Coinbase Adds Support for Circle’s USDC Stablecoin
According to the announcement, USDC is already listed on Coinbase’s retail website and supported by Coinbase Wallet, the user-controlled wallet for storing ERC-20 tokens. The dollar-pegged stablecoin will be coming to Coinbase Pro in the coming weeks.
USD Coin is the first stablecoin to be added to Coinbase and the listing marks the first collaboration between Coinbase and Circle, which are both competing for users within the United States.
“Today’s launch is made possible by the collaboration between Coinbase and Circle, as co-founders of the new CENTRE Consortium. Both Coinbase and Circle operate with a compliance-first approach and a track record of security. That’s why we believe CENTRE is uniquely positioned to offer USDC to people who want to take advantage of the benefits of stablecoins,” said Coinbase in the announcement.
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