Ripple partner Nium takes on SWIFT
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The new solution, which leverages Ripple's blockchain network Ripplenet, claims to lower settlement costs for Financial Institutions by up to 90% for international brokerage account transactions when compared to transactions settled via the SWIFT International Payments Network.
XRP powers NIUM's alternative to swift.
Nium has pointed to three major benefits of its global payments network and new brokerage solution: cost savings of up to 90%, improved customer satisfaction, and increased demand for new partnerships.
The Copenhagen-based bank became aware of systemic errors in its debt-collection systems in 2019 and has been working to correct past mistakes and compensate affected customers, but as remediation has progressed new issues have emerged, extending the timeline for resolution potentially beyond 2024.
Other virtual currencies that have been created are not based on the bitcoin protocol.
One of the more prominent examples is XRP, which is used within a decentralized payment system called Ripple.
Ripple allows users to make peer-to-peer transfers in any currency.
A key function of XRP is to facilitate the conversion from one currency to another.
For example, if a direct conversion between Mexican pesos and Thai baht is not available, the pesos can be exchanged for XRP, and then the XRP for baht.
Five Turkish banks have adopted Russia's Mir payments system, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on his return from talks with President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
There are serious developments regarding the work that Turkish banks are doing on Russia's Mir card, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency cited Erdogan as saying on the plane.