format market.” The firm launched 'deVere Crypto', a cryptocurrency app available for Apple and Android, it allows users to store, transfer and exchange three major tokens - bitcoin, ethereum and liteCoin. Mr Green says, "we expect 50,000 downloads this year."
Publication Date Headline Outlet URL Snippet 05-Feb-2018 Ripple price LIVE: XRP drops $5 billion in 24 hours as cryptocurrency concerns continue EXPRESS (Online) Click to open RIPPLE fell by a further $5billion in 24 hours following a terrible week for the cryptocurrency. More than £12.9 billion was wiped off XRP on Friday after concerns over a market regulation crackdown. Here is the latest Ripple price news and live updates on XRP, bitcoin and Ethereum. All times are GMT Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency is hovering at $0.79 today after falling from $0.83 last night. The digital currency suffered massive price losses along with other crytocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum as market crashed, resulting in an XRP massive price drop of $12.9 billion on Friday. Although XRP has recovered, the market remains uncertain today with rivals bitcoin and Ethereum also struggling, falling more than 12 percent and 13 percent in the last 24 hours respectively. The CoinMarketCap crypto tracker below shows XRP’s price and market cap value in real time. Here are all the latest Ripple updates from CoinMarketCap, CoinDesk and leading crypto experts. 9.05am: Market woes as cryptocurrency purchases banned on credit cards Lloyds Banking Group has become the latest lender to crack down on people buying cryptocurrencies on credit over fears of them getting into debt. The banking giant, which includes Halifax, MBNA and Bank of Scotland, is thought to be the first one in the UK to ban its customers from buying Bitcoin on their credit cards. US banks, including JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America and Citigroup have already forbidden their clients ito borrow cryptocurrency purchases on credit. 8.50am: Ripple price falls but CEO confident it is 'dark horse' of cryptocurrencies Ripple is trading at $0.79 at 8.34am after remaining steady around the $0.80 mark for the last two hours. Despite the digital currency's diastrous week, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse is confident that its value will soar because its fast payment process beats all other competitiors. Mr Garlinghouse told NBC: “The reason why XRP is unique is, it settles in three seconds so I’m not taking risks on kind of volatilities, where bitcoin takes hours. “We are a thousand times faster than bitcoin and a thousand times cheaper the bitcoin to settle a transaction." Despite ongoing battles with regulation, Ripple has secured new deals with telecom company IDT and international payment service MercuryFX.