Published On: Mon, Feb 12th, 2018

Ripple price news LIVE: XRP poised to reach $1 as crypto prices SURGE | City & Business | Finance

Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency is trading at about $1.08 this morning as it looks to recover from a month of heavy losses. – particularly after last week’s dramatic crash.

The digital currency’s market capitalisation is now hovering around the $42billion mark and, though it is far below its all-time high of $145.5billion, with a 12percent change in the green this morning.

Ripple, the third biggest crypto on the planet, is joined by its closest rivals bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) in the green today as the cryptocurrencies race back to the top.

The CoinMarketCap crypto tracker below shows XRP’s price and market cap value in real time. 

Express.co.uk brings you the latest Ripple price updates from CoinMarketCap, CoinDesk and leading crypto experts. All times in GMT.

Monday, February 12

2.34pm: It is not just Ripple that is seeing a surge in prices

It seems all the top Cryptocurrencies are surging at a similar rate following on from last week’s blip.

Bitcoin is up 9.2 percent while Ethereum has seen a 7.1 percent rise.

Bitcoin Cash is also up 6.6 percent.

1.37pm: Ripple price reaches $1.09

XRP is slowly creeping back up after the lows of last week.

Ripple has upped its value to over one dollar for the first time in more than a fortnight as the value of the cryptocurrency market rose above $400 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.

11.39am: Ripple looks like the most advanced cryptocurrency after weekend rises

Cryptocurrencies have given off much-improved forecasts today after a tough week or indeed month in the start of 2018.

Ripple broke above $1.20 during the weekend but was not able to hold the rise, dropping slightly to $1.08 this morning.

However, XRP has seen a huge 100 percent increase since last February.

And indicators now suggest Ripple is in a bullish territory, although with a rather flat profile.

10.29am: Ripple buoyed by signing deal with the Middle East currency giant UAE Exchange.

The company, known as one of the largest payment operators in the Middle East, joined the growing ranks of those supporting Ripple’s blockchain technology.

“The early adoption of this game-changing technology allows us to offer a competitive service, as it will have an impact on the speed and cost of cross-border transactions.

“We are proud to deliver the future of payments with Ripple,” Promoth Manghat, CEO of UAE Exchange Group said.

8.30am: Ripple is BACK as prices steady over $1

Ripple (XRP) is now up to $1.08 according to Coin Market Cap, which indicates the digital currency has seen a 12.93 percent change in the green on Monday morning.

XRP saw dramatic losses last week, losing more than half its value as all cryptos saw huge plunges in values as the Dow Jones also plummeted.

But as of February 12, it looks like XRP is back on track as the third biggest cryptocurrency.

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