$ 0.581149
0.00001007 BTC
$ 31,722,386,893
Volume (24h)
$ 2,412,443,571
Circulating Supply
54,594,247,369 XRP
Total Supply
99,987,873,963 XRP

What is XRP?

XRP is a digital asset and a cryptocurrency that is used to facilitate cross-border payments and to provide a decentralized, digital alternative to traditional financial systems. It is the native cryptocurrency of the Ripple network, which is a decentralized platform that enables fast, low-cost, and secure global money transfers.

One of the key features of XRP is its fast transaction processing times. Unlike some other cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, which can take up to an hour to confirm a transaction, XRP transactions can be confirmed in just a few seconds. This makes it well-suited for use in cross-border payments, where speed is of the essence.

The XRP Ledger is a decentralized, digital ledger that is used to record and verify transactions made on the Ripple network. It is based on a distributed ledger technology called the "Ripple Protocol" and is maintained by a network of validating servers, called "nodes," that reach consensus on the current state of the ledger. The XRP Ledger uses a consensus algorithm called the Ripple Protocol Consensus Algorithm (RPCA) which allows for fast, low-cost and secure global money transfers.

The XRP Ledger is a open-source, which means that anyone can access the code and make suggestions for improvements or modifications. The ledger is also highly scalable and can process thousands of transactions per second. This makes it well-suited for use in cross-border payments, remittances, and other financial applications. Additionally, the XRP Ledger has a built-in anti-spam mechanism that requires a small amount of XRP to be held in an account in order to send transactions, which helps to prevent spamming of the network and ensure its stability.


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