What is XRP
XRP is the digital asset native to the Ripple system. It is touted as being easy to use with almost free, instant transactions. Ripple is built upon distributed open source protocol, a consensus ledger and the aforementioned digital asset known as XRP. Built for enterprise use, XRP enables real-time global payments anywhere in the world. XRP offers banks and payment providers a reliable, on-demand option to source liquidity for cross-border payments and has been increasingly adopted by banks and payment networks as settlement infrastructure technology. As of September 2019, XRP is the third largest coin by market capitalization.