Kraken Announces Return to USD Market, Launch of GBP Trading

Kraken Announces Return to USD Market, Launch of GBP Trading

Kraken has partnered with Luxembourg-based payment solution specialist PayCash to add GBP trading and reinstate USD deposits to its bitcoin exchange platform. The news comes amid an uptick in activity from the San Francisco-based startup, which announced it would begin operating in Japan by the end of October. Kraken further confirmed that clients in 28 EU member states will now have access to USD and GBP deposits, developments it characterized as being in line with its goal of becoming a leading global bitcoin exchange. The company framed the partnership as one that would help it....


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