Uphold Integrates Ripple Zero Fee Trading

Uphold platfrom announced that its members will be able to easily access and transact Ripple cryptocurrency
03 April 2018   163

Uphold, a US-headquatered financial services platform, which enables users to convert deposits to their accounts via bank accounts and credit cards, has made an announcement claiming that Ripple cryptocurrency is live on the platfrom and the members are able to buy, hold and convert Ripple within their wallets.

We are thrilled to announce that starting today Uphold members have access to buy and sell XRP right from their Uphold wallet. For a limited time and in celebration of this launch, Uphold is offering ZERO fees for the first 5M XRP purchased. This is another important milestone for our members and for Uphold as XRP is one of the fastest growing digital assets and the third most valuable cryptocurrency.
 

Uphold Announcement

Uphold platform has sent an email to their users, stating that one of the main reasons for adding Ripple support is that many users were requesting to list new options for saving cryptos. Moreover, Miguel Vias, head of XRP markets at Ripple stated that the listing of XRP on Uphold underscores the significant increase in demand for XRP.

Uphold financial platfrom already supports such cryptocurrencies as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Basic Attention Token (BAT), Bitcoin Cash, Dash and Bitcoin Gold.

Australia Rolls Out New Crypto Exchange

Blockbid Beta launch is set to go live on April 16, 2018
16 April 2018   177

It has emerged that there is a new cryptocurrency exchange which is launching with headquarters in Australia. Previously, we have reported that Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre has announced the new regulatory requirements for digital currency exchange providers which came into force from April 3, 2018.

A week ago, Blockbid exchange became one of the recipients of an AUSTRAC license, meaning they have been granted permission to legally operate as a cryptocurrency exchange, according to Australian law. Blockbid is a secure exchange with the goal of facilitating the highest volume of trades for the most cryptocurrencies with a single login.

Blockbid announced in its press-release that its Beta launch is set to go live on April 16, 2018. The platform will allow operation in fiat and cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin Gold (BCG), Litecoin (LTC), Ripple (XRP), USD, AUD, JPY and EUR.