Circle faced its toughest week so far this year after USD Coin [USDC] lost its dollar peg. It has since recovered, but the stablecoin issuer just released a new update regarding its USDC operations.According to the update, Circle redeemed 2.9 billion USDC and minted 700 million USDC on 14 March.
Those efforts were part of its action plan to aid the peg recovery. More importantly, Circle announced that it was securing new transaction banking partners.
The company’s goal is to facilitate round-the-clock transactions that will not be limited by regular banking hours.<p lang=«en» dir=«ltr» xml:lang=«en»>Circle announced that it had redeemed 2.9 billion USDC and minted 700 million USDC on March 13.
That was down from an earlier estimate of $4 billion to $12 billion without a U.S. government's help for banks. Circle says it will continue to add new transaction banking partners… https://t.co/OgxuEPTVVb— Wu Blockchain (@WuBlockchain) March 15, 2023Circle further revealed that it had limited funds held by its transaction banking partners to support redemption and minting.Read more on ambcrypto.com