAngels […]

Vontobel pioneers SIX Securities Services’ Advanced Settlement solution

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Swiss wealth manager Vontobel has become the first taker of SIX Securities Services’ Advanced Settlement offering.

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