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XRP, Litecoin (LTC), and Stellar (XLM) Lead the Way in Crypto Market Bounceback

Mon, 08/21/2023 - 05:59
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Alex Dovbnya
XRP, Litecoin (LTC), and Stellar (XLM) hint at potential recovery paths
XRP, Litecoin (LTC), and Stellar (XLM) Lead the Way in Crypto Market Bounceback
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Following a turbulent week for the cryptocurrency market, several altcoins are signaling potential recoveries, with XRP, Litecoin (LTC), and Stellar (XLM) taking the lead.

In a recent tweet, data analytics firm Santiment highlighted that these three digital assets are showing promising signs of a comeback despite the sector-wide decline in crypto market caps over the past week. 

The company's metrics, which measure the difference between market value and realized value, indicate traders have experienced significant losses. The implication is that this downward trend might persist, but there are glimmers of hope in the resilience of certain altcoins.

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Over the past seven days, XRP has shown a decline of 16.2% but has registered a 1.9% growth in the last 24 hours. Despite the broader market downturn, this recent uptick suggests some optimism for the digital currency.

Major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have also experienced dips of 11.2% and 9.0%, respectively, over the past week. Binance Coin (BNB) saw a 10.3% decline over the same period.

Regulatory concerns 

However, it's essential to view this data in context. The cryptocurrency market is notoriously volatile, with prices subject to rapid and significant fluctuations. Factors such as regulatory changes or macroeconomic events can substantially impact the industry. 

The SEC's ongoing legal battles with the industry are front and center. As reported by U.Today, SEC has recently appealed against a July court order that ruled Ripple's sales and offers of XRP did not lead investors to expect profits based on others' efforts and that XRP distributions for services aren't investments of money. This appeal focuses on classifying XRP's offers and sales

The upcoming weeks promise to be pivotal for Bitcoin ETFs. Nate Geraci's recent tweets highlight the anticipation around the Grayscale lawsuit's potential ruling and the SEC's impending decisions on numerous filings, including that of BlackRock. The timing becomes even more significant as the Grayscale ruling is expected to precede the SEC's decision.

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About the author

Alex Dovbnya (aka AlexMorris) is a cryptocurrency expert, trader and journalist with extensive experience of covering everything related to the burgeoning industry — from price analysis to Blockchain disruption. Alex authored more than 1,000 stories for U.Today, CryptoComes and other fintech media outlets. He’s particularly interested in regulatory trends around the globe that are shaping the future of digital assets, can be contacted at