Bittrex has announced two new pairs: Litecoin (LTC)/USD and Tron (TRX)/USD and Bitfinex introduced Tezos (XTZ) paired against USD and BTC.
Bittrex, the 23rd largest exchange as per CoinMarketCap, adds new selections to be traded with USD: Litecoin and Tron. These new selections are added to the exchange’s growing USD pairs. Bittrex clients are required to complete the standard registration process and submit proof of their residency. Residency should only be in qualified, specified regions.
Litecoin places 7th in ranking with a market cap of over $3 billion. Tron is at 13th place with $1.2 billion.
Bitfinex, the 4th biggest exchange, enabled Tezos against USD and BTC trading. Tezos is a new blockchain project with a focus on smart contracts and decentralized applications. It is a proof-of-stake consensus and uses formal verification to secure smart contracts. Its mainnet went live yesterday, September 17, 2018.
Tezos is currently at 17th in CoinMarketCap ranking with more than $800 million market cap.