Britain’s FTSE 100 index is expected to open 23
points lower at 7,407 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers.
* HSBC: HSBC aims to shift $20 billion worth of assets to a new
blockchain-based custody platform by March, in one of the biggest deployments
yet of the widely-hyped but still unproven technology by a global bank.
* BREXIT: Britain’s Dec. 12 election could well result in another parliament
where no party commands a majority, Prime Minister Bor