In this weekly report: New fiat gateways for India and Turkey, plus a revamped buy crypto page, a new Binance Launchpad project, a demo ETH futures product on Binance Futures testnet, and more.
Binance Fiat Updates
1. Binance to open fiat gateway on the world’s 2nd most populous nation. We have acquired WazirX, India's most trusted bitcoin exchange. With this deal, you can buy and sell crypto with Indian rupees (INR) on the Binance Fiat Gateway.
Binance Futures Updates
4. Test ETH futures on Binance Futures testnet now. The live version will be out soon!
Binance Exchange Updates
6. Cortex wins Binance Community Coin Vote Round 3. We have listed CTXC and opened the CTXC/BNB, CTXC/BTC, and CTXC/USDT trading pairs.
Congratulations to the winning crypto project, as well as its voters (who won from the CTXC airdrop), the supporters of the competing project AERGO (who won from a BNB airdrop), and the winners of our Share Your Vote social media promo.
Binance Margin Trading Updates
12. Maximum leverage now up to 5x. Users can now select and set any leverage between 3x and 5x for margin trading.
Binance Chain and DEX Updates
13. Binance Chain sets hardfork upgrade schedule. The upgrade, called Heisenberg, is expected to happen on mainnet on November 28, following its successful launch on testnet. There is also a patch involved.
14. New listing: Travala.com. Trading pair for AVA/BNB has opened.
Binance Ecosystem Updates
16. Binance Launchpad’s next token sale: Troy. The 11th token launch for this year is for this global prime broker specialized in crypto trading and asset management. Ticket claiming period starts December 3.
17. Binance.US partners with Tagomi. Through this collaboration, the fiat partner of Binance in the U.S. will provide liquidity for the cross-exchange trading platform of Tagomi, an institutional investor-focused brokerage.
22. Istanbul, Turkey. November 20, featuring Binance CEO CZ (Changpeng Zhao).
23. Binance Cyber Monday week sale. Get major fee discounts when you invite more people to Binance or buy crypto through Simplex, Koinal, or Flutterwave. Also, get a chance to win BNB when you buy crypto through Papara or Advcash.
24. Binance.US Black Friday sale. Our US partner also has a promo of its own. Receive up to a 75% discount on trading fees for BNB holders.
25. Various AMAs for Cortex and Aergo. $24,000 worth of CTXC and AERGO tokens in AMAs across 13 communities. (Additional AMAs: PundiX on Binance Italia and TIXL on Trust Wallet.)
26. BNB raffle for the Binance Nigeria community. Get a chance to win up to $50 worth of BNB.
27. MCO trading competition. $100,000 in MCO to give away.
28. TOMO trading competition ends. All rewards (580,000 TOMO) have been distributed.
30. Month 28 highlights. Catch up with the latest on Binance during its 28th month of operations.
Seen: CZ’s weapon of choice for cutting this block of cake.
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