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Ripple’s Swell 2019 Update: Former IMF Chief Economist And Governor Of India’s Central Bank Announced As Keynote Speaker

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Ripple’s Swell 2019 event is getting ready to be started in November on 7th and 8th. The event is known for bringing together the trusted voice across financial services, payments, technology, and policy to share what’s unfolding in global payments.

In this two-day event, topics to be covered are emerging big tech in payments, global payments that finally work, mobile wallets: leapfrogging credit and banking, a policy debate on when will digital assets go mainstream, and a panel on remitters and what they really want.

The latest update about this event is the announcement of the keynote speakers. Dr. Raghuram Rajan, who served as the 23rd

Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (BBI) from 2013 to 2016 and also as the Chief Economist and Director of Research at the IMF from 2003 to 2006 is one of the speakers.

“Dr. Rajan is considered a key visionary behind India’s early adoption of mobile banking.”

Kamal Quadir, CEO of bKash, a mobile money service in Bangladesh, is the other speaker. Ripple and XRP community is excited about the event that marked the release of xRapid, Ripple’s XRP-powered product that offers on-demand liquidity to banks and financial institutions.

It would be interesting to see what new Ripple has to reveal about its products ad partners this time. Stay tuned to get every update about Ripple’s 2019 Swell event.

Source. bitcoinexchangeguide.

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XRP Sets New Liquidity Record

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Bitso, the largest crypto exchange in Mexico, which utilizes Ripple On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) product, added another million on top of  XRP’s Liquidity Index, breaking the all-time high record.

Previously, XRP/MXN transaction volume figure stood at around 8.5 million. It was surpassed yesterday with the new record now being over 9 million U.S. dollars and the daily progress is 92 percent.

XRP gets positive feedback from the US government

In sperate development, the US governmental agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has mentioned Ripple’s XRP in relation to cross-border transactions. XRP was mentioned in a  document on Remittance Transfers Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, which is still in discussion until January 2021.

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suggested that Ripple and XRP can effectively be used in international money transfers. The report also suggests that it is now possible for banks to see the total sum of the transaction that will be collected by recipients prior to the transfer itself.

These developments suggest that in the future there may be means by which banks and credit unions could reduce their remaining reliance on estimates. These developments all share a fundamental similarity: They all apply elements of a closed network payments system to cross-border money transfers sent by banks and credit unions.

However, CFPB also recognizes that those solutions are not going to be having any significant effect on the market, at least in a short time. Companies will still have to rely on traditional banking to handle their payments.

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Ripple Forecast and Analysis December 16 — 20, 2019

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Ripple XRP/USD complete the trading week at 0.2168 and continue to move as part of the correction and the bearish channel. Moving averages indicate the presence of a bearish trend, continue to be repelled by signal lines, which indicates pressure from the bears. At the moment, we should expect an attempt to continue the decline and test the support area near 0.1655. Where again we should expect a rebound and continued growth of the cryptocurrency in the region above the level of 0.3705.

Ripple Forecast and Analysis December 16 — 20, 2019

In favor of the growth of XRP/USD quotes in the current trading week December 16 — 20, 2019, a test of the support area on the relative strength index (RSI) will come out. The second signal will be the completion

of the formation of the bull model «Wolfe Wave». Cancellation of the Ripple cryptocurrency growth option will be a fall and a breakdown of the 0.1255 area. This will indicate a breakdown of the support area and a continued fall in XRP/USD quotes with a target below the level of 0.1005. A confirmation of the growth of the cryptocurrency will be a breakdown of the resistance area and closing of quotations above the 0.2625 area.

Ripple Forecast and Analysis December 16 — 20, 2019

Ripple Forecast and Analysis December 16 — 20, 2019 involves an attempt to test the support level near the area of ​​0.1655. Where can we expect continued growth of quotations with a potential target at the level of 0.3705. An additional signal in favor of the fall of Ripple will be a test of the trend line on the relative strength index (RSI). The cancellation of the option to reduce cryptocurrency will be the breakdown of the 0.1255 area. This will indicate a continued decline with a target below the level of 0.1005.

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CRYPTO ADOPTION INTENSIFIES: NEW CRYPTO PLATFORM EXPLORES ADDING XRP

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XRP has been boosted a lot this year by Ripple. The San Francisco-based company has been promoting all of its products and has been making sure to boost the adoption of the digital asset XRP as well.

New platform to add XRP

Now, the crypto trading platform called Luno is exploring the addition of XRP in Malaysia.

The company’s GM of Southeast Asia, David Low, said that XRP could debt on the exchange as early as 2020, according to the Malaysian Reserve.

He also cited Ripple’s efforts to use the coin to power cross-border remittances.

“It is definitely a possibility we are exploring. However, it is not yet listed on Luno…” Low said.

He continued and explained that “Ripple also has a remittance use case which we are excited about. That’s why we want to introduce it to Malaysians, as it allows people on the platform to access and learn about it, and figure out new

ways to use this technology for their benefits.”

According to the reports coming from the online publication the Daily Hodl, Luno is one of three exchanges that has been approved to sell digital assets in the country.

Ripple launches a new portal for developers

Ripple created a new portal for developers.

The portal that Ripple is creating is called Xpring.io and it’s designed to provide developers a one-stop-shop in order to manage “everything they need when it comes to integrating payments into their applications and a way to unify the various platforms they already use,” according to official notes.

The platform also features a custom wallet that allows engineers to test XRP payments and also to create addresses.

This can all be achieved without having to spend fiat currency.

Other than this, in terms of pricing, Ripple and XRP fans have been hoping to see a boost in the price of the digital asset, but this failed to happen in 2019.

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