Crypto Exchange Binance Added XRP As A Base Currency

Binance has posted an announcement stating that it has added Ripple’s coin as a base currency on the exchange. From now on, Ripple can be used to make purchases of other crypto listed on the platform. Binance allows users to enjoy the TRX/XRP (Tron) and XZC/XRP (Zcoin) pairs.

Let us look at XRP situation on the market:


Source: CoinMarketCap

The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, gave a hint at planning to make Ripple a primary asset earlier. The Ripple community had been waiting for this since then. Some Twitter users, called “C3|Nik” and “izombieXRP”, even asked him to do this, though Mr. Zhao did not respond to them.

Several days later, Zhao made an official statement via Twitter:

Even though some small crypto exchanges have already added Ripple with altcoins, but a top cryptocurrency exchange has made it for the first time.

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