Instant share trading may be on the horizon through blockchain, says EU watchdog

Instant share trading may be on the horizon through #blockchain, says EU watchdog

  • Blockchain is used to run the online currency Bitcoin Credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
  • S hares could eventually be traded almost instantly without the costly safety net of clearing houses by using the blockchain, the building blocks of Bitcoin, although the technology remains at an early stage, a European Union watchdog has said.
  • Instant share trading may be on the horizon through blockchain, says EU watchdog
  • The Bank of England has also begun to explore new uses for this technology, and recently awarded four students placements for their idea of deploying blockchain in the NHS blood supply network.
  • Many financial firms are investing heavily in distributed ledgers as the decentralised technology develops, threatening to replace the existing mechanics of the markets.

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Shares could eventually be traded almost instantly without the costly safety net of clearing houses by usingĀ the blockchain, theĀ building blocks of Bitcoin, although the technology remains at an early stage, a European Union watchdog has said.


Instant share trading may be on the horizon through blockchain, says EU watchdog