Kraken Opens Bitcoin Exchange in Canada

Kraken Opens Bitcoin Exchange in Canada

Kraken has officially launched in Canada following a partnership with digital currency industry-focused risk management specialist Vogogo. The San Francisco-based bitcoin exchange now allows users in Canada to convert Canadian dollars into digital currencies using Interac e-Transfer and electronic fund transfers (EFT). Trading fees are then priced between 0.10% and 0.35%, with more active traders receiving more attractive rates. In statements, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell indicated that the company saw significant potential in the Canadian market. The exchange has been one of the most active US....


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