Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Ripple’s XRP-Powered ODL in Bitso and Bitstamp Read Negative Liquidity. Is This Real or a Glitch?

Over the past few months, Ripple’s XRP-powered On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) in all corridors across the world has been underperforming in terms of liquidity value.

The latest reports released by the Liquidity Index Bot regarding ODL performance in all corridors have raised more questions than answers among the XRP community members.

According to the report, the liquidity index of XRP-powered ODL in Mexico’s Bitso and Bitstamp read negative, while both BTC Markets and Coins.ph have been performing below expectations, considering the all-time highs they once recorded.

Wietse Wind, a lead developer on XRP Ledger, also expressed shock in his reaction.

Read Also: Crypto Analyst Identifies the Key Level XRP Must Attain To Print Its Long-Awaited Bull Run

Bitso and Bitstamp Records Negative Liquidity

As deduced from the performance chart shared on Twitter by the Liquidity Index Bot, the liquidity of Bitso XRP/MXN on a 28-day moving trend read -385,286, a significantly far value from its all-time high of 38,168,036.

“Liquidity Index for Bitso XRP/MXN (28-day moving trend) Day progress: 29% Today so far: -385,286 All Time High: 38,168,036.”

Similarly, the liquidity of Bitstamp XRP/EUR on a 28-day moving trend read -1,803,496, compared to its all-time high of 35,746,047.

“Liquidity Index for Bitstamp XRP/EUR (28-day moving trend) Day progress: 29% Today so far: -1,803,496 All Time High: 35,746,047.”

Read Also: David Schwartz Highlights Obstacles Facing XRP As Price Lags Behind Bitcoin (BTC)

Coins.ph and BTC Markets Have Also Been Underperforming

As it stands now, the remaining two prominent ODL corridors, Philippines’ Coins.ph and Australia’s BTC Markets, are not far from recording negative liquidity, considering their below-par performance lately.

Concerns Regarding the Performance of XRP in the Market

It is not ascertained whether this performance in terms of Liquidity has a major impact on the price of XRP in the crypto market.

Obviously, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency has not printed a significant price trend since the beginning of 2020, which makes the digital asset to keep trailing below $0.3.

Read Also: Warren Anderson Reveals Force behind Bitso, Coinsph, BTC Markets Increased XRP Liquidity

Top cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Chainlink (LINK), among others, have managed to record huge positive price trends year-to-date, unlike XRP.

Additionally, XRP has not fully replicated the present bull rally led by Bitcoin (BTC). At the time of writing, XRP is trading at $0.263106, with about a 4% price uptrend in the last 24 hours.

Tobi Loba
Tobi-Loba is a creative and an award-winning writer with over 5 million readers from all over the world. She has B.A in English and Literature from a reputable University and currently studying for her M.A in the same field. She recently became a contributor at Herald Sheets in order to satisfy her thirst in reporting crypto and blockchain occurrences, the interest she built over the years.

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