14 Banks, 5 Tokens: Fnality’s Expansive Vision for Interbank Blockchains

Fresh off a $63 million fundraise, execs at bank blockchain consortium Fnality shed some light on the often-secretive project's plan to tokenize fiat currency.

Ex-R3 Director Tim Swanson Joins Blockchain Builder Clearmatics

Outspoken blockchain analyst Tim Swanson is joining Clearmatics, one of the top rivals to his former employer R3.

Nasdaq’s Quandl Institutional Data Platform to Add Crypto Reference Prices

The Nasdaq-owned financial data platform for institutional investors is adding cryptocurrency reference prices from CryptoCompare.

Bloomberg Terminal Lists Ethereum-Based Debt Instrument

In a blockchain first, Cadence has obtained a Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) and can be easily found on Bloomberg Terminal.

Bitfury, Tech Firm Mphasis Plan Blockchain Disruption in Trade Finance

Blackstone-owned IT firm Mphasis has partnered with blockchain tech firm Bitfury to automate and tokenize trade finance processes.

Security Token Platform iSTOX Admitted to Central Bank Sandbox

iSTOX, a Singapore Exchange-backed security token platform, has joined a regulatory sandbox set up by Singapore's central bank.

State Street’s Blockchain Lead Departs to Build Data Privacy Startup

Moiz Kohari, State Street's global chief technology architect, has left to build a new data privacy startup.

Switzerland’s SIX Stock Exchange Is Working on a Swiss Franc Stablecoin

SIX, the Swiss national stock exchange group, is working on creating its own stablecoin pegged to the Swiss franc.

Russia’s Central Depository to Launch Security Token Blockchain Next Month

Russia’s National Settlement Depository will launch its long-awaited digital asset ledger next month – 5,000 kilometers away from its Moscow HQ.

Mutual Funds Network Calastone’s ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Platform Is Live

Calastone, a transactions network for the mutual funds industry, has now moved to its own blockchain-based settlement system.