Bloomberg Law
Aug. 4, 2022, 6:52 PM

Australia Stock Exchange’s Blockchain Project Hits Another Snag

David Jolly

The Australian Stock Exchange’s plan to replace its main trading applications with a blockchain-based system has hit another snag, and the market operator’s new CEO is bringing in consulting giant Accenture to study the project.

“ASX and Digital Asset, our application software provider, have identified that more development is required than previously anticipated to meet ASX’s scalability and resilience requirements for the application,” the exchange, known as ASX, said in a statement Wednesday.

It now says it doesn’t expect the changeover, already delayed twice this year, to go live “before late 2024.”

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