It will be able to trade cryptocurrencies with its unit of account – fiat currencies such as the US dollar and the euro. Bitfinex is the first cryptocurrency exchange in the world to start accepting deposits in cryptoassets.

At the moment, 1 million users are registered on it, including more than 800 thousand – mainly residents of the UK. “We see great potential in cryptocurrency trading with fiat units of account,” said the CEO of the company.