Ripple, XRP, the second largest cryptocurrency, is now open to a wider market through its recent addition into six new cryptocurrency platforms and Kraken, a leading exchange platform for cryptocurrencies has announced its inclusion of Ripple with four different XRP trading pairs on its platform. These include XRP/USD, XRP/JPY, XRP/CADand XRP/EUR.
With these new trading pairs on Kraken, clients wanting to buy or sell XRP can now directly do so. Kraken’s support for XRP comes after Ripple’s recent astounding performance in the market by having increased its value by 40 times through a 6-fold increase in trading volumes. Early in May, the platform achieved a record trading volume in a 24-hour period of $18 521 474; a 25% increase on their March record.
The new platforms which have included support for Ripple are Coinone, bitbank and SCI’s BuyBitcoin and Bitso.