Ripple partners with second-largest money transfer service MoneyGram

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Ripple announced a partnership with MoneyGram, the second-largest money transfer service in the world. Under the agreement, Ripple would become MoneyGram’s partner for cross-border payments and foreign exchange settlement using xRapid, the company’s XRP-powered settlement service. An industry defining milestone: together, @MoneyGram and @Ripple are solving the challenges with cross-border payments using the speed and…

Thailand’s largest commercial bank redacts statement on integrating Ripple’s XRP

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The Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), the largest commercial bank in Thailand, retracted a statement about using Ripple’s XRP token. The bank quickly issued a correction saying it had no plans on using XRP “as of now.” SCB hints at XRP integration Thailand’s largest commercial bank, the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), caused quite a stir after…

YTD performance report: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash

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The first quarter of 2019 has brought much-needed optimism into the crypto industry, with data showing the first Q1 increase since 2017. While bitcoin broke through the $5,000 mark, the world’s largest cryptocurrency wasn’t the biggest gainer on the market, as ETH, LTC, and BCH all showed significant growth. Meanwhile, XRP has underperformed. Cryptocurrency Markets…

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Struggle to Surpass Upper Resistance

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Cryptocurrency markets have been looking more optimistic but many digital assets are still struggling to surpass upper resistance in order to move forward. On Friday, March 8, trade volumes have increased, showing a quick spurt of renewed energy but market indicators suggest there a few more hurdles ahead. Also read: An In-Depth Look at Ethereum’s…

Feb Volume Report: Leading Markets Post Strongest Month Since Q1 2018

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For many leading markets, February produced the largest monthly volume since the first quarter of last year, with 30-day BTC trade activity surpassing $200 billion, and ETH exceeding $100 billion. Also Read: Report: Quadriga’s 6 Cold Wallets Have Been Without Funds Since April 2018 BTC Volume Surpasses $200 Billion for February February saw the highest…

Ripple XRP Now Available to Retail Investors on Coinbase.com and Its Mobile Apps

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XRP is now available to retail investors on Coinbase.com and the Coinbase iOS and Android mobile apps. The move comes shortly after the exchange listed XRP on Coinbase Pro, its trading platform designed for more sophisticated users. On Feb. 28th, Coinbase announced that users will now be able to buy, sell, send, and receive XRP…

Markets Update: Top Crypto Assets Open 2019 With Slow Month of Trading

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The leading cryptocurrency markets have seen a slow start to the year, with the top three markets by capitalization shedding between 10% and 37% since early January’s local highs. January has also seen volatility in market cap rankings, with XRP and ETH competing for the second largest crypto asset capitalization, and EOS, USDT, and BCH…

The Daily: Market Cap Metric Attracts Flak, Trust Wallet Does Desktop

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In Friday’s installment of The Daily, we round up the latest debate over whether market cap should be used to rank cryptocurrencies. Members of the Ripple community are up in arms over new data that suggests their token’s market cap should be billions of dollars lower than currently stated. We also detail the latest update…

Binance Announces New XRP Trading Pairs and Quote Currency

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Binance is adding new XRP trading pairs for the holidays, including TRX/XRP and XZV/XRP. Furthermore, the ETH Trading Market will be renamed to the ALTS Trading Market, allowing for the possibility of more trading pairs with different quote currencies in the future. Ripple has had a strong month of partnerships and has effectively weathered the…