App Robinhood announced on Monday that their users are now able to invest in ethereum classic (ETC).
This became known from the post on the company blog. Robinhood is very popular in the US, although the cryptocurrency transactions are available only to residents of the 19 States of the USA.
At the moment are bitcoin, ethereum, bitcoin, cash, litecoin, dogecoin and ethereum classic. Users can also “track the market data for 10 other cryptocurrencies”.
Recall that today the ETC will be on Coinbase. Last week, the company announced that it commenced the “final testing” and will take transfers ETC 7 Aug. At the initial stage ETC will be only available for Pro users of Coinbase and Coinbase Prime.
We plan to add support for Coinbase ETC Consumer, when it will have sufficient liquidity. We expect that this will happen in about 1-2 weeks after the start of trading on the Pro and Prime.
Moreover, customers are Coinbase and Coinbase Prime Pro, which has been on account of ethereum fork until 2016, will receive the equivalent amount in ethereum classic. It will be unavailable to customers Coinbase Consumer.
According to CoinDesk, ETC – the only cryptocurrency one of the top 20, which shows the increasing in recent days. At the moment the price is around 20 US dollars, and growth over the past day amounted to 12%.