OCBC is the primary Singapore-based financial institution to hitch JPMorgan Chase's interbank blockchain community.
In response to a Singapore Enterprise Instances report on 20 September, a complete of 134 banks from the Asia-Pacific area at the moment are taking part in JPMorgan's blockchain-driven interbank info community (IIN).
OCBC is the second largest bank in Southeast Asia in accordance with belongings and on the bigger monetary establishments in Asia Pacific.
343 banks have joined the JPMorgan community since 2018
These 134 banks comprise virtually 40% of the 343 banks which have joined IIN since 2018. The most important nationwide block of the community is Japan, through which 80 banks take part.
IIN first launched as a pilot in 2017, designed to cut back friction within the interbank alternate of worldwide cost information.
In a press release, John Hunter – World Head of Clearing at JPMorgan Chase:
"The intention with IIN was all the time to develop a significant ecosystem of financial institution customers, all targeted on leveraging rising applied sciences akin to blockchain to raised handle the advanced cross-border funds sector."
Deutsche Financial institution a just lately introduced community member
If reported, Deutsche Financial institution, Germany's largest financial institution, joined IIN earlier this month.
JPMorgan has mentioned it would deal with 400 agreements with banks by the top of 2019, and trace that extra main banks are prepared to hitch the community within the close to future.