Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is soon to launch its first fiat-to-cryptocurrency trading pairs.
Binance had said in September that fiat payments were coming for over-the-counter OTC trading – effectively, bulk deals – this month. However, his comments today appear to indicate that general trading on the exchange will also support the new options.
Also announced by the exchange on Monday, a new token pegged to the value of the bitcoin cash (BCH) cryptocurrency has been listed on its decentralized exchange, Binance DEX. Binance said its "BCH-1FD" token would bring more options for DEX users.
CZ image (taken at a different event) courtesy of Binance
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