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Standard Chartered bank begins using RippleNet for higher transaction speeds

“There’s another good news for Ripple and this time it involves Standard Chartered. Standard Chartered is a company from London which offers financial and banking services. They just revealed their plans to extend their use of Ripple (XRP) network. The plan involves providing payments across the border for more five pairs by the end of 2018.”
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Inside Santander’s plans to digitize money

“Many banks focus their blockchain efforts on post-trade processing or bank-to-bank payments, but Santander is working on tokenizing payments for retail customers. The Spanish banking giant’s U.K. arm recently launched One Pay FX, a mobile payments service for its U.K. debit card holders that want to send payments to people in Euro Zone countries and the […]
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Ripple Event Reveal: 3 Companies Are Now Using XRP for Real Payments

“After a series of highly-publicized pilots, three companies are now making commercial use of Ripple’s xRapid product. XRapid employs the digital asset XRP, using it as a “bridge currency” in cross-border payments, which according to the company, reduces the cost and increases the speed of these payments by boosting liquidity. The three companies  – MercuryFX, Cuallix and […]
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Ripple Is Aiming to Overtake Swift Banking Network, CEO Says

“Ripple Labs says it has more than 100 banks and payment providers on its RippleNet network, including Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. and Standard Chartered Plc, according to its website. Garlinghouse also said that speculation within the blockchain industry of a potential link-up between Ripple and Swift wasn’t true.”
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RippleNet Reaches Milestone, Surpasses 200 Customers

“Ripple, provider of leading enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced today that 13 new financial institutions have signed up for the company’s payment network, RippleNet. The companies include Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, JNFX, FTCS, Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Transpaygo, BFC Bahrain, ConnectPay, GMT, WorldCom Finance, Olympia Trust Company, Pontual/USEND and Rendimento. With these additions, there are now more than 200 customers signed up for RippleNet.”
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