As the world becomes increasingly digital, the financial institutions we are used to having to adjust and turn to innovations. While some of them are exploring the possibility of developing and launching their own digital currency, others are looking to take advantage of the existing technologies such as stablecoins.
Visa has announced that it is entering a $125 trillion market using blockchain to carry out these particular payments in the fastest, most economical and most transparent way ever. The blockchain and cryptocurrency industry is among the most lucrative businesses in the world, and this is the reason why popular companies, institutions or people with a big impact on the world’s economy are not hesitating to take advantage of any opportunity available.
As the crypto market lives through a bloody bearish movement, which has been continuing for approximately 12 months, the number of fintech enthusiasts has significantly decreased. While the top cryptos, including Bitcoin, Ripple, and Ethereum are 80% down from all-time highs, leading blockchain experts noted that it might not be the prime time for the technology.
High-volume Coinbase Pro and Prime Clients in Asia and Europe can now easily fund their accounts through cross-border SWIFT wire transfers from non-U.S. financial institution accounts, according to an official post published on The Coinbase Blog on Tuesday.
The swift increase of mobile payment services such as Alipay and WeChat Pay has empowered China's largest cities to transmogrify into cashless communities, allowing consumers to use their smartphones to pay for many goods and services ranging from all sorts of transport and meals to foot massages and movie tickets.
Beyond Cryptos, Blockchain is making waves as a pipeline for transactions. China perhaps is in the news amid degradations on trading. There are several initiatives from financial institutions such as banks in China to use Blockchain technology to exchange assets.