Biggest Crypto Price Movements of 2019 - FOR XRP
[NEWS BLOG]: Biggest Crypto Price Movements of 2019 - FOR XRP
The start of 2020 is a great time to look at the path travelled by cryptocurrencies up and down the price charts and analyze how these coins have been performing throughout the previous year. The prices of most cryptocurrencies changed tremendously throughout 2019, as the year started off slow but then saw most cryptocurrencies jump in value over the first six months.
However, some like Luna Coin (LUNA) exhibiting a considerable growth of 48,900%. Others, such as Lumen (XLM), lost more than half their price value and tumbled from the pedestal of crypto glory. DogeCoin (DOGE) demonstrated the lowest volatility, which is entering 2020 at the same price as 12 months ago
The biggest move: -30% in November
XRP wraps up the list of disappointments with its 47% drop over a period of one year and a 30% drop in November. While still continuing to fall, XRP set a record for the number of transactions in early December. On Dec. 2, the total amount of transferred assets reached $1 billion, making some users believe that the team behind the cryptocurrency, Ripple, was intentionally crashing the XRP price.
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Manny Pacquiao launches his own fan-backed cryptocurrency
Champion boxer Manny Pacquiao announced the launch of his own cryptocurrency at a concert in Manila on Sunday.
The cryptocurrency, called the Pac, will allow fans to buy merchandise and interact with Pacquiao -- the 40-year old boxer, Filipino Senator, and former basketball player -- via social media.
The Pac behaves like a normal cryptocurrency in the sense that it provides a digitally tradeable token with a floating value secured by a decentralised ledger. But unlike other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the value of the Pac is touted as being backed by demand from Pacquiao's fan base for his merchandise.
The Pac - read more.
K-Pop Music Giant SM Entertainment Is Planning Its Own Cryptocurrency
SM Entertainment, one of Korea’s top-three pop talent agencies, is planning to build its own blockchain network with a native cryptocurrency as it battles a shareholder revolt and a falling stock price.
Joo Sang-sik, director of the company’s technology arm, CT-AI Labs, made the announcement at the Upbit Developer Conference in Incheon on Sept. 4, according to a report from local media outlet IT Chosun.
Joo said the company is aiming to develop a blockchain network that would allow fans to be more engaged with the entertainment ecosystem by investing in artists’ work through cryptocurrencies.
The director provided few specifics about - read more.
India Plans to Issue a National Blockchain Framework
The Indian government is preparing a national framework to support the wider deployment of blockchain use cases.
Minister of state for electronics and IT (MeitY) Sanjay Dhotre said Wednesday that the government is drafting an approach paper on the National Level Blockchain Framework which discusses the potential for distributed ledger technology and the need for a shared infrastructure for different use cases.
Dhotre made the announcement in a letter addressing questions about blockchain from members of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian parliament.
In particular, MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma asked whether the government had encouraged and conducted research - read more.