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15 minutes ago, 65fastback said:

Theyve already said the volatility doesnt matter because of the speed.

If they send USD now and it takes 5 days, theres volatility there, plus the holding cost.

If they but XRP at $1.00 and send and 10 seconds later its $0.99, they still came out ahead on savings over the cost of the transaction comparatively.

I am not talking about volatility between transaction.. I am talking about volatility when FI decides to hold XRP.. Only when FI starts to hold XRP as a digital asset, demand will surge faster and price will sky rocket..  To make them hold, we need hedging instruments that Ripple is working on in this quarter.

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3 minutes ago, xrp_moonjet said:

I am not talking about volatility between transaction.. I am talking about volatility when FI decides to hold XRP.. Only when FI starts to hold XRP as a digital asset, demand will surge faster and price will sky rocket..  To make them hold, we need hedging instruments that Ripple is working on in this quarter.

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13 minutes ago, xrp_moonjet said:

I am not talking about volatility between transaction.. I am talking about volatility when FI decides to hold XRP.. Only when FI starts to hold XRP as a digital asset, demand will surge faster and price will sky rocket..  To make them hold, we need hedging instruments that Ripple is working on in this quarter.

They might hold some but the intention, at least from what I gather so far, is that they don't have to hold it.

They buy as needed.

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