The Bank of England's fintech accelerator programme has launched a new community forum for innovation talks and two new proof of concept trials exploring the use of AI and distributed ledgers.
The McKinsey 2015 Global Payments Report stated that the number of global payments made in 2015 totaled $30.3 trillion and is expected to grow 6% per year over the next five years.
Distributed ledger technology has huge potential but has not yet reached the stage where it can fully replace current centralised systems, says a senior Bank of Japan official, who also warns FS firms against leaving the development and understanding of the tech to outside vendors.
Ripple's efforts to build an active ecosystem around its XRP digital asset has been boosted by a deal with virtual currency processor BitGo.
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has become the first bank in the Middle East to use the Ripple protocol for cross-border payment transactions, joining a growing list of banks around the world adopting the technology.
Ripple is excited to publish the first of our quarterly XRP Markets Reports. In order to continually improve the health of XRP markets globally, we will share regular updates on the state of the market including quarterly sales, commentary on previous quarter price movement and announcements of new third-party wallets, exchanges, validators and third party liquidity providers.
Bitstamp, one of the world’s leading digital asset exchanges, today announced it will launch trading of XRP, the digital asset native to the Ripple Consensus Ledger.
Axis Bank is the latest Indian bank bidding to move blockchain technology into the mainstream market, partnering with Ripple in its application for cross-border remittances.
FlashFX announces the launch of a brand new foreign exchange payments solution to improve foreign exchange in Australia.
Ripple is proud to announce another addition to our team: Miguel Vias, head of XRP markets.
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