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Japan megabank Nomura launches Bitcoin and crypto custody for institutional investors

Institutional investors are coming in hard and fast to the crypto market and, whether you like it or not, seem like they are here to stay. “Komainu” Japan’s top financial services and banking firm Nomura launched its much-awaited Bitcoin custody service for institutional investors this week, after over two years of development and clearing regulatory Read more…

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SBI Becomes RippleNet’s Leading Remittance Partner

Japanese remittance service SBI, has become Ripple’s primary partner to launch an xCurrent-backed remittance app named MoneyTap. SBI & Ripple will provide remittance services to Thailand, Vietnam, and other nations using a consortium of partner banks and Ripple’s xCurrent Distributed Ledger technology (DLT). SBI Holdings, Inc. Financial Results January 31, 2020 “SBI Remit’s transaction volume Read more…

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US Congress Mentions XRP and Ripple During Tech Discussion

The US congress had a hearing about non-cash payment technologies yesterday. During the discussion, Tom Emmer, the Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, mentioned Ripple (XRP) among several other cryptocurrencies. Ripple Fans Get Excited [embedded content] US representative Tom Emmer of Minnesota’s 6th District addressed a panel of payments industry leaders yesterday at the Read more…

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1 Billion XRP Worth $225M Released from Escrow; Still OK to Hold Ripple’s Token?

Ripple, Inc. unlocked its monthly escrow, raising more questions about the performance of XRP. Over the course of 2019, the token has underperformed, also losing hopes of an end-of-year rally. XRP Long-Term Holding Still Won’t Pay XRP is still down around 30% this year, as 2019 nears its end. The latest unlocking of the scheduled Read more…

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Ripple Recorded Today Its Lowest Price Since 2017: Can XRP Recover From Here? Analysis & Overview

XRP saw a steep price decline of around 5.15% over the past 24 hours and it currently trades at $0.22. During the day, the cryptocurrency dropped to as low as $0.19 creating a fresh low that hasn’t been seen for almost 2 years. Despite this, there are still some positive developments within the Ripple ecosystem. Read more…

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Adoption: 5 Business Industries That Accept Bitcoin In 2019

Bitcoin saw the light of day a decade ago, and since then, it attracted serious interest in the financial sector. Even though a lot of people use it mainly to get exposure to its price denominated in fiat currencies, there are a lot of businesses that accept Bitcoin as a payment method. Traveling With Bitcoin Read more…