Nomura Securities and Nomura Research Institute have completed the first issuance of blockchain bonds

According to Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Nomura Securities and Nomura Research Institute (NRI) announced today that they have used blockchain technology to issue their first bond for 30 million yen. In addition, Nomura Research Institute also announced that it has established a "Research Group on the Use of Blockchain Technology in Financial Markets" with 15 companies including Nomura Group, law firms, financial and trading companies.