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XRP mainstream reach swells as it secures listing on new Turkey exchange

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Undoubtedly, Ripple is one of the widely-loved blockchain projects in the world today and this due to its numerous adoptions, listings, and utility. Continuing with its mainstream adoption rush, Ripple’s XRP has made it to the highly-awaited newly-launched crypto-exchange platform of Turkey, Coinzo.

The exchange went live just a couple of days ago and decided to add XRP to the list of digital assets available to be traded on its platform. The breaking news came through a tweet by a member of Ripple community, @LeoHadjiiloizou. Tweet reads:

Turkey is taking more interests in cryptocurrency, and with most of its exchanges indulging cryptocurrencies, we may see a big boom in the crypto sphere over there.

Coinzo is a new cryptocurrency exchange ready to grow in the crypto world. It currently has six digital assets available for trading including BTC, ETH, XRP, EOS, HOT, and GAS. The crypto-exchange itself said in a tweet:

The crypto currency exchange Coinzo is online, offering Global services as standard! #kriptopara #BTC #ETH #XRP #EOS #NEO #Holochain #CNZ $BTC $ETH $XRP $EOS $NEO $HOT $CNZ.” 

Coinzo also highlighted the available trading pairs on its official Twitter page, the platform notes,

Pairs that you can process in Coinzo/try/try/try/try/try/// #kriptopara $BTC $ETH $XRP $NEO $EOS $HOT #NEO #BTC #EOS #BTC #XRP #BTC #ETH #BTC #bitcoin #coinzo.”

Ripple’s XRP, on the other hand, is the third biggest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of about $20 billion (19.9 B at the time of press, to be more specific). The blockchain was created by its progenitors: Chris Larsen, Jed McCaleb and Arthur Britto in 2012. Its token, XRP, was also established at that time.

Subsequently, Ripple’s XRP ledger is an open-source technology that was created a year later. The XRP ledger supports faster payments and decentralized exchange of other cryptocurrencies. It is important to know that through this ledger, XRP payments can be settled within a few seconds with a less amount of energy, and it can handle up to 1,500 transactions per second due to its scalability capabilities.

Furthermore, Ripple’s XRP is not just any cryptocurrency, because it aims to solve real-life problems. The cryptocurrency is poised to change the way cross-border payments are done across the world today.

Coming back to XRP listing on newly-launched Turkish exchange Coinzo, Ripple community have expressed their happiness concerning the event as it would raise the interest of Turkish investors towards Ripple’s ecosystem.

XRP Price Analysis

At the time of writing, alongside all other significant coins, XRP is in the red and trading at $0.497. In the last 24 hours, the XRP/USD trading pair is faced with the $0.49 resistance level. It is however probable that if the bull momentum moves the price above the current resistance level, then the price of XRP hit $0.62 soon. At that price, gains can be achieved, because, at $0.62, a price rally upward is inevitable.

Also, XRP’s high SMA and RSI level clearly show overbought and this indicates a short-term bull trend. If the price of XRP goes below its current SMA level, then we may see a bearish trend against our predictions.

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Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Global Coin Report and/or its affiliates, employees, writers, and subcontractors are cryptocurrency investors and from time to time may or may not have holdings in some of the coins or tokens they cover. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency and read our full disclaimer.

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Bitcoin, XRP, ETH, Litecoin, XLM – the whole market crashes, why?

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In the past 24 hours, the crypto market has found itself caught in a big bloodbath resulting in the loss of more than $26 billion, making it one of the most extreme losses and daily sell-offs this year.

At Nov 14, 2018, 22:41 UTC, the price of Bitcoin was at $5,525.92 – which is noted to be one more than a 12% loss – it shows the volatility of the crypto-market but in connection to the downside. Continuing with its decline, at the time of writing, BTC has dropped even a bit further to $5,501.

It is important to know that this is the first time in more than a year the total market cap of Bitcoin moved underneath the $100 Billion mark. However, in the last twelve hours, the total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies fell from $210 Billion and it is now at $184 Billion.

Due to the drastic fall of Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Stellar (XLM), etc., followed suit recording falls of about 10% or more.

In the course of the current cryptocurrency carnage in the market, XRP has overtaken Ethereum by market capitalization as the second largest digital asset in the space by market capitalization, according to coinmarketcap.

Only the stable-coins like Tether are still trading in the green. Tether and other stable-coins have been projected to trade steadily against USD. At the time of writing, USDT is…

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Ripple partners leading Malaysian bank CIMB while XRP value plummets

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Ripple (XRP) is one of the fastest growing and most reliable blockchain firms and digital assets in the world today. The digital asset, XRP, was not just created for retail purposes alone, but to help global remittances and cross-border payments.

In a bid to change global remittance and cross-border payments, Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, was recently caught with the head of a leading bank in Malaysia, known as CIMB. Interestingly, the partnership was revealed through an Instagram post from CIMB’s CEO, Zafrul Aziz. The Instagram photo featuring both Garlinghouse and Aziz captions:

ZafrulAziz caught up with @bradxrp from Ripple this afternoon at the #SGFinTechFest. Strategically leveraging on Ripple’s blockchain technology has enabled #CIMB to deliver instant cross-border remittances for our customers. Now, our SpeedSend truly lives up to its name! Being the first regional bank in ASEAN to partner with Ripple adds another great milestone in our digital journey! #futureofbanking #valueproposition #forward #CIMB #teamcimb.”

It is essential to know that the news was later confirmed through a Reddit post and from a tweet by a member of Ripple’s community who wrote,

“@CIMBMalaysia being the first regional bank in ASEAN to partner with @Ripple to deliver instant cross-border remittances via SpeedSend. Thank you, Alan, for the info.”

CIMB Group is one of the leading financial institutions in Malaysia. The Group has grown alongside ASEAN – from a merchant bank to a regional banking power-house today. The CIMB…

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Coinbase market influence: Stellar and Cardano pumping on listings hope

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Last weekend was a pretty dull weekend of exchange for the cryptocurrency market with a majority of coins recording depreciating prices across the crypto-board. Following the dismal performances that were experienced throughout the weekend by digital assets, the entire crypto market has depreciated by around 1.8 percent to stand at about $211 billion according to CoinMarketCap currently.

The Dismal Performance of Crypto Market

For the past few days, the crypto market has been experiencing a shortage of crypto news that is generally used to guide prices forcing investors and merchants to rely more on technical analysis.

And with many digital assets trading close to their resistance levels, the prices of these assets have been coming under pressure as the number of people selling them is exceeding those who are willing to buy them.

While that was the scenario for the two leading cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum, Stellar Lumens and Cardano (ADA) have been showing dissimilar trends. The two altcoins have been bullish defying the recent market declines that have been bedeviling the crypto market by surging upwards over the last few weeks.

The two altcoins have…

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