LINE-owned BITBOX says it will delist all XRP trading pairs from its platform by mid-January 2020. Meanwhile, the third-ranked crypto by market capitalization continues to enjoy a positive start to the year.

BITBOX Ditches XRP Over Liquidity Concerns
In a statement issued on its website on Monday (January 6, 2020), BITBOX announced its decision to delist XRP. According to the blog post, the LINE-owned crypto exchange will remove its three listed XRP trading pairs — XRP/BTC, XRP/ETH, and XRP/USDT.
As part of the announcement, BITBOX revealed that XRP no longer met its listing standards. An excerpt from the blog post reads:
If a coin does not meet our standards based on its performance, reliability, liquidity, or law and regulatory requirements, it will be delisted from our exchange. To protect your assets and interests, we provide sufficient notice before delisting.
XRP traders on BITBOX have until mid-February to withdraw their holdings from the platform. The crypto exchange says it will begin the delisting process on January 16,…

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