Popular cryptocurrency exchange, Binance is opening registrations for its new arm, Binance.Us today. On the event of this official announcement, Binance also announced that while user registration opens to potential customers today, the platform has added support for its native cryptocurrency, BNB alongside six others; bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), XRP, bitcoin cash (BCH), litecoin (LTC) and stablecoin Tether (USDT).
Binance.Us Opens User Registration
The news was made public a few days ago when Binance announced that it was opening registration for users of the new platform on the 18th of September. At the time, only six cryptocurrencies were announced to be expected as at the launch date. However, Binance.Us will be listing BNB as the 7th cryptocurrency to receive trading support in the new Binance arm, barring customers across 13 regions in the United States including Texas, New York, and Florida.
News of the development initially appeared on Binance.Us Twitter handle while several Twitter users posted screenshots of the development on Twitter. At the time, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao “CZ” retweeted one of such tweets, confirming the development.
With registrations for https://t.co/AZwoBOy3iq opening today, we are proud to announce one addition to our Phase 1 digital asset offerings. $BNB deposits will open along with registrations today!#BinanceUS?? pic.twitter.com/OonO9rSX1O
— Binance.US (@BinanceAmerica) September 18, 2019
BNB Responds To The Development
The news has been bullish on BNB so far. The Binance native cryptocurrency, BNB has risen up the charts following developments relating to its deposit allowance on the new platform. Over the last 24 hours, BNB was seen to have gained over 5%. This has pushed the price of BNB beyond its long-held $20 corner.
At the moment, the coin trades at $22.08 as various indications also point to delayed bull movement. BNB recorded a 24-hour trading volume of $351.93 Million with a market cap of $3.43 billion, sitting the coin at the 8th rank according to stats on CoinMarketCap.
Binance is the most popular cryptocurrency exchange at the moment and it boasts of millions of customers globally. The exchange platform keeps expanding and introducing new features and products, some of which include expansion to New Jersey, futures trading, the new lending platform, and the popular Binance Decentralized Exchange, Binance DEX.