Just-In: Binance Announces Arbitrum Listing, ARB Futures Trading Live On BitMEX

Crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX launched a USDT-margined Arbitrum (ARB) futures today, ahead of the highly-anticipated Arbitrum airdrop scheduled on March 23. Crypto exchange Binance has also announced the trading of Arbitrum (ARB) token in ARB/BTC and ARB/USDT pairs, with withdrawals set to open at 17:00 UTC on March 24.

The Arbitrum Foundation announced that its governance token ARB will make Arbitrum transition into the decentralized autonomous organization model, allowing ARB holders to vote on key decisions of Arbitrum One and Arbitrum Nova.

According to an official blog on March 20, BitMEX has launched the new USDT-margined Arbitrum (ARB) futures contract called ARBUSDTM23. Users can gain exposure to the highly anticipated Arbitrum (ARB) token through this futures contract from March 20 at 03:00 UTC.

BitMEX took to Twitter to announce that its new Arbitrum (ARB) futures listing is live and users can now long or short ARB-USDT, with up to 20x leverage. The price is trading near $1.3 at the time of writing. Meanwhile, the crypto community is speculating about the ARB listing price on crypto exchanges after the airdrop.

According to BitMEX, the ARBUSDTM23 works similarly to a regular futures contract but has some key differences. The differences between the ARB futures listing and other futures contracts include the mark method is set as the last price, hourly limit up and limit down at 20% of mark price, and auto deleveraging.

Crypto Exchanges Announcing Arbitrum (ARB) Listing

While Crypto Twitter speculated about the possible listing price of the ARB token, several crypto exchanges have already started announcing Arbitrum token listing. Today, top exchanges Binance and Poloniex announced the listing of the most-anticipated ARB token.

Several exchanges including Huobi Global, MEXC Global, Bitrue, Bybit, CoinW Exchange, Biconomy, and others have already announced listing.

According to Arbitrum website, 12.75% of the $ARB token supply will be airdropped on 23 March 2023, with 11.62% allocated to users and 1.13% to DAOs. The initial supply of $ARB token is 10 billion.

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