Today in Data, Malaysia considers following El Salvador’s lead in making bitcoin legal tender. Plus, Euroclear supports blockchain payments consortium Fnality, and Recharge.com expands from Amsterdam roots into Australia.
14%: Share of El Salvador businesses that have used bitcoin since the country made it legal tender in September
992T: Number of euros involved in Euroclear’s settled securities in 2021
15: Number of Fnality member organizations
55M: Number of non-cash payments processed daily
$650B: Total amount of non-cash payments processed daily