Mitsubishi Corporation`s Funds to be moved via RippleNet

Mitsubishi Corporation, together with a few partners, are going to move real funds over RippleNet: this is another validation of Ripple’s present technology
15 May 2018   533

The name of Mitsubishi is known to many people as a car manufacturer. The parent enterprice, nevertheless, has bigger plans for the future. In collaborance with MUFG Bank, Bank of Ayudhya, and Standard Chartered Bank, a blockchain pilot has been planned. 

This venture especially focuses on RippleNet, the technology aimed to facilitate cross-border payment flows. The main object of this test is to refine cash processing. All parties included trade with real-time and multi-currency payments on a daily basis. Cross-border transactions while stay slow, expensive, and subject to a fair amount of administration. With RippleNet, these payment flows can be bettered upon significantly. 

The goal of the pilot is to demonstrate the commercial viability of delivering high-speed cross-border payments between independent banks. As global trade continues to increase, the problems associated with cross-border payments are being experienced by smaller businesses as well. These companies don’t have the treasury resources or experience in navigating the pitfalls of today’s payment rails.
Ripple officials

Ripple’s technology is being tested for not the first time. RippleNet is a developing enterprice which basically collected support in the Asian region. Additional tests on this scale will define whether or not RippleNet is indeed a lively addition to the financial sector. The above-mentioned trial will be kept by Mitsubishi Corporation. Its subsidiaries’ accounts in Thailand and Singapore will see a real-world money transfer using RippleNet. It is also the first time a Japanese firm finishes a cross-border payment transaction over Ripple’s technology. If successful, this test can state a big precedent for other domestic firms to explore.

Depending on how the test goes, the parties intend to commercialize this payment resolve. Bringing RippleNet to the real world is an ongoing struggle, albeit things are proceeding as planned. With all of these firms showing a genuine interest in the project, Ripple has to provide the goods. Partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation at this stage paints an interesting outlook.

Line to Launch Bibox Exchange in Singapore

Bitbox supports 28 digital currencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDT, XRP, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, MonaCoin, Qtum and Golem
16 July 2018   140

One of the most popular messengers in Asia Line has launched a Bitbox exchange in Singapore. Trading on the platform started this morning and is limited to pairs with crypto-currencies, Cryptovest reports.

Bitbox supports 28 digital currencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDT, XRP, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, MonaCoin, Qtum and Golem.

BITBOX is only for trading cryptocurrencies (Digital Tokens). Fiat currencies (USD, KRW, etc.) cannot be exchanged on BITBOX.
 

Bitbox Website

Bitbox charges a 0.1% commission and supports 15 languages, including English, Korean, Chinese, Spanish, French and German. In Russia, the US, Japan and some other countries, the exchange is not available.

At the beginning of the year, Line Group applied for a license to the Japan Financial Services Agency, but the process dragged on because of tightening of the regulator's requirements in the light Coincheck exchange hack. All crypto exchange, wishing to provide services in the Japanese market, are required to obtain permission from the local regulator.

Currently, Line is also in the process of obtaining a license in the US. The company decided to open its first trading platform for crypto-currencies in Singapore, as this city-state adheres to a progressive approach to the regulation of the digital currency sphere.

With cryptocurrency, we are going to take our challenge in financial services global.
 

Takeshi Idezawa

CEO, Line

In May, Line Group denied rumors that it intends to release its own token and distribute it through the ICO. Every month Line is used by about 200 million people. The messenger is extremely popular in Japan, South Korea and Thailand.