Not another Crypto Exchange; by BondEvalue & Northern Trust

Not another Crypto Exchange; by BondEvalue & Northern Trust

We like We foresee adoption of Blockchain not Bitcoin Digital Currencies not Cryptocurrencies Stable Coins not CBDCs Blockchain not Bitcoin CBDCs from China & the BRICs not the US These are picks of business media talk from the past and the present. As Ajit Tripathi , said to me in a conversation last week, `2015 was all about Colored Coins, 2016-2017 was ICOs, and 2019 has been DeFi`. His market pulse was more from the (small on a relative scale) crowd involved in the space.

I`ll take the torch from Ajit today, and zoom in even closer to Blockchain, crypto (I am at loss honestly, at this point, as to which umbrella term to use) to highlight the pilots that are growing in the bond space. And boy, is that space a huge one.

I will touch on what the incumbents are doing.

Efi Pylarinou is the founder of Efi Pylarinou Advisory and a Fintech/Blockchain influencer – No.3 influencer in the finance sector by Refinitiv Global Social Media 2019 .

The World Bank has been courageous in issuing bonds on the blockchain. BBVA has issued a structured green bond and Santander and Société General have also stepped up with bonds too. With the exception of the World Bank, all the other bonds are first ones and or internal placements.

Now over to MAS Sandbox Express (not a drivethrough) that just gave permission to BondEvalue to launch a Blockchain-based Bond exchange in Singapore. BondEvalue would deploy a permissioned blockchain infrastructure to enable electronic […]