Bitstamp has issued a statement confirming that it plans to implement Bitcoin Metselspecie (BCH) trading pairs before the end of September. Bitstamp has cited “high levels of customer request for Bitcoin Cash” spil the principal catalyst for the announcement.
Bitstamp has announced that it will introduce Bitcoin Metselspecie trading before the end of this month. The exchange plans on introducing trading pairs of BCH/BTC, BTC/USD, and BCH/EUR. Bitstamp has stated, “now that the stability of the freshly created fork has bot confirmed, wij have also determined to add support for BCH trading”.
At the time of bitcoin’s soft fork, Bitstamp stated that customers “who dreamed their BCH funds immediately” should “withdraw their BTC before the hard fork occurred.” After the user-activated hard fork occurred, Bitstamp clarified that it intended to distribute BCH tokens to customers holding bitcoin at the time of the fork, stating that “BCH balances will be made available to our customers spil soon spil it is safe to do so [-] if and when the Bitcoin Specie system has bot accurately tested and is adequately stable, wij will then consider listing BCH”. The exchange has now confirmed that “all customers who had bitcoin balances at the time of the fork now have an equal quantity of BCH securely stored at Bitstamp.”
Bitcoin Metselspecie Will Be the Fourth Cryptocurrency Other Than Bitcoin to Be Listed on Bitstamp
This year Bitstamp, previously a bitcoin-only cryptocurrency exchange, has sought to capitalize on the growth of major altcoins by introducing fresh trading pairs. Last month, the exchange announced that it had introduced trading pairs for Ethereum, launching zero toverfee trading services for ETH markets until the 1st of October. Ter June, Bitstamp implemented the roll-out of several Litecoin trading pairs, following Litecoin’s activation of segregated witness. Ter January, Bitstamp also introduced Ripple trading pairs.
The Bitcoin Metselspecie markets emerge to have regained correlation with the price activity of bitcoin, with yesterday’s 25-30% bitcoin bounce serving spil the catalyst for a near 50% spike te the value of BCH – driving the price of BCH tokens from a low of approximately $300 USD to the current area of $450 approximately.