Altcoin Ripple has seen daily growth of around 140 percent to overtake Ethereum in market cap rankings on CoinMarketCap.
As of press time, Ripple has a listed market cap of around $26 billion, while Ethereum — now in third on CoinMarketCap — has around $23 billion in market cap. Bitcoin (BTC) is still ranked number one, with a market cap of around $115 billion.
Ripple has seen unprecedented 140 percent growth on the week, up almost 80 percent on the day alone, to trade at around $0.65 by press time.
Ripple weekly price chart. Source: Cointelegraph Ripple Price Index
At the beginning of this week, Ripple executives hinted that its xRapid payment platform solution could soon be launched. Also this week, PNC, a top ten U.S. bank, announced that it would use RippleNet to process international payments for its customers.
Over a 24 hour period, total market capitalization of the crypto markets has gained around $26 billion dollars, with total market cap currently around $228 billion by press time.
Daily total market capitalization. Source: CoinMarketCap