Akash Network and BITGTIME surge after Upbit lists tokens

Akash Network and BITGTIME surge after Upbit lists tokens

By Benson Toti - min read
  • Akash Network and BITGTIME surge after listing on Korea-based Upbit

Akash Network (AKT) and Big Time (BIGTIME) are leading the crypto market in gains today amid news of respective tokens listing on the largest exchange in South Korea.

Per data from CoinGecko, Akash Network changed hands at highs of $6.74 earlier in the day, up by more than 47% in the past 24 hours. The sharp spike in AKT price saw it rise from lows of $4.01 and volume rose more than 1,750% to $71 million.

Meanwhile, Big Time’s price rose more than 26% to above $0.25 on Tuesday, with price up from lows of $0.19. The 24-hour trading volume for BIGTIME was also up 605% to more than $71 million.

Akash Network and BIGTIME surge on Upbit listing

On Tuesday, Upbit, which is the largest crypto exchange in South Korea by volume, announced trading support for artificial intelligence related Akash Network and gaming token BIGTIME.

The exchange, which commands huge trading volumes in South Korea, will add BTC and USDT trading pairs for BIGTIME and BTC, USDT and Korean won for AKT.

Akash Network offers a decentralized marketplace for cloud computing, with the native token AKT used for network transactions, staking and rewards.

Big Time, on the other hand, is a Free-to-Play multiplayer RPG action game. BIGTIME is the native digital asset used for in-game transactions and upgrades.