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"The Cross-Border Payment Lie"

If you were to do research on #Ripple (the company) and #XRP (blockchain/token) you would come to the conclusion that the goal is to replace "#Swift" as the worlds leading cross-border payment provider.

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What if I was to say that #Ripple does not care about cross-border payments and that replacing #Swift is only a short-term plan..
In the digital age you are able to connect with anyone around the world in seconds, for this reason using one #digital currency would be ideal. Not only is one #currency all that is needed, it would be more #efficient if we were to all use one single currency.
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We want to move @SafaricomPLC from being just a #telco with a #payment #platform #MoMo #mobilemoney #Mpesa to a #technology #company. Going into areas that are more #solutions oriented ... a #lifestyle brand for #individuals, and an empowering #brand for #SMEs@PeterNdegwa_
The #agile way of working is not new since it has been implemented by global #media and #online companies such as @netflix #netflix and @amazon #amazon
“What we are doing now is to #scale. Not everyone will go fully #agile, since departments like #Finance will still operate largely in its traditional way. But those that will be affected will be in the #frontend side of the company such as the #marketing and #technology teams.
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Why #Nigeria is #Africa’s biggest #Crypto market
#Cryptos are fast becoming more popular for #payment transactions around the world and #Nigeria has emerged #Africa’s biggest market
#Nigerians are fast adopting the world’s most popular crypto – #Bitcoin
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Lots of people are sleeping on one the biggest things @quant_network is currently involved in-ODAP (Open Digital Asset Protocol).

So what is exactly #ODAP and why this makes $QNT one of the most significant and, regarding #crypto mcap, undervalued projects?

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1/ODAP is the protocol for communication between gateways, primarily with an enterprise focus.
So banks, central banks etc. would run a gateway in Overledger Network and ODAP would be the protocol for gateways to communicate with each other in a secure and trustless manner. $QNT
2/ #ODAP Interfaces are the open source connectors that will connect a gateway to #blockchains and any existing network / API. That is based on the standards from work done at ISO TC 307 which 57 countries are working towards.
$QNT CEO Gilbert Verdian is the founder of TC307.
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WEF's Klaus Schwab: "In all likelihood, unless the #pandemic evolves in an unforeseen way, the consequences of COVID-19 in terms of health & mortality will be mild..."

New week-end thread w/ @spencerlatu

#Covid19 as catalyst for #WEF #greatreset
#NewNormalFeudalism
Written by Klaus Schwab & Thierry Malleret, Geneva, July 2020.

"Until 2011, Mr. Malleret was a senior partner at the Geneva-based IJ (Informed Judgment) Partners, an investment boutique for ultra-high-net-worth individuals."

#WEF #GlobalRiskNetwork

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"Malleret is the co-founder & principal author of the Monthly Barometer, an analytical and predictive newsletter on macro issues for high-level decisionmakers." - "Relevant to all; read by the influential"

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#online #caramudah #sertifikasihalal #registrasi #payment #upload #dokumen #preaudit #monitoring
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#Storytelling.

Tonight I'm going to share highlights from the 2010 "Scenarios for the Future of Technology & Int'l Development" report produced by The Rockefeller Foundation & Global Business Network. Not just the "Lock Step" scenario, but all 4 scenarios. [54 page report]
Following Event 201 (Oct 18 2019), we must concede that the ruling class has been gifted with phenomenal and prophetic intuitions & insights. (They truly are the chosen ones.) Thus it is worthwhile, even mandatory, to study their scenario exercises & simulations.
"We believe that scenario planning has great potential for use in philanthropy to identify unique interventions... scenario planning allows us to achieve impact more effectively." [p 4]
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#BREAKING NEWS!!

Bad news

#Switzerland #Bern #UNRWA

#Switzerland is paying again to the (#UNRWA United Nations #Palestinian Relief Fund.
Because the @UN #Palestinian aid agency was criticized for #mismanagement,and #Antisemitism #Switzerland stopped paying in #July. Now it has lifted the payment freeze, but #Switzerland has resumed #payments to #UNRWA at around CHF 25 million (€ 23 million).
the Directorate for Development and Cooperation (#Deza) decided on December 12 to end the payment freeze. In view of the measures initiated and the confirmation by the Secretary General of the United Nations that no #donor #money has been misappropriated,
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TheTotalConnector#38: Adam Back (PhD) @adam3us -
The Bitcoin Rabbit Hole & The Lightning Conference 2019 in #Berlin.
@LNconf #TLC2019

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During the Lightning Conference 2019 in Berlin, I had the pleasure to sit down with Adam Back (cyberpunk, cryptographer, PhD in computer science, CEO/Co-Founder of Blockstream etc.) for an interview.
Adam´s works (#Hashcash used in #Bitcoin #Mining) is cited in the White Paper of #SatoshiNakomoto.
Our fascinating talk deep down the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole covers a spectrum of questions and topics:
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THREAD: A recent speech by Zhou Xiaochuan, former #PBoC governor, in which he addressed what #China should do in terms of issues like foreign exchange management and dealing with various new challenges with the emergence of #Libra: cf40.org.cn/uploads/newsle…
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Compared with previous crypto currencies which have tended to be turned into speculation tools, #Libra has two major progresses-one is it changes the mode of currency issuing; second is it targets cross-border business. 2/6
Libra will greatly impact traditional cross-border business and #payment system. In the future, a stronger currency may come up and be connected with the existing main sovereign currencies, and even become a dominating currency in circulation globally. 3/6
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1/6 Recently, cryptocurrency has been the focus of intense debate. Zhong Wei, CF40 member and director of the BNU RCIF, analyzed #digital currency from a historical perspective in his keynote speech on Yichun Forum.
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2/6 Zhong said, while the evolution of the #monetary system can be divided into credit and #carrier evolution, the development of #digital #currency is a revolution of carriers rather than #credit. Credit of the private sector shouldn't be in opposition against national credit.
3/6 The establishment of legal #monetary system is based on the dominant national credit, which is superior than the #credit of private sector. The rule prevails in most cases, which is a result of natural selection under the market development.
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(1/6) If #Libra is legally accepted and operated, what countermeasures China should take? What will be the main implications for foreign exchange management? Please read an original article produced by CF40. mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MjM5Nj…
(2/6) China's foreign exchange management has different priorities at each stage. In the first stage, the shortage of foreign exchange constrains economic development. In the second stage, foreign exchange facilitation lies in the focus of foreign exchange management.
(3/6) In the third stage, #Renminbi is included in SDR basket, marking a significant increase in the free use of the RMB, and there will be a significant increase in the degree of integration between local and foreign currencies in the future. #RMBinternationalization
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#Livestream #bankenlive zu #Libra läuft. Bankenverbands-Chef Christian Ossig. begrüsst unsere Gäste @Techquartier. @osanten hat Moderationsposition schon eingenommen.
Wer unser Diskussionspapier zu #Libra nachlesen will, findet es hier: bankenverband.de/fachthemen/dig…
Stellen Sie Fragen, Moderator @osanten erinnert daran, auch gerne hier an uns via @bankenverband unter #bankenlive.
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As new #payment methods continue to emerge, our “2019 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice” highlights both the important role #cash plays in our economy while also illustrating the significant role of competing payment methods and #technologies: sffed.us/cashdiary
#Debit cards were used the most, accounting for 28% of payments. #Credit cards accounted for 23% (up 2% from 2017).
Consumers used cash in 26% of transactions (down 4% from 2017). However, #cash was used heavily for small-value payments, representing close to half of payments under $10.
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While the #payment feature could let #Libra work like a currency, it also
could have a significant effect on monetary policy, financial stability and
even the international monetary system, said Wang Xin.
What’s behind a currency are interests, power, international politics
and foreign policy. Once a #payment tool works as a currency, it would inevitably have impact on legal tender, and hence affect a country’s monetary and financial adjustments.
In contrast, #digital currency launched by the central bank (CBDC) can
help improve the effectiveness of monetary policy. CBDC could become a kind of interest-bearing asset, and the interest rate of CBDC could become a new monetary policy instrument.
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The #market is paying too much attention to digital assets such as #bitcoins. #E-money based on 3rd-party #payment system is overlooked, despite its implications on #credit creation models, the choice between separate and mixed operation models, and #financial #regulations.
Compared with #e-currencies and other #payment tools, #digitalcurrencies issued by the central bank aren't particularly advantaged. If the central bank pays interest on its digital currencies, they become liquid assets like deposits, with important fiscal& financial implications.
Beyond the technical level, #market participants should also pay close attention to the public policy implications of #digital #currencies, which are key to judging future developments.

By Peng Wensheng, Global Chief Economist of Everbright Securities:
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(1/10) The #payment #networks really are incredible businesses. Consider this: @Visa is used at nearly 55M merchant locations, has issued 3B+ cards and processes $11T worth of payments each year. It's current market cap is $355B.
(2/10) In fact, if we look at the stock performance of the 3 biggest payment networks in the US (@Mastercard, @Visa & @PayPal ) over the last 3 years vs FAANG or the S&P 500, they are absolutely crushing it:

+ MVP: +154%
+ FAANG: +127%
+ S&P 500: +38%
(3/10) Why? Payment networks are classic network-effect businesses. Like most network-effect driven businesses, all 3 sides: merchants, banks and consumers, benefit as the network scales.
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