Two leading virtual currencies achieved fresh record highs on Monday, stimulated by the increasing interest from investors around the world.
Potential political scandals and increased demand from Japan and South Korea are named as the most possible reasons for current Bitcoin boost.
Ripple aims to provide greater market transparency and certainty about current and future XRP supply by placing 55 billion XRP into a transparently managed escrow account.
Bitcoin’s share of the combined value of the cryptocurrency market decreased below 50% for the first time in the history of the virtual currency.
Blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin, is a major innovation, holding potential to change the financial sytem.