Breaking: Bittrex Officially Adds USD Trading Pairs For BSV (Bitcoin SV) And BAT (Basic Attention Token) To Its Interface
In a piece of highly welcome news for the crypto community at large, a spokesperson for US-based crypto exchange ‘Bittrex’ has just announced that the trading platform has formally launched new USD trading pairs for Bitcoin SV (BSV) and Basic Attention Token (BAT).
For those who may not be aware, BSV is the newly created hard-fork of Bitcoin Cash while BAT is the native currency that is used to facilitate transactions within the Brave (a privacy-focused web-browser) ecosystem.
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As per the official announcement that was made via Twitter earlier today, fiat trading pairs for both of the aforementioned digital currencies are now available on Bittrex (adding to the growing list of already available Tether (USDT), BTC and ETH markets).
Launch Update: Basic Attention Token (BAT) and Bitcoin SV (BSV) have been added to the USD (Fiat) markets. Eligible Bittrex accounts are auto enabled for USD trading. Those wanting to deposit/withdraw US Dollars via wire should submit an application here: https://t.co/KA248OA2Bz pic.twitter.com/tpCmvwfh29
— Bittrex (@BittrexExchange) December 27, 2018
Not only that, with the introduction of BSV and BAT into the Bittrex ecosystem, the premier crypto exchange now officially supports USD fiat trading pairs for a host of different altcoins including:
- 0x (ZRX)
- Litecoin (LTC)
- TRON (TRX)
- Cardano (ADA)
- Sia (SC)
- Zcash (ZEC).
Last but not least, it is worth mentioning that this option to trade USD in exchange for a host of different alt-coins is now available in 35 states and territories within the United States.
In closing, it is also worth mentioning that the folks over at Bittrex are now allowing users to “manually submit a request” to procure access to the firm’s USD markets— via the use of a new KYC information form.
It is also worth mentioning that both BSV and BAT are currently ranked in the top 50 (of digital currencies with the highest market capitalizations). To be even more specific, we can see that BSV is currently ranked 8th while BAT is ranked 31st on the AltDex 100 Cryptocurrency Index.