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Security Token Platform iSTOX Admitted to Central Bank Sandbox

| Yogita Khatri

iSTOX, a Singapore Exchange-backed security token platform, has joined a regulatory sandbox set up by Singapore's central bank.

State Street headquarters

State Street’s Blockchain Lead Departs to Build Data Privacy Startup

| Ian Allison

Moiz Kohari, State Street's global chief technology architect, has left to build a new data privacy startup.

Switzerland’s SIX Stock Exchange Is Working on a Swiss Franc Stablecoin

| Ian Allison

SIX, the Swiss national stock exchange group, is working on creating its own stablecoin pegged to the Swiss franc.

Russia’s Central Depository to Launch Security Token Blockchain Next Month

| Ian Allison

Russia’s National Settlement Depository will launch its long-awaited digital asset ledger next month – 5,000 kilometers away from its Moscow HQ.

Mutual Funds Network Calastone’s ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Platform Is Live

| Yogita Khatri

Calastone, a transactions network for the mutual funds industry, has now moved to its own blockchain-based settlement system.

Ethereum-Based Stock Exchange Plans First Company Listing in June

| Yogita Khatri

SprinkleXchange, a Bahrain-basedstock exchange built with blockchain tech, is reportedly listing its first company next month.

Top Banks ‘Investing $50 Million’ to Build Blockchain Settlement System

| Yogita Khatri

Around a dozen banks are said to be spending $50 million to build a blockchain-based digital cash settlement system, according to Reuters.

World Bank, CommBank Team Up for ‘World First’ Blockchain Bond Transaction

| Yogita Khatri

The World Bank says its new debt instrument "bond-i" is the first bond to have both issuance and trading recorded on a blockchain.

Polymath, Charles Hoskinson Team Up on Security Token Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

Polymath is partnering with Charles Hoskinson to build a blockchain network specifically designed to support security tokens.

Exchange-Traded Notes for XRP, Litecoin Launch on Boerse Stuttgart

| Yogita Khatri

Germany’s second-largest stock exchange, Boerse Stuttgart, now offers trading in XRP and litecoin-based ETNs issued by XBT Provider.