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Cryptocurrency Trading

Trade 8 Cryptocurrencies including:  Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple and Litecoin 

or our Crypto Index with a Spread bet and CFDs on an award winning platform.

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What is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrencies are a form of digital asset. They are electronically issued and use cryptography to secure proof of transactions.

They are decentralised which means they are not issued or guaranteed by a central authority such as a government.  To achieve the decentralisation they run across a network of computers.

 

These features provided the uses anonymity and independence from a centralised source.  

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Cryptocurrencies to trade

Bitcoin (BTC)

Owner / Originator

Satoshi Nakamoto

Market Cap Size (7/19)

$188,077,928,362 USD

Rank

1

About

Bitcoin is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen. From a user perspective, Bitcoin is pretty much like cash for the Internet. Bitcoin can also be seen as the most prominent triple entry bookkeeping system in existence.

Website

www.bitcoin.org

Ether (ETH)

Owner / Originator

Vitalik Buterin, Gavin Wood, Joseph Lubin

Market Cap Size (7/19)

$23,811,851,396 USD

Rank

2

About

Ether is the fundamental token powering the Ethereum Blockchain. Ether is the native Cryptocurrency however it is classed as digital money. Ether is used to compensate miners who secure transactions. Ether is also, a store of value (e.g. in lending collateral), a medium of exchange (e.g. in trade and payments), and a unit of account (e.g. in digital marketplaces).

Website

www.ethereum.org

XRP Ripple (XRP)

Owner / Originator

Arthur Britto, David Schwartz, Ryan Fugger (Ripple Labs)

Market Cap Size (7/19)

$13,725,730,593 USD

Rank

3

About

XRP is the cryptocurrency which underpins the payment network (RippleNet). Unlike other cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin or litecoin, ripple wasn’t invented to replace fiat currency. Instead, it uses the principles of the blockchain to facilitate faster, cheaper global payments for banks and other major institutions – acting as a competitor to existing systems like SWIFT. 

Website

www.ripple.com

Litecoin (LTC)

Owner / Originator

Charlie Lee

Market Cap Size (7/19)

$6,140,752,789 USD

Rank

4

About

Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. Litecoin is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities. Mathematics secures the network and empowers individuals to control their own finances. Litecoin features faster transaction confirmation times and improved storage efficiency than the leading math-based currency. With substantial industry support, trade volume and liquidity, Litecoin is a proven medium of commerce complementary to Bitcoin.

Website

www.litecoin.org

EOS

Owner / Originator

Daniel Larimer, Brendan Blumer

Market Cap Size (7/19)

$3,751,715,972 USD

Rank

8

Website

www.eos.io

Stellar (XLM)

Owner / Originator

Jed McCaleb, Joyce Kim

Market Cap Size (7/19)

$1,762,888,144 USD

Rank

10

Website

www.stellar.org

NEO

Owner / Originator

Da Hongfei, Erik Zhang

Market Cap Size (7/19)

$883,487,285 USD

Rank

17

Website

www.neo.org

 

Crypto 10 Index

The Crypto 10 Index* is comprised of:

  • Bitcoin

  • Ether

  • Ripple

  • Litecoin

  • Bitcoin cash

  • EOS

  • Bitcoin SV

  • Cardano

  • Monero

  • Dash

*Please note that constituents are changed every quarter.

The Crypto 10 Index is a gauge of performance from a section of the cryptocurrency industry. You can trade a broader exposure of the cryptocurrency market with the Crypto 10 index. The price of a crypto index will be derived from the prices of a selection of worlds top ten coins.

 

You can trade on the price of a crypto index by using financial derivative products like spread betting and CFDs, and use them to profit whether the price is rising or falling.

 

How to trade  Cryptocurrency?

You can only place trades on cryptocurrencies by spread betting or trading CFDs. This will enable you to trade both long or short. This allows you to take advantage of market movement, whether cryptocurrency prices are rising or falling.
Types of Market
Cryptocurrencies 

Cryptocurrencies can only be traded as a CFD or Spread Bet.

Speculate on the movement of individual coins across the cryptocurrency marketplace. Trade eight cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ether, ripple and litecoin.

Crypto 10 Index

Trade cryptocurrencies as a stock index, taking your position on a price that represents the performance of the world’s top 10 coins.