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Russia’s CSD develops blockchain platform with Waves

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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.

Nasdaq looking cool with Chile CSD tech revamp

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Chile’s central securities depository (CSD), Depósito Central de Valores (DCV), has chosen Nasdaq to revamp its technological infrastructure. Under the agreement, Nasdaq’s CSD solution will include trade and instruction management, settlement, custody, corporate event management and registry capabilities; and full coverage for all types of securities and multi-currencies. In addition, it will support settlement with […]

2017: South Africa – blockchain fizzle or sizzle?

Tanya Knowles, Fractal Solutions

While the maturity of blockchain discussions and advances are at different stages of development around the world, blockchain is said to be at the height of the Gartner hype cycle. This implies that 2017 will be the year where disillusionment with the technology begins. However, 2017 may also see some real breakthroughs with its application and the emergence of pockets of the first concrete results.

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