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Vanguard Uses Blockchain to Speed Up FX Forward Contracts

Vanguard, one of the world’s largest investment management firms with $5.9 trillion in global assets, is testing blockchain tech to improve and accelerate foreign exchange (FX) forward contracts. According to a release, Vanguard has partnered with Symbiont, Bankof New York Mellon, State Street, and Franklin… Read More

Vanguard, One of the Wold’s Largest Investment Management Firms, Pilots Blockchain Tech to Streamline Securities Transactions

Vanguard is piloting blockchain technology in partnership with Symbiont, according to a note from the firm. Vanguard is one of the top fund management firms in the US and one of the world’s largest investment management companies. As of April, Vanguard managed about $5.7 trillion… Read More

Trillion Dollar Asset Manager Vanguard Now Offering Zero-Fee Online Stock and Options Trading

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard, a registered investment advisor with over $5.3 trillion in assets under management, announced on January 2 that it will be introducing zero-fee online stock and options trading to all Vanguard Brokerage clients. As mentioned in a release, this expands Vanguard Brokerage’s commission-free platform… Read More

Chinese Fintech Giant Ant Financial Services and Trillion Dollar Asset Manager Vanguard Group to Offer Retail Investment Advisory Services in China

Chinese Fintech firm Ant Financial Services (part of Alibaba (NYSE:BABA)) and US asset management company, The Vanguard Group, have launched a joint initiative that offers retail investment advisory and consulting services to investors in China, the companies revealed on December 13. The announcement has come… Read More

Vanguard and Blockchain Startup Symbiont Are Developing Trading Platform for $6 Trillion Currency Market

The Vanguard Group, a registered investment advisor headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania with more than $5.3 trillion in assets under management, has teamed up with Symbiont, a crypto startup backed by Nasdaq Ventures. The partnership between Vanguard and Symbiont involves developing a trading platform for the… Read More

Back to the Future: The Early Days of Online Trading Revisit FinTech and Crowdfunding Disruption

After reading Orchard Platform’s Bill Ullman elegantly deliberated “Is Fin-Tech History Rhyming Again?” on the platform’s blog last week and prepared for Thanksgiving, I wondered how the early days of online trading revisit fintech and crowdfunding disruption innovation.  While prepping for last week’s feast, I… Read More

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