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SBI to Roll Out Ripple DLT-Based Payments App on iOS, Android

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Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings is soon to launch a payments application for iOS and Android devices powered by Ripple’s distributed ledger technology.

Takashi Okita, chief executive of SBI Ripple Asia – a joint venture between SBI Holdings and the San Francisco-based Ripple – revealed the website of the application, named MoneyTap, on Wednesday.

While an exact launch date remains unclear at this stage, the site indicates the application is planned to be available in autumn for both operating systems and used for customers of three domestic banks in Japan.

CoinDesk reported in March that SBI Ripple Asia revealed the project was supported by the Japan Banking Consortium it leads, together with Ripple who lends technological support.

SBI Ripple Asia said at the time that the service would be first rolled out for consumers of SBI Net Sumishin Bank, Suruga Bank and Resona Bank, three members of the consortium. After an official launch, it expected to expand the service to another 61 members of the banking consortium.

The application will let customers conduct domestic transactions 24 hours a day and seven days a week by using a phone number or scanning QR codes in an effort to eliminate the time constraint imposed by traditional banking methods.

SBI Ripple Asia is not the first major banking firm to roll out a consumer-facing application enabled by Ripple’s distributed ledger technology, however.

As reported, global banking giant Santander launched a similar service in April for cross-border foreign exchange among the bank’s consumers in Spain, the U.K., Brazil, and Poland.coindesk

Source:coindesk

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Bitcoin (BTC/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

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Cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC/USD) is trading at 6706.08. Quotes of the cryptocurrency are traded above the moving average with a period of 55, which indicates the existence of a bullish trend for Bitcoin. At the moment, the quotes of the cryptocurrency are moving near the middle border of the Bollinger Bands indicator bars. A test of the level of 6590.00 is expected, from which one should expect an attempt to continue growth and further development of the upward trend with the target near the level of 7190.00.

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

The conservative buying area is near the lower border of the Bollinger Bands indicator strip at 6580.00. The abolition of the option of continuing Bitcoin growth will be the breakdown of the lower border area of ​​the Bollinger Bands indicator strips, as well as the moving average with a period of 55 and the closing of the pair quotes below the area of ​​6200.00, indicating a change in the bearish trend for BTC/USD. In the event of breakdown of the upper boundary of the bands of the indicator Bollinger Bands, one should expect an acceleration of growth.

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Ripple (XRP/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

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Cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP/USD) is trading at 0.5761. Quotes of the cryptocurrency are traded above the moving average with a period of 55, which indicates the existence of a bullish trend for Ripple. At the moment, the quotes of the cryptocurrency are moving near the middle border of the Bollinger Bands indicator bars. A test of the level of 0.5300 is expected, from which one should expect an attempt to continue growth and further development of the upward trend with a target near the level of 0.7210.

Ripple (XRP/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

Ripple (XRP/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

The conservative area for buying is located near the middle border of the Bollinger Bands indicator strip at 0.4680. Canceling the option of continuing Ripple growth will be the breakdown of the mid-range area of ​​the Bollinger Bands indicator bars, as well as the moving average with a period of 55 and the closing of the pair quotes below the area of ​​0.4500, indicating a change in the bearish trend for XRP/USD. In the event of breakdown of the upper boundary of the bands of the indicator Bollinger Bands, one should expect an acceleration of growth.

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Ethereum (ETH/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

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Cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH/USD) is trading at 245.16. Quotes of the cryptocurrency are traded above the moving average with a period of 55, which indicates the existence of a bullish trend for Ethereum. At the moment, the quotes of the cryptocurrency are moving near the middle border of the Bollinger Bands indicator bars. A test of the level of 238.00 is expected, from which one should expect an attempt to continue growth and further development of an upward trend with a target near the level of 280.50.

Ethereum (ETH/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

Ethereum (ETH/USD) forecast and analysis on September 25, 2018

The conservative buying area is located near the lower border of the Bollinger Bands indicator strip at 220.50. The abolition of the continuation of Ethereum growth will be the breakdown of the lower border of the Bollinger Bands indicator bands, as well as the moving average with a period of 55 and the closing of the pair quotes below the area of ​​200.00, which indicates a change in the trend in favor of the bearish for ETH/USD. In the event of breakdown of the upper boundary of the bands of the indicator Bollinger Bands, one should expect an acceleration of growth.

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