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Trade Finance Expected to Play Key Role in $30.1 Trillion Tokenized Real-World Assets Sector in Next Decade – Report

Real-World Asset Tokenization: A Game Changer for Global Trade, a new paper released by Standard Chartered and Synpulse, predicts that demand for overall tokenized assets could reach USD 30.1 trillion by 2034, and that trade finance assets “could become one of the top three tokenized… Read More

Standard Chartered Enables API Adoption with Open Banking Marketplace

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) announced the launch of its new Open Banking Marketplace, which is described as being a one-stop platform that enables both existing and prospective clients to discover, identify, and test application programming interfaces (APIs) that best meets their business objectives in a… Read More

Checkout.com Partners with Standard Chartered as Cash Management Bank to Bring Improved Performance to MENA Region

Checkout.com, the global payments service provider, announced today a strategic partnership with Standard Chartered as their cash management bank “to bring improved operational and performance to Checkout.com’s merchants in the region.” The partnership leverages technology to “integrate payment systems and deliver an infrastructure that will… Read More

SC Ventures, SBI Holdings to Support Digital Asset Initiative in UAE

SC Ventures, Standard Chartered’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm, is partnering with SBI Holdings, a Japanese financial conglomerate, to establish a Digital Asset Joint Venture investment company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The parties say that they intend “to capitalize the vehicle with… Read More

Digital Assets: Zodia Markets Receives Registration as a VASP in Ireland

Zodia Markets, the Standard Chartered backed digital asset exchange and brokerage platform, announces that it has “received its registration as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).” This follows on from the firm “receiving cryptoasset registration from the UK’s… Read More

Digital Asset Custodian Zodia Custody to Introduce Solution for Financial Institutions in Australia

Zodia Custody, an institution-first digital asset custodian whose shareholders include Standard Chartered, SBI Holdings and Northern Trust, is launching SAF3, the real-time digital asset custody platform in Australia, designed for institutions. SAF3 has been built by institutions for institutions, and will be “launched in Australia… Read More

Big Banking: Standard Chartered Launches Banking as a Service Offering

Global bank Standard Chartered has announced the release of a Banking as a Service (BaaS) offering. The new service arrives via SC Ventures, the bank’s fintech and innovation subsidiary. SC Ventures was established in 2018 as a new business unit to lead digital innovation. Standard… Read More

Standard Chartered, Ant Group to Support Global Sustainable Development

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) and Ant Group entered into an agreement to deepen their partnership in driving green and inclusive finance, global fund management and sustainable development. Both parties will jointly contribute “to tackling global issues such as climate change and ocean protection.” Dr. José… Read More

Digital Assets: Zodia Custody, Hidden Road to Support Off-Exchange Settlement Solution

Zodia Custody, an institution-first digital asset custodian by Standard Chartered in association with Northern Trust and SBI Holdings, is announcing its collaboration with Hidden Road Partners, the global credit network for institutions, to provide secure access to digital assets for institutions. As a result of… Read More

Digital Asset Industry Professional Comments on $120K Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction by Standard Chartered

    Bradley Duke, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at the crypto ETP provider ETC Group has shared key insights on the Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) Bitcoin (BTC) price predictions report. It was mentioned in Reuters this week that Standard Chartered announced in a research… Read More

SC Ventures Exits Stake in Metaco SA, a Swiss-based Digital Asset Firm

SC Ventures, Standard Chartered’s (LON: STAN) innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm, has exited its stake in Metaco SA, a Swiss-based tech firm offering critical software infrastructure that enables institutions to issue, secure, manage and trade digital assets. SC Ventures was “one of the early… Read More

Digital Assets: LMAX Digital, Zodia Custody to Provide Institutional-Grade Trading Infrastructure, Custody Solution for CoinShares

Zodia Custody, an institution-first digital asset custodian by Standard Chartered in association with Northern Trust, and LMAX Digital, the regulated institutional crypto currency exchange operated by LMAX Group, announce a collaboration to deliver institutional-grade trading infrastructure and custody services for the European leading Alternative Asset… Read More

Digital Collections: Standard Chartered, Worldpay from FIS to Accelerate Expansion of Straight2Bank Pay

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) and one of the “largest” merchant acquirers, Worldpay from FIS, have announced a strategic partnership “to expand the market coverage of, and enable new capabilities on, Straight2Bank Pay, the Bank’s one-stop digital collections gateway for merchants.” This global partnership is considered… Read More

Digital Assets: Standard Chartered to Launch Crypto Custody Services in UAE

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) in order “to collaborate on digital assets, including digital asset custody.” Subject to regulatory approval, Standard Chartered plans “to launch digital asset custody services, starting in DIFC and… Read More

Standard Chartered, Tazapay to Streamline Payments for Cross Border Digital Commerce

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) and global payments platform Tazapay announced a global partnership to deliver best in class payments and commerce enabling experiences as part of the Bank’s broader initiative to provide curated financial services on B2B platforms. This builds on the memorandum of understanding… Read More

Digital Working Capital, Lending Capability Introduced by Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered (LON: STAN) announced the global launch of the working capital and lending capability on its Straight2Bank (S2B) platform, the Bank’s online banking platform for businesses “to manage their transaction banking needs.” S2B Loans is “a new module which allows clients to initiate and… Read More

Carbonplace Announces New CEO, Secures $45 Million in Funding

Carbon credit transaction network Carbonplace has raised $45 million in “a strategic round of investment and formed its own entity.” Carbonplace, which “connects buyers and sellers of carbon credits through their banks, secured the seed funding from the financial institutions which founded the fintech: BBVA,… Read More

SBI, Standard Chartered-backed Zodia Custody to Set Up Tier-1 Crypto-Asset Custodian in Japan

SBI Digital Asset Holdings Co., Ltd. (SBI DAH) and Zodia Custody Limited, a crypto asset servicing provider for institutional investors and a subsidiary of Standard Chartered, announce that they have reportedly “entered into definitive agreements to launch a joint venture in Japan.” Subject to anti-trust… Read More

Zodia Custody Introduces Interchange, Ensuring Client Assets are Protected While Trading

Zodia Custody, a crypto-asset service provider backed by Standard Chartered and Northern Trust, has “developed and launched a new service: Interchange.” The service “offers an alternative to the pre-funding and margin models on exchanges. Using Interchange, clients can keep their assets with Zodia Custody, while… Read More

Global Banks, Temasek Fund Series A for Partior, a Cross-Border Payments and Value Exchange Provider

Partior has raised a Series A led by Standard Chartered with the support of existing investors JP Morgan, DBS, and Temasek – the Singapore government’s investment fund. The note from Partior did not include details on the funding round. Partior is a platform that strives… Read More

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