Ripple’s XRP token has dropped over 5% prior to now 24 hours, falling beneath $0.50 for the primary time since July 13. In Ripple’s authorized struggle with the SEC, the U.S. regulator mentioned Friday it needed to appeal a judge’s decision in July that the blockchain agency had not violated securities legislation in making XRP out there to retail traders. Altcoins throughout the board are within the crimson to begin the week, with XRP among the many worst affected. The CoinDesk Market Index (CMI) is at its lowest level since mid-June. Bitcoin, in the meantime, continues the sideways motion it has skilled because the begin of the month, down round 0.5% at $25,670 on the time of writing.