Digital currency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has extended bitcoin and ether buying to customers in Canada and Singapore, within days after announcing the same feature to Australian users.
Firmly in its global expansion phase, bitcoin and ether exchange and wallet Coinbase has now enabled its bitcoin and ether buying feature to customers in Canada and Singapore.
Users in the two countries will be able to purchase the cryptocurrencies instantly with their debit and credit cards.
Canadian users will be restricted to buying bitcoin and ether while not being to sell them just yet, similar to their counterparts in Australia. As with Australia, Coinbase says its working toward the selling option and can be expected to be made available soon.
Meanwhile, Coinbase will stop supporting CAD services in Canada including EFT transfers, CAD storage on Coinbase and Interac transfers due to the unexpected shutdown of its payments provider Vogogo. Coinbase’s CAD services in Canada will cease to exist as of August 1. Today, July 29, would be the last day for Canadian users to freely withdraw CAD from their Coinbase