6 Best Altcoin Exchanges in 2021 • Benzinga

2021-02-09 08:00:00

Alternative coins, or altcoins, include any cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin and include tokens like Ethereum, Litecoin, Dogecoin and thousands of other cryptocurrencies.

You need an account with a cryptocurrency exchange to get started. Some exchanges let you trade altcoin-bitcoin pairs, meaning you can buy and sell altcoins using bitcoin. Trading altcoins against bitcoin is a great choice if you want to increase the amount of bitcoin in your portfolio.

Most crypto exchanges support at least some altcoins. Depending on the exchange you choose, the types of altcoins you can buy will differ. Some crypto exchanges offer financial derivatives, interest-bearing accounts and even preapproved lending.

Take a look at our list of 6 best exchanges for altcoins.