Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has announced the listing of Proof-of-Stake cryptocurrency Cosmos (ATOM). Trading will start on Monday april 29. 

On Sunday, Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, suddenly announced the listing of Cosmos (ATOM). The listing was announced via a tweet and blogpost:

Cosmos is a Proof-of-Stake blockchain interoperability project based on the Tendermint consensus protocol. Cosmos and Tendermint aim to provide a fast and highly scalable consensus protocol and reduce the time and complexity involved in building Blockchain applications, providing a stable interface for popular programming languages.

According to the blogpost about the listing, trading of ATOM will start on April 29:

“Binance will open trading for ATOM/BNB, ATOM/BTC and ATOM/USDT trading pairs at 2019/04/29 4:00 AM (UTC). Users can now start depositing ATOM in preparation for trading.”

ATOM has risen by almost 40 percent in the past 24 hours after the listing announcement:

A week ago, US-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken also announced the listing of Proof-of-Stake cryptocurrency Cosmos (ATOM).

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