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Ripple News: Coins are back in the green today! This is good news, considering numerous coins started the week off slow — despite all that was happening over in New York. This means Ripple (XRP) is back up too. 

So, the coin is up, but is there Ripple news to go with it? Let’s see what we can find out. First, however, let’s look at the Ripple price chart. 

Ripple (XRP) Daily Chart

Ripple (XRP) is currently selling for $0.698521. This puts XRP up 1.41% in the past twenty-four hours. 

Source: CoinMarketCap

Ripple (XRP) is ranked below Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), in terms of market cap. 

Ripple News | May 17, 2018

There are a few pieces of Ripple news that surfaced late yesterday, only reaching the masses this morning, but nothing surpasses the Ripple news announced at the start of the week, at Consensus 2018. We’ll get to that, though.

Yesterday, it was reported that the second biggest stock exchange in Germany launched crypto trading. Specifically, the Stuttgart Stock Exchange will begin offering the following virtual currencies: Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Litecoin (LTC). 

Germany’s Second Biggest Stock Exchange Launches Crypto Trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripplehttps://t.co/rr0HKLqiiB #BTC #ETH #LTC #XRP #Ripple

— Bank XRP (@BankXRP) May 16, 2018

Further, yesterday, American entrepreneur Tiffany Hayden, who has been very vocal on social media while at NYC Blockchain Week, tweeted that she got to visit the new NYC Ripple office. This is one of the first looks at the new office.

I was able to peek at the new @Ripple office in NYC. It looks very similar to the SF office they just moved from. It’s exciting to see how quickly they’re expanding! $XRP #xrpthestandard pic.twitter.com/XM8ZFR3zuu

— Tiffany Hayden (@haydentiff) May 17, 2018

Ripple at Consensus 2018

At Consensus 2018, the Ripple team partied, connected with its community, and presented various bits of Ripple news. Most notably, Ripple announced its Xpring project. It also announced that three companies would be testing payments with Ripple’s xCurrent. 

On Tuesday night, Ripple hosted its XRP Community Night. Despite some controversy leading up to the invite-only event, the night went well. Snoop Dogg performed, and XRP concertgoers danced the night away, champagne in hand. 

The one and only @SnoopDogg performing live at #XRPCommunity Night! pic.twitter.com/lWHhU6s1V6

— Ripple (@Ripple) May 16, 2018

The Ripple News Takeaway

Were you happy with the Ripple news announced at Consensus 2018? What do you think is going to happen to the XRP price over the weekend? Next week? Let me know! 

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