Binance Begins Testing Its GBP Stablecoin


With a new wave of volatility hitting the crypto market as Bitcoin (BTC) makes its way toward $10,000, Binance is reportedly testing out their new stablecoin, the Binance GBP.

According to a recent tweet by CryptosBatman, the stablecoin is currently listed as an asset on the Binance Chain under the symbol BGBP.

In response to the tweet, Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao stated, “This is in testing phase still, only ¬£200 minted so far. Slowly, but surely…”

In similar but unrelated news, it was also revealed this morning that the Binance Chain’s first third-party stablecoin, USDS.B, has been issued on the Binance DEX.

This news comes just a week after Fantom (FTM), a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) based smart contract platform that aims to solve the scalability issues of distributed ledger technologies, joined the Binance Chain ecosystem.

While Binance’s new stablecoin is very much in its early days, it’s clear that investors hoping to store their assets without volatility are about to gain a significant alternative to the current stablecoin standards, including Bitfinex’s controversial stablecoin, Tether (USDT).

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