Tether Ltd. may have the cash reserves to back up its 1.8 billion dollar-pegged tokens, says Bloomberg.
The broader cryptocurrency market plummeted on Wednesday, but stablecoins in particular saw no shortage of buyers.
PwC's Hong Kong division is exploring best practices for issuing stablecoins with non-profit Loopring Foundation. Auditing, though, is another matter.
Last week's much-scrutinized letter, in which a Bahamas-based bank appeared to vouch for Tether's balance, has been confirmed as genuine by the bank.
The wisp of a signature on Deltec Bank's letter to Tether is the least of it. More important is the language around liability.
Benjamin Soong, Ledger's newly hired head of Asia-Pacific operations, says tether remains popular in the region despite the token's recent troubles.
Buying bitcoin may be cheaper using a stablecoin the market has greater confidence in, like the Gemini dollar, than with an alternative like USDT.
The Gemini dollar has broken its peg, climbing to an all-time high of $1.19 on Tuesday.
Binance suspended tether withdrawals Monday after pushing back against rumors that the exchange would delist the stablecoin.
Tether, despite questions surrounding its finances, remains the dominant stablecoin. Following a recent announcement, is that starting to change?