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Ripple CEO: Next year banks will provide custody solutions for digital assets

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In recent time, there have been massive developments surrounding Ripple and blockchain technology. This continuous development could not be perceived as practical when anyone could talk about it last year.

Last year, the Chief Executive Officer of Ripple, Brad Garlinghouse mentioned how financial institutions like banks were going to integrate Ripple in their payment settlement, but his Public Relations team thought he was projecting little too high. In his statement at the SG FinTech festival 2018 that happened recently, Brad highlighted some of the series of developments that have taken place in the digital currency world.

Recently we have seen Ripple being implemented in the financial systems of major banks around the world and now its clients can send money across the border using the blockchain technology with ease – thanks to its framework.

Ripple, since being implanted in 2012, has been offering superior innovative implementations that have never been experienced leading to the continuous improvement of financial systems across the globe. This has had a positive effect on financial systems as transactions are done faster and efficiently enhancing customers trust in financial institutions and systems.

Considering the recent partnership between the Pan European Infrastructure, Target Instant Payment Settlement, and Ripple, it is expected the combination of the two efficient and effective systems are going to have positive outcomes.

Many Ripple clients, as well as European clients, will be able to utilize digital currencies as a medium of transacting virtual assets between digital platforms thereby increasing the use of digital money all over the world. It clearly shows how fast and advance in technology Ripple is moving.

The Pan European infrastructure is implemented in the Central Bank of Europe which currently is the head of the financial sector for European nations that use and implement European monetary policies in the region. It is composed of 19 countries that are member’s states of the European Union. The Euro is also termed as the most reliable currency in the world.

The sole purpose of the Target Instant payment system will be to create an instant platform that will enable the transaction of digital currencies all over Europe using the Central Bank of Europe.

The Central Bank will act as a  pathway that will facilitate the regulation of the transfer of settlement from one place to the other hence enhancing the transmission of cryptocurrency across the border, the world, and Europe. The current development will make it easier for many users to switch to Ripple blockchain as compared to other payment systems with time.

Ripple Blockchain Next Year

According to the CEO, financial institutions and banks will provide custody solutions for digital assets in the coming year. These custody solutions are products that are offered by the third party for storage and security purposes. Its introduction is with the expectation that it acts as the missing link between fund managers and investors who are seeking entry into the market.

With the development of banks, there will be more investors that will be willing to use digital currencies in their daily transactions.

If there is a possibility in the near future for IMF and Ripple Blockchain partnering and integrating their systems, it will spell good tidings in the entire blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem.

These could be very beneficial to the digital and financial world as it would mean that the instant digital payment system will be performed in the IMF system thereby being recognized globally and be utilized by users from different nations to transact their digital currencies across borders creating a great revolution.

With these continuous changes taking place, no one can disagree that Ripple will have a brighter 2019 considering everybody’s interest is in the adoptions and partnerships that are set to revolutionize the digital world in a big way.

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Reasons To Invest In Electroneum In 2019

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2018 has been quite a rollercoaster for the crypto space. Coins went up and down more times than anyone could have guessed, not to mention two massive market crashes. However, in a few short weeks, the year will be over, and a new, positive period for the crypto world is expected to arrive.

While there are many predictions for 2019, today we are only interested in one thing — Electroneum (ETN). A lot of people quickly took notice of this coin, and many believe that it is among the coins of the future. Indeed, it has received a lot of attention, and many are interested in why that is, and why investing in it is a good idea. So, let’s take a look at a few reasons why you should invest in ETN in 2019.

1) It is fast

Speed and precision of any service have always been very important to people. This importance is even greater when making a profit depends on it. Electroneum developers were aware of this when they created it, and the coin is up to 5 times faster than Bitcoin. This means that ETN transactions can be confirmed much faster, which in turn reduces fees and waiting time.

Furthermore, there are also plans to create Electroneum Virtual Currency Exchange, which will allow the project to act as an exchange. However, the even…

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SEC Postpones Bitcoin ETF Decision Once Again

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The new announcement by the US SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) states that the decision regarding the potential approval of several applications for a Bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded funds) is once again postponed. This time, the SEC declared that the decision will be made by February 27th, 2019.

The application requesting that VanExk SolidX BTC fund get s listed on Cboe BZx Exchange that was published on July 2nd needs to be given order by the commission within 180 days. Originally, the deadline for doing so was December 29th. However, the SEC decided to extend the period for another 60 days, effectively moving it to February 27th.

The SEC stated that designating a longer period for making a decision was found appropriate, as more time is needed in order to properly consider the rule change.

Cryptocurrencies need a sufficient monitoring mechanism, claims SEC chairman

Recent reports claim that the SEC received over 1,600 comments after requesting the public opinion regarding the ETF applications issue. In the past, the SEC rejected many such applications, some of which were even submitted by SolidX itself. In addition, they also rejected the applications submitted by Gemini, the exchange owned by Winklevoss twins. Brothers were attempting to gain ETF approval ever since 2013, although to no avail.

Other applications were also submitted by Direxion, ProShares, as well as GraniteShares. The SEC rejected them…

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TRON (TRX) Back In The Crypto Top 10

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For three weeks now, the crypto market was in a free fall. There was one moment when it seemed like the coins are finally bouncing back, and Bitcoin managed to climb back to $4,200. However, this uptrend was only temporary, and the coins dropped once again as December started.

Not a lot of coins are doing well these days, and almost every single one is trading in the red. Bitcoin is currently priced at $3,864, and the total market cap of the crypto space is barely over $123 billion. As expected by many, the bearish trend is still active, and seemingly at full strength. However, there are a few coins in the vast crypto space that are actually managing to grow in these unfriendly conditions, with the most notable one being TRON.

TRON on the rise

At the time of writing, TRON is also trading in the red. Although, only hours ago, this was not the case. Even now, TRX is losing only around 0.50% of its value, while all other coins around it are dropping by 4-5% on average.

TRON’s increase, while it lasted, was not big. However, considering the current state of the market, it was easily enough for the coin to make a big step, and actually improve its position on the list of largest cryptos. After months of waiting at the 11th spot,…

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