- Ripple, XRP’s Parent Company Contributes to Charity in the Fight Against Coronavirus
- Ripple XRP Price Starts to Surge Along With the Rest of the Altcoin Market
Ripple News Today – The global response to COVID-19 kicked off weeks ago amid the spread of the disease from China to the rest of the world. Governmental establishments have partnered with the private sector and individuals across the globe as they search for a solution and provide relief to all those stranded by the Coronavirus. Millions of people have been forced out of their jobs across the globe. In the United States alone, over 26 million people have registered to receive jobless benefits within the last 5 weeks.
Ripple News Today – Ripple Joins the Fight Against COVID-19 Contributing to Tipping Point
As part of its contribution to the Coronavirus pandemic relief programs, Ripple made a major donation to a non-profit Community in the Bay area known as Tipping Point. The blockchain-based Silicon Valley tech company, which gave $100,000 to Tipping Point about a month ago, has made another major contribution to the nonprofit. This new donation also comes less than 2 weeks after the company donated $5 million to San Francisco food banks.
While the Coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone, those in low-income communities are the most vulnerable. Ripple is among many other companies that have contributed to the Tipping Point Community. The others are Deloitte, Target, Blackrock, and Visa. Billionaires across the globe have also made significant contributions to the fight against Coronavirus. The CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, recently pledged a quarter of his fortune, $1 billion to the COVID-19 relief effort.
Ripple News Today – Ripple XRP Price Starts Trading in Green Against the USD
Yesterday, the price of XRP started to rise against the USD along with the rest of the altcoin market. The token increased by more than 5% between the beginning and the end of trading yesterday. It traded at $0.196 today at the close of the day. At the time of writing, the price of the token was trading at $0.1955. It is up by 4.21% against the USD and down by 1.90% against the price of Bitcoin BTC. The trading volume over a 24 hour period is $2,295,062,027 and the market capitalization is $8,622,513,722.
XRP (XRP) Price Today – XRP / USD
Even though the price of the XRP token has been on an upward trajectory for the last three days, it hasn’t been able to test the $0.200 level. If the token can move above this level, it will retest $0.21 level and reach higher highs near-term. The next few days of trading will determine if the price of the token will test $0.20 today.