Blockchain technology could transform capital markets infrastructure and enable savings for the entities involved by reducing duplication of processes, settlement time, collateral requirements and operational overheads. This, in turn, would minimize the need to set aside financial resources to cater to counterparty risks and achieve higher anti-money laundering standards and reduced risk exposure.
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Nasdaq proposed a Blockchain-based asset ownership data storage system. This system enables data to be stored on a public ledger while ensuring privacy through each block’s cryptographic hash value .
Nasdaq Files Patent for Blockchain-based Asset Ownership Data Storage System
Nasdaq seeks patent for storing ownership information of assets on a Blockchain, not yet ready to implement technology.
The prospect of blockchain technology remaking financial services just moved a step closer to reality, after banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan completed a successful six-month test in the $2.8 trillion equity swaps market.
Blockchain Gets a Wall Street Win: ‘We Know the Thing Works Now’