It’s been a volatile, but generally positive Friday for cryptocurrencies. Most major cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin (BTC-USD), are up for the day, and Ripple (XRP-USD) is soaring — up by nearly 21% as of this writing.

Here’s the latest cryptocurrency price action, and what could be driving Ripple higher. Here’s a look at the 10 largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, and how much each has changed over the past 24 hours, as well as over the past week.

Despite the stock market’s rapid plunge into correction territory over the past week, most cryptocurrencies have actually held their value quite well. Data Source:

Prices and daily changes as of 3 p.m. EST, Feb. 9, 2018.

Prices are rounded to the nearest cent where appropriate. Not only are most cryptocurrencies up for the day, but many are now positive for the week, despite a big drop early in the week in the midst of the stock market’s volatile decline. Read more from…

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