Ripple Price Swells 20 Percent as Santander Releases Payment App

The Ripple price rallied by 20 percent on Friday following the announcement that Santander had tapped Ripple technology for its new blockchain-based payment app. The cryptocurrency markets made a unified advance for the second consecutive day on Friday, with most coins posting single-day gains in excess of 10 percent.

Among large-cap coins, none achieved a better return than Ripple’s XRP token, which soared by 20 percent to $0.64 after trading as low as $0.51 on Thursday. Ripple now has a $25.1 billion market cap, which is the largest it has been since mid-March.


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