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Tokenised securities explained

By Liza Karpovich

Tokens issued by Currency.com allow you to invest in top global markets. Use Bitcoin and Ethereum to trade the world’s most popular tokenised stocks, indices commodities and forex pairs. Trade in crypto and profit in crypto.1 platform. 1,500 assets. Up to 1:500 leverage.

tokenised securities

What are tokenised securities?

The Currency.com crypto exchange is uniting the worlds of crypto and traditional assets. Tokenised securities prove themselves as an effective solution.

Tokenisation is the process of materialising the ownership in a security through the issuance of a “token” registered on distributed ledger technology infrastructure.

Tokenised securities are tokens that correspond to the value of a particular underlying asset* (e.g. a GOOGL share, gold, oil, etc). When the real asset’s price rises, so does its tokenised version. When the real asset’s price drops, the tokenised security follows. As such, tokenised securities trading will bring you the same chances for profit as traditional assets.

For example, a TSLA.CX token mirrors the performance of a Tesla share on the Nasdaq. Users of a tokenised securities exchange use their cryptocurrency holdings to buy an TSLA.CX token and trade it like they would trade a Tesla share itself. Moreover, the trades are executed with the power, openness and speed of blockchain.

A tokenised security is a blockchain-powered tradable financial asset, which meets all the regulatory requirements of the country it is born in. The best thing here is that tokenised securities allow you to trade and profit from the underlying market price of traditional assets using your crypto holdings. You no longer need to exchange them to fiat.

A security, or a financial instrument that holds some type of monetary value. It can represent ownership in a company’s stock, a creditor relationship with an entity through a bond, or rights to ownership as represented by an option.

What are tokenised securities

How does tokenised securities trading work?

Currency.com is the world’s first tokenised securities platform that offers 1,300-plus different tokens pegged to the underlying market price of traditional asset classes. They include companies such as Amazon, Apple, Volkswagen and Coca-Cola; indices such as the Dow Jones 30, the S&P 500 or the Nasdaq 100; commodities such as gold, silver and Brent Crude; as well as ETFs and major Forex pairs.

Tokenised securities trading guide

Trading Currency.com’s tokenised securities is just like trading any other cryptocurrency or traditional asset on a digital exchange. Clients can choose to buy or to sell. They incur the same profit and loss opportunities – and risks – as any other form of trading.

Tokenised securities trading guide

The advantages of Currency.com’s tokenised securities trading

Currency.com’s tokenised securities are underpinned by robust and immutable blockchain technology. Opening a trade will give you a token that tracks and moves according to the underlying instrument’s price. Crucially, they enable you to benefit from market-wide price action without turning your crypto portfolio into fiat.

  • Fully regulated.

The Currency.com tokenised securities exchange operates under new Belarusian regulation with best-in-class AML and KYC laws.

  • Inherently open and transparent.

Regulatory details and fees are upfront.

  • Most competitive spreads.

The price is formed as the result of order competition we get from clients and liquidity providers.

  • Best-in-class order execution.

Our core order-matching with a speed of 50 M/sec ensures that your orders are executed immediately.

  • Leverage.

Experienced traders can trade the world’s top markets through tokenised securities with up to 100x leverage.

Re-invent your crypto investments

We believe the practice of seamless movement and trading between fiat, crypto, shares, commodities and indices will define the beginning of a new era of democratised crypto investments.

Never miss a trading opportunity with a full-fledged Currency.com trading app at your fingertips. All the functionality you need to trade the world’s top crypto and traditional financial markets is there, whenever and wherever you need.

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