Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced on Friday the launch of Euro (EUR), Turkish Lira (TRY), and Russian Ruble (RUB) markets on its peer-to-peer platform, OKEx C2C.
With the newly added fiat trading pairs, the exchange has provided an on-ramp for investors across Europe to enter the cryptocurrency market. OKEx C2C now offers markets for Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Tether (USDT).
In a press release on Friday; OKEx Head of Operations, Andy Cheung, described how the exchange “will never stop expanding and pushing crypto adoption forward.” He continued:
“We are so thrilled about the expansion as our C2C platform is fostering the buying and selling of digital assets across Europe with the newly supported currencies.
“This is a big step forward. Given the recent Bitcoin price rally, the whole crypto market is giving a strong signal. We have good faith in the growth and development of blockchain technology under this bullish trend.”
OKEx added that they have implemented multi-lingual support for 10 languages — English, French, German, Indonesian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, and Vietnamese — in order to improve user experiences, including those in countries with previously added fiat currencies.
Launched in 2014, OKEx boasts over 400 token and futures trading pairs, and a serves a global customer base of over 20 million investors. The C2C platform was launched in October 2017.