Coinrail to list Ripple

South Korean newly launched exchange will enlist Ripple in its dealings
01 November 2017   774

Coinrail, a South Korean exchange which was launched on October 11, is going to add Ripple to its platform. Coinrail has a trading volume of 16.6526 KRW. The total transaction volume is currently 192,316 KRW which is $171,7.

Coinrail will be the third South Korean cryptocurrency exchange to issue Ripple after Bithumb and Coinone. Coinrail is a new and developing exchange which has already announced its deal with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash, Litecoin, Stratis, OmiseGo, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Walton Coin, TenX, and Jet Cash and it plans to add QTUM, Stellar Lumens, and KyberNetwork, NEO, Komodo, NEM, IOTA too.

November 17 is declared to be the date when Ripple will be added to Coinrail. It is worth mentioning that South Korea is diligently trying to regulate use of cryptocurrencies, for instance the authorities plan to levy taxes on cryptocurrency transactions and ban ICO in the country. Moreover, representatives of the central bank of South Korea stated that they do not recognize Bitcoin and other digital assets as a means of payment.

South Korean exchanges have been showing interest in Ripple for a long time which even lead to its daily volume growth. Nevertheless lately XRP coin has been continuously going down.

At the moment of writing Ripple has a price of $0,197 and its market capitalisation  is $7,628,088,760 with 24 hour volume of $56,996,400.

RippleNet expands into emerging markets

Additional 5 international financial institutions have joined Ripple
21 February 2018   46

Banks from Brazil (Itau Unibanco) and India (IndusInd) along with remittance providers from Singapore (InstaReM), Brazil (Beetech) and Canada (Zip Remit) joined the ranks of members of the enterprise blockchain solution for global payments. This announcement with an earlier partnership with China (Lianlian) brings Ripple even closer to the so called 'emerging markets'. With the partners base of more than 100 organizations worldwide, Ripple allows its members access and exchange payment information between each other and finalize the transactions in an instant.

We are pleased to partner with Ripple. Now, RippleNet members will be able to process a large number of payouts in Southeast Asian countries through InstaReM’s secure rails.

 

Prajit Nanu

Co-founder and CEO, InstaReM

On top of that, with the application of a blockchain technology the costs of transactions and the transfer times get drastically decreased. It is reported that IndusInd and InstaRem will use Ripple's xCurrent platform to improve cross-border payments to other financial institutions globally; and Beetech with Zip Remit will use xVia to deal with global payments for their respective customers.

The payments problem is a global problem, but its negative impact disproportionally affects emerging markets. Whether it’s a teacher in the U.S. sending money home to his family in Brazil or a small business owner in India trying to move money to open up a second store in another country, it’s imperative that we connect the world’s financial institutions into a payments system that works for their customers, not against them.

 

Patrick Griffin

Head of business development, Ripple