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BitGo Now Supports Custody and Staking of Tezos’ XTZ


www.coindesk.com 24 July 2020 16:00, UTC
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BitGo has added custodial and staking services for the Tezos blockchain’s native token, XTZ.

  • Investors who store their XTZ with BitGo will earn an annual staking return of around 6% across BitGo’s hot and cold wallets, the custodial firm told CoinDesk on Thursday.
  • Cryptos native to proof-of-stake consensus blockchains generate returns for their holders as a reward for them lending their personal computing power (or that of a delegated validator, such as BitGo Trust) toward securing the network. 
  • Upon entering the staking space in October 2019, BitGo added support for proof-of-stake tokens DASH and ALGO. XTZ’s market cap of around $2.4 billion at press time dwarfs those tokens.
  • BitGo intends to add custodial support for Tezos blockchain-based tokens in the coming months, the firm said.

Also read: Coinbase Custody to Support Secure Cardano Staking This Year

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