Nasdaq and Microsoft Working Together on Blockchain
The Microsoft Azure blockchain will be deployed on the Nasdaq Financial Framework (NFF) to build a ledger agnostic blockchain capability that supports a multi-ledger strategy. The stock exchange will employ Microsoft’s ledger to manage the delivery, payment, and settlement of transactions. Microsoft Azure
Bessemer Venture Partners raises $1.85B in VC fund
Bessemer Venture Partners certainly isn’t scaling back. The firm closed $1.85 billion in commitments for its tenth flagship venture fund, its largest to date. The fundraise is the latest in a string of supersized venture capital funds announced this year, with Crunchbase
Trade war between the US and China is heating up
The trade war between the US and China is heating up. Washington (United States) has imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports, and China has hit back with its own tariffs. The tensions go beyond this.
BSE India launches market data service on Google Assistant
To make market data easily accessible to investors, BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) announced the launch of Google Assistant service, which will enable a user to converse on topics like stock prices, indices and corporate announcement through the platform.