Decentralized USDC/USDT Spot Market Listing on Helix

Decentralized USDC/USDT Spot Market Listing on Helix

The USDC/USDT spot market is available on Helix! You can now trade USDC/USDT spot market with market and limit orders on Helix, the premier on-chain crypto exchange built on Injective. Read more below to find out more about Noble - the native issuer of USDC within the IBC ecosystem, the benefits of trading native USDC on Helix, and a step-by-step guide on how to trade on Helix.

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What Is Noble?

Noble is an appchain purpose-built for native asset issuance in Cosmos and the boundless Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) ecosystem. Noble brings the efficiency and interoperability of native assets to the wider Cosmos ecosystem, starting with USDC. Noble’s vision is to be the world’s premier issuance hub for digital assets that connect to other blockchains seamlessly. 

The USDC issued on Noble is Circle’s canonical version of USDC within the Cosmos and IBC ecosystem. Dozens of appchains are able to directly access native USDC via Noble as the issuance hub in Cosmos. Users are able to mint and redeem USDC from Circle directly on Noble in the same way they do on Ethereum or other chains where USDC is natively issued.

Why Trade USDC on Helix

With a diverse array of upgrades and advanced enhancements, Helix is the only truly decentralized derivatives exchange. Helix provides completely unmatched exchange, trading bots, advanced order types, a brand new Swap interface, trading histories, and reward tracking to Injective users. Anyone can use Helix as a crypto cross-chain trading gateway with zero gas fees, best-in-class security, and lightning-fast speeds. 

Helix is the first platform to support USDC/USDT spot market within the Cosmos ecosystem alongside maker fee rebates, and new ways to earn with every trade.

USDC-USDT Market Details

  • Base asset: USDC
  • Quote asset: USDT
  • Minimum price tick size: $0.0001 USDT
  • Minimum quantity step: 0.1
  • Trade and earn multiplier: Ineligible
  • Fee: -0.01% maker fee; 0.1% taker fee
  • Trading hours: 24/7/365

How to Trade USDC/USDT on Helix? 

In order to trade the USDC/USDT spot market on Helix, you will need to have either USDC or USDT in your Injective Wallet. The first step is to deposit assets to Injective.

Option 1: Bridge USDT from Ethereum to Injective 

  • Connect your Ethereum wallet (e.g. MetaMask, Ledger, Torus, Trezor) and make sure it has a USDT balance;
  • Go to the Account page on Helix and click “Deposit”;
  • Select Ethereum in the dropdown menu and select USDT as the token you want to bridge;
  • Click the “Set Allowance” button, which allows the bridge contract to use your USDT for the transfer; this will prompt you to sign a transaction via MetaMask or another wallet;
  • Note that you need to pay a small amount in ETH gas fees to bridge tokens from Ethereum (but don’t worry there won’t be any gas fees on Injective!). Click “Confirm” to continue;
  • Enter the amount of USDT you want to bridge over and click “Transfer Now”;
  • After a few minutes, the transaction will be completed;
  • You can check your USDT balance via the Injective Wallet or Account page on Helix.

Option 2: Bridge USDC from Noble to Injective 

  • Go to Injective Bridge and connect your wallet;
  • Select “Noble” from the dropdown menu as the origin source, and make sure it has USDC balance;
  • Enter the amount of USDC tokens you would like to transfer and click “Transfer Now”;
  • Once the transfer is completed, you can check the USDC balance in your Injective Wallet or Account page on Helix. 

Option 3: Onboard with Fiat 

  • You can also onboard onto Helix using popular fiat currencies by selecting from one of the fiat on-ramp providers such as Kado, Transak or Payfura.
  • Choose your payment currency (e.g. USD) and enter the amount in fiat you would like to swap;
  • Select Injective as the network to receive your payment amount; 
  • Follow the instructions and continue the steps;
  • Once the transaction is completed, you will see the USDT or INJ balance on Injective Wallet or Account page under Helix;
  • Swap INJ to USDT by using the Swap feature if needed.

Trade USDC/USDT on Helix 

After you successfully have USDC or USDT assets on Injective, you are ready to trade!

  • Go to the USDC/USDT spot market on Helix;
  • Now you can buy USDC using USDT, or sell USDT to get USDC;
  • On Helix, you can choose the type of order, either Market or Limit order;
  • Enter the amount you want to Buy or Sell, submit your order and approve it with your wallet; 
  • Once the order is approved successfully, you will see a notification “Your order has been placed.”

Upcoming Listings

Moving forward, Helix will continue to expand the markets available for users. All community members can propose to bring new assets to Helix using the governance portal on the Injective Hub. Ultimately, all INJ token holders own Injective so the community has the power to bring new assets to the dApp ecosystem.

Stay updated on all new listings by joining Helix on Twitter and Telegram

Useful Resources

  • How to create your Injective wallet: Link
  • Onboard onto Injective instantly with fiat: Link
  • Transfer assets to Injective via Injective Bridge: Link
  • A quick guide on how to make a trade on Helix: Link
  • Trade and Earn on Helix: Link
  • Earn trading fee discounts by staking INJ: Link

This article is for informational purposes only and is not financial advice or an endorsement of a particular project or application. Use of Helix is subject to Helix’s Terms and Conditions. 

About Helix

Helix is the premier decentralized crypto exchange. Helix provides access to unlimited crypto assets and perpetual markets with market leading rebates. Best-in-class security, near zero fees, lightning fast speeds, cross-chain capabilities and a fully on-chain orderbook on Helix provide the optimal gateway to bring crypto trading to the masses. Helix is built on Injective, the interoperable layer one blockchain for building powerful exchange, DeFi, derivatives & Web3 applications.

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About Injective

Injective is a lightning fast interoperable layer one blockchain optimized for building the premier Web3 finance applications. Injective provides developers with powerful plug-and-play modules for creating unmatched dApps. INJ is the native token that powers Injective and its rapidly growing ecosystem. Injective is incubated by Binance and is backed by prominent investors such as Jump Crypto, Pantera and Mark Cuban.

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About Noble

Noble is an application-specific blockchain purpose-built for native asset issuance in the Cosmos and IBC ecosystem. Noble brings the efficiency and interoperability of native assets to the appchain universe, starting with USDC. Noble’s vision is to be the world’s premier issuance hub for digital assets that connect to other blockchains seamlessly. 

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