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Binance to Issue Sterling-Backed Stablecoin

Binance, the largest crypto exchange by volume, plans to issue its own stablecoin beginning in “a matter of weeks to a month or two,” the exchange’s chief financial officer told Bloomberg. Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies designed to maintain a fixed price and are sometimes backed by reserves of traditional assets. Binance’s new cryptocurrency will be backed by the British pound, and the exchange...

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