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Ripple Partners With Onafriq to Enable Faster Cross Border Payments…


Ripple and the Africa-focused payment fintech startup Onafriq recently said they are collaborating to enable crypto-based cross-border payments between Africa and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the U.K., and Australia. Using Ripple’s platform helps Onafriq achieve its goal of making borders “matter less when it comes to payment within, to, and from Africa.”


Ripple Expands Payments Network to 70+ Crypto and Traditional Payou…

Ripple has expanded its payments network to more than 70 crypto and traditional payout markets. “Accumulatively this adds up to 90% of the global foreign exchange market,” the company explained, highlighting that the Ripple network has facilitated over $30 billion in payment volume to date.


Dubai Financial Authority Approves XRP as 'Recognized Crypto Token'

Dubai’s financial regulator, the Dubai Financial Services Authority, has approved XRP as a recognized crypto token for use within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a special economic zone.


Biggest Movers: XRP Extends Recent Gains, Rising to 8-Week High

XRP rose for a fourth straight day on Tuesday, as overall sentiment in the market was mostly bullish. The global crypto market cap is nearly 10% higher at the time of writing, with the likes of bitcoin trading at a 17-month high. Cardano also surged, recording a 2-month peak.


Ripple CLO Stuart Alderoty States SEC Chair Gary Gensler 'Misstates…

Stuart Alderoty, CLO of Ripple, a cryptocurrency and payments services company, railed against the statements of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler given in a recent congressional hearing. Alderoty criticized the stance taken by Gensler, stating that he “misstates the law” by declaring that tokens, standing alone, are investment contracts.


US Lawmakers Call on SEC to Stop Regulatory Assault on Crypto Follo…

U.S. lawmakers have called on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to drop its regulatory assault on the crypto industry following the landmark ruling on the SEC v. Ripple case regarding XRP. “The SEC has chosen to communicate and regulate not by clear rule or guidance but by enforcement actions, often politically timed,” one congressman described.


Lawyer Outlines What Would Happen if SEC Wins Lawsuit Against Rippl…


A lawyer has outlined what he believes to be the most likely outcome if the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wins against Ripple Labs and XRP is declared a security. He expects Ripple to appeal if the SEC wins, warning: “If Ripple loses to the SEC, there won’t be any money collected for years.”


Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse: SEC 'Weaponized the Lack of Regulator…

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has criticized the role that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decided to assume against the cryptocurrency industry.


XRP Bucks Market Trend as Proponents Remain Optimistic About Lawsui…

Although the crypto economy has dipped 1.5% in value over the past 24 hours, XRP, the sixth-largest digital asset by market capitalization, has posted gains recently. In the last week alone, XRP has surged over 10%, and year-to-date, this digital currency has increased by 35% against the U.S. dollar.


Biggest Movers: XRP Hits 1-Month High, After Moving Past Key Price…

One of Saturday’s biggest movers is XRP, which rose to a 30-day high earlier in today’s session. The token rose for a third consecutive day, as bulls returned to the market to start the weekend. Cardano was another notable gainer today.


Ripple CEO: 'Confusing' US Crypto Rules Benefiting Europe

The United States’ confusing crypto regulations have forced firms like Ripple to consider investing outside the country, and Europe has been a “significant beneficiary” of this confusion, Brad Garlinghouse has said. The Ripple CEO suggested that the United States needs to emulate countries like the United Kingdom and Singapore which have clarified how they want to regulate crypto.


Biggest Movers: XRP Extends Bull Run, Jumping 5% on Thursday

XRP rose for a fifth straight session on Thursday, as the token moved close to a two-week high. The rise comes as cryptocurrencies rebounded from recent losses, with the global market cap up 1.38% as of writing. Cardano also surged, hitting an 11-day peak.


Biggest Movers: XRP, SOL Move 5% Lower to Start the Week

XRP plunged to a six-week low on Monday, as cryptocurrency markets moved further into the red. The global crypto market cap fell by over 3% to start the week, which comes days ahead of the upcoming U.S. inflation report. Solana also declined, hitting a multi-week low.


Biggest Movers: XRP Rebounds on Tuesday, as AVAX Hits 1-Week High

Xrp rose for a second consecutive session on Wednesday, as the token continued to move away from a recent price floor. Since hitting an eleven-month high a week ago, the token has mostly consolidated. Avalanche was also in the green, as prices hit a one-week high.


Biggest Movers: XRP Nears 5-Month High to Start the Week, Despite C…

Xrp moved back towards a five-month high on Monday, as prices surged for a third straight session. The token formerly known as ripple was one of the very few gainers to start the week, as markets mostly consolidated. Polygon edged closer to a multi-week low to start the week.


Biggest Movers: XRP Surges to Strongest Point Since November

Xrp moved to its highest point since November, as markets reacted to news suggesting a verdict could be near in Ripple’s case with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Cardano was also higher on Wednesday, hitting a one-month high.


Biggest Movers: XRP Hits 2-Week High, SHIB Marginally Higher

XRP rose higher for a third straight session on Wednesday, as prices moved to a two-week high. The rise comes despite market sentiment remaining largely bearish, with the global market cap trading 1.29% lower as of writing. Shiba inu also climbed higher in today’s session.


Ripple Survey Suggests Latam Merchants Will Adopt Crypto Payments M…

Latam merchants will be slower in adopting cryptocurrency payments compared to merchants in other regions, according to the latest payments survey conducted by Ripple and the Faster Payments Council. The survey, which polled close to 300 payment leaders at a worldwide level, suggests that massive crypto adoption for payments will solidify in three years.


Ripple CEO Warns of Harm to Crypto Industry if SEC Wins Lawsuit Ove…

The CEO of Ripple Labs has warned of the harm to the crypto industry if the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is able to prevail in its lawsuit against Ripple over xrp. He cautioned that the SEC’s enforcement-centric approach to regulating crypto “is not a healthy way to regulate an industry.”


Ripple Lawyer Argues SEC Chair Gensler Has Prejudged Crypto Asset C…

Recently, Gary Gensler, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expressed his opinion in a detailed interview with New York Magazine’s Intelligencer regarding why he believes crypto assets other than bitcoin are securities.


Biggest Movers: XRP Jumps to 3-Month High as Crypto Markets Consoli…

XRP moved to a multi-month high on Jan. 23, as market optimism grew regarding a lawsuit between Ripple and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Following comments last week from Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse, many have bought the token in anticipation of the lawsuit ending in the coming months. Dogecoin was another notable gainer on Monday.


Ripple CEO 'Optimistic' About SEC Lawsuit Over XRP — Says 'I Feel…

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says that he is “optimistic” that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit over xrp “will certainly be resolved in 2023.” He added that it could even be resolved in the first half of this year. “I feel very good about where we are relative to the law and the facts, the Ripple executive said.


This Week XRP Whales Moved Millions of Tokens to Exchanges and Unkn…

During the past 30 days, the crypto asset xrp has gained more than 17% in value against the U.S. dollar. Meanwhile, the crypto community has been noticing significant xrp whale movements during the past week as one whale moved 143,000,000 xrp worth more than $55 million on Dec. 9, and another whale moved 40,000,000 xrp worth more than $15 million from the exchange Bitso to an unknown wallet.


Ripple CEO Optimistic Crypto Industry Will Be Stronger After FTX Fi…

The CEO of Ripple Labs, Brad Garlinghouse, believes that the crypto industry will come out stronger after the FTX meltdown if transparency and trust remain its key focus. He stressed the importance of having “honest conversations about solving real-world problems with crypto and blockchain.”


Biggest Movers: XRP Rebounds on Friday, Nearing Recent Highs

XRP was up by nearly 10% on Friday, as the token moved closer to a recent four-month high. The move comes as consumer sentiment data in the United States came in at 58.6, which is higher than August’s reading of 58.2. UNUS SED LEO was also in the green, climbing by as much as 12% in today’s session.


Biggest Movers: XRP Hits 4-Month High, ALGO up 17% on Thursday

XRP moved to a fresh four-month high on Thursday, which comes as volatility in the crypto markets eased, following the latest U.S. Federal Open Market Committee meeting. The token rose past a key hurdle in today’s session, hitting its highest point since May. Algorand was another notable mover, with prices climbing by as much as 17%.


Ripple's Counsel Urges US Lawmakers to Urgently Pass 'Sensible' Cry…

Ripple’s general counsel has urged U.S. lawmakers to pass “sensible crypto legislation” amid a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit over the sale of xrp. “Rather than providing regulatory clarity through rulemaking, the SEC is bullying crypto markets by filing unproven allegations masquerading as regulation,” he opined.


Jed McCaleb's 'Tacostand' XRP Wallet Is Near Empty, After the Rippl…

Last month, it was reported that the co-founder of Ripple, Jed McCaleb was close to emptying his xrp wallet that held 81 million tokens worth $26 million. Following a transaction that saw 3,898,451 xrp transferred out of the address, McCaleb’s wallet is now close to being empty as there’s only 47.6912 xrp worth $17 stored in the wallet today.


Biggest Movers: XRP Hits 1-Week High, as NEAR Falls Again

During what can be described as a choppy trading session, it was XRP which was one of the most notable gainers, climbing to a one-week high. While ripple rose, NEAR was once again lower, falling by as much as 10% on Friday.


Ripple Scores $15 Billion Valuation — CEO Says Financial Position I…

Ripple has bought back shares from its Series C funding round, which raised the company’s valuation to $15 billion, according to CEO Brad Garlinghouse. He added that despite the lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the status of XRP cryptocurrency, Ripple had the best year on record.