Crypto exchange Binance adds support for Circle’s USDC

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November 15, 2018 by
Crypto exchange Binance adds support for Circle’s USDC

Top cryptocurrency exchange Binance on Thursday introduced that it will list USDC on its system. USDC is a stablecoin fixed to the U.S. dollar that facilitates immediate loan transfer.
The stablecoin, which was introduced by Goldman Sachs-backed Circle, was launched in September. “For raised transparency, USDC has actually involved a top-ranking bookkeeping firm to release month-to-month equilibrium attestations of the matching USDC and also USD equilibriums held/issued,” Binance stated in the blog post.

Binance additionally mentioned that it will begin trading for USDC/BNB and also USDC/BTC sets from November 17. Presently, USDC is just being paired with Binance Coin [BNB] and Bitcoin [BTC] The exchange claimed individuals can plan for the listing by transferring USDC in their budgets quickly.

The platform also alerted users about maintaining a check on USDC’s price, which makes sense due to the current Tether [USDT] debacle. “USDC is a stablecoin created to be secured one-to-one with USD (1 USDC = $1 USD). Please be cautious if/when the cost deviates from this proportion,” the platform said.

Prior to Binance’s listing, U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase had added USDC to its system. “This is the first time Coinbase has actually supported a stablecoin,” the exchange said in its main blog site.

Crypto exchanges OKEx as well as Huobi have likewise revealed their intention of detailing 4 USD stablecoins at one go.
Revealing Binance’s choice for stablecoins, Chief Executive Officer Changpeng Zhao tweeted, “Managed secure coins function as a middle ground where regulators keep control, yet the token likewise provides even more liberty than conventional fiat for users. Hope more will copy/follow/improve, and for various other fiat currencies as well.”

Binance also mentioned that it will certainly begin trading for USDC/BNB as well as USDC/BTC sets from November 17. The exchange stated users can prepare for the listing by depositing USDC in their wallets immediately.

“USDC is a stablecoin made to be fixed one-to-one with USD (1 USDC = $1 USD).

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