Cryptocurrency Basics

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LionsFX clients are provided with access to a number of the newly introduced cryptocurrency instruments including:

  • BTC/USD
  • LTC/USD
  • DSH/USD
  • XPR/USD
  • ETH/USD

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. Cryptocurrencies are classified as a subset of digital currencies and are also classified as a subset of alternative currencies and virtual currencies.

Available Cryptocurrencies:

  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • Litecoin
  • Dash
  • Ripple

Bitcoin’s increase in value in the last 12 months is over 700%.*

*Price 1st September 2016 to 31st August 2017 (source Coinbase)