Ripple Launches X-Border App With Thai Commercial Bank

In a country with more mobile phone subscriptions than people, mobile banking has taken off in Thailand in a big way. After partnering with a fintech remittance company recently, Ripple is now sewing up the Thai market by joining forces with its largest commercial bank, SCB. Ripple to Boost Thai Remittances Further Hot off the heels of its partnership with DeeMoney that allows more than 1 million Thais to send money home, Ripple is now […]

Ripple Partners with UAE Bank For Cross-Border Payments

In the latest Ripple partnership announcement, the cross-border payments startup has announced that National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) will be the latest to utilize RippleNet.  Another Day, Another Ripple partnership National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF), has just announced its partnership with Ripple and their plans to use RippleNet for cross-border remittance payments for Indian customers. The bank will be partnering with Indian bank Indus Ind Bank. The partnership will allow NBF customers to […]

Here’s How Ripple Will Power Remittances to the Philippines

The Dubai-based RAKBANK and BDO Unibank (a full-service universal bank in the Philippines) will be using Ripple’s payments ecosystem, to expedite remittances to the Philippines. RAKBANK Expands Remittance Services Through Ripple, BDO Partnership RAKBANK joined BDO, a full-service bank in the Philippines, to extend its activity in the region. The Dubai-based institution already has a footprint in the country and is part of the RippleNet ecosystem. Through the RakMoneyTransfer (RMT) service, the bank aims to […]

XRP Outperforms Top 5 Cryptos, Unfazed by BitMEX Crash

The price of XRP recovered remarkably after the BitMEX crash, which led to heavy liquidations. Now, XRP is the best-performing coin among the leading 5 assets. Bulls Regain Momentum after BitMEX Crash XRP regained its footing, standing at $0.32, keeping most of the gains from the past day. The price was surprisingly not hurt by the event where XRP fell to $0.14 based on low liquidity on BitMEX. But this one-off trading event did notRead More

Showtime For XRP: BIS Exec Calls Cross-Border Payments a ‘Top Priority’

XRP could be on the brink of mainstream adoption as Benoit Coeure, appointed Chief of the Bank of International Settlements, lists cross-border payment solutions as a ‘top urgent priority’ in the current financial world. The Future Could Be Bright for XRP After All Coeure, speaking at the Davos World Economic Forum, commented on the use cases for stablecoins and digital assets. He believes central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are yet to materialize, and may takeRead More The post appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Ripple CEO Predicts Market Migration Toward ‘Quality Cryptocurrencies’

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A recent episode of The Ripple Drop saw executives give their predictions on the state of the crypto world in 2020 and beyond. Ripple Team Looks to the Future Ripple has recently released a special holiday episode of ‘The Ripple Drop’, which looks back on the things that impacted the crypto and blockchain industry over the course of the last ten years. However, with 2020 being only a few days away, the episode also saw

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Instead of ‘Swelling’, Ripple’s XRP is ‘Selling Hard’, But Why?

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Ripple’s Swell conference usually provides good bullish momentum for its native token XRP. The annual gathering of company bigwigs, bankers and academics provide an opportunity to ‘big up’ the product, but that is not being reflected in its crypto prices today. Highlights From Ripple Event Company executives and industry experts have gathered in Singapore this week for the Swell event from November 7 – 8. In a press release earlier this week the San Francisco

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Brian Kelly: Ripple Needs More Utility for XRP Prices to Increase

Brian Kelly, the CEO of cryptocurrency trading firm BKCM, believes that investors are missing the bigger picture when it comes to Ripple. Speaking with CNBC, Kelly outlined the potential utility for both the Ripple Ledger and XRP. Ripple’s Utility in the Payments Arena The global payments industry is incredibly massive. Advances in cross-border payments and international banking systems have increased the total addressable market — with BKCM’s Brian Kelly claiming that the size of the

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RippleNet Connects Asia-Pacific and South America, Santander Demos One Pay FX Mobile App

InstaReM, a Singapore-headquartered Fintech company offering digital cross-border money transfers to individuals and businesses, has officially partnered with BeeTech, a São Paulo-based payment service provider for South America. The partnership will utilize Ripple’s blockchain network and represents one of the first times non-bank RippleNet members in Asia and in South America will afford their customers the ability to utilize Ripple-powered payments across multiple markets.  Connecting Asia-Pacific and South America InstaReM currently offers payment services to more

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Ripple Announces Positive First Pilot Results for xRapid

Ripple, a real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network, has announced the results of its first pilot for xRapid — the company’s business solution for payment providers and financial institutions looking to expand their reaches into new markets with increased scale, speed, and cost efficiency.  Promising Results In its push to modernize financial services infrastructure via high-powered blockchain-powered solutions, improve the speed and cost of cross-border payments, lower barriers to financial inclusion, and

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Ripple Keeps Making Friends – RippleNet Provides a Gateway to Emerging Markets

There is an ever-growing international need for effective, transparent, and low-cost payments which engage with emerging markets. Ripple appears to be the frontrunner when it comes to providing said service, thanks to a whole slew of new partnerships. Making Waves RippleNet, Ripple’s decentralized global network of banks and payment providers utilizing Ripple’s distributed financial technology, has been garnering all sorts of attention from established financial institutions lately. RippleNet is powered by xCurrent, and provides real-time

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Ripple Keeps Making Friends – RippleNet Provides a Gateway to Emerging Markets

There is an ever-growing international need for effective, transparent, and low-cost payments which engage with emerging markets. Ripple appears to be the frontrunner when it comes to providing said service, thanks to a whole slew of new partnerships. Making Waves RippleNet, Ripple’s decentralized global network of banks and payment providers utilizing Ripple’s distributed financial technology, has been garnering all sorts of attention from established financial institutions lately. RippleNet is powered by xCurrent, and provides real-time

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Ripple Signs Massive Deal with UAE Exchange

Despite the recent skepticism, Ripple has received a big-time boost by signing a massive deal with major foreign exchange UAE Exchange. The Proof Is in the Partnership Ripple has come under criticism as of late, with a massive sell-off of XRP followed by skepticism as to the number of financial institutions even interested in using the third-ranked cryptocurrency in the first place. However, Ripple has fired back at the haters by garnering another significant partner.

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Ripple to Provide Faster Payments into China with New Partnership

Online shopping is an immense industry in China, with hundreds of millions of users and worth over $670 billion last year. Some of the largest e-commerce markets on the planet are targeted at Chinese consumers, and their spending power is growing. Payment convenience is a key component of the success of online marketplaces, and Ripple intends to facilitate that with new partnerships in the country. In an announcement on the Ripple company blog yesterday, the

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