Tag: U.S. Bank

July 11, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

S&P 500 topped previous record high

The benchmark S&P 500 index set a new all-time high, passing like a race car by its previous peak in May 2016, as investors flocked to U.S. equities following an exceptionally strong jobs report last Friday. The S&P 500 was recently trading 10 points, or 0.5% higher at 2,139.70. The index was up 11 points…

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March 03, 2016 BY Mike Fox

R3 trials blockchain fixed income trading with 40 banks

The trial marked an unprecedented scale of institutional collaboration between the financial and technology communities exploring how distributed ledgers can be applied to global financial markets. Just released is a major blockchain announcement from financial technology innovation company R3 CEV. In short, they connected 40 banks to five different blockchains and allowed them to facilitate…

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