What you need to know: According to Accenture, blockchain technology can help reduce infrastructure costs of the largest investment banks by as much as $12 billion each year by 2025. Large financial institutions and banks are now developing systems using the technology to alleviate issues in their back-office processes such as settlement of securities and clearing.
Why it is important: Using blockchain technology in some processes can reduce infrastructure cost by up to 30%. Banks and financial institutions can have better transparency and data quality. In addition, operations related to centralized operations and trade support can fall by as much as 50%.
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