4 Exchanges Issue Conflicting Statements On Bitcoin Gold
Heavily debated Bitcoin fork, Bitcoin Gold will be created on approximately the 24th of October during BTG snapshot block 491,407.
Information from exchanges stating whether or not BTG will be supported has been scarce. At the time of writing only some exchanges have made statements regarding the fork.
Coinbase, The worlds most popular exchange with 11,400,000 users has confirmed it will not be supporting BTG.
USA based exchange Bittrex will issue BTG to Bitcoin holders though claiming at this stage they will not commit to making it tradeable.
Yobit has issued a rather vague statement adding a countdown to the fork on their website and tweeting Bitcoin Gold balances will be added in 68 hrs (23 oct, monday). Implying that they will credit BTG. However they made no statement on whether they would be making it tradeable on the platform.
Hitbtc Founded in 2013 has stated it will be both crediting BTG and opening a market to ensure it is ready to trade on the 25th of October.
At the time of writing major Bitcoin exchanges Poloniex, Binance, Bitstamp, and Kraken are still to make statements on whether they will support the upcoming fork.