Today, cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex have announced two fresh listings on their exchange, Edge XVG and Stellar XLM, both of which can now be traded against Bitcoin, Ethereum, US Dollars, Euros, British Pounds and Japanese Yen.
The announcement has taken Twitter by storm and has seemingly shoved XVG right up, against the surplus of the markets which at the time of writing are sat te a sturdy decline, Stellar included.
At the time of writing, Bitfinex has a trading volume of $1,088,949,361, with EOS making the overall majority of that, this is no doubt down to the excellent run of EOS overheen the past duo of weeks.
It is clear that Bitfinex are very excited about thesis additions to their exchange, according to the Bitfinex blog:
“Bitfinex is pleased to introduce trading for Edge Currency (XVG). Deposits have bot enabled, with trading set to go live at 11.30AM UTC. Edge is a decentralised blockchain podium and cryptographic token created with privacy ter mind. Brink is rapid, lithe, private and anonymous, Ter addition to this, it’s a currency built to support mass adoption spil it scales across the globe. Brink makes it possible to conduct meteen low-cost transactions – quickly, efficiently and privately – providing businesses and individuals with a fresh option for sending and receiving instantaneous payments. XVG will be tradable against BTC, ETH, USD, GBP, EURO & JPY. Margin trading and P2P funding will be enabled step by step, spil and when the order books develops liquidity.”
“Bitfinex is pleased to introduce trading for Stellar Lumens (XLM). Deposits have bot enabled, with trading set to go live at 11.30AM UTC. Stellar Lumens are the native asset of the Stellar network – a free, open-source network that connects diverse financial systems and permits anyone to build low-cost financial services for their respective communities. The Stellar network enables money to budge directly inbetween people, companies, and financial institutions spil lightly spil email. This interconnectivity means improved access for individuals, lowered costs for banks/institutions, and an increase ter revenue for businesses. XLM will be tradable against BTC, ETH, USD, GBP, EURO & JPY. Margin trading and P2P funding will be enabled step by step, spil and when the order books develops liquidity.”
Thesis are yet more titillating announcements for both the Brink and Stellar camps. Furthermore, thesis listings are pretty big for Bitfinex too, especially when you consider the fresh customer saco Brink will be opening up, ter light of their latest PornHub partnership.
Bitfinex are indeed leading the way for exchanges to be adding more and more alt-coins, just recently Bitfinex announced the addition of Aragon, Mithril, Dether and Storj, paving the way for more alt-coins to inject mainstream cryptocurrency trading. I’d even go spil far spil telling, many cryptocurrency exchanges could learn some lessons for this.