According to sources, BitMEX Ventures has invested in a crypto exchange licensed by the central bank of the Philippines.
The investment aims to help the Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX) to develop its cryptocurrency marketplace. The aim is to include other digital assets such as tokenized commodities, real estate equities, and debt securities.
BitMex Invests in PDAXHong Kong-based BitMex is a cryptocurrency exchange that offers contracts with credit support. The exchange only trades crypto-to-crypto and doesn't accept fiat currencies. The investment is welcomed by PDAX; CEO Nichel Gaba says the limited infrastructure in the Philippines has left consumers struggling to find financial products and services. PDAX can now offer users the chance to enhance their wealth. He said:
“Through digital assets and blockchain, we want to even the playing field to give every Filipino from all walks of life the ability to grow their hard-earned wealth.”
The exchange CEO said further that PDAX is working closely with regulators "to ensure the safe and secure buying and selling of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets at the best price on the market.”