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Non-digital currencies issued and backed by the jurisdictions of various regions. Examples include the US dollar, British pound, Euro, Chinese Yuan, and Japanese Yen.

Binance CEO Highlights Disproportionate Narrative on Illicit Activities in Crypto versus Fiat Currencies
Dr. Andrzej Gwizdalski and Binance CEO Richard Teng's analysis reveals traditional fiat currencies are involved in more illicit activities ($3.2 trillion annually) than cryptocurrencies ($20 billion), prompting a rethinking of the narrative.
Binance Revamps Fiat Liquidity Provider Program with New Eligibility Criteria and Incentives
Binance has updated its Fiat Liquidity Provider Program, focusing on specific fiat markets and a revised performance review mechanism. Starting September 25th, 2023, the program will be restricted to these markets and will offer maker fee rebates based on past trading activity. Eligible markets include TRY and EUR, BRL, GBP, RUB, ZAR, PLN, NGN, UAH, RON, and ARS. Participants must have a 30-day trading volume exceeding 20,000,000 USDT and demonstrate competent liquidity strategies.
TrueUSD Partners with Alchemy Pay to Facilitate Direct Crypto Purchases in 173 Countries
Alchemy Pay partners with TrueUSD to enable direct crypto purchases via fiat in 173 countries, enhancing accessibility and transparency in the crypto industry.
Tether CTO Asserts $XAUT as the Digital Resurgence of the Gold Standard
Paolo Ardoino, Tether's CTO, recently discussed the role of Tether Gold ($XAUT), Bitcoin, and gold in the evolving economic landscape.
Web3 users can now register .eth domains with fiat options
ENS has launched a fiat on-ramp for .eth domain registrations through MoonPay, allowing Web3 users to pay with fiat options such as Apple Pay and Google Pay instead of only Ether. ENS has also upgraded its platform to streamline sign-ups and expand its usability for hosting censorship-resistant websites.
Australia Surpasses Asia in Crypto ATM Installations
Australia has surpassed Asia in the total number of crypto ATMs installed, with 364 machines as of January 2023. The country has consistently added Bitcoin ATMs over the last eight months and is on a crypto ATM installation spree. Internal documents from Australia’s Department of the Treasury suggest that crypto legislation is on the horizon.
Binance.US Struggles to Find Banking Partner in the U.S.
Binance.US is facing challenges in finding a bank partner to serve as a fiat on-ramp and off-ramp for its clients in the United States, following the recent failures of Silvergate and Signature Bank. The regulatory crackdown on banks with crypto clients is another factor contributing to the exchange's struggles.
Trust Wallet Partners with Ramp and MoonPay for Crypto-to-Fiat Withdrawals
Trust Wallet has partnered with Ramp and MoonPay to offer seamless crypto-to-fiat withdrawals for its users. The feature allows Trust Wallet users to convert crypto to fiat directly within the app, eliminating the need for transferring funds to a centralized wallet. This development comes at a time when centralized exchanges and P2P platforms are shutting down.
Bridge the gap between traditional finance and DeFi
User location was shown to affect transaction authorisation, with Europe having the best success rates.
Billionaire Ray Dalio believes that fiat is in jeopardy
A Bitcoin admirer said the billionaire is close to "really understanding Bitcoin."

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