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The pairs with XRP offered are Bitcoin [BTC], Litecoin [LTC], Ethereum [ETH], Bitcoin Cash [BCH], Bitcoin Gold [BTG], Ethereum Classic [ETC], OmiseGo [OMG], EOS [EOS], DASH [DASH], Tron [TRX], Monero [XMR], VeChain [VEN], IOTA [IOTA], ZCash [ZEC], stablecoin TrueUSD [TUSD], with plans to add Neo [NEO] and Cardano [ADA]. The exchange has also promised more pairs in the coming months.

Keeping in line with their vision of providing a product for institutional investors in the space, all ten coins listed for the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index [BGCI]. The exchange is slated to open in the coming weeks, with registrations for new users already open.

DCEX will also allow for features such as arbitrage trading across exchanges due to XRP being listed as the base pair. Their statement says: “XRP as a base currency allows for seamless, high-speed transfers between exchanges to take advantage of price inefficiencies.” This also allows for faster execution times with a very low latency, which is what the DCEX platform is designed for.

It reportedly allows for a transaction volume of one million transactions per second. They furthermore praised XRP, stating: “XRP blockchain transactions typically settle in under four seconds, allowing for faster multi-exchange strategies and providing a speed advantage over other money movement options.” This, in turn, enables users to engage in what DCEX is calling “high-frequency crypto trading”. Read more from…

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