Stellar to Add Support for USDC Stablecoin, Opening Up Dollar-Backed Remittances

Stellar to Add Support for USDC Stablecoin, Opening Up Dollar-Backed Remittances

The addition of the dollar-backed USDC stablecoin seeks to bolster Stellar’s standing as a cross-border payments network.

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