Main cryptocurrency exchanges around the globe are launching buying and selling of the Sui (SUI) token amid the Sui Community’s mainnet launch on Could 3.

According to an official announcement by the Sui Basis, the Sui mainnet went dwell at 12:00 pm UTC. Many world crypto buying and selling platforms supported the Sui mainnet launch, enabling buyers to purchase and promote the brand new SUI token.

Crypto alternate Binance plans to debut SUI buying and selling instantly after mainnet launch. The platform will enable customers to commerce between SUI and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Tether (USDT) and BNB (BNB) at 12:15 pm UTC. The agency can even allow buyers to alternate SUI towards euros and Turkish liras.

Different massive exchanges, together with Huobi, KuCoin, ByBit, OKX and Poloniex, additionally announced SUI listings. KuCoin noted that it additionally plans to record SUI/USDT-margined futures and remoted margin buying and selling pair SUI/USDT when its “liquidity meets the requirement.”

Poloniex additionally emphasized that the entire provide of SUI is capped at 10 billion tokens.

Some South Korean exchanges, identified to face investigations by local authorities for itemizing sure native cash, have joined the worldwide SUI hype. Upbit is a kind of exchanges making ready to start SUI buying and selling on Could 3.

Shortly after the buying and selling launch, the worth of the SUI took a pointy dive to under $2. In accordance with knowledge from CoingGecko, SUI tanked 40% from its opening worth. Within the meantime, knowledge from CoinMarketCap and Binance recommend that SUI even dropped greater than 70%. The SUI token misplaced the vast majority of worth within the first 5 minutes after the launch of buying and selling.

On the time of writing, the token is buying and selling at $1.29. SUI’s totally diluted market capitalization quantities to about $13 billion.

SUI to USD chart. Supply: CoinMarketCap

Even the present worth of SUI is considerably larger than the worth of the token throughout its highlight token sale in April. Throughout a token sale in mid-April, customers of exchanges like KuCoin and OKX were capable of buy SUI tokens at 0.1 USDT per coin.

Binance customers deposited large quantities of cryptocurrency to farm SUI tokens earlier than the mainnet launch. In accordance with knowledge from Binance Launchpad, customers of Binance staked almost $4 billion in Binance Coin (BNB) and TrueUSD (TUSD) to farm 40 million SUI tokens. On the time of writing, the mixed worth of all these tokens quantities to $51 million.

What’s SUI token?

Sui, or the Sui Community, is a layer-1 blockchain and sensible contract platform designed to extend Web3 adoption with quick speeds and excessive scalability.

In contrast to Bitcoin or Ethereum blockchains — which run on proof-of-work and proof-of-stake consensus mechanisms, respectively — the Sui platform relies on delegated proof-of-stake. That signifies that SUI community customers can elect and vote for delegates to substantiate the subsequent block.

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The Sui undertaking is known for being constructed on Transfer, a brand new Rust-based programming language designed at Meta, previously referred to as Fb. Sui is backed by Mysten Labs, a Web3 infrastructure group based by former senior executives at Meta’s Novi Analysis.

After Meta shut down its crypto project Diem in 2022, Mysten Labs began actively engaged on the Sui community. In September 2022, the Sui Foundation announced a $300 million raise for the event of the Sui ecosystem.

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