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Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange Adds Ripple And Bitcoin Cash For Margin Trading

Kraken, the world’s largest bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity expands its margin trading platform to include support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and XRP. The platform now offers eight digital assets with margin trading –  Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Augur (REP), Monero (XMR), Tether (USDT), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and XRP

XRP and BCH Leverages

The team at Kraken went on to specify the following leverage amounts for each new trading pairs.

Bitcoin Cash
BCH/XBT – 2x
BCH/USD – 2x, 3x
BCH/EUR – 2x, 3x

XRP
XRP/XBT – 2x, 3x
XRP/USD – 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x
XRP/EUR – 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x

Borrow Limits

With respect to their borrow limits, following tiers depending on the verification level of the user account were provided by Kraken.

Bitcoin Cash
Tier 1: 1 BCH
Tier 2: 5 BCH
Tier 3: 50 BCH
Tier 4: 500 BCH

XRP
Tier 1: 5,000 XRP
Tier 2: 25,000 XRP
Tier 3: 250,000 XRP
Tier 4: 2,500,000 XRP

Margin Fees

The exchange will charge 0.02% as an opening fee for margin trading and a similar percentage as rollover fee per 4 hours.

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