Crypto whales are out in force as a new week arrives, moving a staggering $282.5 million in XRP and Polygon (MATIC).
The crypto address tracker Whale Alert spotted a series of mounting transactions in the last 36 hours.
Whales have moved XRP both to and from crypto exchanges Bitstamp and Bitso.
Here’s an overview of the activity, which totals $248.9 million.
- 264,500,000 XRP worth $102.0 million sent from unknown wallet to unknown wallet
- 244,500,000 XRP worth $94.3 million sent from unknown wallet to unknown wallet
- 43,000,000 XRP worth $16.7 million sent from unknown wallet to Bitstamp
- 35,000,000 XRP worth $13.5 million sent from unknown wallet to Bitstamp
- 30,000,000 XRP worth $11.6 sent from unknown wallet to Bitstamp
- 28,000,000 XRP worth $10.8 million sent from Bitso to unknown wallet
Meanwhile, Polygon whales have moved a total of $33.6 million, with only one of the transactions involving centralized exchanges.
New numbers from WhaleStats show Polygon is now the fifth-largest crypto asset holding among the 5,000 biggest Ethereum whales on record.
The top four are Ethereum (ETH), USD Coin (USDC), Tether (USDT) and Shiba Inu (SHIB).
XRP is at $0.39 at time of publishing, down 0.5% in the last 24 hours. MATIC is at $1.49, down 0.9% in the last day.
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