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BNP Paribas Securities Services to Use DAML Smart Contract Language to Develop Trade and Settlement Apps

The Securities Services division of France’s BNP Paribas, the 8th largest bank in the world in terms of total assets, has teamed up with Digital Asset (the company) to implement distributed ledger technology (DLT)-enabled trade and settlement applications. Through its partnership with Digital Asset (the… Read More

Australian Stock Exchange listed Fintech 9Spokes Reportedly Seeking $10 Million to Grow Customer Base for its Software as a Service Platform

Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed Fintech firm 9Spokes International (ASX:9SP) is reportedly planning to secure new investments. 9Spokes aims to use the funds to grow its customer base,  by providing various software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions.. The Fintech company announced its fundraising plans on August 26, 2020…. Read More

An Early Fintech to Publicly Trade Shares, CoAssets Delists from ASX, Announces New CEO

CoAssets, a Singapore based Fintech that listed its shares on the Australian Securities Exchange in 2016, has announced the delisting of its shares. According to a release by the company, CoAssets requested a voluntary delisting for the following reasons: Low shareholder numbers – The Company… Read More

Australian Securities Exchange listed Fintech Identitii Reveals Roadmap and Business Strategy for 2020

Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)-listed Fintech firm Identitii (ASX:ID8) claims that the strength of its network, which includes global banking clients, has been one of its main competitive advantages. Identitii works with major banking institutions including HSBC. They’re both developing the Overlay+ platform, which is a… Read More

Payment Verification Tech Provider ISignThis Loses Legal Battle to Suppress Australian Securities Exchange’s Reasons for Share Suspension

ISignthis (ASX:ISX), a Melbourne-based provider of remote AML/CFT KYC-enhanced due diligence identity proofing, has reportedly lost its initial legal battle with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) over the suspension of its company shares. The suspension was announced following an order from the federal court which… Read More

COVID-19 Impacts Australian Stock Exchange Transition to DLT Based Replacement for CHESS

Earlier today, the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) announced that its planned replacement for CHESS – the backbone system of the stock exchange has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The exchange said the implementation timetable has been altered due to the uncertainty created by the unfolding… Read More

Report: Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) Rival Chi-X Concerned ASX’s New Blockchain Settlement System Could Be Anti-Competitive

Chi-X, an Australian stock exchange that handles about 20% of the country’s trades, is concerned that a new cost-cutting blockchain registry, settlement and clearing system being developed by rival ASX will enhance the ASX’s market dominance over settlement, Reuters reports. Chi-X, a subsidiary of New-York-based… Read More

Australian Securities Exchange Partnership With Digital Asset & VMWare For New Distributed Ledger Technology Initiatives

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) announced on Monday it has signed a three-party memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Digital Asset (DA) and VMware to work together on distributed ledger technology (DLT) initiatives in Australia and New Zealand. ASX reported that under the new partnership it… Read More

Australian Online Lender Prospa Trades on ASX Following Successful IPO

Online lender Prospa has been admitted to the official list of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) following the successful completion of the IPO. According to a note from Prospa, the Fintech sold 29 million shares at $3.78/share raising $109.6 million. Following settlement, Prospa will have… Read More

Australias Largest Fintech Lender Prospa Plans Initial Public Offering for June

Australian Fintech Prospa has announced its intent to complete an initial public offering (IPO) on the ASX on June 11, 2019. Prospa was founded by Greg Moshal and Beau Bertoli in 2012 with seed funding from Entrée Capital. The online lender originated its first loan… Read More

ASX-listed Company, Byte Power Group, Pays Fine to ASIC Following Launch of Crypto Exchange

The Australia Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has issued a statement regarding payment of a fine by Byte Power Group Limited. Byte Power, a company that is engaged in diverse businesses such as food and wine and power management, paid ASIC $33,000 after the regulator issued an… Read More

Byte Power Group Tells Aussie Regulator its ICO Not a Security

Byte Power Group

An Australian company selling a crypto-exchange “loyalty token” ICO (initial coin offering) has stated to Australian securities regulators that it is confident its offering is not a security under Australian law. Byte Power Group (BPG), “a diversified technology solutions group with a particular emphasis on securing Asian… Read More

Crikey! Credible Raises $50 Million with Initial Public Offering in Australia on ASX

Credible, a very promising early stage Fintech marketplace, has gone raised $50 million in an Initial Public Offering (IPO). While the IPO is in itself interesting, the fact that Credible listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is telling. The offering, described as the largest… Read More

ASX Will Migrate to Blockchain to Replace 20+ Year Old Trading System

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will migrate away from its Clearing House Electronic Subregister System or “CHESS” to a system using Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) commonly referenced as Blockchain. The CHESS platform has been in place since the 1990s. ASX said it is now taking… Read More

Australia’s ASX Had 133 IPOs in 2016, the NYSE 37. Why is that?

Here is an interesting factoid, recently discovered. The ASX, or Australian Securities Exchange, the country’s primary market for trading securities is killing it in Initial Public Offerings in comparison to many of its global cousins. In fact, when you compare the ASX to some of… Read More

InstaReM Partners to Provide Services for SMEs

The Fintech firm InstaReM has recently entered a partnership with Goldfield Money. The two plan to assist migrants by providing them with banking services, along with serving overseas small and medium sized corporations based in Asia. InstaReM, based in Singapore, and Goldfield Money, which is listed… Read More

CoAssets Successfully Lists on Australia’s Securities Exchange

Singapore-based crowdfunding platform CoAssets announced on Monday it has officially listed on the Australian Securities Exchange Ltd (ASX). This news comes after the funding portal raised  S$6.72 million (A$6.55 million)1 under its Public Offer at an issue price of S$0.41 (A$0.40) per share. The company revealed… Read More

CoAssets to Target Smaller Developers, Expects to List on ASX this Month

Singapore-based crowdfunding platform CoAssets is preparing to list on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) later this month. CoAssets is already traded on the NSX (CAX) but the move up to the primary exchange is viewed as enhancing credibility for the investment platform.  CoAssets is already… Read More

NZ CropLogic Limited Overfunds on Equitise, Appoints Vintner Capital as Corporate Advisor

Christchurch, New Zealand based agricultural technology company, CropLogic Limited, announced that it has successfully closed its crowdfunding campaign on Equitise and has appointed Ventnor Capital as Corporate Advisors, in preparation for the company’s anticipated listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). “I would like to thank all those… Read More

Brief: Australian Fractional Investment Platform DomaCom Readies for ASX Listing

Australia-based crowdfunding platform DomaCom submitted a prospectus with ASIC and subsequently made a formal listing application with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Applications to invest are also now open, according to SMSF Advisor.  An AUS  $10 million target has been set for the raise, the minimum… Read More

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