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Ripple CEO Affirms Unwavering Support for XRP

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Ripple CEO Affirms Unwavering Support for XRP

At the XRP Las Vegas 2024 event, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse reaffirmed the company’s dedication to XRP, the seventh-largest cryptocurrency. Amid doubts regarding Ripple’s commitment to the coin, Garlinghouse emphasized their steadfast support.

Reasons for Investor Concerns

Several factors have fueled doubts among investors regarding Ripple’s stance on XRP. One factor is Ripple’s plan to launch a stablecoin later this year, speculated to facilitate cross-border settlements for U.S.-based clients through the XRP Ledger and Ethereum. Critics speculate that this move might indicate a preference for the stablecoin over XRP for international payments.

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Additionally, XRP’s exclusion from Ripple’s Liquidity Hub has raised eyebrows. The hub, designed to provide liquidity for digital assets, notably omitted XRP from its list of supported assets due to regulatory concerns in the United States.

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During the chat, Garlinghouse addressed these concerns head-on, dismissing any doubts about Ripple’s commitment to XRP. He clarified that Ripple launched the stablecoin and excluded XRP from the Liquidity Hub strategically to navigate the complex U.S. regulatory landscape amidst the ongoing legal battle with the SEC.

Ripple’s Strategic Moves

Despite the speculation, Garlinghouse’s remarks underscore Ripple’s strategic approach to regulatory challenges. Investors see the upcoming stablecoin as a means for Ripple to ensure compliance with U.S. regulations while continuing to leverage the benefits of blockchain technology for cross-border payments.

Furthermore, XRP’s exclusion from the Liquidity Hub is viewed as a precautionary measure to mitigate regulatory risks in the United States. Garlinghouse’s reaffirmation of Ripple’s commitment to XRP serves to reassure investors amidst ongoing regulatory uncertainties.

Ripple remains resolute in its support for XRP, with its strategic moves reflecting a proactive approach to regulatory challenges. Garlinghouse’s remarks at the XRP Las Vegas 2024 event aim to dispel any doubts and reinforce confidence in Ripple’s long-term vision for the cryptocurrency.

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London, United Kingdom, May 16th, 2024, Chainwire Talos, the premier provider of digital asset trading technology for institutions, and One