Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, based in San Francisco, announced that from 7 September the users of the platform Coinbase Pro will be available new trading pairs with the British pound.

As the General Manager of Coinbase Pro David farmer (David Farmer), traders will get the opportunity to trade using the GBP pairs with Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Litecoin (LTC). Still couple with the British national currency, there was only one bitcoin (BTC).

Farmer said that each new pair will be initially available only for the placement of orders, then will be transferred to the mode of execution of limit orders, and finally go into a full featured mode that allows you to place market and stop orders. Mode, which will only be accepting applications to last for at least 10 minutes. Calculations of limit bids will be made no earlier than 10 minutes after the start.

Recall that in early August, the stock exchange Coinbase for the first time given users the ability to Deposit and withdraw in British pounds without having to convert bitcoin into euros. The platform carries out this process in cooperation with the British services Faster Payments.

In July, Coinbase has added another option allowing users to convert cryptocurrency into gift certificates to more than 120 companies, including Tesco, M&S, Uber, Google Play and Costa. To implement the idea exchange has helped a London-based startup WeGift. While the conversion is only available for four cryptocurrencies — Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum, and only people from some countries of Europe.