Jun 08, 2022

Innovation technologyThe Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has appointed an executive at Sweden’s central bank to serve as the head of its BIS Innovation Hub.

Jun 01, 2022

JP Morgan Canary WharfAsset servicer JP Morgan has settled a transaction on the blockchain using a tokenised money market fund as collateral.

Jun 01, 2022

RegulationsSix of the largest bodies charged with the responsibility of providing post-trade transparency reports for off-exchange securities transactions have formed a new lobby group.

Jun 01, 2022

Digital ageFrance-based Ostrum Asset Management has named Christoph Thywissen as chief transformation officer.

Jun 01, 2022

Blockchain3Two of the largest standards bodies in the blockchain industry are set to combine their efforts in a bid to advance the adoption of digital assets.

Jun 01, 2022

Sustainable investmentsSustainability tech vendor ClarityAI has announced that its sustainability data will be used by BlackRock in preparation for its reporting under the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) framework.


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