Israel’s stock exchange launches blockchain platform for securities lending

posted 2 months ago
The Tel Aviv public stock exchange said their Central Blockchain Securities Lending Platform will provide a single national market where Israeli institutions can lend securities directly to one another.

Blockchain facilitates peer-to-peer trading and escrow all with near-guaranteed immutability, it can also cut costs and enhance security, the exchange said. This replaces a complicated and disjointed lending system and allows the securities lending market to reach its full potential, TASE concluded.
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