In Hong Kong, a foreign telco, Superloop, has gotten the jump on rivals by laying fiber to connect data centers more efficiently.
The head of fintech investments at IFC, the private-sector arm of the World Bank, says bitcoin, not blockchain, is the important thing.
Jame and Dave discuss how and when blockchain makes sense and what challenges remain to broader adoption.
DTCC, the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, tests whether its blockchain initiative for repurchase agreements can go into operation.
Regional differences in the structured-products business impacts the bank-led technology consortium's expansion plans.
Equities trading and execution experienced digital-technological disruption more than a decade ago, but it needs reinventing.
Block Event, an Australian startup marrying electronic and sales trading for equity blocks, puts the human touch back into disruption.
P2P platform China Rapid Finance listed on Nasdaq by accepting a nearly 40% discount on the share price to investors.
Singapore's Otonomos expands corporate services on the blockchain to capital raising and and trading.
Dave and Jame discuss Hong Kong Exchange & Clearing's hopes to launch a new board to attract tech listings.