The largest platform of the digital assets Coinbase announced support of the British pound (GBP), NewsBTC writes.
As general director of Coinbase Zeeshan Feroz declared in Great Britain, possibility addition to the accounts and conclusion facilities in GBP will appear in a few nearest weeks.
Now for treatment payments in an euro a platform uses the Estonian bank of LHV. The British users for the conclusion the euro with Coinbase use European bank service of translations SEPA, or mobile bank applications, such as Revolut.
In March company beginning collaboration with the British bank of Barclays, that gave an opportunity to accomplish payments in the British pound to it, and also through service of Faster Payments. This partnership became one of the first, within the framework that Barclays accepted facilities that was before kept as cryptocurrency.
“Facilitation of payments for users in Great Britain – is very important. The British users will be able to bring in and destroy pound on the bank accounts much quicker. For us this was a large call, and I think, we we got an excellent result. During next weeks this service will become accessible for all clients”, – Zeeshan Feroz marked.
According to him, the British market is the largest in Europe. Thus, a company intends to attract not only retail clients but also institutional investors.
From data of analytical resource Coinhills, on the British pound is hardly less than 7% of all bitcoin-transactions, that makes it fifth on popularity fiat currency at transactions with cryptocurrency after the Japanese yen, dollar of the USA, euro and Korean wongs.
Feroz confirmed also, that Coinbase planned the before announced support tokens ERC – 20. This option will be realized through the recently purchased exchange of Paradex, worked out on the base of protocol 0x, that allows to trade in hundreds tokens standard of ERC – 20. In addition, Coinbase will “continue to study and add tokens, that are not securities, and tokens, that is registered in SEC.
It was before known in this month, that start cryptocurrency platform that will offer to the users bargaining in a pair with the British pound, the leading exchange of Binance plans.