Cryptocurrencies are seeing a lot of action as Coinbase announces support for BAT while DigiByte adds liquidity with Bitfinex trading pairs and HitBTC adding a new trading pair. Meanwhile, the upcoming hard fork of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has already gained support from Binance.
Exchanges’ Announces Support adding to Liquidity
According to the latest reports, Coinbase Pro has announced support for Basic Attention Token (BAT) making it one of the few cryptos available on the US-based exchange.\
BAT is launching on Coinbase Pro! Starting at 1pm PT today, customers can transfer BAT into their Coinbase Pro account. Traders can deposit BAT, but cannot place or fill orders. Order books will remain in transfer-only mode for at least 12 hours. https://t.co/31wbi09uyx pic.twitter.com/2YC7xtOjuI
— Coinbase Pro (@CoinbasePro) November 2, 2018
The official announcement states, “After 1 pm PT on Friday, November 2, we will begin accepting inbound transfers of Basic Attention Token (BAT) to Coinbase Pro.” However, “BAT is not yet available at Coinbase.com or in our iOS and Android apps.”
This has the 30th largest cryptocurrency take a hike of over 13 percent in the past 24-hours. At the time of writing, BAT has been trading at $0.2937 with a daily trading volume of about $60 million.
Now, people are anticipating which coin will be the next addition to Coinbase which is meant to take a rise with that announcement.
In another of exchange listing, Bitfinex announced the trading of DigiByte (DGB) against BTC and USD market on its platform.
— Bitfinex (@bitfinex) November 2, 2018
The official announcement reads, “We are pleased to introduce trading for DigiByte (DGB). Trading will be enabled for DGB against BTC and USD pairs, with margin markets to be introduced following the development of a liquid trading market.”
The 38th largest cryptocurrency that focuses on cybersecurity for decentralized applications and digital payments is currently trading at $0.022 while being up by more than 5 percent.
Also, just recently, HitBTC announced a new trading pair for DGB against TUSD.
— HitBTC (@hitbtc) November 2, 2018
Additionally, Binance announced its support for the upcoming hard fork of Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The exchange says:
“Binance would like to confirm support for the upcoming Bitcoin Cash hard fork. We will take a snapshot of all Bitcoin Cash balances at UNIX time 1542300000, 2018/11/15 4:40:00 PM (UTC). Deposits and withdrawals of Bitcoin Cash will be suspended starting from 2018/11/15 3:00:00 PM (UTC).”
In tandem with the crypto market, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is up by 8.19 percent at $461. The BCH hard fork mentioned here will enforce minimum transaction size, e canonical transaction order,
“push only” rule for scriptSig, “clean stack” rule, while enabling OP_CHECKDATASIG and OP_CHECKDATASIGVERIFY opcodes, and removing the topological transaction order constraint.