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How Ripple Are Benefitting From the Bitfinex Allegations

You will most likley have heard of the Tether/Bitfinex allegations that have been floating around the past week. This scandal has caused a lot of controversy within the cryptocurrency space which constituted the apparent drop in the price of numerous cryptocurrencies in the crypto market. The third biggest cryptocurrency in the space, Ripple’s XRP has not experienced a significant price surge (really) since the start of the year. Especially when you compare it to other digital assets. XRP wasn’t affected by the Bitfinex allegations though due to the rate of XRP transaction within exchanges and wallets, meaning that Ripple’s XRP...

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Weekly Roundup: Exciting DOGE, XRP & LTC News

It’s been another exciting week for the cryptocurrency space. A lot of news came out this week but we’re going to go through some of the best that it had to offer. So today, we’re going to go through the Dogecoin support that was recently announced for the Coinbase wallet. On top of this, we’re going to look at the recent partnership Ripple has made and what the creator of Litecoin, Charlie Lee had to say on the LTC project. Coinbase & Dogecoin One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, Coinbase announced earlier in the week that the...

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XRP’s Rally Being Put Down to Nasdaq Listing

Over the past day or so, Ripple has been experiencing some decent gains and seems to be outplaying the rest of the market, so to speak. At the time of writing Ripple’s XRP is priced a $0.31 following a two percent increase over the past 24 hours. As reported by Coindoo, the reasons for this rally is: “Attributed to several factors, and one of them must be a recent revelation that Nasdaq is set to list the XRP Liquid Index on its platform. In other words, the surge could be as a result of investors piling into the coin after...

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Union Bank Closes Ripple CTOs Banks Without Warning

The Chief Technology Officer at Ripple, David Schwartz said some time ago that his main bank, MUFG Union Bank had closed all his accounts without him being warned or given any notice of what was happening. The CTO has commented about what had happened to him after the host of CNBC’s Africa Crypto Trader show, Ran Neuner said that his bank had contacted him because they were concerned about his crypto-related deposits and withdrawals. The compliance department at my bank has asked for a call to discuss my Crypto related deposits/withdrawals-It’s as if I have engaged in criminal activity by...

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Ria’s CEO Talks on Ripple Partnership

A subsidiary of Euronet, Ria Money Transfer has just got on-board with RippleNet. Ria will be utilising xCurrent to connect and transact with Ripple’s global blockchain payments network of over 200 financial institutions. The enterprise software solution xCurrent allows banks to instantly settle cross-border payments with low-fees and end-to-end tracking. On top of this, Ripple will also be able to leverage Ria’s Digital Integrated Payments Cloud, an international fintech ecosystem that the firm says allows its partners to disrupt the traditional payments space. Speaking at Euronet Worldwide’s first quarter 2019 Earnings Call, CEO Michael Brown spoke on Ripple. “We are...

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