Zimbabwe’s Golix Exchange Enables ETH and BTG Trading

Zimbabwe has proven to be a pretty interesting region for cryptocurrency. Local exchanges traded Bitcoin well above the $13,000 level before the rest of the world did. Golix, one of the local exchanges, has recently added both Ethereum and Bitcoin Gold trading markets. A very interesting turn of events. It is unclear how this will affect the future of cryptocurrencies

Golix is one of the few cryptocurrency trading platforms across Zimbabwe. Similar to most other African nations, this country can benefit a lot from adopting Bitcoin in an official manner. Whether or not that will happen, remains to be determined. For now, we see the Golix exchange enable support for additional cryptocurrencies. The choice for Ethereum makes a lot of sense in this regard, as it is one of the most popular altcoins in existence today.

However, the addition of Bitcoin Gold raises some questions. While this is a top 10 cryptocurrency by market cap, it’s not even remotely popular.Adding more currencies is a smart decision, but only if the currencies are effectively in demand. Whether or not that will be the case with BTG, remains to be seen…

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