Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Ripple (XRP) Price Races Past $2.2 As MoneyGram Partnership Announced

Ripple to fall to $1.25 Price of Bitcoin rival Ripple explodes after it strikes potentially historic deal with Moneygram
Rhonda Young | 11 January, 2018, 21:12

"By using a digital asset like XRP that ‎settles in three seconds or less, our clients can move money as quickly as ‎information."‎.

Companies such as MoneyGram typically use pre-funded accounts to fulfill customers' transfers, which can tie up capital. In November 2017, American Express Co (AXP.N) also launched an instant blockchain-based payment system using Ripple. MoneyGram is a global money transfer service that is available in 200 countries and territories in approximately 350,000 locations.

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"Ripple is at the forefront of blockchain technology", Alex Holmes, chief executive officer of MoneyGram, said in the statement. Ripple's blockchain technology and digital currency could move money far faster, the companies said in a statement Thursday. "We're hopeful it will increase efficiency and improve services ‎to MoneyGram's customers."‎.

Blockchain firm Ripple will be partnering with US money transfer service, MoneyGram, to test out payment flows of XRP, Ripple's native cryptocurrency, the companies announced today. Its transaction fee, at just "fractions of a penny", is also comparable to bitcoin's $30 per transaction fee.

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Ripple created its virtual currency to allow banks to send client money on its network from Paris to Tokyo, for example, in a matter of minutes rather than days. MoneyGram will tap Ripple's on-demand liquidity product, ‎xRapid, to make blockchain payments commercially available, reducing the time ‎and cost of settlement, while maintaining the level of security.

In addition to this recent news, there was an announcement earlier ‎last month that several Japanese credit cards providers and South Korean banks ‎are testing Ripple's systems for cross-border payments.‎.

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Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple stated that this is a strategic partnership and would help users reduce the cost of money transfer. Whether online, or through a mobile device, at a kiosk or in a local store, we connect consumers any way that is convenient for them.

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