Often mistakenly called "Ripple", XRP did the worst of the best cryptocurrencies. It trades around 30 cents on Thursday after rising to $ 3.77 in January.
Ripple is a fintech company that focuses on global payments and holds the majority of XRP on cryptocurrency. XRP is a cryptocurrency, independent of the company, that can be used on Ripple platforms.
- If you invest $ 1,000 in XRP at its peak at the start of this year, you would lose most of that investment – $ 920.