Are Stable Coins the Future of Cryptocurrencies? – Victor Liew from Xfers
In episode #10 of Chills w TFC, we bring on the co-founder behind Xfers, Singapore’s first and only stable coin backed by MAS. In the fast-growing world of cryptocurrency, there’re all sorts of coins and functions. A stable coin is a new class of cryptocurrencies that don’t really fluctuate and is often used as a medium of transaction.
Join me as I chill with Victor Liew from Xfers to discuss about stable coins and the future of cryptocurrency. What value can Bitcoin and stable coins have for you? Will they replace traditional financial system? What keeps stable coin works and who governs it? What are some financial possibilities and applications that can arise from stable coins in the future?
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Here at The Financial Coconut, we are on a mission to question, analyse and evaluate financial myths in Singapore. Are Singaporeans badly paid? Should asset appreciation be the main reason to buy a HDB flat? Is it true that CPF is going to take away all our money? These are some of the hot topics concerning life in Singapore but think about it: when was the last time you really questioned if they are true or not? To help debunk these myths with us, we have Rovik & Elliot from SG Explained, an explainer podcast on all things Singaporean!
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