The currency exchange Poloniex officially announced the addition of Bitcoin Cash to the listing. The asset is traded under the BCH ticker and is available in pairs to BTC, ETH and USDT.
Accordingly, all users who had bitcoins on their accounts as of 13:16:14 UTC on August 1 received an equivalent number of BCH coins.
It is a reminder that a few days before hard fork of the Bitcoin Cash, the Poloniex administration refused to confirm future support for the altcoin, saying that such a decision would be made only after she’ll be sure that she would be able to support the new chain without the risk of losing funds.
However, already on August 4, the exchange announced support for Bitcoin Cash.
The market reaction to the addition of Bitcoin Cash to Poloniex turned out to be quite positive: the average rate of the coin went up, reaching $ 327, according to Coinmarketcap. At the same time at the Poloniex the first hours of trading were accompanied by a rather high volatility: according to the exchange, the rate reached USDT 750 with a minimum drop to USDT 200.
It is a reminder that over the weekend it became known that the Hong Kong Exchange Bitfinex terminates the service of US residents.