Takasbank Launches Blockchain Platform for Digital Gold Transfer

On the 30th of December 2019, Turkish Takasbank announced the launch of a BiGA Digital Gold, which is a physical gold-backed transfer system based on blockchain. Takasbank is Turkey’s central clearing and settlement house, which offers principal counterparty clearing services for some BIST markets designated by some agencies and the Board of Turkey. Other financial institutions in Turkey also participated in the launch of the BiGA Digital Gold Platform. The country announced its plans to introduce national blockchain infrastructure some…