XRP, TON win approval in Dubai International Financial Centre free trade zone

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) recognized two more tokens on Nov. 2, adding XRP (XRP) and Toncoin (TON) to its list of recognized tokens. They join Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC) as coins recognized in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). 

The tokens’ new status will allow financial institutions in the DIFC to carry out transactions with them. There are over 4,000 companies located in the special economic zone. Ripple opened its MENA headquarters in the DIFC in 2020.

About 20% of Ripple customers are in that region, the company said in a statement. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said:

“It’s refreshing to see the DFSA encourage the adoption and… Read more on Cointelegraph

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