Tokenisation: the flipside of the coin

Turning traditional assets into digitally traded data is much harder than it seems

With the Royal Mint project officially being placed into cold storage – arguably one of the most high-profile examples of tokenisation – the questions on everyone’s minds point to the value of digitising traditional assets and whether the market is ready to embrace this technology. If tokenisation is the future of trading, why are these projects taking so long to take flight?

When news broke in late October that the Royal Mint would be shelving its digital gold project, blaming “market

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