Osaka Digital Exchange (ODX) will start its new digital securities trading platform on Dec. 25, according to a Monday announcement.
Founded in 2021, ODX is made up of Japanese heavyweights from traditional finance, including SBI Holdings and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), and has the goal of setting up a digital stock exchange. ODX’s proprietary trading system for security tokens, named Start, received regulatory approval on Nov. 16 from the country’s financial watchdog.
Around 3 billion yen ($20 million) worth of tokenized securities will be issued by real estate firm Ichigo Owners, according to an SBI Holdings press release. The Ichigo Residence Token will be invested “in six