What is Ripple?

Ripple (XRP) is both the platform and token name. It’s designed for instant transactions, especially cross-border ones.
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What is Ripple?

Ripple (XRP) offers financial institutions the fastest, most reliable option for sourcing liquidity on demand.

Ripple (XRP) is a digital asset built for payments. It is the native digital asset on the XRP Ledger—an open-source, permissionless and decentralized blockchain technology that can settle transactions in 3-5 seconds. Ripple (XRP) can be sent directly without needing a central intermediary, making it a convenient instrument in bridging two different currencies quickly and efficiently.
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Faster
settlement times

The average Ripple (XRP) transaction takes 4 seconds to complete, compared with 120+ seconds for Ethereum and 3600+ seconds for Bitcoin.

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Scalable
to Visa/MasterCard volume

Ripple (XRP) can process 1,500 XRP transactions per second currently, and is scalable up to 65,000 transactions per second.

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Volatility
is extremely high

Like Bitcoin, Ripple (XRP) experiences high volatility, which makes it a high-risk, high-reward asset.

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Cross-border
financial settlement

Ripple offers banks an efficient and low-cost solution to cross-border settlements that banks can then pass on to their customers.