The small world of the virtual currencies still stirs. Ethereum takes its revenge and reaches a $1.225 summit on Bitfinex today. THE ETH is at present exchanged in $1.145, increasing by about 6 %. At the same time, Bitcoin falls again of 9 % to $15.262, having stumbled over the resistance of $17.000.
Ripple gets his/her breath back
To finish, having registered on Thursday a $3,3 peak on Poloniex, the centralized crypto-currency Ripple settles in $2,5 (5 %) today. Ripple had relapsed on Thursday evening further to the announcement of the platform of exchanges of cryptomonnaie Coinbase, one of reference of the domain, which had asserted not considering for the moment addition of piece of news ' crypto '(short story ' crypto ').
At present, Coinbase allows transactions in Bitcoin, in Ethereum and in Litecoin. More recently, the platform had added the Bitcoin cash. The latter had gained more than 40 % the day of the announcement.
Ripple, crypto the most fashionable at present, was considered as the most obvious candidate to strengthen the offer of Coinbase. The digital currency had more that doubled over a week, in the hope of a fast inclusion. The reaction of the 'market' was thus rough.
Bitcoin tries to recover
The global capitalization of market of the mother of cryptos, the Bitcoin, displays at present about 290 billion dollars. Ripple, from his/her part(on his/her side), recently abducted from Ethereum the second step of the podium of cryptos in capitalization.
The founder of Ripple virtually so rich as Zuckerberg
The current capitalization of Ripple is estimated at 120 billion dollars. Nevertheless, if we take into account the total offer and the 'corners'" held by the leaders of the firm of San Francisco Ripple, MarketWatch estimated recently a total global capitalization at 350 billion dollars (on the basis of a price then upper to $3, what would exceed even Bitcoin. Other amusing fact, the founder Chris Larsen of the firm Ripple would post a virtual equivalent fortune to that of Mark Zuckerberg, leader of Facebook...
Ripple Labs had thrown its blockchain protocol in 2012. The objective was then to supply a management system of payments in financial entities.
Ethereum takes its revenge
Ethereum thus returns on its summits. He crossed $1.200 today. Nevertheless, the crypto-currency remains third of the market by capitalization (in approximately 110 billion dollars), behind Bitcoin and Ripple, but the gap tightens.