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ASX appoints first female CEO, Woodside and BHP Petroleum complete merger and NAB confirms $1.2bn acquisition

ASX Limited (ASX: ASX) has announced an internal candidate, Helen Lofthouse, is set to take over as the new chief executive officer following a four-month international search. Ms Lofthouse will be...
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ASX postpones long-awaited CHESS replacement – again

The Australian Securities Exchange’s (ASX) much anticipated clearing and settlement technology overhaul has suffered further delays, with the exchange announcing this week the April 2023 “go-live” dat...
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ASX delays launch of blockchain settlement technology

The introduction of a new blockchain system to finalise local equity trades has been pushed back by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) due to stakeholder concerns and impacts of the coronavirus ...
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ASX plans to launch a technology index in 2020

The ASX is planning to launch a new technology index next year, giving Australia what is being dubbed as a smaller version of the US’ NASDAQ index. This index, to be named the S&P/ASX All Techn...
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ASX sells stake in IRESS as move from CHESS to distributed ledger technology advances

ASX Ltd (ASX: ASX) is set to continue its march to introduce blockchain inspired securities trading after grabbing a hefty $161 million gain for selling out of software company IRESS (ASX: IRE). Th...
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ASX looks to unleash blockchain technology on the Australian stock market

Blockchain technology has well and truly hit Australian shores in recent years, with the Australian Stock Exchange set to become the world’s first blockchain/distributed ledger technology (DLT) enable...