Deutsche Bank Explores Outlook For Instant Payments & Blockchain Brings Options

Deutsche Bank Explores Outlook For Instant Payments & Blockchain Brings Options

Digital payments can deliver better immediacy and ubiquity than traditional retail payment systems and, therefore, could revolutionize payments, according to a recent Deutsche Bank research paper. The paper, titled "Instant revolution or payments? The quest for real-time payments," recognizes bitcoin and the blockchain as playing an important role in payment technology as the need for real-time payments expands. In tackling the complex topic of instant payments, the paper reviews the different definitions of instant payments and establishes what it considers a good working definition. The....


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