SIX Digital Exchange (SDX) has opted for R3’s blockchain platform, Corda Enterprise, to provide digital asset listing and fully integrated end-to-end trading. Corda is designed to meet the standards of regulated environments. Many of R3’s members and investors, including Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, RBC, and UBS, are also SIX stock exchange trading members, and will have prior knowledge of Corda when SDX services become available. David Rutter, CEO and founder of R3, says that representing assets as tokens on a blockchain platform is an impactful application of the technology and a key focus for R3.
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SIX Digital Exchange Provides Digital Asset Trading
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