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    Nasdaq Technology for Central Securities Depositories

    Comprehensive CSD Technology supporting a rapidly evolving industry

    Nasdaq CSD Technology enables Central Securities Depositories to meet today's business needs whilst also complying with future requirements, through a modular and platform-based solution.

    CSD Technology built to scale

    Macro events like evolving regulations and the convergence of traditional and digital assets have reshaped the CSD landscape and created new opportunities for CSDs to grow their business.

    Consistent with international standards and best-practices, Nasdaq CSD Technology delivers a stable and high-performing core infrastructure for multi-asset depository, settlement and corporate actions with high throughput. In parallel, the agile solution enables CSDs to innovate and realize new business opportunities like expansion into digital assets, international custody and securities financing.

    Macro events like evolving regulations and the convergence of traditional and digital assets have reshaped the CSD landscape and created new opportunities for CSDs to grow their business.

    Consistent with international standards and best-practices, Nasdaq CSD Technology delivers a stable and high-performing core infrastructure for multi-asset depository, settlement and corporate actions with high throughput. In parallel, the agile solution enables CSDs to innovate and realize new business opportunities like expansion into digital assets, international custody and securities financing.

    CSD technology for scaling markets
    DCV - Deposito Central de Valores partner Nasdaq

    Get Insights Into DCV’s Transformation Journey

    Learn how Depósito Central de Valores (DCV) leverages Nasdaq technology to modernize and evolve Chile’s capital markets infrastructure for future growth.

    Learn how Depósito Central de Valores (DCV) leverages Nasdaq technology to modernize and evolve Chile’s capital markets infrastructure for future growth.

    Key Findings

    2023 Global Post-trade Industry Study

    Nasdaq partnered with ValueExchange to develop a global pulse on how 300+ decision-makers spanning global post-trade constituents are actioning their transformation journeys.

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    Key Benefits of Nasdaq's CSD Technology

    Nasdaq CSD Technology provides stable market infrastructure combined with innovative solutions for future business needs

    Nasdaq CSD Technology Benefits

    Seamlessly connect to third party or in-house trading and clearing solutions via standard protocols. Nasdaq CSD Technology is tightly integrated with other Nasdaq technology platforms.

    Lower cost of ownership

    Reduced operational complexity with lower total cost of enhancements and changes to the system.

    Stable and high-performing infrastructure

    Robust and dynamic infrastructure with industry-leading throughput and performance.

    Proven technology

    Benefit from decades of experience and expertise, with 130+ clients leveraging Nasdaq's technology across the globe.

    Future proof technology

    Supports coexistence between traditional, digital assets and cryptocurrencies through integration with DLT platforms and services. 

    Sophisticated settlement management

    A multi-asset and multi-currency solution supporting efficient cash and securities management with optimization algos, technical netting, securities lending and borrowing, and buy-in processing.

    Innovative technology built for change

    Modular and platform-based solution enables CSDs to seamlessly expand their offering in line with market needs.

    Lower cost of ownership

    Reduced operational complexity with lower total cost of enhancements and changes to the system.

    Stable and high-performing infrastructure

    Robust and dynamic infrastructure with industry-leading throughput and performance.

    Proven technology

    Benefit from decades of experience and expertise, with 130+ clients leveraging Nasdaq's technology across the globe.

    Future proof technology

    Supports coexistence between traditional, digital assets and cryptocurrencies through integration with DLT platforms and services. 

    Sophisticated settlement management

    A multi-asset and multi-currency solution supporting efficient cash and securities management with optimization algos, technical netting, securities lending and borrowing, and buy-in processing.

    Innovative technology built for change

    Modular and platform-based solution enables CSDs to seamlessly expand their offering in line with market needs.

    Rodrigo Roblero, General Manager, DCV

    Our technology partnership with Nasdaq provides us with access to cutting-edge technology that will help us develop our market and continuously make new upgrades according to international standards  available to our clients

    Infrastructure Commentary

    Shorter settlement cycles - Haven't we done this before?

    Gerard Smith

    T+1 in North America need not be a seismic shake, market participants and infrastructure can look to existing T+0 settlement and modern technologies for insights on challenges, coping strategies, risk management and what the future holds.

    Financial market transition - Nasdaq and value exchange webinar

    Financial Market Transition: An Industry Perspective

    Get key takeaways from The ValueExchange's global post-trade survey and watch a panel discussion about how industry leaders are balancing critical themes such as regulatory changes, accelerated technology innovation, disruption and modernization.

    Get key takeaways from The ValueExchange's global post-trade survey and watch a panel discussion about how industry leaders are balancing critical themes such as regulatory changes, accelerated technology innovation, disruption and modernization.

    Post-trade value exchange survey

    VX Post-trade Survey 2023

    Nasdaq partnered with ValueExchange to develop a global pulse on how 300+ decision-makers spanning global post-trade constituents are actioning their transformation journeys.

    Nasdaq partnered with ValueExchange to develop a global pulse on how 300+ decision-makers spanning global post-trade constituents are actioning their transformation journeys.

    Nasdaq CSD Buyers Guide

    Download "Key Considerations for CSD System Selection"

    Download our insider's guide with a 16-step framework that can help you select the best Central Securities Depository (CSD) solution for your market.

    Download our insider's guide with a 16-step framework that can help you select the best Central Securities Depository (CSD) solution for your market.

    Nasdaq CSDs and Digital Assets Webinar

    CSD Opportunities in the Digital Assets Landscape

    In this webinar, Andreas Lundell, Head of Product, Nasdaq CSD Solution discuss the coexistence between traditional and digital assets and the opportunities for CSDs to expand their business with new, digital, asset classes.

    In this webinar, Andreas Lundell, Head of Product, Nasdaq CSD Solution discuss the coexistence between traditional and digital assets and the opportunities for CSDs to expand their business with new, digital, asset classes.

    CSD Technology Features

    Built to support the full transaction life cycle for CSDs

    Nasdaq Technology provides multi-asset, multi-currency solutions for settlement, depository, registry and asset servicing to support the full transaction lifecycle for CSDs. Additional services can be tailored to your specific needs - spanning from international custody and digital assets services to registrar services and securities financing. 

    • Supports multiple settlement models, currencies, and markets on a common ISO-based framework

    • Flexible settlement capabilities by optimization algorithms, securities lending and borrowing and buy-in processing

    • Sophisticated processing of corporate actions with high flexibility for market specific configurability

    • Registry services for issue, transformation, and other shareholder servicing

    • Open architecture enabling seamless integration with upstream and downstream systems

    • Provides connectivity to ICSDs and central payment platforms

    • Full STP and based on global standards and market practices

    • Enables digital assets services though integration with DLT platforms

    • Supports multiple settlement models, currencies, and markets on a common ISO-based framework

    • Flexible settlement capabilities by optimization algorithms, securities lending and borrowing and buy-in processing

    • Sophisticated processing of corporate actions with high flexibility for market specific configurability

    • Registry services for issue, transformation, and other shareholder servicing

    • Open architecture enabling seamless integration with upstream and downstream systems

    • Provides connectivity to ICSDs and central payment platforms

    • Full STP and based on global standards and market practices

    • Enables digital assets services though integration with DLT platforms

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    Market Infrastructure Insights

    #Trade Talks - Future Growth Strategy & Partnership with Nasdaq
    Alejandro Berney, CEO of Caja de Valores S.A., joins Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq TradeTalks to discuss local capital markets in Argentina, strategy for future growth, and partnering with Nasdaq on custody solutions.
    Mar 06, 2024
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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Nasdaq is dedicated to answering all your questions about our Technology for Central Securities Depositories. Below are some of our most frequently asked questions about the platform.

    Nasdaq is a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. As one of the world's largest market infrastructure technology providers, Nasdaq provides multi-asset solutions that power 130+ marketplaces, CCPs, CSDs and regulators in over 50 countries while also servicing the bank and broker-dealer community. Our institutional-grade technology across the trade lifecycle set the benchmark for performance, reliability, and scalability, helping organizations to drive efficiency, transparency, and liquidity with unparalleled resiliency. Our capabilities are unique, road-tested and the foundation for modernized markets.

    Nasdaq CSD Technology offers a stable and high-performance market infrastructure consistent with international standards and best-practices, combined with an innovative, modular and platform-based architecture that enables CSDs to provide new services with shorter time to value. The CSD technology supports coexistence between traditional, digital assets and cryptocurrencies and provides connectivity to ICSDs and various payment platforms. The solution seamlessly integrates with third-party trading and clearing solutions via standard protocols and is tightly integrated with other Nasdaq market infrastructure systems.

    Nasdaq CSD technology supports multi-currency and multi-asset, spanning from traditional assets to non-traditional assets, such as digital assets and cryptocurrencies.

    Supported asset classes and instruments include but is not limited to equities, fixed income, ETFs, depository receipts, repos, warrants, fiat currencies, cryptocurrencies and tokenized assets. We continuously invest in support for new asset types as market demand evolves.

    Nasdaq CSD Technology provides multi-asset, multi-currency solutions for settlement, depository, registry and asset servicing to support the full transaction lifecycle for CSDs.

    Additional services can be tailored to the CSDs specific needs - spanning from international custody and digital assets services to registrar services and securities financing.

    Nasdaq offers multiple service and deployment options for its CSD technology to meet different customer needs. Delivery and service models include, Managed Services, or Client-Managed/Self-Managed.

    Deployment options include in the cloud, on premise, and hybrid to support customer optimized setups for production, backup, and test environments.

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