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Binance Announces Aptos (APT) Listing, Following Mainnet Launch

  • Binance recently announced the listing of Aptos (APT) tokens.
  • The exchange will open trading for three spot trading pairs including APT/BTC, APT/BUSD, and APT/USDT.

The highly anticipated layer-1 blockchain Aptos (APT) finally launched its mainnet on October 17, after four years of technical development and millions of dollars in funding.

A total of 1 billion Aptos’ native token APT, were initially available at the launch of the mainnet on Monday. Of these, 510 million tokens were distributed to the community, 190 million to core developers, and the remaining tokens were given to the Aptos Foundation and private investors.

Following the introduction of Aptos mainnet, the leading cryptocurrency exchanges such as Binance, FTX, Coinbase, Huobi, and OKX announced the addition of APT tokens to their listing. 

Binance’s Support for Aptos (APT) 

According to the recent announcement from Binance, the largest crypto exchange, the platform will list three spot trading pairs for Aptos tokens, including APT/BTC, APT/BUSD, and APT/USDT.

Binance stated: 

Binance will list Aptos (APT) and will open trading for these spot trading pairs at 2022-10-19 01:00 (UTC).

The exchange also announced that APT withdrawals will start on October 20 at 1:00 UTC, one day after the listing.

Similar to Binance, another popular exchange, FTX also disclosed its support for Aptos. The exchange will list the APT spot market, the trading pairs include APT/USD and APT/USDT. The deposits and withdrawals will open by October 18, at 1 pm (UTC), as per FTX. Furtherly, the leading exchanges such as Coinbase, Huobi, and OKX also made the listing announcement of Aptos (APT).

The recently launched proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain, Aptos, was developed by former Meta engineers. The project’s startup, Aptos Labs, raised hundreds of millions of dollars in 2022, including $150 million in a Series A round in July.

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