Ripple and SWIFT on one platform
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IBIS announced that its customers will be able to connect to Ripple and SWIFT in their pockets, on one platform. In that sense, IBIS stated that its customers will have unlimited banking possibilities. SWIFFRoute customers will be able to process payments through RippleNet and an out of the box banking integration.
PPP Loan Forgiveness ProceduresProcedures for Lender Submission of Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Decisions to SBA and SBA Forgiveness Loan.
The purpose of this Notice is to inform Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Lenders of the processes for submitting decisions on PPP borrower loan forgiveness applications to SBA, requesting payment of the forgiveness amount determined by the Lender, SBA loan forgiveness reviews and payment of the loan forgiveness amount determined by SBA.
The PPP Forgiveness Platform will go live and begin accepting Lender submissions on August 10, 2020, subject to extension if any new legislative amendments to the forgiveness process necessitate changes to the system.
PayPal, Venmo to Roll Out Crypto Buying and SellingFintech giant PayPal plans to roll out direct sales of cryptocurrency to its 325 million users, according to three people familiar with the matter.
Currently, PayPal can be used as an alternative means for withdrawing funds from exchanges such as Coinbase, but this would be a first in terms of offering direct sales of crypto.
BRICS to create fairer payment mechanismBRICS is exploring ideas to create a fairer payment system that reduces dependence on dollars, South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor has said.
South Africa is the current BRICS chair.
Cryptocurrencies backed by gold and sharesUnlike most other cryptocurrencies, YEM is backed by gold and also by 100 000 shares of SafeZone, Inc
Official website: yemfoundation.org/faq
Gold-backed cryptocurrency is a type of crypto stablecoin where each token is backed with physical gold. With the token price pegged to the gold price, there is less price volatility compared to Bitcoin or other altcoins.
A guide to gold-backed cryptocurrency:
Also, Beijing announces a digital currency backed by gold:
IMF, World Bank annual meetings on economic developmentThe International Monetary Fund and World Bank will hold their annual meetings, with both calling on the Group of 20 largest economies to extend a freeze in debt payments from the worlds poorest nations that is set to expire at year end.
The annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) are going to kick off on Monday 12, and will remain in session till 18 October. The meetings come amid unprecedented conditions because of the COVID-19 outbreak and the severe impact it has had on the whole world.
The meetings are designed to bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, representatives from civil society organizations, and academics to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development, and aid effectiveness.
IMF to revalue its Special Drawing Rights (SDR) - the world's reserve currency waiting in the wings.
Sources:www.bloomberg.com, ahram.org.eg, gesara.news