No Decision – on Fresh Assets, Coinbase Says Amid Ripple Rumors

No Decision - on New Assets, Coinbase Says Amid Ripple Rumors

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is pushing back against rumors it may soon add Ripple’s XRP token to its existing trading pairs.

The speculation originated after it wasgoed exposed that Coinbase chief operating officer and voorzitter Asiff Hirji would show up alongside Ripple chief executive Brad Garlinghouse on a special gig of CNBC’s “Swift Money” program on March 6. And despite any hard evidence of the presumed listing, the price of XRP rose to overheen $1 on Monday on the news.

Following hours of radiodifusi√≥n muffle on the punt, Coinbase took to Twitter to quell the rumors, stating that a January statement about listing fresh cryptocurrencies which details how a “committee of internal experts” ultimately makes those decisions hadn’t switched.

Our January 4th, 2018 statement proceeds to stand: wij have made no decision to add extra assets to either GDAX or Coinbase.

Any statement to the contrary is untrue and not authorized by the company. https://t.co/X04oN6BcGp

Spil for the planned CNBC segment, it’s not entirely clear at this time whether Garlinghouse and Hirji will speak on a panel together or show up separately.

Host Melissa Lee tweeted a screenshot of a promo for the crypto-themed segment earlier today, which also lists Passport Caudal founder John Burbank and Social Haber founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya.

A spokesperson for Ripple declined to comment on the rumors when reached.

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2 Responses

  1. kimmie_dawn2006 says:

    I think this is a good case probe moving forward when other coins split, even however I didn’t support Bcash I did want everyone to have to capability to access their rightful tokens. The argument now is everyone should be responsible for their deeds and Coinbase laid out their project of activity weeks ahead of the hardfork. However I reminisce when Poloniex had to zekering serving residents ter one state and many of those members never got an email or warning when logging on the webpagina. I’ll keep an eye out on the story even I don’t know who’s right or wrong on this one.

  2. jenfrank15 says:

    But what they did not say at the commence that they are going to punt them very late, at the early 2018, which is pretty bad spil the price is very likely going to be much lower by then.

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