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RocketFuel and Ripple Join Forces to Revolutionize Cross-border Settlements

Some of the products that would utilize Ripple Payments are RocketFuel Pay-In Commerce, RocketFuel Mass Pay-Out and RocketFuel Cross border B2B. Cryptocurrency payment company Ripple Labs has bagged a strategic partnership with RocketFuel, a global crypto payment solutions provider. Ripple and RocketFuel: The Benefits Based on the terms of their agreement, RocketFuel, recognized

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Ripple Partners Onafriq to Expand Cross-Border Payments between Africa, Gulf States, UK, Australia

Commenting on the partnership with Ripple, Dare Okoudjou, founder & CEO at Onafriq, said the deal is the first step towards the implementation of the company’s crypto strategy. The leading blockchain payment company Ripple has secured a partnership with Onafriq, one of the top mobile payments companies in Africa, to expand the

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Stablecoin Drawbacks in Cross-Border Use Outweigh Benefits, Payments Standard-Setter CPMI Says

The Committee on Payment and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), which sets norms for the sector for the Bank for International Settlements, said stablecoins could "open up opportunities" for cross-border transfers by speeding up transactions and lowering costs, as proponents claim, but potential drawbacks would probably outweigh the benefits. Source

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Ripple Partners with Uphold to Boost Cross-Border Crypto Payments

The collaboration with Uphold comes shortly after Ripple celebrated a recent triumph in its ongoing legal battle with the US SEC.  Blockchain payment infrastructure company Ripple has secured a new partnership with Uphold, a US-based crypto-focused financial firm known for providing innovative solutions to streamline business offerings. The new partnership, announced on

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Chinese digital yuan CBDC used for first time to settle cross-border oil deal

The digital yuan has been used for the first time to settle an oil transaction, the Shanghai Petroleum and Natural Gas Exchange (SHPGX) announced. PetroChina International bought 1 million barrels of crude on Oct. 19. The transaction was a response to a call by the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Municipal

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First Abu Dhabi Bank completes cross-border payments testing on JPMorgan Onyx

JPMorgan’s Onyx Coin Systems has scored another win in the Middle East with the completion of a blockchain-based cross-border payments pilot project with First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB). The pilot phase was “executed seamlessly with satisfactory response times,” according to a statement. The FAB pilot wound up weeks after a similar

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France Tests CBDC Cross-Border Payments with Singapore and Switzerland

As part of Project Marina, the three banks have collaborated with the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), for conducting CBDC cross-border settlements. The central banks of France, Switzerland, and Singapore collaborated with the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) to conduct a joint test for cross-border payments with central bank digital

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France, Singapore and Switzerland test cross-border CBDCs

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the central banks of France, Singapore and Switzerland concluded a joint test of the cross-border trading and settlement of wholesale central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The Banque de France issued the report on Sept. 28.The so-called Project Mariana was developed by the Banque

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Bahrain’s Bank ABC using JPMorgan’s Onyx blockchain for cross-border payments

Bahrain-based Bank ABC will use JPMorgan’s Onyx Coin Systems for blockchain-based cross-border payments in a soft, or limited, launch. The new service will be more cost effective and reduce settlement times relative to traditional solutions.Bank ABC will at first use the U.S. dollar in transactions involving Bahrain, the United States,

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