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S&P Global Ratings Launches Stablecoin Assessment, Slams Tether’s USDT with Negative Review

S&P Global Ratings senior analyst Lapo Guadagnuolo believes that the growth of stablecoins does not mean that they are immune to risk factors. The S&P Global Ratings introduced a stability assessment for stablecoins on Tuesday. According to S&P Global, the idea is to determine how truly “stable” the coins are in maintaining their pegs to whatever fiat they are tied to. In total, the producer of the S&P 500 assessed eight stablecoins. They include Dai (DAI), Gemini (GUSD),...

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BlockFi DLT Lending Giant Gets $30 Million in Its Series B Funding Round

BlockFi has raised $30 million from a group of investors, including Morgan Creek Digital, Winklevoss Capital, Arrington XRP Capital and others.New York-based cryptocurrency-lending firm BlockFi has bagged up to $30 million from a host of investors during its Series B funding. The list of them includes Winklevoss Capital, Arrington XRP Capital, and Morgan Creek Digital among others. The company aims to use the funds it received to enhance its staff and expand its offerings, reports revealed on...

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Ripple’s XRP Has Been Officially Added by Bitpay for Thousands of Merchants

In October 2019,  blockchain payment company BitPay announced the support for XRP.  XRP now is the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. At the time of writing, its market capitalization was $10,295,012,141 and the XRP price was $0.2361 growing by 0.84%.When talking about BitPay, XRP has been integrated on the company’s platform via Ripple’s open developer platform Xpring. As per the company’s explanation, Xpring is an “initiative by Ripple that will invest in,...

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ECB Embraces Own Stablecoin Dismissing Bitcoin’s Classic Principles

European Central Bank’s head (and former International Monetary Fund’s head) Christine Lagarde said that the stablecoins market is gaining momentum and the officials need to keep up with changes:“My personal conviction is that giving the developments we are seeing, not so much in the bitcoin segment, but in the stablecoins projects. And we only know of one at the moment but there are others, being explored and underway at the moment. We’d better be ahead of the curve if that happens. Because...

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BitPay Sets Up Worldwide Stablecoin Payments despite the Rage of Regulators

Stablecoins are almost completely banned in developed countries and zones like China or the EU. But BitPay claims that they’re launching a worldwide stablecoin payment solution. BP is one of the world’s largest providers of the BTC and BCH merchant API’s. Ever tried to pay for a DDoS service, a cloud server, or a private VPN? They do accept credit card payments, yes. But if they don’t, they will surely take your precious crypto using BitPay.Now BitPay is allowing the merchants and consumers...

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BlockFi Offers Zero-Fee Trading for Bitcoin, Ethereum and GUSD Stablecoin

Premier cryptocurrency lending service BlockFi has introduced a new feature. It is trading at no fees for Bitcoin, Ethereum and the stablecoin GUSD. The startup has been known to allow users access to returns on their cryptocurrency holdings by offering loans to borrowers against users’ cryptocurrency holdings and then passing across the returns in terms of interest on the loans while securing the crypto assets that were used as security for the loans.  While this model is known to have been...

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