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Pursuit of faster settlement times via DLT will hit market quality

Adopting distributed ledger technology in the pursuit of faster settlement times could hit liquidity and increase transaction costs, warns research from the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).


Mastercard picks new batch of crypto and blockchain Start Path firms

Mastercard has welcomed five new firms to its Start Path startup programme specifically for firms in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space.


Standard Chartered brings blockchain to payments with Partior

Standard Chartered is the first Euro settlement bank to go live on Partior, the global unified ledger market infrastructure, integrating blockchain innovation directly into the bank’s payment systems


Mastercard and Standard Chartered pilot tokenised deposits

Mastercard has teamed up with Standard Chartered on a proof-of-concept pilot exploring tokenised deposits and tokenised carbon credits.


Broadridge to offer JPM Coin as settlement mechanism for DLR platform

JP Morgan has struck a deal to offer its JPM Coin digital token as a settlement mechanism for Broadridge's DLR (Distributed Ledger Repo) platform.


ECB conducts first DLT trials for wholesale central bank money settlement

The Eurosystem has begun the first of a series of trials to test the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for the settlement of wholesale transactions in central bank money.


Kima bids to build a 'DeFi credit card’

Israeli startup Kima is running a project with Mastercard's FinSec Innovation Lab to connect decentralised finance (DeFi) applications with fiat systems.


US FS giants explore multi-asset settlement using share ledger tech

A host of major US financial services firms - including Citi, JP Morgan, and Visa - are taking part in a Regulated Settlement Network (RSN) proof-of-concept that will explore multi-asset settlement using shared ledger technology.


Emirates NBD's Liv explores real-world asset tokenisation

Emirates NBD's digital offshoot Liv is working with B2B alternative asset solutions provider Ctrl Alt to explore the tokenisation of real-world assets.


Blockchain researchers use AI to spot Bitcoin money laundering

Researchers from Elliptic, IBM Watson and MIT have used AI to detect money laundering on the Bitcoin blockchain.


Revolut vets launch crypto exchange

A group of former Revolut staffers have raised $6.5 million for hybrid cryptocurrency exchange X10.


Ripple enters supply chain finance venture with SBI Group and HashKey DX

Ripple is joining forces with SBI Group and HashKey DX to bring XRPL-powered supply chain finance to Japan.


Visa develops dashboard to make sense of stablecoin activity

Visa has teamed up with blockchain data provider Allium Labs to build a dashboard that helps people make sense of stablecoin activity.


UK moves to experimentation phase of Regulated Liability Network

The UK's biggest banks are pushing ahead with the experimentation phase of a Regulated Liability Network, a financial market infrastructure for programmable money operating on a multi-bank shared ledger.


Hong Kong set to approve first crypto ETF

Hong Kong's financial regulator is poised to give the green light to the first batch of bitcoin spot ETFs.


Insurers target crypto market

The global insurance industry is turning its attention to the risks posed by cryptocurrencies and digital assets, judging by recent product announcements.


ECB preps DLT trials for wholesale central bank money settlement

The European Central Bank has put together a host of participants for exploratory work on the use of distributed ledger technology to settle wholesale transactions in central bank money.


Ripple plans stablecoin

Crypto and blockchain giant Ripple is launching its own dollar-pegged stablecoin.


BofE and FCA issue draft guidance on Digital Securities Sandbox

UK regulators are inviting feedback on draft guidance for firms looking to enter the country's new Digital Securities Sandbox (DSS).


Central banks explore tokenisation of cross-border payments

A collection of seven central banks are working with the Bank for International Settlements to explore tokenisation of cross-border payments.