from time to time I will also share articles, which I found important. The one below just shows that the digitalisation of assets is on its rise in Switzerland.
Enjoy the read.
Switzerland’s stock exchange – owned and managed by SIX – announced on 6 July 2018 that it is building a fully integrated trading, settlement and custody infrastructure for digital assets. SIX is fully regulated as an operator of Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) by Swiss Authorities, FINMA and the Swiss National Bank, and intends that the planned ‘digital asset ecosystem’ – SIX Digital Exchange (“SDX”) – will enjoy the same standard of oversight and regulation.
SIX Digital Exchange will be the first market infrastructure in the world to offer a fully integrated end to end trading, settlement and custody service for digital assets. The service will provide a safe environment for issuing and trading digital assets, and enable the tokenization of existing securities and non-bankable assets to make previously untradeable assets tradeable. Following an agile approach to meet the needs of today’s dynamic environment, the first services will be rolled out in mid-2019.