DeFi and NFTs have been the talk of the town. To capture this growth, Gemini has become the latest platform to have jumped into the bandwagon.
The Winklevoss twins led cryptocurrency exchange, Gemini announced support for new decentralized finance [DeFi], gaming, non-fungible tokens [NFT], and infrastructure tokens on the 22nd of March. The new addition which will be supported for both trading and custody are Bancor [BN], 1inch [1INCH], Loopring [LRC], The Sandbox [SAND], Skale [SKL], and The Graph [GRT].
Furthermore, the Ethereum-based Enjin [ENJ], which is currently supported for custody, will also be available for trading, said Gemini.
With the latest development, the New York-based cryptocurrency exchange becomes the first regulated platform to offer trading and custody support in the State of New York for SAND and 1INCH. In fact, the additions have also increased the number of tokens and cryptocurrencies that Gemini trades all the way to 33 in total, along with another 10, that are supported for custodial services.
According to the official press release, deposits for the aforementioned crypto-assets are now open, and trading availability for all six new tokens and ENJ will soon follow. These are set to roll-out first on its API/FIX and ActiveTrader platforms for USD trading pairs.
Trading on Gemini’s mobile application as well as the website will open on a rolling, token-by-token basis for USD, GBP, EUR, CAD, AUD, HKD, and SGD trading pairs. The cryptocurrency exchange also noted,
“As the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) revolution has come into bloom, over the past weeks we have seen an explosion of interest around digital art and NFTs (non-fungible tokens), and we are excited to continue supporting the development of the space”
The latest news comes amidst rising decentralized exchanges [DEX] such as Uniswap, Sushiswap, 0x, Curve, Serum, that have managed to thrive in a short period of time threatening to disrupt the centralized counterpart.