US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has just said on Twitter the recent appearance of XRP on Coinbase Pro has been due to technical issues.
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According to the announcement, while the token was visible on the platform, users were unable to trade with it. The message reads:
"As previously announced, Coinbase has suspended trading in XRP. Due to a technical issue, XRP was temporarily viewable on the Coinbase Pro mobile app for some customers but was not tradeable."
Twitter account Whalebot Executive posted a message about XRP's listing on Coinbase Pro last night, but soon deleted it, claiming the information may be inaccurate.
Notably, after the news broke, the price of XRP saw a 12% increase within an hour, reaching $1.23.