Two financial institutions are set to test a regulatory platform set up by the Bank of Russia that aims to make ICOs more transparent and secure.
Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country's first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain.
Not everyone wants a more transparent financial system, as these struggling sales pitches from global CSDs make painfully obvious.
Execs at Russia's National Settlement Depository have revealed new details about a planned blockchain-based cryptocurrency depository platform.
Russia's National Security Depository is seeing an unexpected benefit of blockchain that could turn into a new source of revenue: publicity.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is comfortable watching and learning from the sidelines while other securities' exchanges adopt blockchain.
Russia's central securities depository (CSD) is testing a new blockchain-based commercial bond trading platform built on Hyperledger Fabric.
Russia's National Settlement Depository is developing a blockchain platform to provide deposit and settlement service for digital assets.
The NSD's director of innovation, Artem Duvanov, says blockchains are only useful when recording legally binding information.
Russia's national central securities depository (CSD) is working with a tech startup to test the exchange and transfer of blockchain assets.