Cryptocurrencies took a beating in the first quarter, but ripple (XRP) performed the worst among the five major virtual coins, according to ThirtyK data. Ripple was at 49.3 cents on March 31, down 80.6 percent from $2.54 on Jan. 1. Bitcoin (BTC) fell 49.4% to $6,863.60 over the same period, while ether (ETH) was close behind with a 49.2% drop to $386.37, according to ThirtyK data. Litecoin (LTC) declined 49% to $115.85, and cardano (ADA) plummeted 77.7% to 0.152.

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