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XRP's Price Up 20% as Entire Crypto Market Bounces Back from Crash – Decrypt

In brief

  • XRP’s price today hit $0.64, an increase of more than 20% from yesterday’s price.
  • XRP’s price has increased by 57.11% this week, making it the third best-performing cryptocurrency of the week, after Stellar and Horizen.
  • Meanwhile, Bitcoin increased by 5.67% to today’s $17,674 and Ethereum has increased by 6.22% to $539.

The price of XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $29.14 billion, today hit $0.64, an increase of 20.62% from yesterday’s price, according to data from CoinMarketCap. It’s the latest coin to recover from this week’s market crash.

XRP’s price has increased by 57% from last week’s $0.36, making it the third best-performing cryptocurrency of the week after Stellar and Horizen. In the previous week, XRP increased the most out of any other major cryptocurrency.

This is a recently entered territory for XRP. On November 23, it passed $0.50 for the first time since 2018. Since then, there have been many ups and downs.

After hitting nearly $1 on November 24, XRP’s price crashed by 20% the next day. The downward spiral continued on November 26, dropping below $0.50 at 16:44 UTC before regaining strength soon after, rising above $0.50 at 20:14 UTC.

Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, increased in the past 24 hours by 5.67% to today’s price of $17,674. Overall, Bitcoin’s price has dipped by 5.43% this week.

Meanwhile, Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency, has increased by 6.22% to $539, close to its weekly increase of 1.36%.

The crypto market has slightly recovered from its nosedive this week. Crypto’s market cap increased by 7.15% over the past 24 hours, meaning that the overall market cap has reached $527.83 billion. Coinciding with the crypto market crash earlier this week is the S&P 500’s fall from its all-time high and the Dow Jones’s retreat below 30,000 basis points.


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