Blockchain/Bitcoin

Digital Securities Firm Propine Graduates From MAS’ Fintech Sandbox

Propine, a Singapore-based end-to-end securities services firm catering for digital securities services to institutional clients, has become the first independent digital asset custody service provider to graduate from the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Fintech Regulatory Sandbox.  Since its admission

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Deutsche Bank to Pilot Digital Assets Proof-of-Concept With STACS

Deutsche Bank Securities Services and Hashstacs Pte Ltd (STACS) will collaborate to jointly explore a proof-of-concept (POC) related to the technological and practical feasibility of digital assets. The POC will explore interoperability, liquidity, cross-border connectivity, and smart contract templates, including

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iSTOX Launches Unicorn Fund in Digitised Securities Form

Digitised securities platform iSTOX announced that it has listed a unicorn fund in digitised securities form, allowing the creation of security tokens where manual processes can be automated and minimum investment ticket sizes to be reduced to US$20,000. This expands

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DBS Launches Crypto Services With SGX Holding a 10% Stake

DBS announced that it will set up a digital exchange with Singapore Exchange (SGX) holding a 10% stake, enabling investors to tap into a fully integrated tokenisation, trading and custody ecosystem for digital assets. Crypto trading activities is said to

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Swiss’ SIX and SBI Digital Asset Holdings Plan for Singapore’s Digital Asset Exchange

SIX Digital Exchange, a Swiss-based end-to-end platform for digital assets, and SBI Digital Asset Holdings (SBI) announced plans for a digital asset exchange based in Singapore set to go live by 2022. The contemplated venture is set to formalise Singapore

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SGX and HSBC’s DLT Project Bags Financial Services Award by SwissCham

Singapore Exchange (SGX) and HSBC have jointly emerged as the winner for the Financial Services category at the inaugural Digital Transformation Award (DX Award) at this year’s SwissCham Business Excellence Awards. SGX and HSBC received the award for creating a

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Singapore Blockchain Ecosystem Report 2020 Unveiled At Singapore Fintech Festival

The Singapore Blockchain Ecosystem Report 2020 was launched at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SFF x SWITCH). The report highlights the impactful developments and trends in Singapore’s blockchain ecosystem over the past year.

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Blockchain Firm Lightnet Group Partners SCB to Ease Remittance Access in Thailand

Blockchain firm Lightnet Group, has announced a partnership with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB). The partnership will reportedly enable remittance services to become accessible to all Thai bank accounts and anyone who has signed up for PromptPay, a government-sponsored service that

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Australia Begins Blockchain Trial With Singapore for Cross Border Trade

The Australian Border Force (ABF) begins a blockchain trial for cross border trade with Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). This partnership is in line with the bilateral Australia-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement. A trial was launched on 23 November with

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Singapore Leads the Way As Stock Exchanges in Asia Pacific Are Embracing DLT

Across Asia Pacific, stock exchanges have accelerated the adoption of smart contract technology and DLT to optimize market workflows. The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is looking to replace its Clearing House Electronic SubRegister System, or CHESS, with new DLT and

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