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Gold often overlooked as form of collateral

Given the yellow metal's importance in the Asia-Pacific, its wider acceptance could make for a significant boost to the liquidity and soundness of the markets.

Blockchain technology enables the electronic transfer of ownership rights in gold securely and seamlessly between accounts in regulated financial houses.

MOST Asia-Pacific banks have successfully implemented the safeguards mandated by the G-20 after the financial crisis, and are compliant with the new rules regarding financial solvency.

However, one consequence of the enactment of Basel III / Dodd Frank / Markets in Financial Instruments