Ripple's XRP explodes to record high above $3

Business Insider | Jan 4, 2018, 01.58 AM IST
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XRP, the cryptocurrency made by Ripple, continued its explosive tear Wednesday afternoon, according to data from both Markets Insider and CoinMarketCap. According to data from CoinMarketCap, the red-hot alternative cryptocurrency surged over $3 a coin Wednesday. It was trading at an all-time high of $3.21 at the time of print, up nearly 34% against the dollar on Wednesday. XRP has gained 134% over the last week. Lesser known alternative cryptocurrencies, or alt coins, have pushed the cryptocurrency to new heights this year. Cardano and Stellar, two other cryptocurrencies, are up 150% and 304% respectively this week.

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