Crypto Exchange Gemini has announced that it is now supporting $SOL, the native token of Solana, which is “an open source project implementing a new, high-performance, permissionless blockchain” that is maintained by the Geneva-based Solana Foundation.
Yesterday (February 28), Gemini announced on its blog that it has added support for $SOL. Currently, $SOL is supported for deposits and can “custodied” at the exchange’s wallet. As for trading, Gemini says:
“Trading for SOL will follow, opening first on our API/FIX and ActiveTrader applications for USD trading pairs. It will then open on our Gemini Mobile App and website on a rolling, token-by-token basis for USD, GBP, EUR, CAD, AUD, HKD, and SGD pairs.“
According to data by TradingView, on crypto exchange FTX, current (as of 11:11 a.m. UTC on March 1), $SOL is trading around $97.1475, down 0.07% in the past 24-hour period.
On February 21, crypto analyst and investor Miles Deutscher explained via a Twitter thread how people could “earn insane APRs” on their $SOL Holdings:
You’ll need $SOL in a Solana wallet like @phantom to get started. You can transfer from a CEX to your wallet to get involved in DeFi.
- “You’ll need $SOL in a Solana wallet like @phantom to get started. You can transfer from a CEX to your wallet to get involved in DeFi.“
- “Firstly, you’ll need to stake 50% of your $SOL for stSOL on @LidoFinance . For staking your $SOL, you’ll receive stSOL which pays a 5.8% APY.“
- “Next, you can take this stSOL and swap it for aSOL on @Saber_HQ . The reason we’re swapping it is because the aSOL pool pays a better rate…“
- “Once you’ve got aSOL, you can create an aSOL-SOL LP on Saber under ‘Pools’.“
- “Now that you’ve got your aSOL-SOL LP, you can navigate over to @SunnyAggregator in order to stake it. Sunny is paying a 13% APY on this pool!“
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