The general manager of Binance Japan described stablecoins as the “glue” between the real economy and the blockchain in an interview with CoinDesk Japan.
Takeshi Chino, speaking ahead of Binance’s re-entry into Japan via its acquisition of regulated crypto exchange Sakura Exchange BitCoin, described how volatility of crypto prices may lead to profit opportunities but will not help stimulate broader demand for cryptoassets.
“We believe that stablecoins will serve as the glue between the real economy, the blockchain economy, and the Binance ecosystem,” Chino said. “When you do something stably, price fluctuations become noise.”
Stablecoins are pegged to the value of traditional assets, usually fiat currencies such as the U.S. dollar, and therefore are designed to be free of the price swings that often afflict cryptocurrencies like bitcoin (BTC).
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