Blockchain start-ups are now facing serious assaults from established market infrastructures and custodians that are developing their own solutions.
Global Custodian takes a deep dive into the nominees for its Editors’ Choice awards at this year’s Leaders in Custody event, next up: the candidates up for Best Innovation in Market Infrastructure.
Cboe and Turquoise have established EU entities in Amsterdam, while Aquis Exchange set up its new EU base in Paris.
A DTCC white paper outlines the post-trade responsibilities that should be undertaken to enhance security for token platforms.
HKEX is working on upgrading its post-trade infrastructure across all of its business processes and systems, including technology for its CCP and CSD.
Euroclear processed a record number of settled transactions over the year, equivalent to €791 trillion by value, an increase of 8%.
The increase will signify the latest advancement in the opening up of China’s capital markets to foreign investors.
The plan was highlighted as one of HKEX’s top strategic priorities in order to cater for the needs of Mainland China and international investors.
The pension fund will act as a pilot fund for State Street and is the first to migrate its FX settlement to CLS in Japan.
The introduction of Japanese funds onto the FX settlement service follows a multi-year effort to onboard the Japanese buy-side community to CLSSettlement.