TRON Now Supported on OKEx Peer-to-Peer Trading Platform; Announce TRX Airdrop

TRON Cryptocurrency News Today. OKEx cryptocurrency exchange has announced Thursday that will list TRON (TRX) on its customer-to-customer (C2C) trading market which is its equivalent of a peer-to-peer trading desk.

OKEx is the second largest cryptocurrency trading platform by adjusted trading volume according to data from Coinmarketcap. At the time of writing the exchange has processed $759 million worth of trades in the last 24 hours and TRON accounts for about 3 percent of the trades.

How OKEx C2C Trading Platform works

Through its C2C platform, OKEx allows users to trade cryptocurrencies directly with each other, much like p2p trading in some other platforms. Users can place orders to buy or sell cryptocurrency at prices which they determine by themselves.

The exchange has been on a drive to popularize its C2C trading features and has added support for fiat currencies including Chinese renminbi, Vietnamese dong, Russian rubles, and Thai Baht.

“To put it briefly, C2C Trading allows our users to buy/sell cryptocurrencies with fiat currencies,” OKEx wrote on its website. It then went on to elaborate:

“We decided to name the platform “C2C” (customer-to-customer) because it is a decentralized trading platform. And we charge zero fees for transactions between users at the C2C Trading marketplace. Users can freely make or take a post order, and trade at their own desired prices and volume.”

The exchange plans events to introduce British pounds (GBP) and Turkish Lira (TRY) later this month.

TRON Giveaway Promotion

The Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange also announced a giveaway or TRON (TRX) tokens worth $120,000 as part of its listing promotional offer. According to the announcement, the promo will run from March 7 to March 14 and is divided in two stages.

At the first stage, users who record a net deposit of more than 1000 TRX will receive $1.5 worth of TRX until a total of $30,000 worth of TRX is shared. In the second phase, the exchange will distribute $90,000 worth of TRX to users who completed TRX trading during pthe romo period. To be eligible, users must have completed trades of more than 300 dollars.

Other OKEx Listings

Following the announcement TRON joins a number of cryptocurrencies already available on OKEx C2C trading platform which includes Bitcoin (BTC), Tether (USDT), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and more recently, Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH).

As Smartereum reported, OKEx added trading pairs for four new crypto derivative margin trading. According to its announcement, Bitcoin SV (BSV), NEO, QTUM, and DASH where available, each paired with Bitcoin (BTC) and Tether USD (USDT).

TRON (TRX) Price Today

At the time of writing, TRX is trading at 0.228 to the U.S. dollar about 2% less than it did in the last 24 hours. It is ranked at no. 10 with a total market cap of $1.5 billion and a 24-hour trading volume of just under $141 million. About 16 percent of TRX trades in the last 24 hours happened on OKEx which is the highest of any platform.

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Riccardo Lopp is a writer specializing in Crypto, ethereum and whole blockchain ecosystem. His background is in economics and statistics.


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