Swiss bank UBS launches digital bond for blockchain and traditional exchanges
    05 Nov 2022
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    Swiss investment bank UBS AG introduced its digital bond, claiming to be the world’s first publicly traded bond settled on both blockchain-based and traditional exchanges. The bond will be issued on the blockchain platform of SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), not requiring a central clearing counterparty. Issuing the blockchain-based bond will probably encourage more banks to…

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