Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Digital Asset Partner On Blockchain Settlement Platform

Blockchain, News | October 31, 2018 By:

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is working with blockchain startup Digital Asset (DA) to develop a blockchain post-trade allocation and processing platform for HKEX’s Northbound Stock Connect program.

Launched In November 2014, Stock Connect allows international and Mainland Chinese investors to trade securities in each other’s markets through the trading and clearing facilities of their home exchange.

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Blockchain Trade Association Formed In Gibraltar

Blockchain, News | October 31, 2018 By:

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has formed a new trade association that will aim to drive forward the country’s innovative approach to distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Called Gibraltar Association for New Technologies (GANT), the new association will promote high standards of professional conduct within the blockchain sector in Gibraltar as well as further the reputation of the jurisdiction’s finance industry on the international stage.

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Blockchain Research Lab Established By Chinese Online Retail Giant JD.com

News | October 31, 2018 By:

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, in partnership with two tech institutes, has established a research lab for blockchain technologies.

Headquartered in Beijing, JD.com is one of the two largest business-to-consumer (B2C) online retailers in China by transaction volume and revenue. It controls roughly 30 percent of the B2C online market in China with 314 million active users.

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