XRP Hits Market Cap of $12.71 Billion (XRP)

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XRP (CURRENCY:XRP) traded 0.5% higher against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 22:00 PM Eastern on October 21st. XRP has a total market capitalization of $12.71 billion and $1.58 billion worth of XRP was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One XRP coin can currently be bought for approximately $0.29 or 0.00003578 BTC on popular exchanges including Fatbtc, C2CX, CoinEgg and Cryptomate. During the last week, XRP has traded down 0.1% against the dollar.

Here’s how other cryptocurrencies have performed during the last 24 hours:

  • Tether (USDT) traded up 0.1% against the dollar and now trades at $1.01 or 0.00012240 BTC.
  • Binance Coin (BNB) traded 0.1% lower against the dollar and now trades at $18.22 or 0.00221716 BTC.
  • Bitcoin SV (BSV) traded 18.8% higher against the dollar and now trades at $113.10 or 0.01376501 BTC.
  • Stellar (XLM) traded up 0.8% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0637 or 0.00000775 BTC.
  • TRON (TRX) traded 0.1% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0155 or 0.00000189 BTC.
  • Chainlink (LINK) traded up 10.5% against the dollar and now trades at $2.75 or 0.00033474 BTC.
  • COZ (COZ) traded up 26.7% against the dollar and now trades at $0.22 or 0.00004541 BTC.
  • NEO (NEO) traded 2% higher against the dollar and now trades at $7.45 or 0.00090658 BTC.
  • Crypto.com Chain (CRO) traded down 0.3% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0381 or 0.00000379 BTC.
  • INO COIN (INO) traded down 0.9% against the dollar and now trades at $1.83 or 0.00022310 BTC.

XRP Profile

XRP’s launch date was February 2nd, 2013. XRP’s total supply is 99,991,321,535 coins and its circulating supply is 43,242,653,330 coins. XRP’s official Twitter account is @Ripple and its Facebook page is accessible here. The official message board for XRP is www.xrpchat.com. XRP’s official website is ripple.com/xrp. The Reddit community for XRP is /r/ripple and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here.

According to CryptoCompare, “The Ledger and ConsensusThe Ripple protocol is, at its core, a shared public database. This database includes a ledger, which serves to track accounts and the balances associated with them. The ledger is a distributed database — a perfect, shared record of accounts, balances, and transactions in the Ripple protocol. It is continually and automatically updated by the Ripple Transaction Protocol (RTXP) so that an identical ledger exists on thousands of servers around the world. At any time, anybody can review the ledger and see a record of all activity on the Ripple protocol. When changes are made to the ledger, computers connected to the Ripple protocol will mutually agree to the changes via a process called consensus. The Ripple protocol reaches consensus globally within seconds of a change being made. The consensus finding process is the engineering breakthrough that allows for fast, secure, and decentralized transaction settlement on the Ripple protocol. The World’s First Distributed ExchangeNo one owns or controls the Ripple protocol. It runs on computers around the world, all working together to continually maintain a perfect, shared record of accounts, balances, and transactions. Distributed networks offer many efficiencies over centralized networks. Because the network is “self-clearing”, it eliminates the need for a centralized network operator (and gets rid of the associated layer of fees). Because there is no single point of failure, distributed networks are more reliable. They also tend to be more secure, due to their open source nature.”

Buying and Selling XRP

XRP can be bought or sold on the following cryptocurrency exchanges: Indodax, Braziliex, CEX.IO, Ovis, Bits Blockchain, Bitsane, BCEX, Liquid, Zebpay, Bitstamp, Independent Reserve, ZB.COM, Coinrail, DragonEX, Coinbe, Exmo, CoinBene, MBAex, Bitinka, Bitfinex, DigiFinex, Coinsuper, Bitbns, Cryptohub, BitMarket, Cryptomate, LiteBit.eu, Fatbtc, FCoin, Coinhub, OKEx, Instant Bitex, Altcoin Trader, CoinEgg, Stellar Decentralized Exchange, BitFlip, Coinsquare, Covesting, Bittrex, Poloniex, Stellarport, GOPAX, RippleFox, Binance, B2BX, BX Thailand, BtcTurk, Bitlish, WazirX, Coinone, Ripple China, OTCBTC, Kraken, CoinFalcon, Vebitcoin, BTC Trade UA, BTC Markets, BitBay, Tripe Dice Exchange, Exrates, Bithumb, Bitbank, OpenLedger DEX, ABCC, Bitso, Coindeal, Koinex, Sistemkoin, LakeBTC, C2CX, Korbit, Huobi, Gate.io, Gatehub, Upbit, HitBTC, Koineks, Kuna and Bitstamp (Ripple Gateway). It is usually not possible to buy alternative cryptocurrencies such as XRP directly using US dollars. Investors seeking to acquire XRP should first buy Bitcoin or Ethereum using an exchange that deals in US dollars such as Changelly, Gemini or GDAX. Investors can then use their newly-acquired Bitcoin or Ethereum to buy XRP using one of the exchanges listed above.

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