September 23 bitFlyer listing announcedfive new altcoins to the markets of Europe and the USA: Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Litecoin (LTC), Lisk (LSK) and Monacoin (MONA). New coins are available to customers from Europe, while Americans will have access to only three coins: BCH, ETC and LTC.
The exchange notes that these coins are already available to its Japanese customers, and stated that it will use this experience for customers in Europe and the United States. Andy Bryant, head of BitFlyer Europe said:
Thanks to the listing of new altcoins, wesignificantly expanding the offer of bitFlyer, providing our customers with instant access to some of the largest and most interesting altcoins in the world. [...] Using our experience in Japan, we can offer our European and American clients the same level of speed, simplicity and transparency that we already do for those who trade Bitcoin and Ethereum.
It was previously reported that bitFlyer andtechnology companyTpoint Japan joined forces to allow local customers to exchange loyalty program points for Bitcoin (BTC) and receive rewards for payments in cryptocurrency.