Crypto giant Tether to launch sterling-pegged stablecoin

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Crypto giant Tether to launch sterling-pegged stablecoin

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LONDON : Major crypto firm Tether said on Wednesday it will launch next month a "stablecoin" pegged to the British pound, a move that comes as London draws up plans to regulate the fast-growing type of digital currency.

Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies designed to keep a steady value against traditional currencies or commodities such as gold.

They seek to avoid the volatility that makes bitcoin and other digital tokens impractical for most commerce.

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Category: Economy

Topics: Crypto Stablecoins Terrausd Markets Stablecoin Mediacorp Tokens Debt Month Value Tether

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Published On: 2022-06-22, 17:33:11

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