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186 Million XRP Shifted by Major Exchanges as Coin Shows 20% Weekly Rise

Thu, 03/03/2022 - 12:17
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Yuri Molchan
Major crypto tracking bot reports that a large amount of XRP has been moved by top-tier exchanges amid the coin's rise over the week
186 Million XRP Shifted by Major Exchanges as Coin Shows 20% Weekly Rise
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Whale Alert crypto tracking service has spread the word about large sums of XRP tokens getting moved by major global digital trading venues and anonymous wallets with participations of a wallet that belongs to Ripple Labs.

Five transactions have been spotted carrying 20 million, 50 million and 80 million XRP lumps. Meanwhile, the price of Ripple-affiliated XRP has demonstrated a 20% increase over the past week.

186.1 million XRP shoveled by major players

The abovementioned crypto tracker has detected five transactions carrying a substantial amount of XRP each. The largest ones pushed 80 million and 50 million between digital wallets.

The rest of the transfers moved mostly 20 million XRP each. Ripple's RL18-VN wallet has also participated, sending XRP to Ripple's ODL corridor in the Philippines—

The exchanges that have taken part in these XRP transfers are Bitso, Bithumb and Bittrex.

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Ripple withdraws 1 billion XRP, locks most of it back up

As reported by U.Today, on March 1, Ripple fintech giant made a scheduled release of a whopping billion XRP from escrow. This is something that it has been doing on a monthly basis since 2017, intending to release 55 billion XRP, with part of it going into circulation and the other part being locked by financial institutions (Ripple customers) on their custody wallets.

Later on, the company locked 800 million XRP back in escrow.

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Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

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