Cryptocurrencies:  7,561Markets:  31,739Market Cap:  $394,942,698,04724h Vol:  $91,999,295,726BTC Dominance:  63.4%
Market Cap:  $394,942,698,04724h Vol:  $91,999,295,726BTC Dominance:  63.4%Cryptocurrencies:  7,561Markets:  31,739


$0.238607 USD (-2.82%)
0.00001764 BTC (-2.62%)
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  • Market Cap
    $10,800,788,131 USD
    798,421 BTC
  • Volume (24h)
    $2,394,855,922 USD
    177,034 BTC
  • Circulating Supply
    45,266,091,298 XRP
  • Total Supply
    99,990,865,700 XRP
  • Max Supply
    100,000,000,000 XRP
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About XRP

XRP price today is $0.238607 USD with a 24-hour trading volume of $2,394,855,922 USD. XRP is down 2.82% in the last 24 hours. The current CoinMarketCap ranking is #4, with a market cap of $10,800,788,131 USD. It has a circulating supply of 45,266,091,298 XRP coins and a max. supply of 100,000,000,000 XRP coins. The top exchanges for trading in XRP are currently Huobi Global, Binance, ZG.com, HBTC, and IDCM. You can find others listed on our crypto exchanges page.

What Is XRP?

To begin with, it’s important to understand the difference between XRP, Ripple and RippleNet. XRP is the currency that runs on a digital payment platform called RippleNet, which is on top of a distributed ledger database called XRP Ledger. While RippleNet is run by a company called Ripple, the XRP Ledger is open-source and is not based on blockchain, but rather the previously mentioned distributed ledger database.

The RippleNet payment platform is a real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system that aims to enable instant monetary transactions globally. While XRP is the cryptocurrency native to the XRP Ledger, you can actually use any currency to transact on the platform.

While the idea behind the Ripple payment platform was first voiced in 2004 by Ryan Fugger, it wasn’t until Jed McCaleb and Chris Larson took over the project in 2012 that Ripple began to be built (at the time, it was also called OpenCoin).

How Does XRP Work?

XRP was created by Ripple to be a speedy, less costly and more scalable alternative to both other digital assets and existing monetary payment platforms like SWIFT.

RippleNet’s ledger is maintained by the global XRP Community, with Ripple the company as an active member. The XRP Ledger processes transactions roughly every 3-5 seconds, or whenever independent validator nodes come to a consensus on both the order and validity of XRP transactions — as opposed to proof-of-work mining like Bitcoin (BTC). Anyone can be a Ripple validator, and the list is currently made up of Ripple along with universities, financial institutions and others.

How Do You Buy XRP?

You can buy XRP on any exchange that offers the digital currency. For the latest list of exchanges and trading pairs for this cryptocurrency, click on our market pairs tab. Remember to do your own research before choosing an exchange!

How Do You Store XRP?

You can either store your XRP on an exchange, where the exchange is responsible for the safety of your asset, or store your XRP in a cold or hot wallet.

XRP Price

XRP Price$0.238607 USD
Market Rank#4
Market Cap$10,800,788,131 USD
24 Hour Volume$2,394,855,922 USD
Circulating Supply45,266,091,298 XRP
Total Supply99,990,865,700 XRP
Max Supply100,000,000,000 XRP
All Time High
$3.84 USD
(Jan 04, 2018)
All Time Low
$0.002802 USD
(Jul 07, 2014)
52 Week High / Low
$0.343972 USD /
$0.115093 USD
90 Day High / Low
$0.324403 USD /
$0.232210 USD
30 Day High / Low
$0.263463 USD /
$0.232210 USD
7 Day High / Low
$0.258408 USD /
$0.232828 USD
24 Hour High / Low
$0.244786 USD /
$0.232828 USD
Yesterday's High / Low
$0.246996 USD /
$0.240312 USD
Yesterday's Open / Close
$0.245865 USD /
$0.242295 USD
Yesterday's Change$-0.003570 USD (-1.45%)
Yesterday's Volume$5,451,698,743 USD
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