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Ripple's XRP surpasses Ethereum

These past days, Ripple's virtual coin, XRP has had an appreciation of
33% and has surpassed the well-known Ethereum. Ripple is standing
now on second place with a market cap of $85 billions and a trading
price value of over $2. According to the latest fluctuations of the virtual
coin, this increase means 50% growth in price.

While more and more people become attracted to the 'Bitcoin fever',
this rival cryptocurrency is continuously rising. Financial institutions
and banks are seeing beyond and are not blinded by this trend of
Bitcoin. The potential in XRP is pretty big for the moment because it is
the only virtual coin built especially for banks.
Ripple's coin is a virtual currency and Ripple is a whole other system, an
Internet Protocol. This protocol is used for financial transactions and
XRP is the symbol of Ripple's coin.

XRP was trading yesterday at $2.4 and its current value is placed at $2.2
(press-time). According to CoinTelegraph, on December 22, the price
has dropped, but the coin has immediatlely returned to the upward
trend having a 57% price increase that same day.

The market cap of Ripple has managed to surpass Uber's, which is

estimated at $68 billions.

In the past six months, Ripple has been trading at around $0.2 following
a fulminant growth on December 12.

This past year, Ripple has exceeded even Bitcoin if we look at the
profitability charts.