This taskforce is part of the ‘BIS Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures’, composed of 33 entities plus the Chair, Ulrich Bindseil, Director of General Market Infrastructure & Payments at the European Central Bank.
“Engagement and partnership between the public and private sector is a key element of the G20 cross-border payments programme. Improvements to payment systems and arrangements underlying cross-border payments require global coordination, cooperation and the commitment of a wide range of public authorities and private sector stakeholders.”– Bank for International Settlements (BIS) events
“The CPMI is working to bring together the relevant stakeholders via joint working groups, workshops, consultations and surveys to ensure both strategic perspective and the required subject matter expertise is available to the programme.”
BIS is an international financial institution owned by member central banks. Its primary goal is to foster international monetary and financial cooperation while serving as a bank for central banks.
The composition of the mentioned Bank for International Settlements taskforce is, as reported, the following:
XRP price and number of transactions
Data retrieved by Finbold shows that there were close to 1.28 million daily transactions on XRP Ledger, on August 8, as opposed to 1.09 million for Ethereum. Bitcoin (BTC), the leading cryptocurrency, lies far behind, with circa 0.33 million transactions taking place on its blockchain.
Meanwhile, XRP is, by press time, changing hands at the price of $0.66, registering an increase of 4.09% on the day.