How blockchain can bring real-world benefits to pensions

But how many firms will use it to their advantage?

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Adrian Boulding and Ihab El-Saie together investigate some of the potential benefits of distributed ledger technology, often called blockchain, in the pensions world...

You cannot live and breathe digital transformation in the pension and investments market as we do without exploring the potential merits of distributed ledger technology (DLT). DLT (or blockchain for some) is now an undeniable enabler of swifter and potentially more secure digital trading and record keeping and more. The ‘distributed' nature of transaction records, and the fact that the data is secured using sophisticated cryptography within the blockchain, assures this. ‘Tokenising' of assets In the asset management world, managers are already using DLT as the infrastructure on whi...

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