Oct 20, 2021

ParisA consortium of securities services firms has announced the completion of a test project involving the use of central bank digital currency (CBDC) to settle French treasury bonds on a test blockchain.

Oct 13, 2021

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has invested in UK fintech Finbourne as part of a strategy to provide digital data services to fund managers.

Oct 06, 2021

Outsourcing1Global custodian Northern Trust has stepped up its front office outsourcing business with the appointment of Gary Paulin as head of global strategic solutions.

Sep 29, 2021

OverpopulationAround 1.69 million share investors in the UK are spending more time in chat rooms talking about their investment ideas.

Sep 15, 2021

Bitcoin_1Digital assets-backed securities provider ETC Group has announced what it claims is a “major milestone” in crypto investment with the listing of the first bitcoin futures contract on German exchange Eurex.

Sep 08, 2021

online investingOnline payments giant is PayPal is reportedly preparing to compete with online trading platforms such as Robinhood with the launch of a retail trading division.

Sep 01, 2021

Arrow downVideo communications firm Zoom saw its shares plummet by 11% despite posting its first ever quarter revenue in excess of $1 billion.

Aug 25, 2021

green investmentsThe Bank of International Settlements (BIS) is investigating the tokenisation of green bonds in a bid to promote sustainable investment.

Aug 25, 2021

Bitcoin currenciesGerman exchange Eurex has launched what it claims is Europe’s first regulated market in bitcoin-related derivatives.

Aug 11, 2021

crypto_valuationFalcon X, a crypto trading platform aimed at institutional investors, has achieved a $3.75 billion valuation after its latest round of funding.