In 2021, the XRP Ledger (XRPL) was introduced as a decentralised, open-source technology that offers numerous advantages, including low transaction costs, quick settlement times, scalability, and green characteristics. The XRP Ledger has successfully closed 70 million ledgers since its launch in 2012, and it offers a wide range of payment-related applications and use cases, such as micropayments, DeFi, and NFTs.
Today, the XRP price is $0.442424 USD, and the 24-hour trading volume is $2,604,821,135 USD. CoinMarketCap ranks it #6 with a live market cap of $22,541,882,995 USD. There are 50,950,912,949 XRP coins in circulation, with a maximum supply of 100,000,000,000 XRP coins. The XRP Ledger now has five main uses: payments, tokenization, DeFi, CBDCs, and stablecoins.