Northern Trust Testing Fractionlized Bonds on Blockchain

The U.S.-based custody bank is looking to offer fractions of tokenized bonds to retail and small professional investors.

Meet Maple: a New Bid at “Smart Bonds” in Ethereum DeFi

New projects are arising all the while in Ethereum’s decentralized finance, or DeFi, ecosystem. The arena’s latest oncomer wants to bring what it hails...

At Least 19 Central Banks Give Way to Monetary Easing As Economy Slows

In a coordinated fashion, more than 18 central banks worldwide have or plan to cut interest rates, sparking a domino effect of monetary easing....

Stablecoins and Exchange Coins – What’s the Difference From the Ol’ Corporate Bond?

A new weekly record was set last week in global corporate bond sales, with investors grabbing hold of around $140 billion in new bonds...

The World Bank’s Blockchain Bond Is Just a Fancy Way of Selling Debt

Last year the World Bank and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia announced a permissioned Ethereum-based blockchain to facilitate the end-to-end issuance of bonds between...

World Bank Sells $33.8 Million More of Its Private Ethereum Blockchain Bonds

The World Bank raised another $33.8 million by issuing bonds on a blockchain, bringing the total to $108 million.

Islamic Bank Al Hilal Executes Islamic Bond Transaction on Blockchain

UAE based financial institution Al Hilal Bank has become the first Islamic bank to execute a transaction on the blockchain. As reported by Reuters,...

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